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Articles tagged “hotel tech”

Hotels

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum

Oracle Hospitality is best known for providing full-service hotels with operational software. But this fall it has begun to go after the limited-service segment, too. Its surprise for next year will involve hotel distribution.

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum

Hotels

Amadeus Signs Another Hotel Giant to Its Enterprise Software Platform

Amadeus has waited for years for a global hotel company to buy into its next-gen central reservation system. A win could signal sales momentum among enterprise clients.

Amadeus Signs Another Hotel Giant to Its Enterprise Software Platform

Hotels

Pandemic Twist Emerges on Bookings for Hotels in Tussle With Online Resellers

Hotel companies have broadly resisted using aggregators such as Expedia and Booking.com for online sales so far during the recovery because of somewhat surprising factors. Yet the temptation remains.

Pandemic Twist Emerges on Bookings for Hotels in Tussle With Online Resellers

Online Travel

What Accor’s Top Technology Executive Has to Say May Surprise You

In his first interview since becoming Accor's chief technology officer, Floor Bleeker explains the hotel giant's contrarian tech strategy. Expect top tech players and Accor's rivals to take notice.

What Accor’s Top Technology Executive Has to Say May Surprise You

Online Travel

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

SiteMinder minimized the pandemic's hit to revenue by selling new tools to help hotels with payments and digital marketing. No wonder Fidelity International wanted to invest ahead of the startup's likely initial public offering in 2022.

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

Hotels

How Digitization Is Changing the Hotel Payment Landscape: New Skift Research

Hotels need to be where the consumers are. Offering digital and alternative payment options is key to benefitting from current trends, and this means working with fintech players that are able to offer these services by integrating into hotel tech systems.

How Digitization Is Changing the Hotel Payment Landscape: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

RateGain, a 15-year-old travel tech firm, wants to position itself for growth post-pandemic by raising capital. Its private equity sponsor TA Associates also wants a payday, and no wonder.

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

Online Travel

Softbank’s $1.7 Billion Bet on Yanolja Is Largest Investment in a Travel Startup Since Pandemic Began

It's official and improbable. The South Korean startup Yanolja considers itself a triple threat to hotel tech sellers like Oracle Hospitality, online agencies like Hopper, and mid-market hospitality brands like Sonder. Can it really succeed in all three?

Softbank’s $1.7 Billion Bet on Yanolja Is Largest Investment in a Travel Startup Since Pandemic Began

Online Travel

Expedia in Latest Exit From Hospitality Tech Sells Alice

Hotels generally don't want online travel agencies to run their front desks and house-cleaning services. And Expedia Group is much better at marketing and booking hotel rooms than operating them.

Expedia in Latest Exit From Hospitality Tech Sells Alice

Online Travel

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja

Yanolja means “Hey, let’s play” in Korean. If Softbank agrees to play, the travel startup will have the capital to go on an acquisitions spree to bolster its global reach. That way it will be more likely to have a successful public listing in the U.S. later.

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja