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Articles tagged “property management system”

Online Travel

What Legacy Travel Companies Could Learn From Oracle Hospitality’s Weeklong Tech Push

A desperate urge to help get the travel sector back on its feet could give some companies a singular purpose, spurring innovation despite the pandemic's hit to revenues.

What Legacy Travel Companies Could Learn From Oracle Hospitality’s Weeklong Tech Push

Online Travel

Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

This is a highly unusual action. It's unclear why the U.S. government would believe a company would compromise the sensitive personal data of U.S. citizens just because it's based in China.

Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

Online Travel

Oracle Hospitality Takes Hotel and Vendor Gripes Seriously At Last

For too long, Oracle Hospitality, a giant in the hotel tech space, has prioritized internal needs. Now it's changed its tune. It says it's making hotels the boss. The long overdue customer-first approach is laudable. But there's still work to do.

Oracle Hospitality Takes Hotel and Vendor Gripes Seriously At Last

Online Travel

Oracle Hospitality’s New Boss Sees Gaps in Its Hotel Tech Portfolio

Oracle Hospitality's Alex Alt sees two gaps in his company's suite: distribution services and customer relationship management tools. Yet the opportunities with both are dynamic, not static, because of fast shifts in hotel company priorities and traveler behaviors. That will require Alt to be one very adaptable executive.

Oracle Hospitality’s New Boss Sees Gaps in Its Hotel Tech Portfolio

Online Travel

Amadeus Loses Premier Inn Tech Deal But Sees Growth Elsewhere

A few months ago, activist investor Elliott Management took Amadeus rival Travelport private. Elliott also happens to be the largest shareholder of Whitbread, the parent company of Premier Inn. That hotel chain has now dropped its contract with Amadeus for software services. Coincidence?

Amadeus Loses Premier Inn Tech Deal But Sees Growth Elsewhere

Online Travel

Mews Raises $33 Million to Challenge Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Game on, Oracle. But like everything in the hotel sector, the battle between next-generation hotel tech players and established titans will take years to play out.

Mews Raises $33 Million to Challenge Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Hotels

Best Western’s Newest Acquisition Points to Long-Term Reservations Strategy

Property management systems are not the most exciting topic to discuss when assessing a hotel's tech prowess, but they are core to any company's ability to sell as many rooms as possible.

Best Western’s Newest Acquisition Points to Long-Term Reservations Strategy

Online Travel

Shiji’s Hotel Tech Acquisition Spree: A Closer Look

Since 2016, Shiji has spent $141 million on acquisitions and investments across 10 tech companies outside of China, according to our review of its financial filings. Yet we still don't grasp the overseas strategy of the hospitality tech group.

Shiji’s Hotel Tech Acquisition Spree: A Closer Look

Hotels

Skift Tech Forum: Oracle Wants to Reimagine Guest Experience

Oracle Hospitality sells the world's most widely used hotel property management system. But it has ambitions to expand into additional services. Senior executive Laura Calin says her company is upending entrenched processes by rolling out fresh solutions, migrating to faster and smarter platforms, and drafting new commercial models.

Skift Tech Forum: Oracle Wants to Reimagine Guest Experience

Hotels

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players

The hotel tech group that Jonas Hospitality has put together through acquisitions of Leonardo, MSI, Springer-Miller, and BookAssist is admittedly small. But its creation says a lot about the pressures to consolidate in hotel tech. Experts debate the pros and cons of such roll-ups.

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players