Articles tagged “revenue management”

Short-Term Rentals

Behind Sonder’s Multi-Pronged Tech Approach to Sell More Rooms

The self-proclaimed next-generation hospitality company has a finely tuned strategy, but it may be a slow-burner as profits continue to be elusive.

Behind Sonder’s Multi-Pronged Tech Approach to Sell More Rooms

Hotels

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

This deal reflects a broader trend of hotel operators and owners seeking tools to analyze their data. The old way of using a mess of spreadsheets became unmanageable during the labor crunch.

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

Airlines

Amadeus Acquires Kambr to Bolster Its Airline Pricing Tools

Amadeus had signaled it was considering acquisitions to expand its tools. This deal will help it compete in serving budget carriers with technology.

Amadeus Acquires Kambr to Bolster Its Airline Pricing Tools

Tourism

Travel’s New Constant Volatility Requires Smarter Embrace of Data

The pandemic may be fading in many markets, but the Ukraine crisis is a reminder that volatility in travel demand is here to stay. Airlines, hotels, and cruise lines need to draw faster insights from their data to thrive.

Travel’s New Constant Volatility Requires Smarter Embrace of Data

Hotels

OTA Insight Buys Transparent to Offer Both Hotel and Vacation Rental Data

Here's yet another sign that alternative accommodations are becoming sophisticated businesses just like hotels.

OTA Insight Buys Transparent to Offer Both Hotel and Vacation Rental Data

Hotels

Why This Hybrid Hospitality Brand Ripped Out Its Tech Stack

Einstein said space-time is warped by matter and energy. The Student Hotel has a big idea, too. It thinks about what it sells in a matrix of space and time. Hoteliers: Study up.

Why This Hybrid Hospitality Brand Ripped Out Its Tech Stack

Airlines

PROS Gains Travel Tech Sales Uplift With United Airlines Deal

About four out of every ten passengers boarded worldwide have their trips touched by tech from the vendor PROS. The company's recent win in selling more enterprise software to United, along with this year's new products, acquisitions, and R&D spending, may catch the eye.

PROS Gains Travel Tech Sales Uplift With United Airlines Deal

Announcements

Hotels Still Slow to Adopt Revenue Management Tech: New Skift Research

Sophisticated revenue management systems will undoubtedly become more commonplace in the hotel industry, but today still only a small minority of hotels use them. There is a lot of room left for growth, innovation, and disruption.

Hotels Still Slow to Adopt Revenue Management Tech: New Skift Research

Skift Research

Hotel Tech Benchmark: Revenue Management Systems 2021

Sophisticated revenue management systems will undoubtedly become more commonplace in the hotel industry, but today still only a small minority of hotels use them. There is a lot of room left for growth, innovation, and disruption.

Hotel Tech Benchmark: Revenue Management Systems 2021

Airlines

All-Star Investors Katzenberg, Thiel, and Tosi Take Stake in Travel Startup Flyr

The WestCap Group has led a $150 million round in Flyr, a startup that helps travel companies boost their revenue. "Mogul management" appears to be the new "revenue management."

All-Star Investors Katzenberg, Thiel, and Tosi Take Stake in Travel Startup Flyr