Articles tagged “reviewpro”

What’s Behind Alibaba’s $486 Million Investment in Hotel Tech Giant Shiji

What’s Behind Alibaba’s $486 Million Investment in Hotel Tech Giant Shiji

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Shiji is a Beijing-based company that provides hotels and restaurants with operational software and hardware. It was already on an overseas acquisition spree before this new funding. Global leader Oracle Hospitality should be on guard.

6 months ago

ReviewPro Acquired by China’s Shiji at $35 Million Valuation

ReviewPro Acquired by China’s Shiji at $35 Million Valuation

Sean O'Neill, Skift

This is a decent exit for the investors in ReviewPro and a wake-up call to a Western hotel industry ignoring China's tech scene. But it is also a validation of ReviewPro's particular approach of giving hotels actionable analytics on guests for sales and marketing, and revenue management -- and not just monitoring TripAdvisor ratings.

2 years ago

ReviewPro Does Layoffs While Trying to Raise $10 Million

ReviewPro Does Layoffs While Trying to Raise $10 Million

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Reputation management firms such as ReviewPro are evolving into being more than reputation management firms as the competition heats up. One of the key issues for hotels is that many of these tools aren't truly global, failing to tie into Chinese social networks, for example, and working only in a limited number of languages.

4 years ago