Siegel Sez

February 09, 2018

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- Sabre Empowers the Travel Industry to Reimagine Lodging with New Aggregator Content
- Airbnb Launches Global Hotel Technology Partnership to Support Boutique Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts
- SiteMinder Unveils the Top 15 Revenue-generating Booking Channels of 2017 for Hotels in the USA and Canada
- Vertical Booking Adds More Than 1m000 New Hotels in 2017
- eRevMax Completes Two-way Integration with Consolid Argentina
- Kaligo Solutions and TudoAzul Launch New Instant Redemption Platform for Hotel Stays
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Sabre Empowers the Travel Industry to Reimagine Lodging with New Aggregator Content
Sabre Corporation, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced agreements with Bedsonline, TravelBound and the Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) to make their content available in the new Sabre Content Services for Lodging, a solution that will integrate multiple sources of content to increase efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction. Bedsonline brings a portfolio of more than 170,000 properties in 120 countries, while TravelBound reaches customers in 190 countries and offers unique experiences from more than 50,000 hotels. EAN will provide access to more than 350,000 properties worldwide and offer more than 650,000 exclusive deals on accommodations.
http://www.sabrehospitality.com/
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Airbnb Launches Global Hotel Technology Partnership to Support Boutique Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts
Airbnb launched its first global hotel technology partnership with SiteMinder, a leading cloud platform for hotels to attract and book guests across the globe. Under the new partnership, traditional hospitality businesses that use SiteMinder and meet Airbnb’s hospitality standards can quickly and seamlessly list rooms on the platform. The new technology developed jointly by the two companies will now make it possible for hotels to connect booking information to their existing management system in real time.
siteminder.com
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SiteMinder Unveils the Top 15 Revenue-generating Booking Channels of 2017 for Hotels in the USA and Canada
SiteMinder, a leading cloud platform, revealed the 15 booking channels that generated the greatest revenue for hotels in the United States, Canada and other key tourism destinations in 2017. The lists are based on the 72 million hotel reservations that passed through SiteMinder’s channel management solution during the year to produce $21.53 billion in gross revenue for the company’s 28,000 hotel customers around the world. Reaffirming the value of having a diversified hotel distribution strategy, the lists of the top-performing booking channels once again feature a range of both B2B and household consumer channels – from OTAs to hotel websites, wholesalers and global distribution systems.
siteminder.com
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Vertical Booking Adds More Than 1m000 New Hotels in 2017
Vertical Booking, a recognized leader in global reservation technology, announced tremendous growth in 2017 with the addition of more than 1,000 hotels utilizing its revenue-generating solutions. Hotels rapidly jumped on board to utilize the plethora of reservation upselling tools designed to achieve higher conversions. Popular tools include the new premium booking engine, the enhanced channel manager, OTA/competitors rate checker, and a host of other features developed to engage the guest during the booking process and maximize revenue.
http://www.verticalbooking.com
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eRevMax Completes Two-way Integration with Consolid Argentina
Hotel connectivity solution expert, eRevMax, has completed two-way integration with Consolid Argentina, an alliance of travel agents and tour operators in Latin America. Hotels using RateTiger and RTConnect distribution solutions can now leverage the seamless interface to publish rate and availabilities to more than 15,000 travel agents and receive reservations generated in real time.
http://www.erevmax.com
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Kaligo Solutions and TudoAzul Launch New Instant Redemption Platform for Hotel Stays
Kaligo Solutions, a global leader for innovative travel and loyalty technology, in partnership with Azul, one of the largest airlines in Brazil by number of cities served and the world's best managed airline as per Airline Strategy Awards, have launched a new travel bookings platform exclusively for TudoAzul members. This makes Azul the first airline loyalty program in Brazil to offer its members a fully integrated accrual and redemption experience with the largest global inventory for hotels.
http://www.voeazul.com.br/tudoazul, http://www.kaligosolutions.com
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