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2014 Summer
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Founded in 2006, SiteMinder is a leader in the online hotel distribution industry. SiteMinder offers award-winning cloud-based distribution products to help hotels increase online revenue, streamline business processes and decrease operational costs.

In the last 8 years, SiteMinder has experienced exponential global growth with offices in Bangkok, Cape Town, Dallas, London and Sydney, and has more than 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries. Driven by a strong no-contract, commission-free commercial model, the company’s robust product suite and exceptional client support have seen the business become one of the most recognizable in the distribution industry.

Key Products
The Channel Manager
The Channel Manager’s innovative technology and functionality leads the way in online room inventory and rate management. Developed using a complete two-way, real-time connection, the SiteMinder Channel Manager allows for easy integration between online travel agents (OTAs), wholesalers, GDSs and the hotels’ property management systems (PMS)/central reservation systems (CRS).

As soon as a reservation is made, either online or through a hotel’s front desk, The Channel Manager instantly reduces inventory across all booking sites, removing the need for hotel operators to manually update rates and availability.

Supporting more than 150 booking channels, The Channel Manager allows hotels of all sizes to integrate their PMSs and CRSs, for a low flat monthly fee.

The SiteMinder Channel Manager is now used by more properties globally than any other provider.

TheBookingButton is a world-class booking engine that let’s hoteliers take commission-free bookings through their own websites, any time of the day. Providing some of the most comprehensive features in the hotel industry, TheBookingButton ensures properties of all sizes can convert website traffic into confirmed reservations.

Room Distribution Exchange (RDX) for PMS/CRS Vendors
By building a single connection to SiteMinder’s RDX platform, PMS and CRS vendors are able to gain complete two-way access to thousands of booking channels, as well as their own fully branded distribution platforms. This allows vendors to sell a completely branded and fully supportable distribution product to their clients, helping plug the distribution gap within their product suite.

RDX for Hotel Chains
Hotel chains with proprietary systems face ever-increasing complexity when it comes to connecting leading global and regional booking sites to their in-house systems. RDX eliminates this complexity by providing one simple connection that gives seamless two-way connectivity and management functionality that allows the chain to operate the system as its own. By plugging into the RDX platform hotel chains can eliminate the high cost and complexity of having to build their own multichannel online distribution systems.

GDS by SiteMinder
Seamlessly powering reservations across all GDSs, including Galileo and Worldspan by Travelport, Sabre, Abacus and Amadeus, GDS by SiteMinder is a Web-based connection that lets users manage and store their inventory across all global distribution systems (GDS) and update all rates via the SiteMinder Channel Manager.

SiteMinder offers a number of plug-and-play connectivity APIs such as pmsXchange – allowing PMS and CRS vendors to gain the distribution power of SiteMinder’s RDX platform.

Little Hotelier
As an all-in-one accommodation management system, Little Hotelier is specifically thought about, designed and built for B&Bs, guesthouses and small hotels. It’s packed full of clever technology and combines the smarts of a front desk, booking engine and channel manager, all without the hefty price tag.

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