Vendor Updates


2014 Fall
Addison, TX

SiteMinder is one of the global hotel industry’s leading providers of online distribution and direct booking technology.

Founded in 2006, SiteMinder offers award-winning, cloud-based distribution products – including one of the world’s largest channel managers, an integrated booking engine, deep PMS/CRS integration and GDS connection tools – to help hotels increase online revenue, streamline business processes and lower operational costs.

Driven by a no-contract, commission-free business model, SiteMinder’s robust product suite and exceptional client support has made the business one of the most recognizable in the industry. In addition to its global head office in Sydney, SiteMinder has operations in Bangkok, Cape Town, Dallas and London, and more than 14,000 customers in 140+ countries.

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, SiteMinder’s Channel Manager allows for easy integration between online travel agents (OTAs), wholesalers, GDSs and hotels’ property management systems (PMSs)/central reservation systems (CRSs).

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

SiteMinder’s Channel Manager is today one of the world’s largest channel managers by number of hotel properties.

TheBookingButton is a world-class booking engine that allows hoteliers to take commission-free bookings through their own websites, at any time and from anywhere. 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 category-leading 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 hotel 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 global distribution systems (GDSs), including Galileo and Worldspan by Travelport, Sabre, Abacus and Amadeus, GDS by SiteMinder is a Web-based connection that allows users to manage and store their inventory across all GDSs and update all rates via SiteMinder’s Channel Manager.

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