Vendor Updates


2016 Spring
Addison, TX

The last few months have again seen SiteMinder achieve numerous milestones, including its fifth consecutive listing in the Deloitte Australia Technology Fast 50 and its 20,000th hotel property in the Rantasipi Tropiclandia – one of the nearly 50 properties forming Finland’s largest hotel and restaurant operator, Restel.
In January, SiteMinder secured its 300th channel partner in lowcostbeds. The new relationship tops off a quarter of other major channel integrations that included one of the industry’s leading last-minute hotel booking apps, HotelTonight; Africa’s largest OTA,; and
Speaking on the partnership,’s vice president, hotel, Craig Schickler, said, “SiteMinder’s growth in capturing the needs of more than 20,000 hotel customers globally is impressive, and we attribute that very much to its industry leadership in providing hotels with technology that is accessible, reliable and fast.”
SiteMinder has also maintained its leadership in providing two-way integrations for hotel property management systems, with the recent additions of Rover™ by SoftNTouch Inc. and Check-Inn by InnSoft.
Among its many achievements, however, one of SiteMinder’s proudest moments was its recent launch of Canvas, an intelligent website creator that combines best practice in hotel e-commerce with beautiful designs for independent hoteliers.
SiteMinder’s co-founder and managing director, Mike Ford, said, “The launch of Canvas is about further empowering the world’s independent hoteliers who want full ownership, control and amplification of their most profitable channel – their website.”
Canvas was unveiled at WTM London to form the latest addition to SiteMinder’s award-winning suite of smart and simple technology. This suite today powers close to 27 million reservations, worth more than $10.8 billion in revenue, for SiteMinder’s hotel customers globally.
For SiteMinder, it's still about helping hotels attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. Together with Canvas, the company’s solutions for independent hotels, hotel groups and other technology partners now include:

The Channel Manager
SiteMinder’s Channel Manager is a leading platform for online room inventory and dynamic rate management with connections to more than 120 of the world’s top PMSs, CRSs and RMSs, and more than 300 of its leading booking sites. The Channel Manager provides hotels with real-time updates of their rates and inventory, across all their channels, to maximize sales and eliminate overbookings.

TheBookingButton is a wholly branded Internet booking engine for direct, commission-free bookings via the Web, to provide hotels with higher conversions and occupancy rates. It features multilingual capability to enhance a hotel’s international presence, while being mobile-friendly and Facebook-compatible to reach guests wherever they are.

GDS by SiteMinder
GDS by SiteMinder is a single point of entry to the world’s major GDSs and more than 500,000 travel agents, to drive down a hotel’s costs and offer it unparalleled reach and exposure. GDS by SiteMinder offers hotels the opportunity to tap into new geographical markets as well as target new market segments, especially business travelers.

It's these solutions that have enabled hotels such as South Beach Group in Miami to lift their revenue by 17 percent and Singapore giant Fragrance Hotels to grow groupwide online bookings by 40 percent – all within one year.

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