/Tag: distribution


CoralTree Hospitality and Travel Outlook Join Forces in Exciting New Partnership

Travel Outlook | November 7, 2019

CoralTree Hospitality and Travel Outlook Premium Voice Reservations join forces in an exciting partnership to deliver a new level of personalized service to both independent properties and chain hotels. The combination of CoralTree Hospitality and Travel Outlook is a natural fit. Both companies empower hotels to deliver meaningful guest experiences, while taking a results-orientated approach to driving direct business. Commenting on the collaboration, John Smallwood, CEO of Travel Outlook said, “The CoralTree Hospitality team is comprised of some of the more experienced and well-respected hotel professionals in hospitality, and we are h...

The New Pegasus Poised to Be the Leading Provider of Distribution and E-commerce Services to the Worldwide Hotel Industry

Pegasus | October 30, 2019

Merged Pegasus and Travel Tripper move forward as a single entity, Pegasus, symbolizing total commitment to technology innovation combined with five-star support NEW YORK, October 30, 2019 — Following the announcement of their merger in February 2019, Travel Tripper and Pegasus have announced that the combined entity will retain the storied Pegasus name, while introducing a new vision and rebranded platform that draws from both companies’ respective strengths. The new Pegasus moves forward with a platform that combines Travel Tripper’s award-winning CRS, booking engine and e-commerce solutions with Pegasus’s GDS and global sales...

5 Reasons Why Agoda’s Mix and Save Feature Could Be Disastrous for Hotel Operations

HotStats | October 2, 2019

By Laura Resco Online travel agencies are digging their fingers further into the hotel industry. One of the latest disrupting features comes from Booking Holdings-owned Agoda and its Mix and Save option, which it hails as a win for budget-conscious travelers. It could also be a loss for hotel operators. The premise is simple: Customers can split their reservation into multiple bookings, across multiple room types, in order to secure the best overall deal. In other words, a guest can book, for instance, a weeklong stay at a hotel, but move their room once, twice or more to optimize the best rate available. It’s a novel idea to be sure ...

Pegasus & Travel Tripper Hits New Milestone in Global Sales Division, Converting 52% of Corporate RFP Targets for Its 700 Partner Hotels for the

Travel Tripper & Pegasus | September 30, 2019

Company’s success in corporate and TMC/consortia sales helps partner hotels generate $300M+ in GDS bookings annually (LONDON) - September 30, 2019 —  Pegasus & Travel Tripper, a leading hotel technology provider, set a new company record in September by converting 52% of its partner hotels’ new corporate RFP targets for the 2020 season. Each year, hotels compete to secure new RFP invitations from global corporations, which could result in lucrative corporate business from these firms for the coming year. Pegasus & Travel Tripper’s Global Sales team, which represents corporate and consortia strategic ...

The Hype Behind Blockchain: What Is it and Why Is it Important to the Travel Industry?

Rob Sudakow | September 16, 2019

By Rob Sudakow If you haven’t noticed Blockchain is one of the new catchphrases thrown around at every travel conference you go to, but it’s probable that most of those throwing the word around actually understand blockchain or how it could revolutionize the travel industry. The travel industry isn't alone in its excitement over blockchain. The buzzword is making its way into the vocabulary of many industries with good reason. But the big question is how and why. What is Blockchain: Wikipedia’s definition of blockchain “a growing list of records, called blocks, that are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptog...

SiteMinder Partners With HotelSwaps, Enables Boutique and Luxury Hotels to Trade Unsold Inventory

SiteMinder | September 10, 2019

Dallas, USA – SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, has launched a partnership with HotelSwaps, the world’s first hotel room exchange programme for independently-owned and operated boutique and luxury hotels. Under the partnership, hotels that use SiteMinder and meet HotelSwaps’ membership criteria can now trade their unsold rooms with other hotels using HotelCoins®, HotelSwaps’ proprietary reservation system and digital currency. The partnership is an opportunity for hotels to create an alternative value from otherwise unused rooms. By sharing those rooms with the global hotel community, ho...

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts Engages SiteMinder to Get Rate Disparity Under Control

SiteMinder | August 6, 2019

Dallas, USA – Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, has engaged SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, to take back control of the increasing disparity between its online room rates. The chain, which offers travelers more than 3,000 rooms across the Asia Pacific and UK, has adopted SiteMinder’s distribution technology to better influence and manage how its inventory is shared. Today’s move supports Berjaya Hotels & Resort’s marketing strategy to aggressively grow its online presence and achieve rate parity, where possible. “The disparity...

apaleo Partners With SiteMinder to Create an Open World for Hotels

SiteMinder | July 9, 2019

Dallas, USA – apaleo, the world’s most open and connected property management system (PMS), has partnered with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, to remove the friction involved with manual online distribution for hotels. The partnership sees apaleo’s PMS integrated with SiteMinder’s platform, so mutual hotel clients of the two companies can automate how they distribute inventory across their chosen marketing channels online and capture reservations. By automating the distribution process, hoteliers have the opportunity to increase their revenue while reducing their cost of acquisition and...

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