New Report “The Current State of Technology in Hotels and The Way Forward” Sees Complete Industry Migration Towards Cloud
Shiji Group | June 1, 2021
Shiji Group releases new report with insightful findings from survey conducted on the current state of hotel technology, covering the location of tech, integrations, goals, evaluation criteria, roles and priorities. BERLIN, Germany, June 1, 2021 – Shiji Group has released its findings from a report, in collaboration with Travel Singularity, on “The Current State of Technology in Hotels and The Way Forward,” with in-depth findings such as within 2023, the majority of hotel tech infrastructures will be completely deployed to the cloud. At the beginning of 2021, the consulting firm, Travel Singularity, was commissioned by Shiji Group...
Shiji Group Builds Custom Integration for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to Connect Multiple Technology Platforms and Broaden Global Distribution
Shiji Group | May 26, 2021
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 26, 2021 – Shiji Group has recently announced its strengthened relationship with longtime customer Wyndham Hotels & Resorts through the connecting of the hotel group’s multiple technology platforms across global markets via Shiji Distribution Solutions. Shiji Distribution Solutions allows select Wyndham properties in China to be listed on Wyndham’s global CRS solution, Sabre’s eCRS, and grants Wyndham more connectivity to unique Chinese distribution partners. Through this connection, all of Wyndham’s Chinese hotels are able to take advantage of the special tools Shiji has released in China, including ...
Fran Worrall | November 16, 2020
By Fran Worrall In the fall issue of Hospitality Upgrade, we began our four-part series on the outlook for the hospitality industry by asking vendors the following question: What are your thoughts on the future of hotels and the industry in general? Overwhelmingly, respondents were optimistic. Despite the seriousness of the pandemic and its devastating impact on hotels around the globe, most vendors agreed that the industry is resilient and will recover. Some said it would come back even stronger than before. Not surprisingly, most believe that technology will play a key role in the process. In Part 2 of our series, we asked the foll...
Fran Worrall | November 2, 2020
Vendors Address The Future of The Industry, Part 1 By Fran Worrall During the past seven months, the hospitality industry has faced the worst crisis in recent history. As COVID-19 has spread around the globe, hotels have been forced to lay off employees, curtail services and in some cases close. At some point, however, the world will regain its equilibrium. Consumers will be eager to travel again. And businesses will want to hold group meetings and conferences. What will the hotel landscape look like? Can anything positive come out of this crisis? We talked with a number of vendors for this multi-part series on the outlook for ho...
Global Hotel Alliance Partners With Shiji Group to Bring Advanced Technology to Independent Hotel Brands Worldwide
Shiji Group | February 25, 2020
Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), a network of independent hotel brands worldwide, has entered into a partnership with Shiji Group, a leading global hospitality technology solutions provider, to provide their member brands with a suite of advanced hospitality technology products and services. GHA serves as the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands with over 35 brands across 78 countries and offers its members DISCOVERY, a hotel loyalty program with participation from its entire portfolio of hotels. The global service agreement between Shiji and GHA will allow both companies to build on its existing relationships and ex...
Future-Proofing Your Hotel: Three Experts Discuss the Challenges and Opportunities in the Emerging Hospitality Tech Landscape
Shiji | February 13, 2020
Mike Medsker, from Focal Revenue Solutions, Scott McGraw, from Shiji Professional Services and Daniel Melnyk, from iVvy, sit down ahead of Hotel Revenue Conference Seattle (Feb 19-21, 2020) to discuss key challenges, trends and actionable opportunities in the emerging hospitality technology landscape. In this interview, each expert talks about key issues to be presented in their upcoming fireside chat and breakout sessions at the Hotel Revenue Conference, including how hoteliers can better integrate current technology solutions, how hotels can find future-proofed and scalable technology solutions, how to avoid common PMS sticking points, h...
Shiji | February 10, 2020
By Kevin King In the past ten years, Shiji Group has undergone a period of significant growth and expansion, transitioning from a China-based network system supply company, to a truly global conglomerate pushing the boundaries of hospitality technology. Shiji began as the brainchild of Li Zhongchu. Like many innovative tech brands, Li founded Shiji in his Beijing apartment in 1998, impressing his initial customers with his dedication to service and the letter quality of his new fax machine. Almost immediately, Shiji began to expand rapidly, quickly becoming the leading hotel tech provider in China. By 2014, we captured almost 70% of...
Pegasus | November 26, 2019
The new Pegasus increases Asia expansion through partnership With Shiji Distribution Solutions (LONDON) November 26, 2019 — Pegasus, a leading provider of hotel distribution and e-commerce solutions, is partnering with Shiji Group, a global technology provider for the hotel, retail, food service and entertainment industries, to expand distribution connectivity into the Asia-Pacific market. As part of the relationship, Shiji Distribution Solutions will serve as a new connectivity partner to Pegasus. Shiji Distribution Solutions will enable connections to the popular booking platform WeChat, as well as third party distribution from the ...
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