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The ideal distribution channel mix: How close is your hotel to being fully optimised?

SiteMinder Blog 18 July 2018
Maybe this question is as difficult to answer as asking how long is a piece of string. The success of your property depends on so many factors and can you ever sit back and say it can’t get any better?
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Veturis Travel partners with SiteMinder to fuel Europe and Asia growth

SiteMinder Blog 17 July 2018
One of Europe’s fast-growing bedbanks, Veturis Travel, has partnered with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to further cement its presence within the region and Asia. The wholesaler is upping its investment in cloud-based technology as part of a recent transition to dynamic online rates and a strategy to expand its direct contracts with hotels.
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Winning tactics to help your hotel appeal to solo female travellers

SiteMinder Blog 9 July 2018
Not only is the number of solo travellers growing, but solo female travellers in particular are on the rise. The industry is increasingly starting to cater to independent travellers, making solo trips much more accessible.
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How to save time & money at your hotel: Take the 14-day challenge

SiteMinder Blog 6 July 2018
Take our 14 day challenge to help you save time and money at your hotel. You’ll work through our tips and tricks including: Integrating technology Managing staff Optimising energy consumption Prioritising tasks Reducing waste Employing creative strategies Plus much more. Download the challenge and let’s get started…
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If the World Cup was won on hotel booking sales...

SiteMinder Blog 5 July 2018
It’s official. World cup fever has taken over. An England match earlier in the group stages quickly became the country’s most watched TV event of 2018 and Iceland’s opening game against Argentina was viewed by 99.6% of Icelandic people. The passion for the world’s most beautiful game is palpable – and our excitement in the SiteMinder office has only intensified over the last few weeks.
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Ask the hotel experts: How does SiteMinder's connectivity solution impact my hotel tech stack?

SiteMinder Blog 4 July 2018
As the hotel industry expands and becomes more reliant on the increased operating potential of technology and software, the issue of connectivity becomes more apparent. A problem that’s reared its ugly head for some time is the existing connection frustration for hotel applications and property management systems (PMSs). It’s one thing to build great technology solutions, but it’s another to create connections and integrations across different systems with many partners.
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Seven Suite and SiteMinder to improve hotel efficiencies in Costa Rica as electronic invoicing becomes law

SiteMinder Blog 27 June 2018
Months after becoming the first Costa Rican property management system (PMS) provider to ensure hotel compliance with the mandatory use of an electronic billing system, Seven Suite has partnered with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to further operational efficiencies for local hoteliers.
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On-Demand Webinar: How to use technology to stay ahead of your local competition

SiteMinder Blog 21 June 2018
As a hotelier, you know better than anyone that there are thousands of different tools and solutions available in today’s marketplace. The problem lies in knowing which tools to use, how to use them, and even more, which solutions are the ideal for your particular property.
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Hotel booking data: The top 4 web conversion metrics you need to use

SiteMinder Blog 20 June 2018
Even after you have worked hard on search engine optimisation (SEO) at your hotel, you must run periodic analysis to track improvements. But with so much data available when analysing your hotel’s website statistics, it’s easy to focus too much on just conversion rates and hotel sales figures.
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On-Demand Webinar: The New Frontier of Online Distribution: Airbnb for Hotels

SiteMinder Blog 19 June 2018
Airbnb recently announced its entry into the online hotel distribution space partnering with SiteMinder in its first global hotel technology partnership. This exciting development allows traditional accommodation providers to add Airbnb as a channel and distribute live rates and availability via SiteMinder.
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Is full-scale adoption of robots in hotels becoming an advanced reality?

SiteMinder Blog 18 June 2018
The rise of robots is something we’ve spoken about before along with many others blogs and news sites in the hotel and hospitality industry. Predictions around artificial intelligence (A.I) and the potential expansion of robotics come thick and fast – especially in regards to the guest experience and automation.
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Leading Portuguese tour operator Top Atlantico DMC embraces dynamic online rates

SiteMinder Blog 14 June 2018
One of Portugal’s largest travel and leisure companies, Top Atlantico DMC, part of Springwater Tourism Group, has made the transition to dynamic online rates thanks to a partnership with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder. The long-established tour operator has integrated SiteMinder’s hotel distribution solution with its booking engine to offer travellers the latest accommodation rates and availabilities for the first time.
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SiteMinder increases Mallorca market penetration with Timon Hotel and Ola Hotels

SiteMinder Blog 14 June 2018
The global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, today deepens its market penetration of the vibrant Mallorca hot spot in Spain with the announcement it has secured a strategic integration partnership with Timón Hotel, a renowned local hotel management system provider, and a group-wide deal with Ola Hotels. The wins – which come amid a summer period expected to see record arrival numbers – continue SiteMinder’s ever-growing presence in Spain and Europe’s key tourist destinations, including Barcelona, Madrid, London and Paris.
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Why your hotel needs clear business goals to maximise bookings

SiteMinder Blog 12 June 2018
By definition a goal is an aim or desired result, or also the destination of a journey. However, for businesses it goes far beyond that and goals are a crucial part of any business plan. When defining your property’s business goals, a few simple questions need to be answered: Where? When? How? Who?
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On-demand webinar: The New Frontier of Online Distribution: Airbnb for Boutique Hotels and B&Bs

SiteMinder Blog 8 June 2018
Guests in recent years have diversified their path to purchase with more booking choices available to them than ever before. Global travellers are also presented with a multitude of accommodation options – everything from luxury five-star hotels to rural eco-friendly treehouses. At the forefront of this industry shake-up is Airbnb, one of the most talked about companies of the last 10 years.
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5 management apps to help you organise your hotel

SiteMinder Blog 6 June 2018
In order to enhance productivity at your hotel, you must first ensure you and your team are as organised as possible. This may be easier said than done when you have emails arriving non-stop, content to post and people to manage – all at the same time!
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How to create great destination content using Airbnb's Guidebook approach

SiteMinder Blog 5 June 2018
Our industry may have many varied opinions about Airbnb, but there’s no denying the platform has a great content and customer engagement structure. Airbnb and its hosts put the utmost focus on providing guests with as much information and personalisation as possible.
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What's on with SiteMinder: Your June events guide

SiteMinder Blog 5 June 2018
We know that the prominence of OTAs like Expedia and Booking.com continues to grow and travellers view them as a valuable resource for discovering a diverse range of accommodation options at a competitive price. However, hotels are constantly trying to drive direct bookings without engaging OTAs, which could leave them at a disadvantage.
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Fighting food waste in hotels: How to reduce costs in your hotel's kitchen

SiteMinder Blog 30 May 2018
As humans, food represents our most essential connection to the planet and its resources. Environmental researchers often surmise that we place less value on food than we used to.
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Global Hotel Business Index 2018: What's the view on hotel budgets and business strategy?

SiteMinder Blog 23 May 2018
Welcome to SiteMinder’s Global Hotel Business Index 2018 cheat sheet – ‘What’s the view on hotel budgets and business strategy?’ – a look at how global hoteliers are prioritising budget and making long-term decisions at their hotel.
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Global Hotel Business Index 2018: What's the view on room distribution and hotel tech trends

SiteMinder Blog 22 May 2018
Welcome to SiteMinder’s Global Hotel Business Index 2018 cheat sheet – ‘What’s the view on room distribution and hotel tech trends?’ – a look at how global hoteliers are taking a strategic and positive approach to the way they tackle distribution and technology adoption at their properties.
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eDream Hotels strengthens offering to hotels, launches connectivity with SiteMinder

SiteMinder Blog 22 May 2018
eDream Hotels today announces an integration partnership with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to enable hotels to more seamlessly attract and book guests online. Under the new partnership, hotels using both the eDream BOOKING engine and SiteMinder’s distribution technology can manage their availability and rates in real-time between their hotel management system and their Brand.com website.
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State of the Nation 2018: How big is the opportunity for hotel bookings in France?

SiteMinder Blog 22 May 2018
France benefits from its strong transport infrastructure and Paris is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and has some of the leading tourist attractions backed by the national tourism board which benefited from additional funding in 2017. Its story is one of growth and diversity.
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Hoteliers remain in a 'holding stage' assessing the best tech trends

SiteMinder Blog 17 May 2018
A new report from SiteMinder has revealed the key focuses and drivers of success for hoteliers across the globe.
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10 smart ways your hotel can cut costs and maximise profits

SiteMinder Blog 16 May 2018
It’s a truism that a lot of small improvements can smooth the edges of a greater strategy and provide major results. At your hotel, you don’t always need to be thinking of the next big plan to drive revenue and deliver increased profits for the business.
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Head of France at SiteMinder alerts hotels: 'direct bookings are slowing'

SiteMinder Blog 15 May 2018
The head of France at SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, is alerting the country’s hotels to a slowing growth rate of direct online bookings. Clemens Fisch, a travel industry expert who has led SiteMinder’s French and DACH regions since 2017, says the deceleration exposes French hotels to a future of distant relationships with their guests and guest experiences that are lacking in personalisation.

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