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How to boost meeting room bookings at your hotel

SiteMinder Blog 5 December 2018
If corporate travellers are coming to your destination, then a demand exists for meeting facilities. Yet at most hotels, meeting rooms are not booked to their full potential. To maximise on your investment in corporate facilities and meetings rooms, you need to get more business guests booking at your hotel.

Overheard in the hotel industry: 5 key quotes from the world of travel

SiteMinder Blog 14 November 2018
The travel world is made up of industries within industries, with so much happening in the realms of tech development, guest demographics, marketing and sales innovations, digital strategies and much more.

The questions you need to ask your hotel tech provider

SiteMinder Blog 13 November 2018
Selecting the right hotel technology is critical, particularly in a world where consumers are relying more heavily on their devices with each passing day. An investment this important to your overall success as a hotel operator requires you to do some research.

Chief French hotel management system VEGA joins SiteMinder's network

SiteMinder Blog 12 November 2018
As EquipHotel Paris, one of the most important trade shows in France, gets underway, SiteMinder announces it has secured a partnership with one of France’s leading provider of property management systems (PMSs), Groupe QuatuHoRe, to further cement its position as the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition and connectivity platform. The partnership will provide the more than 2,000 properties and about 10,000 hotelier daily users of Groupe QuatuHoRe’s VEGA PMS with access to SiteMinder’s vast network of distribution channels to maximise their visibility online and ability to win guests from around the world.

Patented hotel rooms: Inside two of the world's most exciting

SiteMinder Blog 7 November 2018
A standard issue hotel room usually includes (rather crucially) a bed, a TV, guest bathrobes and slippers, a phone, a hairdryer and, increasingly, free wifi. Throw in a copy of The Bible tucked away in the bedside table and there’s not much missing from this regular hotel room description.

What's on with SiteMinder: Your November 2018 events guide

SiteMinder Blog 5 November 2018
There's always plenty of ways to get involved with SiteMinder, wherever you are in the world. Here's what events are on this month in November.

Top 6 hotel technology trends for 2019: What opportunities exist for your business?

SiteMinder Blog 2 November 2018
Being aware of trends and understanding the opportunities they provide is vital for any hotel business that wants to stay competitive within the current state of the industry. With so much evolution, each new year is exciting for the potential it holds.

What are the requirements for a hotel reservations system?

SiteMinder Blog 31 October 2018
A hotel reservations system is an extremely valuable piece of technology for your hotel, should you choose to install it.
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TrustYou becomes 100th hotel technology brand to embrace SiteMinder Exchange

SiteMinder Blog 31 October 2018
The world’s largest guest feedback platform, TrustYou, has become the 100th hotel technology provider to sign up for SiteMinder Exchange, a powerfully-simple solution launched in June by the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, SiteMinder to solve the connectivity problem for hotel property management systems (PMSs) and hotel applications.

SiteMinder partners with hotel management system pioneer AutoClerk

SiteMinder Blog 23 October 2018
More than 1,500 hotels across North America now have the opportunity to enrich their distribution and revenue management strategy, thanks to a new partnership between two hospitality technology leaders – SiteMinder and AutoClerk. SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, and AutoClerk, one of country’s most enduring property management system (PMS) companies, have developed a sophisticated interface between their two platforms that will help mutual hotel customers enhance the online distribution of their rooms and thereby grow their revenue.

Does your hotel have the opportunity to boost revenue with guest experiences?

SiteMinder Blog 17 October 2018
The world’s most popular landmark is being visited by a staggering 30 million tourists a year. It’s not The Great Wall of China. And it’s not the Egyptian Pyramids. It is in fact Niagara Falls on the border of the US and Canada.

Revinate joins SiteMinder Exchange

SiteMinder Blog 16 October 2018
Revinate, the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that helps hotels transform guest data into revenue, today announces it has partnered with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, as the latest hotel application to connect into SiteMinder Exchange. The connection will make Revinate Marketing accessible to the multitude of leading property management systems (PMSs) integrated into SiteMinder Exchange, a powerfully-simple solution launched this year to solve the connectivity problem for hotel PMSs and hotel applications everywhere.

Shellharbour Village Motel gains bookings boost from SiteMinder's simple, smart, platform

SiteMinder Blog 8 October 2018
Just an hour of Sydney, Australia, is the Shellharbour Village Motel; a 22-room boutique hotel that provides its guests with amazing views of the natural beauty of the NSW coastline. For 17 years, this hotel has been welcoming guests from around the world, and has been offering them premier access to Shellharbour and the pristine beaches along the coast.

Hotel industry news you might have missed in September

SiteMinder Blog 2 October 2018
Where is the cheapest city for business travellers? Who is planning the world’s first chocolate cottage? What does TripAdvisor have in store next?

What's on with SiteMinder: Your October 2018 events guide

SiteMinder Blog 1 October 2018
SiteMinder will be at Direct Booking Summit: Americas alongside the world’s leading distribution and revenue experts sharing invaluable knowledge. Join us on for the chance to hear speakers from top industry players such as Google, Marriott, and Best Western.

Making the most of data: Boost the efficiency and revenue of your hotel

SiteMinder Blog 28 September 2018
Amidst the constant work of managing a hotel day-to-day, being bogged down by data might seem like the last thing you want to do, but it can be one of the most beneficial.

How to make your hotel's book direct offering unique

SiteMinder Blog 25 September 2018
In a world dominated by big brands and businesses, where standardisation is the path to efficiency, customers consistently look for something out of the norm. This is clearly the case in the travel industry; it’s one of the major reasons Airbnb has been so successful.

Latin American giant TOTVS signs on as SiteMinder's 250th PMS connectivity partner

SiteMinder Blog 25 September 2018
The largest enterprise technology company in Latin America, TOTVS, has entered into a partnership with SiteMinder to become the 250th property management system (PMS) provider that will connect into SiteMinder’s market-leading hotel guest acquisition platform.

George Hotel Ballarat boosts bookings by 35% with SiteMinder

SiteMinder Blog 24 September 2018
Located in a building that was erected in 1854, the George Hotel Ballarat provides visitors to Victoria, Australia, with a glimpse into history. This 15-room hotel has been welcoming guests for 100 years, and has prided itself on providing visitors with exemplary service and premier experiences.

Are zero-commission OTAs becoming a viable option for hotels?

SiteMinder Blog 24 September 2018
The open letter addressed to hoteliers reveals a lot about the motivations of the people behind the world’s first zero-commission online travel agent (OTA).

5 clever ways to reduce abandoned bookings at your hotel

SiteMinder Blog 18 September 2018
Even if you’ve perfected the marketing of your hotel and are driving a high volume of traffic to your website or other listings, it doesn’t guarantee bookings. The sobering reality is that when it comes to travel sites, the majority of visitors abandon their booking, at least in the first instance.

Understanding how chatbots can deliver more revenue to your hotel

SiteMinder Blog 17 September 2018
Chatbots have been spoken about at length across many industries where customer service is a key aspect of running a successful business. Not the least of these is the hospitality industry.

New head of Spain at SiteMinder: "Technology opens a new future for hotels"

SiteMinder Blog 6 September 2018
As another summer comes to an end across Europe, a new era begins for the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, with the appointment of Marco Rosso, a hospitality and e-commerce passionate who joins the company as SiteMinder’s new country manager for Spain.

What's on with SiteMinder: Your September events guide

SiteMinder Blog 3 September 2018
There's always something happening with SiteMinder, wherever you are in the world. Here's what to look for this month in September.

Hotel Revenue Expert: "Even in great results there's missed opportunity"

SiteMinder Blog 3 September 2018
There's an increasing emphasis on risk for revenue managers as hotel owners look for new approaches to move the profit needle. We spoke to Melissa Kalan from the Australian Revenue Management Association to get her thoughts on all things revenue.

Can you increase your hotel room rates in 2019?

SiteMinder Blog 31 August 2018
Google produces 500 million results when asked ‘Is travel getting more expensive?’. Unsurprisingly, the first 10 results are solely dedicated to the price of flights.

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