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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.

How do hotel reservation systems increase efficiency and profits?

SiteMinder Blog 28 August 2018
A hotel reservation system is a practical essential at any property, regardless of size or location. When you have the right hotel reservation system in place, it can increase both your efficiency within the office and your profits as a business.
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Quick tips to stay secure online and keep your hotel systems safe

SiteMinder Blog 21 August 2018
It goes without saying that keeping your hotel data, and that of your guest’s, safe and secure is a number one priority. Even one small breach can have dire consequences for your hotel’s reputation, not to mention the potential financial and/or legal damage.
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When is the right time for your hotel to join the future?

SiteMinder Blog 21 August 2018
The idea of aligning your hotel with the future is a daunting one for many operators. Knowing exactly what a hotel of the future is and how much time is involved in this progression isn’t easy.

Are these hotel apps making self-service the ideal for guests?

SiteMinder Blog 16 August 2018
It’s no secret modern-day travellers are becoming more accustomed to hyper-personalised and streamlined service from their hotels. In fact, if the hotel is going to deliver on its promise of quality, your guests expect a personalised and convenient experience.

Hotel Industry Trends: What will bring hotel operators future success?

SiteMinder Blog 7 August 2018
Talking about future hospitality trends and paths to success is very much a trend in itself.
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SiteMinder gives back to Bangkok community as title sponsor of the Bangkok Hospitality Challenge

SiteMinder Blog 6 August 2018
Fore Management Group and Asean Events today announce the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, as the title sponsor of the 2018 Bangkok Hospitality Challenge.
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What's the best guest-facing technology to install at your hotel?

SiteMinder Blog 31 July 2018
Despite how fast the world seems to be moving right now, especially in regards to technology, sometimes the simple things are still the best. When it comes to hotel guests, you don’t always have to wow them with the very latest and most expensive gadget on the market.
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Leading Italian hotel management system partners with SiteMinder

SiteMinder Blog 30 July 2018
One of Italy’s most trusted providers of integrated hotel management solutions, GestioneAlbergo, has partnered with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, to reduce manual labour for local hoteliers ahead of this year’s peak summer season. GestioneAlbergo has integrated its property management system (PMS), Leonardo, with SiteMinder’s distribution technology to enable hotel reservations made via online booking websites to be delivered straight to a hotel’s front desk.
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Palacina Berlin puts luxury apartments on the global stage with online booking technology by SiteMinder

SiteMinder Blog 24 July 2018
An increase in online bookings for a boutique hotel offering luxury apartments in central Germany is showing a rising popularity of extended-stay accommodation in Europe and the material benefits of using cloud-based technology. Months after adopting the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, Palacina Berlin, which offers a home away from home for travellers inside a 134-year-old residence, today reveals that an improved presence in the market has resulted in a surge in reservations through its hotel website and selected distribution channels.
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The world's first space hotel: A look inside Aurora Station

SiteMinder Blog 19 July 2018
When you run a hotel, it can be hard enough to keep on top of your competition down here on Earth. But very soon a new hotel will make a play for ultimate bragging rights by opening in space.
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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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