The shift away from out-of-the-box hotel management solutions · 12 Sep

Until recently, hotels had been stuck with one singular approach to their tech: a closed, out-of-the-box solution to manage nearly all their business

How smart tech could revolutionize hotel operations · 12 Sep

Integrating artificial intelligence and machine learning into hotel management provides opportunities to improve revenue-management strategy, staffin

OYO to invest in machine learning-powered dynamic pricing
OYO to invest in machine learning-powered dynamic pricing · 3 Sep

The company has acquired a Copenhagen-based data science company, with machine learning and business intelligence capabilities, specialized in dynami

A blockchain to reconcile hotel commissions · 27 Aug

Travelport working with IBM, BCD Travel and three hotel chains--has created a minimum viable product solution that uses blockchain to reconcile the c

New Four Seasons app offers custom-build travel itineraries · 26 Aug

A new trip planning itinerary feature means it is simpler than ever for Four Seasons guests to customize a stay exactly to their preferences, all in

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The Standard Hotels to launch app based on personal recommendations · 19 Aug

Group aims to take on OTAs by 'making everybody a travel agent.

Trends in conversion rate optimization for travel websites · 18 Aug

The customer journey for someone traveling is much different than a traditional e-commerce experience.

Why Choice Hotels is giving its technology team a seat at the table · 12 Aug

Robert McDowell, chief commercial officer of Choice Hotels, explains why he's making sure the company's technology team has a seat at the table - and

TravelClick Demand 360 adds alternative accommodation data · 24 Jul

TravelClick announces the immediate availability of the Alternative Accommodations Solution, the latest addition to its business intelligence product

Travelport optimistic about constructing a customer-centric future · 17 Jul

The company sees digital transformation of travel businesses as not just a technical exercise but one that requires just as much strategic business a

Google launches Place Topics · 7 Jul

Place Topics use data based on reviews to provide concise information on what customers highlight about your business.

Egencia is building its own hotel rate assurance technology · 3 Jul

The company in the process of building its own technology solution which uses machine learning for hotel rate assurance rather than relies on third-p

GDSs continue to see opportunity and growth in their hospitality divisions · 3 Jul

The addition of new sources of hotel content raises an interesting theory of whether GDSs can create their own network effect.

The impact of technology on hotel sales and marketing · 30 Jun

Hospitality sales and marketing in the 21st century is a much more vibrant, complex activity, populated by multifaceted stakeholders at every level o

The new era of hospitality tech
The new era of hospitality tech · 26 Jun

Cloud based solutions are here but what's next? The latest big tech trend in hospitality has been app stores. The idea of an app store is relying on

Bbot set to disrupt the casual dining experience · 19 Jun

Instead of trekking to a register or flagging down a server, customers at Bbot-enabled venues can pull up a site that allows them to order food and d

RLH Corporation launches virtual reservation agent · 17 Jun

The company has deployed an industry-first artificial intelligence (AI) virtual agent for central reservations to support all of its 1,400 system hot

Hotels: Too many brands? Too much tech? · 16 Jun

Hotel brand CEOs and executives at the recent NYU hospitality conference laid out a broad agenda for the future of the industry, on topics from tech

GCH Hotel Group rolls out apaleo in less than 24 hours · 12 Jun

New project with ibis Styles enhances the digital guest journey and improves internal operations.

Hotels have an extraordinary advantage over OTAs · 12 Jun

The Direct Booking Summit EMEA opened its doors in Paris, with 25 experts presenting keynotes, panels and debates across a wide range of fascinating

Cvent acquires mobile event technology provider DoubleDutch · 10 Jun

DoubleDutch gives event hosts everything they need to set up and monitor the success of their events through a white-labeled solution they can custom

What hoteliers should be asking of their PMS provider · 6 Jun

Transitioning to a new PMS can be a daunting task but preparation can help tremendously when selecting a new provider.

Hotels: How to win the race of technology and innovation · 3 Jun

The hotel industry has been known to be lagging behind other more advanced industries, but if we all know that, then why hasn't more been done to hel

Google Maps now highlights popular dishes at restaurants · 30 May

Google Maps can now share the most popular dishes at a restaurant anytime you pull up a listing with the app.

Travel 2.0 takes flight · 23 May

For airlines, hotels, cruise lines, tour companies, and others, opportunities abound to take marketing, sales, and the travel experience to greater h

A new way of thinking about your PMS: the API first approach · 19 May

Legacy PMSs make it difficult and costly to connect all systems. Even some modern, cloud-based PMSs aren't developed in a way that makes connectivity