Explore Hotel Distribution

Learn how to master your hotel’s online distribution strategy with everything from channel management to metasearch and online travel agencies.

Boost your revenue management strategy, increase your hotel’s direct online bookings, and understand how global distribution systems can make a difference to your hotel’s occupancy.

How are independent hotels using booking and distribution technology to achieve their business goals?

To achieve hotel business goals like driving bookings and increasing revenue, hoteliers can’t afford not to be using distribution and booking technology. Read about real life applications here.

Are you using these products to delight business travellers at your hotel?

Business travellers are often on the lookout for service that prioritises efficiency and convenience above all else. Here are some simple ideas to boost guest experience at your hotel.

How to maximise your connection with your hotel's property management system

How to maximise your connection with your hotel’s property management system

Your hotel’s property management system connection has to be a serious consideration if your hotel business is to be successful. Find out how to maximise your integration in this SiteMinder blog.

What hotel industry issues keep global hoteliers awake at night?

When asked to think more broadly about the industry, what did hoteliers say about the issues facing the industry as a collective. A recent industry report from SiteMinder asked hoteliers explore this area…

Hotel Industry Challenges

SiteMinder research finds direct bookings present the biggest challenge for hotels of all sizes

Hoteliers around the world are faced with many challenges. A recent industry report from SiteMinder asked hoteliers to reveal what keeps them awake at night…

Managing Hotel Budgets

Managing your hotel’s budget: ‘Generating revenue’ ranked the top spend area for hoteliers

Managing your hotel’s finances can feel like an uphill struggle and planning budget priorities adds more complexity. A recent industry report from SiteMinder asked hoteliers about their plans for spending…

corporate guests

20 important things hoteliers should know to attract corporate guests and bookings

Corporate guests are a huge market that many hotels rely on for repeat business. If your property is set up for business travellers take note of these tips.

GDS: 5 benefits of connecting your hotel to GDS by SiteMinder

Global Distribution Systems: 5 benefits of connecting your hotel to GDS by SiteMinder

Connecting to a global distribution system like GDS by SiteMinder can reap a great number of benefits for your hotel. Our latest blog explains why…

Using GDS at your hotel: Why you shouldn't overlook this booking channel

Using a global distribution system at your hotel: Why you shouldn’t overlook this booking channel

It’s clear that the global distribution system is not a dying channel for hotels – and there are good reasons why. This SiteMinder blog explores the growth and looks at the features your GDS solution should have…

Are metasearch sites gaining ground on OTAs?

Are metasearch sites gaining ground on OTAs?

Metasearch sites – in particular, Google – are gaining ground on OTAs, and innovating in the process. This blog explores their growth.

Metasearch trends: How metasearch has evolved in recent years

Metasearch trends: How metasearch has evolved in recent years

How have the latest changes in metasearch impacted the hotel industry? We discuss the new direction that metasearch is taking, and what it could mean for independent hoteliers.

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in April

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in April

With so much news and research taking place across the hotel and travel industry, it’s hard to keep track. SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to help fill you in on the hotel industry news and stats you might have missed in April…

How to increase guest bookings at your hotel when travellers don’t want to travel

How to increase guest bookings at your hotel when travellers don’t want to travel

Americans are failing to take advantage of their days off leaving millions of dollars on the table for hoteliers. This blog will help you learn how to increase traffic to your hotel when your regular business is dropping off…

Hotel Channel Management: What benefits and features should you look for?

Hotel Channel Management: What benefits and features should you look for?

Hotel channel management is the process of managing distribution channels and opening your booking process up to a wide number of distribution agents. In order to effectively manage your expansive online distribution, you need a hotel channel management tool. This blog explores the features you should look for…

How Thailand’s hoteliers are reaching and converting guests from Asia and beyond

How Thailand’s hoteliers are reaching and converting guests from Asia and beyond

Interesting research on Thailand’s accommodation sector reveals why hotels are seeing greater results than ever before.

How to manage high occupancy rates and build better guest loyalty programs

How to manage high occupancy rates and build better guest loyalty programs

When your hotel occupancy is near capacity, it’s the perfect time to work on guest loyalty. Here’s how to engage your guests and improve long-term business.

Hotel Room Pricing Tool: What benefits and features should you look for?

Hotel Room Pricing Tool: What benefits and features should you look for?

What are the benefits of using a pricing intelligence tool at your hotel? SiteMinder explores the key elements should you need for your pricing strategy?

5 best ancillary revenue ideas for independent hotels

5 best ancillary revenue ideas for independent hotels

Implementing ancillary revenue ideas will lead to a more fulfilling guest experience and flood your hotel with a whole new source of revenue.

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