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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.

Free on-demand video: What to expect from the hotel industry of 2020…

What exactly will the guests of 2020 expect and what technology will hotels need to meet their needs? SiteMinder, IDeaS, and Revinate sought to answer these questions with expert speaker Dr Peter O’Connor who speaks about the future outlook of the industry…

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…

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Hotel distribution: 8 amazing things you can do with The Channel Manager

Here’s why SiteMinder has the best channel manager. Find 8 amazing things you can do with The Channel Manager to improve your online hotel distribution.

Free SiteMinder video: Lets book it! Winning the hotel booking

In this on-demand video from SiteMinder you’ll learn how to restore the balance between OTAs and direct bookings by: adopting a high-converting website; navigating multiple booking platforms; and operating the best online booking engine.

Hotel Marketing Strategy: 7 barriers to direct bookings and how to remove them

Improve your hotel’s booking strategy by uncovering the seven barriers to direct bookings and how to overcome them.

Adapting to an evolving travel industry: Why you’ll need to improve the modern hotel experience

Let’s discuss some of the key developments in travel, guest experience, hotel challenges, a new economy and the future outlook of hotels and how they can adapt to stay on top of the modern hospitality landscape with hotel technology.

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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 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…

Why the online bookings power shift is more manageable than hotels think

Online distribution is growing at a faster pace than the entire travel market. So how can your hotel take control of your online bookings destiny and capitalise on the ever-growing user economy?

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

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

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 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.

Hotel booking trends: 9 interesting things we learned about the path to purchase for British travellers

A new report from Expedia Media Solutions and comScore has uncovered some fascinating insights into the path British travellers take to purchase and the resources they interact with along the various stages of their hotel booking experience. This SiteMinder blog explores the research…

Hotel pricing strategy: 6 key facts we learned about Australia’s rate parity ruling

Here’s the lowdown on a new ruling for Australia’s hotel market and what it means for rate parity in the land down under…

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?

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

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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