Connect to Airbnb with SiteMinder’s channel manager
Our industry leading channel manager lets you connect to Airbnb effortlessly, updating your property’s content, room rates and availability in real-time.
Why connect to Airbnb?
An Airbnb channel manager allows you to easily manage Airbnb alongside your other OTA connections. Overall, you’ll enjoy:
Less dependency on your other OTAs
Lower cancellation rates
Higher guest engagement and closer guest relationships
No payment fees or contract commitments
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Benefits of using a channel manager for Airbnb
Using a channel manager for your Airbnb connection will enable you to:
Enjoy a real-time two-way connection between Airbnb and your property management system
Get automatic inventory updates on all your channel connections, so you save time and effort
Write your own listings to highlight what is unique about your property, access new audiences, and gain an edge over your closest competition
Get comprehensive insights and performance reporting for your Airbnb connection
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Frequently asked questions about Airbnb channel managers
Yes, it’s best practice for a hotel to use a channel manager for Airbnb. This is because you will likely be listing your rooms for sale on other third-party channels too, as well as your own website. A channel manager will eliminate the need for you to manually update all your listings each time your inventory changes. It will also communicate inventory updates instantly to your property management system so your reservation data is always up-to-date.
SiteMinder is one of the best examples of an Airbnb channel manager. It’s the world’s leading hotel commerce platform and #1 channel manager as rated by HotelTechReport. SiteMinder is also Airbnb’s first and most long-standing channel manager partner. If you are a smaller property such as a boutique hotel, B&B, or guesthouse, then Little Hotelier may be the right fit for you. It is backed by SiteMinder’s technology but is designed specifically for smaller accommodation businesses.
When Airbnb decided to enter the broader hotel industry and give all hotels the opportunity to list on the platform, it announced officially that SiteMinder would be its first channel manager partner. This was an exclusive agreement at the time and made SiteMinder the most trusted channel manager software in the world. SiteMinder is still the leading channel manager in the industry and the best way to connect your hotel with Airbnb.
Yes! A good channel manager provider will allow you to try for free and enjoy an Airbnb connection with no risk. SiteMinder offers a 14-day free period, so you can be sure it’s the right Airbnb channel manager for you. There are no lock-in contracts, no credit card required, and you can cancel anytime. Get started for free today.