News - April

Fastpayhotels partners with SiteMinder to meet hotel demand for prepaid rooms

London, UK – New hotel distribution platform Fastpayhotels has today partnered with the hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to meet a growing demand from the hospitality industry for reservations to be paid at the time of booking. The partnership makes Fastpayhotels the only channel available through SiteMinder’s Channel Manager that provides hotels payment at… Read more »

The Spencer on Byron Hotel gains from record holidaymakers, says technology was key

Sydney, Australia – In line with the record number of holidaymakers to Auckland last year, local accommodation provider The Spencer on Byron today reports that with the use of technology, the property’s average daily rate (ADR) increased by up to 24 percent during Q4 2015 as based on year-on-year figures. Its revenue per available room… Read more »

SiteMinder accelerates growth in Southern Europe with Spain’s Sallés Hotels

London, UK – The global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, today announces it has accelerated its growth in Southern Europe with the signing of another hotel group in Spain, Sallés Hotels. The announcement comes just months after the signing of one of Spain’s largest hotel chains, Sercotel, and Rusticae, the country’s largest quality club… Read more »

Dorsett Hospitality International hotels selects SiteMinder for enterprise distribution solution

Bangkok, Thailand – Dorsett Hospitality International, the developer, owner and manager of hotels across Asia and the UK, has selected SiteMinder’s enterprise distribution technology as their preferred channel management solution. SiteMinder currently provides technology solutions for Dorsett Hospitality International across Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia and the UK. “Our properties using SiteMinder’s solution have already… Read more »

SiteMinder Chosen to Power Online Distribution for Boutique Hotel Group in UK

The future online distribution of 26 boutique hotels from the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin brands in the United Kingdom will be powered by global CRS distributor, SiteMinder, following the signing of a new partnership designed to boost online revenue for the twin hotel brands. Twelve Malmaison hotels, described by the UK chain as ‘hotels… Read more »

Hotel Group Cuts Reservation Costs by 50% and Increases Online Revenue by 30% via SiteMinder

As accommodation providers worldwide cut costs to protect thinning margins in a challenging market, one hotel chain in Asia has slashed more than 50 per cent off its costs through commission savings in less than two years after partnering with online distributor, SiteMinder. Malaysia’s premium-rated Avillion Hotel Group also saw revenue rise 30 per cent… Read more »

SiteMinder Switches on Link with VHP System

Award winning channel manager, SiteMinder, has announced a new, two-way connection between Sindata’s Visual Hotel Program property management system (PMS) and the world’s leading booking sites. VHP has joined the growing number of PMSs connecting to SiteMinder’s ‘plug and play’ pmsXchange technology to increase their online distribution offering.

The SiteMinder integration means hundreds of hotels in Asia and eastern Europe that use the VHP PMS can now have their room availability and pricing distributed automatically to dozens of online accommodation booking sites such as Agoda, Expedia, and Orbitz. Reservations from the booking sites are then automatically delivered into the VHP PMS by SiteMinder’s Channel Manager, eliminating the need to manually re-key booking site reservation emails.

Government Travel Manager – Lido Group – Joins SiteMinder

One of Australia’s leading managers of travel services for the government and MICE sectors, The Lido Group, has joined forces with channel manager, SiteMinder, to expand the number of hotels its public servant and events customers can book online.

The new connection means properties which use SiteMinder now have direct and instant access to the thousands of government, events and corporate customers who use The Lido Group’s own online booking system for accommodation and travel bookings.

Punthill Apartment Hotel Group Joins SiteMinder to Build its Online Business

Australian apartment hotel group, Punthill, has joined online room distributor, SiteMinder, to boost website bookings.

The move will allow Punthill’s 14 properties in Victoria and NSW to increase their exposure across dozens of online distribution channels around Australia and overseas without having to manage room inventory on individual booking sites.

SiteMinder’s Channel Management platform integrates with leading Japanese online booking site, Rakuten

SiteMinder today announced connectivity of its channel management platform to Rakuten, Japan’s leading online booking site.

“We have just gone live with this connection, and already we have had very positive feedback from our customers regarding bookings coming through this channel. With the Rakuten partnership, SiteMinder continues to deliver on our commitment to our customers to put their rooms in front of consumers in every part of the world. The key benefit in listing with SiteMinder is not only the variety of sites and breadth of distribution we offer, but more importantly the relevance of the channels we offer in driving bookings.” – Mike Ford, Managing Director, SiteMinder.

SiteMinder leads the way with integration to Expedia’s QuickConnect service, offering 10% commissions!

SiteMinder announced today that it has further strengthened its ties with Expedia, the major international online accommodation site. SiteMinder has successfully integrated to Expedias Quick Connect (EQC) system allowing dual way integration and real time distribution of SiteMinder allotments to Expedia. This move allows SiteMinder supplier properties to enjoy 10% commissions for 28 day bookings made locally on Expedia’s website. The connection to Expedia is an important milestone in SiteMinder’s strategy to increase local and international business for our properties from online sources.

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