Press Releases

The latest news and updates from SiteMinder, from product launches, hotel customer wins and integration partnerships, to key milestones and appointments.

SiteMinder connects to Travelclick’s iHotelier platform

Leading Channel Management technology provider SiteMinder has integrated to the TravelClick booking engine and GDS software platform, iHotelier. Accommodation providers are now able to update the iStay website booking engine through the SiteMinder Channel Management product just like any other connected booking channel. Through its open platform, SiteMinder strives to give Accommodation Providers choice of distribution from one easy to use web interface, including the ability to distribute rooms to online booking sites, wholesalers and the property’s own website for direct bookings.

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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.

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SiteMinder Widens Distribution Network

SiteMinder, a leading provider of online distribution technology to the Australian and New Zealand accommodation markets, today announced the connection of a host of new distribution channels for its properties. The new online booking channels will allow SiteMinder’s customers to enjoy exposure to a much wider range of local and international consumers.

The new connected sites include Orbitz, CentralR, LateRooms, Venere, Discover Australia, Discover West, GoGoGo, Jasons.

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SiteMinder adds MyBookings.com.au to its rapidly expanding distribution network

SiteMinder today announced that it has added My Bookings™ by Entertainment™ to its growing list of distribution channels. My Bookings™ by Entertainment™ is the online accommodation service for hotels featured in the popular Entertainment™ Book (www.entertainmentbook.com.au). Entertainment™ Members receive exclusive rates when booking accommodation through the mybookings.com.au website.

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SiteMinder Connects To Hotel Club Flexnet

SiteMinder today announced its new connection to Hotelclubs Flexnet. This connection, along with the existing Expedia and Travelocity connections, brings more global exposure into the SiteMinder fold and adds further opportunity for those SiteMinder customers that want to reach consumers across the world. HotelClub is another move by SiteMinder to provide a truly global distribution option for its customers. SiteMinder is committed to further enhancing its international online distribution options in the near future .

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SiteMinder connects RMS customers to a world of online distribution through its 2 way PMS interface

In another industry first, SiteMinder has been fully integrated with the market leading RMS property management software, allowing RMS users to have their inventory AUTOMATICALLY distributed to a host of local and international online accommodation websites. SiteMinder’s business is to provide properties with maximum online distribution with the minimum of effort, generating the maximum yield from online sources which is where the future of booking lies. RMS customers have their inventory automatically sent to all online websites whenever it is changed in the property management system, and whenever a booking is made on any third party site, that reservation is immediately dropped into the RMS property management system so it doesn’t have to be recaptured by the property.

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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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SiteMinder Named Best Western Preferred Supplier

SiteMinder has recently been named as a Best Western preferred supplier for online distribution channel management services and will be included in the next edition of the Best Western Best Buyers guide. We are very pleased with our association with the Best Western group and their endorsement of the SiteMinder product is further acknowledgement by the industry of the reputation for service and reliability that SiteMinder has earned itself in the marketplace over the last 18 months.

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