Explore Hotel Technology

Save time and money through online distribution technology and solutions for your hotel, and discover the latest hotel technology trends, covering everything from cloud technology, through to mobile bookings on any device. These tips and ideas will also guide you on keeping your online booking engine, channel management systems, and hotel website design on the right side of data and security standards.

Startups in the travel industry

5 startups that are revolutionising the travel industry

There are countless startups trying to disrupt the industry. A select few hit the mark and provide new and exciting options for hotels and guests alike.

Technology impacting the hotel industry workforce

The new relationship between technology and the travel industry workforce

Technology holds a number of benefits for the hospitality industry and it’s having a huge impact on the workforce and the way businesses manage customer relationships.

Hotel accurately pricing hotel room

Why you don’t need to be a data-scientist to price your hotel rooms accurately

Hotel room pricing is never easy to perfect, but you don’t need to be a genius or trained data-scientist to get it right at your property.

GDPR law for hotels

Are hoteliers ready for the GDPR in 2018?

With a new data regulation only six months away, are hotels in Europe ready? Here’s what you need to know about the GDPR.

Hotel data analysis: How to get it right once and for all

Hotel data analysis: How to get it right once and for all

Hotel data can be used in many ways, not all of them effective. Learn how to be smarter and more focused with analytics at your property.

The changing face of hotel data analysis and consumer perspective

The changing face of hotel data analysis and consumer perspective

Hotel data analysis is being increasingly driven by the power consumers now have in sourcing information and making independent purchase decisions.

How to choose the best online booking engine: A guide for independent hoteliers

This guide will tell you everything you need to know to plan your investment in booking engine technology, a vital tool for your hotel.

Shopping cart of hotel and travel goods

Why your hotel should offer a ‘shopping cart’ experience

Hotels need to start thinking about offering a more distinct shopping cart experience, one that gives travellers the freedom they truly want. Here’s why…

Why your hotel’s booking engine needs the help of a beautiful website

Your hotel’s online booking engine needs to be integrated with a beautiful and functional website if you’re to drive the direct bookings you need at your property. Here’s how.

Facial recognition and voice search technology in the travel industry

Face, voice, and emotional recognition: The promises they make to travellers

Technology surrounding facial recognition and voice search is quickly moving forward and has the potential to completely change the way people book travel and the way they experience a trip.

Person using hotel mobile app

Streamline the guest experience: 8 reasons why your hotel needs a mobile app

By equipping your hotel with a mobile app you can boost and streamline the guest experience, providing better and information and services.

Man on the look out for predictions of future hotel technology

Future Hotel Predictions: Hoteliers think mobile apps will ‘dominate the guest booking journey’

Predicting the future of hotel technology is a tough gig. SiteMinder asked hoteliers to think about the types of tech that will dominate the next 10 years.

SiteMinder hotel industry events in January

What’s on with SiteMinder: Your January events guide

There’s never a shortage of opportunities to get involved with SiteMinder, wherever you are in the world. Here’s what’s on in January.

What’s on with SiteMinder: Your September events guide

There’s always plenty of chances to get involved with SiteMinder. Check out what’s happening with our September events guide.

Hotel using ‘The Billboard Effect’ to generate more direct bookings by advertising on the OTA website.

How to use ‘The Billboard Effect’ to your hotel’s advantage

Many in the travel industry doubt the effectiveness of ‘The Billboard Effect’ in the modern day, but the proof exists it can still be valuable for hotels in capturing direct bookings.

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