Guest Post: Why the direct booking battle has only just begun

This is a guest post from Triptease, a provider of digital tools for hotels and guests. There’s a battle out there. Direct bookings against OTAs. Which one will win the minds ...
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Welcome Home - Shinta Mani Rising from the Ruins

The travel industry has been one of the fastest growing industries in the past twenty years in spite of crises and strained political relations around the globe. To date, ...
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Old School Systems Vs New Technology for Hoteliers

As a hotelier, which one do you prefer to be? Old School or New School? The decision by many hotels to embrace the ‘old-style’ way of doing things has as much to do with ...
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Following in the Footsteps of TripAdvisor, Google Now Provides Instant Booking for Hotels

Just like TripAdvisor, Google users can now book a hotel room without ever leaving google. Whether consumers are searching for lava lamps or hotel rooms, Google has always ...
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10 Reasons Millennials Are Not Staying At Your Independent Hotel

They're demanding, the most difficult to please, and can be annoying; but Millennials represent a staggering amount of buying power and wealth that cannot be ignored. With a ...
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Improving the Hotel Online Distribution Mix With GDS

Over the last 20 years the Internet has transformed the travel industry, creating a home for a vast number of travel websites and online travel agents. Websites such as ...
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Measuring the Costs and Benefits of Direct Hotel Bookings vs OTA's

The distribution landscape for hotels is changing and becoming more complex with each passing day. In January of 2015, Expedia purchased Travelocity and agreed to purchase ...
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Frontdesk Anywhere Announces New Responsive Online Booking Engine

Frontdesk Anywhere, an award winning leader in cloud based property management software for the hotel industry today announced the release of its third generation, mobile ...
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Frontdesk Anywhere Integrates with SiteMinder to Maximize Online Exposure and Revenue for Hotels

  We are proud to announce our partnership with SiteMinder. As one of the global hotel industry's leading providers of online distribution technology, SiteMinder partnership is ...
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TripConnect for Specialty Lodging: Is it worth the price?

With TripAdvisor’s recent certification of PMS booking engines through their TripConnect feature, many independent properties are assessing the value of this feature and if it’s ...
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