The Week, That Was – June 2019 Week 4

In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!

Swedish hotel recommends RateTiger for online distribution

Karstorp Hotel, a Swedish midscale property has recommended RateTiger for effective channel management and online distribution. The hotel has been using RateTiger Channel Manager and Shopper for a couple of years now and has experienced improved occupancy and revenue by streamlining its distribution.

https://bit.ly/2WYhiz2

10 Tips for Hotels to Improve Operational Productivity by 60%

It can be quite an ordeal to run hotels, especially small hotel businesses which have limited staff but various functions to manage. You may be looking to improve the operational productivity to boost your hotel revenue, but don’t know how. Here are 10 tips that can help you boost the productivity of your hotel operations by as much as 60%.

https://www.erevmax.com/blog/index.php/2019/06/10-tips-for-hotels-to-improve-operational-productivity-by-60/

RoomIt by CWT: Key differences in business traveler hotel preferences by country

According to research commissioned by RoomIt by CWT, business travelers want different hotel experiences based on the country they are from.

The results revealed that globally, having access to Wi-Fi (84%), room rate (81%), distance from business site (81%) and breakfast (79%) are the most important influences.

https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4093995.html

Expedia connects travelers with hotels when their flights are delayed

Expedia Group is actively working on repurposing its Expedia Partner Central Conversations tools to enable Expedia and guests, with permission, to communicate directly with hotels if flights are delayed or plans otherwise change.

https://skift.com/2019/06/27/expedia-to-connect-travelers-with-hotels-when-their-flights-are-delayed/

Solving the hotel tech puzzle: The importance of smart integrations

But with so many different pieces of a puzzle, it can be hard to make sure that they all perfectly fit together and you have a clear overview of the bigger picture. This is why smart integrations are crucial; because while any scalable software is useful on its own, its capabilities are boosted when connected to another corresponding technology.

https://www.trustyou.com/blog/technology/solving-the-hotel-tech-puzzle

Why Google ratings might just be your hotel’s most important quality metric

Google has revamped its review product, increased review volume exponentially, and made Google ratings more prominent in search, maps and hotel listings.

https://reknown.com/2019/06/why-google-ratings-might-just-be-your-hotels-most-important-quality-metric/

The new era of hospitality tech

Would you rather partner with a SaaS provider which is kicking ass as the best PMS, or a PMS provider the provides a fruit-basket of solutions?

https://blog.apaleo.com/hotels/new-era-hospitality-tech

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eRevMax presents another first at ITB Berlin 2019

Showcasing its new metasearch platform AgentX101 alongside new modules in RateTiger & LiveOS

Leading travel technology solution provider, eRevMax, will showcase its newest offering, AgentX101 – the metasearch platform for travel agents, at ITB Berlin next week. The company will also showcase latest enhancements to its suite of hospitality product brands – RateTiger and LiveOS.

The enhanced product suite includes RateTiger’s award-winning hotel channel management and rate shopping solutions, alongside newly introduced Booking Engine and CRS capabilities, all powered by LiveOS – the #1 Hospitality Operating System in the industry.

Known for robust security and 99.9% system uptime, RateTiger and LiveOS solutions empower over 9000 hotel groups, brands, and independent properties worldwide, to improve business strategy and maximize bottom-line revenue.

The company will be introducing the first of its kind metasearch platform for Travel Agents and Tour Operators – AgentX101. The platform aggregates deals and promotions from multiple wholesalers and GDSs thereby providing 360-degree visibility into production sources and suggests actions and alerts to maximize potential. Already tested by some of the biggest names in the industry, the web-based solution automates daily tasks and improves decision making with real time data.

“ITB Berlin is the perfect platform to exhibit and promote our existing and upcoming portfolio of products to the travel fraternity. It helps us to build new partnerships while strengthening our existing network as we continue to reinforce our capacity to explore and drive growth opportunities,” said Reuel Ghosh, Group CEO, eRevMax.

ITB Berlin is expected to attract over 170,000 visitors including 110,000 trade visitors over the five show days. RateTiger, located in Hall 8.1, Stand 132, will showcase its products to hoteliers through demos and discussions during show hours between March 6-9.

The LiveOS and AgentX101 team will be available in Hall 8.1, Stand 115 to drive discussions with travel agents, tour operators, suppliers and technology partners and form new collaborations.

To arrange an appointment with the team, contact us today on marketing@erevmax.com.

The Week, That Was – November 2018 Week 1

In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!

eRevMax has unveiled unveil AgentX101 at WTM London 2018

eRevMax has unveiled AgentX101 – a revolutionary 360 Degree Platform for Travel Agents & Tour Operators during WTM London.

https://www.erevmax.com/ratetiger-news/ratetiger-news-archive/oct2018-erevmax-unveil-agentx101-wtm-london.html

 How Social Media Can Increase Hotel’s Direct Bookings

According to experts, 45 percent of travelers encounter hotel social media during the beginning of their booking journey, 45 percent encounter it during the middle and 11 percent at the end.

Recent projections have valued the *B2C e–Commerce business to over 3.2 Trillion dollars by 2020!

https://www.erevmax.com/blog/index.php/2018/11/how-social-media-can-increase-hotels-direct-bookings-2/

 The Changing Customer Experience: Keynote urges hoteliers to examine their operations

Customer loyalty isn’t dead, it’s just much harder to earn and much harder to keep because it’s so easy to leave today.

http://www.hotelinteractive.com/article.aspx?articleID=41922

 Will Google stay off the OTAs patch?

As Google’s meta-model becomes increasingly monopolistic Pamela Whitby begins a series on how travel distribution is evolving. Part 1 takes a look at the Google factor

https://www.eyefortravel.com/distribution-strategies/will-google-stay-otas-patch

Digital trends to watch in 2019

There’s been a massive shift in guest behavior and booking habits due to trends like artificial intelligence and mobile usage. But the question isn’t whether these trends are important. Hereére three core trends that hotels need want to watch in 2019.

http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/291331/Digital-trends-to-watch-in-2019

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