Friday, May 19, 2017

RateTiger’s connectivity with OTAs results in 14% reservation growth for Arch House


Irish apartotel Arch House Apartments has witnessed 23% increase in online sales with efficient rate and availability distribution through RateTiger. The property offering 13 rooms and 10 self-catering apartments in Athlone, has been using RateTiger Channel Manager since 2013 to manage online sales channels in real-time.


“We work with a number of online demand partners including the likes of Booking.com, Expedia and In1 Solutions to name a few. eRevMax offers a wide network of channels which makes it easy for us to pick and choose who we want to work with. Not only do they offer a good mix of channels, they ensure the connections are smooth and stable so that updates are delivered in real-time,” said Chris Moran, Co-owner, Arch House Apartments.


“I cannot imagine running my daily operations without RateTiger. The team has experienced immense time savings in managing online distribution as the channel manager makes it easy to update rates and availability on multiple channels in a click. It is very important to have solutions that work for you rather than those that make you work. RateTiger is one such example. We have experienced an overall growth in business and our occupancies have gone up significantly,” commented Chris.
 

Friday, May 12, 2017

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Sun Africa Hotels, one of the fastest emerging hotel chains in Kenya, has been using eRevMax solutions to benefit from real-time channel management powered with business intelligence data.
 
“We’re one of the fastest growing hotel chains in Kenya and offer some of the finest hotels and lodges in East Africa. With Channel Manager Web by eRevMax we are maintaining real-time availability and dynamic pricing based on analytics provided on LIVE OS. This has helped us to improve our online presence by maintaining real-time room availability up to the last inventory across all distribution points in resulting better occupancy,” said Rahul Sood, Group Managing Director – Sun Africa Hotels.

Located at some of the most popular tourist places in Kenya, Sun Africa Hotels manages 8 leisure properties. RateTiger’s 2-way XML connectivity with all leading OTAs in Europe and North America, two of their biggest international markets, is helping Sun Africa Hotels to update rates and availabilities across their online distribution channels in real-time ensuring online sales optimization as part of its growth plan across East Africa region.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

eRevMax lists out Top 5 Channels in 5 Key European Markets



Hotel connectivity leader eRevMax has released an infographic on online channel penetration and performance in 5 key markets in Europe. Based on reservations processed by the company over the past one year, the infographic lists out top 5 online distribution channels in UK, France, Germany, Spain and Russia.

Data from eRevMax clearly shows the dominance of Booking.com in all key markets, including Russia. When it comes to technology adaption, UK leads with over 93% hoteliers having a property management system. Mobile has emerged as one of the fastest growing channels with as many as 29% of online travel bookings in Spain coming from it.

To see the full infographic, please click here - https://goo.gl/lVazNQ


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Hotel California Paris leverages RateTiger to expand online distribution network

Built in 1925, Hotel California Paris is a historic landmark with 140 rooms located near Champs-Elysées in Paris. They are leveraging eRevMax’s 2-way XML connectivity with leading global OTAs and metasearch channels to update rates and inventory in real-time and receive reservations directly into its PMS.

“We have been using RTConnect for the last 5 years and are very satisfied with eRevMax services that totally match our needs. Thanks to the diversity of their distribution portfolio (OTA, Wholesalers etc), we can connect with a large number of distribution partners. Amongst all the products I have used and tried in the market so far, RateTiger remains the most powerful and efficient,” said Denis Billard, Revenue & Reservation Manager at Hotel California Paris.

“Providing hotels with stable connectivity has always been our topmost priority. The single sign-on dashboard simplifies operations, improves efficiencies and gives hoteliers time to focus on strategy. Being trusted by a prestigious property like Hotel California Paris for streamlining their online distribution shows how well we deliver when it comes to best-in-class technology and premium customer service,” said Lore Boccanfuso, Regional Sales Director at eRevMax.