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2018-19 Partners

NAVIS is the number 1 reservation sales and marketing platform to empower your team’s performance and increase your revenue. Revenue Performance Platform™ transforms hospitality teams into revenue makers, enabling them to drive, capture and convert more profitable direct bookings.

ReviewPro is the leading provider of Guest Intelligence solutions to over 35,000 hotels worldwide. ReviewPro’s Global Review Index™ (GRI), the industry-standard online reputation score, is based on review data collected from 175+ OTAs and review sites in 45+ languages.

The Guestbook is a simple yet effective hotel loyalty rewards program built exclusively for independent & boutique brand hotels. Guests who join the program (enrollment is free) and BOOK DIRECT are rewarded with 5% cash back via PayPal, gift cards, charitable donation, or 10% to use towards future stays at over 600 fantastic hotels.

WayBlazer is a B2B AI recommendation engine that enables brands to deliver contextually relevant, personalized product recommendations as well as dialogue-driven search experiences in emerging channels to increase online engagement and conversion.

Koddi is a cloud/software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of marketing technology for advertisers in the travel industry. More than 215,000 hotels have gone live with Koddi, powering more than $10 billion in revenue, while averaging a 35% return on investment increase and a 41% increase in bookings.

Vizergy serves the world’s hospitality industry with stunning website design, competitive digital marketing solutions, advanced reservation solutions and fiercely competitive tools to maximize revenue. For 20 years, Vizergy has relentlessly developed and deployed the best technologies and talent to serve thousands of hospitality clients with excellence.

SiteMinder empowers hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. SiteMinder’s products include The Channel Manager, the industry’s leading online distribution platform; TheBookingButton, a wholly-branded booking engine for direct bookings via the web, mobile or social; Canvas, the intelligent website creator for independent hoteliers; Prophet, real-time market intelligence solution that takes the guesswork out of pricing rooms; and GDS by SiteMinder, a single-point of entry to a six-figure network of travel agents and the world’s major GDSs.

Springer-Miller Systems is an innovator of technology systems for the world’s most exclusive hotels, resorts and spas. The SMS|Host® Property Management System offers a complete set of fully-integrated modules enabling complex resorts to provide highly personalized guest service from front office to food & beverage to spa to the golf course and more. Springer-Miller’s SpaSoft® provides a dynamic spa and activities management solution used in more than 65% of the world’s Forbes Five Star Spas.

Avvio is a leading technology company, partnering with hotels and other accommodation providers. In October 2017 Avvio launched Allora – a booking engine driven by artificial intelligence. Avvio partner with over 450 accommodation providers worldwide including the UK, Ireland, Europe and North America. Partners include Classic British Hotels, Pure Salt Luxury Hotels and Cheval Residences. Avvio’s in-house design and digital marketing agencies provide best-in-class website design and digital advertising services.

Revinate i all-in-one data solution, built for hotels by hoteliers. With industry-leading technology and intuitive design, Revinate Marketing and Revinate Guest Feedback are transforming and automating the hotel-guest relationship.

Sojern is travel’s direct demand engine for thousands of brands — from global enterprises to boutique operators — across the hotel, airline, cruise, transportation, tourism industries, and more. Analyzing the world’s travel intent signals with its proprietary data science methods, the company delivered $13B in bookings for its clients to date by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on the Sojern Traveler Platform.

Brewer Digital Marketing is focused on increasing a hotel’s visibility in Mobile Search, Social, eMail, and Voice Search by leveraging Structured Markup. In addition, Schema Adapter software can adapt an existing hospitality website with a single line of code, generating Structured Markup and powering Rich Results for major brands and independent hotels alike.

RateGain is a leader in hospitality and travel technology solutions for revenue management, rate intelligence, electronic distribution and brand engagement helping customers around the world to streamline their operations and sales, providing Cloud based solutions to Hotels, Airlines, Online Travel Agencies, Car Rental Companies, Cruise Liners and Tour/Wholesale Operators.

The GuestScores platform focuses on a rich suite of in house engagement functionalities. It can operate as a standalone system or be integrated with any third party Wi-Fi and PMS solution. Reaching more than 80% of your guests and at a cost measured in cents per guest per day, in-house digital engagement is a game changer within the reach of every hotel.

Duetto provides powerful Revenue Strategy solutions to optimize profit and guest loyalty. Its GameChanger and ScoreBoard apps deliver key insights into pricing and consumer demand for hotels and casinos. Duetto’s applications leverage forward-looking and consumer-centric data sets, such as web shopping regrets and denials. services consist of the e-commerce product range including website construction and booking engine software, the distribution tools consisting of a channel manager and a GDS connection, and marketing and social media services to help hotels attract visitors to their website and generate direct bookings.

HQ plus is the pioneer of Europe’s Revenue Intelligence revolution and Europe’s market leader, serving about 2,000 customers with HQ revenue – a futuristic software in the revenue intelligence landscape that provides accurate real-time data to hoteliers and revenue managers.

Oaky is the automated and personalised up-selling platform for hotels, hostels and serviced apartments to maximise profits and enhance the guest experience. Thanks to the commission-free business model, Oaky‘s customers have an unlimited ROI potential, and the freedom to innovate the guest experience by offering guest services with low margins alongside room upgrades with high margins.

Media Partners

Skift is the largest travel platform providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry. is the premier daily email and news site for the hospitality industry, providing industry leaders with the latest and most relevant global news, trends, products and services.

4Hoteliers was launched by a group of hoteliers and industry consultants who had been searching for a quality industry website where one could source information, search for articles and investigate trends, as well as to meet others to exchange ideas and thoughts.

Hotel Speak provides actionable hotel marketing advice for hoteliers, hotel marketing teams and those working in travel and hospitality.

Travel Daily Media is a leading global B2B digital publisher with marketing platforms across Asia, UK, USA, Middle East, China and India. Founded in 2006, we offer a great selection of multi-media options including our HTML e-newsletters, PDF’s, Website, Electronic Direct Mails, Digital Guides and Feature articles.

Respected, and now the absolute leader and trendsetter in the segment, Hospitality Net serves a worldwide audience of hospitality professionals with up-to-the-moment industry intelligence, market reports, viewpoints, key industry blogs, and an exhaustive calendar of industry events.

SmartTravelNews analyzes the concept of intelligent tourism with coverage of new companies, new business models, new products and services designed to meet the needs of the new digital tourist.

HotelExecutive is the hotel industry’s leading online business resource for hotel owners and operators, including senior executives, directors, managers, investors and developers.

A progressive and innovative digital business, eHotelier provides continuous and invaluable professional development to industry professionals through online learning, career development, reference materials and collaboration.

Travolution is the UK’s leading multi-media brand for the online travel industry focusing on innovation and digital strategy.

Boutique Hotel News is the hotel news, comment and information resource for boutique, lifestyle and hybrid properties with over 16,500 opt-in subscribers: owners, general managers, hotel managers, operators, investors, developers and suppliers.

Hotel News Now is the definitive online news resource for the global hotel industry. In addition to our breaking news coverage, Hotel News Now provides in-depth analysis that leverages our access to STR data with our knowledge of the latest industry trends, providing decision makers.

TTG Media delivers authoritative news and educational features in a weekly magazine in the UK & Ireland, and also offers a range of face-to-face training events, a news-led website, a community for luxury travel professionals, an annual travel awards, bespoke marketing campaigns, jobs, and much much more.