Total $0.00


Dallas, US The hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, today announced that it has partnered with, a leader in online and mobile travel, to offer hotels an advanced way of distributing their inventory online. The partnership integrates into SiteMinder’s Channel Manager, providing hotels a new way to reach travelers making their hotel reservations through’s apps or mobile web.’s vice president, hotel, Craig Schickler, says, “We’ve aligned with SiteMinder to offer our mutual hotel customers a cost-effective alternative to managing the distribution of their rooms through SiteMinder’s growth in capturing the needs of more than 20,000 hotel customers globally is impressive, and we attribute that very much to its industry leadership in providing hotels with technology that is accessible, reliable and fast.”

Using, travelers everywhere have the opportunity to save on hotels, flights, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. Travelers can also take advantage of the website’s Name Your Own Price® to receive the lowest prices available, or Express Deals®, where they can take advantage of hotel discounts without the need to bid.

Fig Cakar, managing director of SiteMinder’s Americas region, says the integration of with SiteMinder’s Channel Manager could be a “game changer” for hotels that have only known more traditional, often-costlier ways to have their rooms distributed to the leading booking website.

“Due to the low, flat fee involved in subscribing to SiteMinder’s Channel Manager, hotels now have the opportunity to keep their rates and availability updated in real-time on without having to incur large costs for every transaction made. For the average-sized independent hotel that’s challenged with limited visibility and reach to potential guests online, this is a huge benefit,” says Mr Cakar.

“Together, SiteMinder and have the opportunity to harness all the lessons we have learned over the years, from the hundreds of integrations we have deployed between us, and provide a distribution model that’s sustainable and profitable for hotels.”

According to Phocuswright and h2c’s Independent Lodging Market Report, co-sponsored by SiteMinder, less than forty percent of Europe’s independent properties use a channel manager while in the US, independent lodging operators say they acknowledge the importance of effective distribution but lack the ability, systems, budget and time to exploit the opportunities.

About SiteMinder

As the leading cloud platform for hotels, SiteMinder allows hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. We serve hotels of all sizes with award-winning solutions for independents and groups alike, wherever they are in the world.

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; and GDS by SiteMinder, a single-point of entry to a six-figure network of travel agents and the world’s major GDSs. With more than 20,000 hotel customers and 350 of the industry's top connectivity providers as our partners, today we have presence in more than 160 countries on six continents.

For more information, visit

Contact: Maria Franco / +61 410 233 735

About, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of’s famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the lowest prices available, or Express Deals®, where travelers can take advantage of hotel discounts without bidding.

For more information, visit

Related News

New Study Finds Hoteliers Fear Robot-Run Future Yet Believe AI is Key to Guest Personalization

Airbnb Launches Global Hotel Technology Partnership to Support Boutique Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts

SiteMinder Unveils the Top 15 Revenue-Generating Booking Channels of 2017 for Hotels in the USA & Canada

Bin Majid Hotels & Resorts Enters Distribution Agreement With SiteMinder

Modus Hotels Selects Vertical Booking CRS for Enterprise-Level Hotel Distribution Across Their Entire Portfolio

Tourism Boom: How Spain's Hotels Are Capitalizing by Owning Their Supply

SiteMinder Named Among The Silicon Review's 50 Best Companies to Watch

SiteMinder Secures Atahotels as Group Remains in Prime Position to Capitalize on Italy's Tourism Boom

BridgeStreet Global Hospitality and SiteMinder Connect in Pivotal Strategic Relationship for Business Travel

SiteMinder Partners With PriceTravel Holding and Despegar, Says It Is Committed to Latin America's Hotels

Wealthy Walker Joins IBC Marketplace to Help Independent Hotels in India Manage Rates & Inventory

Best Day Travel Group Signs with SiteMinder, Strengthens Offering to Hotels

Red Planet Hotels Begins Building Its Empire with SiteMinder

SiteMinder Brings GDS Representation In-House as Hotel Customers More Than Triple in One Year

VacayHome-SiteMinder Partnership Opens New Doors for Vacation Rental Property Managers

Why Hotel Distribution Is No Longer a Job, but a Button

Integration Partnership Underway for RMS and HomeAway

MSI Solutions and SiteMinder Partner to Automate Distribution for CloudPM Hotel Users

Optimizing Your Online Channels: 9 Proven Ways to Make OTAs Work for You

SiteMinder Penetrates Latin America, Signs RQ Grupo Hotelero as 26,000th Hotel

All News »

Please login or register to post a comment.