Top 10 hotel Channel Managers of 2020
MyAllocator, now an integral part of the Cloudbeds suite of applications, also now called Cloudbeds Channel Manager, is a cloud-based system designed to be easy to use and it’s currently one of the most affordable in the industry!
It has a 2-way XML connection which pushes real-time updates to all of your channels and sends reservation information from each channel back to you, giving you faster updates and less errors.
It also has established integration with one of the best Metasearch platforms on the Market, ‘ADS Hotels’ with great support!
Each Channel Manager connects with Booking.com and Expedia.com, but there are also many other channels that MyAllocator connects to, such as Agoda, HostelWorld, AirBnB, FlipKey, Orbitz, Gomio…
MyAllocator integrates with all of Cloudbeds applications and many more PMS Systems such as: HappyBooking, InnGenius, Loventis, Sirvoy, WebRezPro, Mancloud, etc
47EUR per month for a 20 rooms hotel. No setup fees and yearly discouts.
For small to medium sized Hotels, Hostels and Guest Houses.
This easy and efficient Channel Manager has been developed for independent properties and independent chain properties.
It is accessible on the go and around the clock, by using the ‘STAAH Mobile App’.
It is a simple, yet powerful real-time Channel Manager with many features, such as bulk updates, insightful analytics, stop sell limits, and the possibility to evaluate the success of your channels.
It includes the RateSTalk tool to monitor the rates of five of your top competitors, using a simple table and interactive graph, which saves you time doing manual pricing comparisons!
Connected to 200+ OTAs such as: GoIbibo, ClearTrip, Agoda.com, Trip.com etc. and to a growing list of Hotel applications.
No public pricing, you need to register for a callback - but STAAH pricing is usually low enough compared to its competition.
Recommended for independent properties of all sizes.
SiteMinder is most probably the world’s most powerful hotel Channel Manager.
It can connect your hotel to 350 distribution channels and integrate with over 230 leading property management systems (PMSs).
SiteMinder eliminates the time spent manually updating each of your channel extranets and produces detailed reports, allowing you to better understand the performance of your channels and identify booking trends.
You can see the status of all your channels through one, single dashboard and connect to the hotel industry’s most powerful global distribution systems (GDS) via their ‘GD’ chain code.
As well as Booking.com and Expedia.com, here are some other channels which you can connect to through SiteMinder: Ctrip, Hotelbeds, AirBnB, TripAdvisor … plus 300 more!
SiteMinder is also offering connections to many PMS, RMS, Booking Engines, and many other hospitality specific solutions.
Starts at 66EUR per month for a 20 rooms hotel - for the Channel Manager only (without Booking Engine!). Additional fees apply for PMS or CRS integrations, and setup.
To larger sized properties who want a powerful Channel Manager at the base of their ecosystem of applications.
WuBook Channel Manager comes with an intuitive, yet simple control panel and offers high performance updates in a few seconds.
For each of your channels you can set closures, minimum stay restrictions and other parameters in a simple click.
The inventory you decide to offer online will be automatically stored in case of cancellation and immediately synced on all channels.
Should you encounter any issues, their team is as reliable as their tools and they will manually take action within a few minutes. Their services are maintained on over 60+ servers.
AirBnB, HRS, Wimdu, Hotelbeds and many other channels are available, as well as the large OTAs, such as Booking.com and Expedia.com.
Many PMS connections: SabeeApp, The Booking Factory, Mews.
Decreasing from 6€ per month per OTA connection, WuBook is probably the cheapest Channel Manager available today.
For small to medium sized Hotels, Hostels and Guest Houses; as well as for developers looking for a reliable Channel Manager to integrate with.
Cubilis Channel Manager by Stardekk is an online hotel software (SaaS, cloud based) which is easy to use and free of any extra charges per reservation.
The Cubilis Channel Manager works with a 2-way XML connection and collaborates with hundreds of partners.It connects with GDS, Payment Providers and Revenue Management Systems.
You’ll save a lot of time by using one point of entry with no overbookings.
Cubilis also connects to Metasearch engines (Trivago, Wihp, MyHotelShop) and is PCI Compliant.
Bookit, Splendia, LastMinute, Gomio, TravelRepublic ...the list is endless!
Many PMS connections: Protel, Fidelio V8, Elina, NewHotel PMS ...
No public pricing, Cubilis is affordable for properties in Europe. Setup fee always applies.
Medium to large sized Hotels and Resorts. German market properties.
Octorate is a cloud-based Channel Manager which can be accessed worldwide from any mobile device.
From small Bed and breakfast's to large Hotel chains, Octorate’s Channel Manager allows you to connect with more than 110 websites.
It offers automated, real time updates on availability and prices. You can also manage the invoicing process directly through Octorate and it allows you to monitor each channel’s status, performance and income.
GDS/IDSs, Metasearch, Wholesalers and ready Tripconnect options are just some of the many features of this Channel Manager. It enables special offers, discount coupons and is compatible with mobile devices.
Notable Channels Octorate connects to: MakeMyTrip, HotelSpecials, Agoda, AirBnB ...
From as little as 13EUR per month for the Channel Manager and one OTA connection only. Price increases very reasonably the more you add to that.
Small to medium sized property owners who want to set up and fully control solutions themselves.
Vertical Booking is more than just a Channel Manager, it’s a complete CRS from which the hoteliers can use the modules or the individual features they need to suit their specific requirements.
This Channel Manager can manage rates and availability like a CRS, with an unlimited number of rates and derived rates, as well as managing different currencies for different channels.
It also includes detailed reports, revenue tools and can also include a rate checker to analyse your competitors.
This system provides prices per person, per room, all booking rules and manages allotments when required.
Besides Booking.com and Expedia.com, it also connects to HRS, Hotelbeds, Ctrip and many other channels!
No public pricing - But Vertical Booking is not a solution for hotels on a budget.
For Medium to large Hotels and Resorts.
Rentals United is a Channel Manager for Vacation Rentals with the ‘Rentals United’ App to view your calendars, access reservation details and contact your guests instantly from your mobile or tablet.
It has a very flexible price upload option, allowing for example prices per day depending on number of people and length of stay or price scaling per channel.
Rentals United supports dynamic discounts for last minute bookings and length of stay discounts. It can even automatically create accounts for you and, with most websites, it can update your images and descriptions too.
Rentals United connects your property to HomeAway, Despegar, AirBnB, VRBO and many others.
and connects to (or powers) many Vacation rental applications, such as: Elina PMS, Ciirus, BookingSync, Hostfully, Vreasy...
Starting at 89€ per month, paid yearly, for up to 9 properties or units.
Vacation Rentals, Serviced Apartments and Guest Houses.
Hotel Link makes it extremely easy for you to obtain rate parity—consistent rates for all your online distribution channels. It is also possible to adjust rates for individual OTAs, enabling you to work with different rates for different suppliers.Hotel Link Channel Manager is an integral part of the HotelLink suite of applications including a basic PMS and Website Booking Engine.
Hotel Link Channel Manager connects rates, availability, stop sell and more details to all the key online channels. Your data updates are automatically shared with all connected channels.With a seamless connection, accommodations are distributed via OTAs and the GDS.
HoteLink provides 2-way connections to all of the big OTA platforms (Booking.com, Expedia.com, HRS.com, Despegar.com, Airbnb.com, etc as well as many local ones in Asia.
No public pricing but Hotel Link is affordable and the complete suite of applications will start at around 100USD for a small or medium sized property.
Small to medium sized properties, particularily in Asia or interested in the Asian market.
Mimoza's journey within the hospitality industry started in 2009 behind the front desks of luxurious hotels of Doha, then Hong Kong,
and continued across the globe with Celebrity Cruises.
Determined to learn more about what happens behind the curtain she decided to dive deeper into revenue & distribution management and joined HotelMinder's team in 2016.
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