Top 10 hotel Channel Managers of 2020

Written by HotelMinder Team in Top Hotel Software  • 9 min Read  • Last updated: October 18, 2020

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MyAllocator, now an integral part of the Cloudbeds Suite of applications, also called Cloudbeds Channel Manager, is a standalone cloud-based Channel Manager designed to be easy to use. It is currently one of the most affordable and most reliable Channel Manager in the industry.

MyAllocator offers a 2-way XML connection to a huge list of OTA portals, pushing real-time updates to all of your channels and sending reservation information from each channel back to you, giving you faster updates and less errors.

MyAllocator, originally a budget Channel Manager built for Hostels, provides great integration with niche marketplaces for Hostels and Vacation Rental like Hostelworld, Despegar, Gomio and more.

Myallocator directly connects to a wide range of Property Management Systems supporting all kind of properties.

How do you identify the Channel Manager software that fits your property’s needs in terms of functionality, OTA requirements, integrations or pricing model? Cloudbeds has prepared a comprehensive guide to choosing a Channel Manager exploring these topics and more.

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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.

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SiteMinder is 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.


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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.

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Beds24 one of the most cost-effective, flexible and solid channel managers on the market offering certified 2-way connections with over 50 channels.

Developed for all property types Beds24 provides dedicated functions for hotel type inventory (rooms, room types), for vacation rentals and dorms and allows to manage multiple properties in one account.

Being Preferred Partner with leading OTA's Beds24 enjoys premium support and can offer the latest API tools their channel partners provide.

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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.

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Vertical Booking

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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.


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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.


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Hotel Link’s Channel Manager makes it extremely easy for you to connect rates, availability, stop sell and more to all your online distribution channels. It enables you to check and obtain rate parity for all OTAs or adjust rates for individual sales channels to develop different pricing strategies for each of your suppliers.

Hotel Link’s Channel Manager 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.

Your updates are automatically shared with all connected channels. With a seamless connection, your accommodations are effectively distributed via OTA platforms and the GDS.

Hotel Link Channel Manager is an integral part of the HotelLink suite of applications including a basic PMS and Website Booking Engine.

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Small to medium-sized independent properties or/and property owners who do not know much about technology. Very popular in Asia, the products are simple and user-friendly. Hotel Link services are also well suited for groups of multiple properties with many customizations options.


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No public pricing but Hotel Link is affordable (the complete suite of applications will start at around 100USD for a small or medium sized property). You will get a callback for quotation when registering here.


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