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  • HITEC Special: Does EU GDPR Affect U.S. Hospitality Companies?

    By Alvaro Hidalgo. The EU General Data Protection Regulation has set a path towards protecting personal data which many other countries will follow. In a global industry such as hospitality, it should be a primary objective to take the steps towards compliance.

  • HFTP Report: Hospitality Data Security — Strategy for Data Protection and Regulation Compliance

    This guide from Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP(R)) covers safeguards that can be implemented in hospitality businesses today, tips on how to continuously improve security and data regulation compliance.

  • HFTP GDPR Guidelines: Privacy Policies for Hotels

    This document offers points to consider in the development of a hotel’s privacy policy. In view of the multiple organisational and legal structures under which hotels operate, as well as the complexity of the third party landscape that may be part of the complete guest experience, this document serves as a guideline only.

  • HFTP GDPR Guidelines: Hospitality Guest Registration Cards

    This document offers recommendations for guest information collection on the guest registration card along with consent for use. It can be used as a guideline for loyalty cards, health data, export of data outside of the EU, privacy policies and direct marketing.

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The Week, That Was - June 2018 Week 5

eRevMax Blog·29 June 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!
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HospitalityUnited.Club highlights OTA duopoly in American Online Hotel Booking Space

eRevMax Blog·26 June 2018
HospitalityUnited.Club, a consortium of travel technology companies, has published an e-book titled 'USA Travel Trends 2018' highlighting key travel metrics and indicators in the region, in partnership with HRS Group, LiveOS, RateTiger and Sojern. The e-book highlights the dominance of Expedia and Booking.com group companies in the USA online hotel booking space, controlling almost 95% of the OTA market.
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The Week, That Was - June 2018 Week 4

eRevMax Blog·22 June 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!
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HospitalityUnited.Club brings Cocktails & Conversations to Houston

eRevMax Blog·14 June 2018
HospitalityUnited.Club, a consortium of travel technology companies, brings its classic Cocktails and Conversations event to Houston in June. The Club will be hosting an exclusive evening for hoteliers on 19 June 2018, with HRS Group, LiveOS, RateTiger and Sojern joining as co-hosts. The high energy networking event will bring together hotels and tech providers in an informal relaxed setting at The Lake House, in the heart of Houston's Convention District, to explore innovative technology and new ideas.
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The Week, That Was - June 2018 Week 2

eRevMax Blog· 8 June 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand - picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!
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The Week, That Was - June 2018 Week 1

eRevMax Blog· 1 June 2018
How travel brands should tackle attribution Knowledge of your customer is a must-have, but complex journeys across multiple devices present travel brands with huge challenges. A new report from EyeforTravel investigates how to conquer attribution.
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eRevMax announces 2-way integration with Nitesoft

eRevMax Blog·31 May 2018
Award-winning hotel connectivity expert eRevMax has completed 2-way integration with Swedish cloud-based PMS Nitesoft. The strategic partnership between the two companies will automate the distribution of availability, rates and reservations for hotel clients. Nitesoft is a leading cloud-based hotel management platform in Scandinavia that incorporates a wide range of features for hotels, chains and serviced apartments, independent of size or operation type.
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Updates to eRevMax's Privacy Policy

eRevMax Blog·25 May 2018
At eRevMax, security is at the core of everything we do. eRevMax is committed to protecting the confidentiality and integrity of personal information that it comes across in conducting its business. Our Privacy Policy governs the manner in which eRevMax collects, uses and maintains information collected from various sources. With the advent of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses now have new obligations regarding the processing of EU citizens' personal identifiable information.
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Hotel Okura recommends RateTiger as the best Channel Manager

eRevMax Blog·23 May 2018
One of the most luxurious 5-star properties in Macau, Hotel Okura has endorsed RateTiger Channel Manager as the best-in-class online distribution solution. The hotel has been using the award-winning solution from eRevMax since 2011, for management of rates and availability across all connected online sales channels with great results.
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The Week, That Was - May 2018 Week 3

eRevMax Blog·18 May 2018
eRevMax Certified for GDPR Under EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Hotel distribution connectivity leader eRevMax has announced that it has been certified for GDPR from the U.S. Department of Commerce for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework program. This certification assures that eRevMax solutions meet European Union's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for the transfer of personal data between the U.S. and EU.
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eRevMax Certified Under EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

eRevMax Blog·17 May 2018
Hotel distribution connectivity leader eRevMax has announced that it has been certified from the U.S. Department of Commerce for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework program. This certification assures that eRevMax solutions meet European Union's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for the transfer of personal data between the U.S. and EU.
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The Week, That Was - May 2018 Week 1

eRevMax Blog· 4 May 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand - picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!! 5 Signs It's Time To Change Your Hotel Property Management System Hotel property management system (PMS) is the beating heart of your hotel - responsible for streamlining operations, optimizing guest service and maximizing revenue. However, like most technology, it has a limited lifespan. As technology evolves, so will your property's (and guest's) unique needs and goals; resulting in the inevitable necessity to reevaluate your current PMS. https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article99628.html Hotel OTTO Berlin recommends RateTiger for channel connectivity Hotel OTTO, an upscale property in Berlin has recommended RateTiger Channel Manager for stable and seamless connectivity with world's leading OTAs. The hotel, which has been using eRevMax's award winning distribution solution, h
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The Week, That Was - April 2018 Week 4

eRevMax Blog·27 April 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!

Infographic: HospitalityUnited.Club releases Middle East Online Travel Trends at ATM

eRevMax Blog·24 April 2018
HospitalityUnited.Club, a consortium of travel technology companies, in partnership with RateTiger and LiveOS has published an infographic ebook titled 'Middle East Travel Trends' - highlighting key travel metrics and indicators in the region. Despite the ongoing turmoil, Middle East is on the course of recovery led by GCC countries, with Dubai retaining its lead position as the travel and business hub. While three countries, namely Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt still occupy the largest share of the travel pie, with 7 out of 10 travelers visiting them, the demography of the travelers are vastly different. The Ebook shows that even though online booking is growing fast, Middle Eastern travelers still largely refer booking through travel and tour operators. Interestingly, even for offline bookers, over 40% of them do their research and planning online. The online booking space is largely dominated by OTAs with over 75% market share.
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eRevMax completes 2-way integration with Brazilian PMS provider Check-in

eRevMax Blog· 4 April 2018
eRevMax has completed integration with Brazilian hospitality software provider Check-in. Mutual hotel customers can now get the benefit of automatic distribution of availability and rate to third party online booking sites whenever they are updated and get reservations delivered from OTAs to the Check-in property management system.
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Infographic: HospitalityUnited.Club highlights key travel trends in Europe

eRevMax Blog·22 March 2018
HospitalityUnited.Club, a consortium of travel technology companies, has published an infographic titled 'European Travel Trends' as a follow-on to their successful Cocktails & Conversations party in Berlin, that was co-located with ITB. The infographic highlights key travel metrics and indicators in the continent. A year after Brexit and political turmoil, Europe is by far the world's top travel destination with Spain retaining its position as the most visited country. The big four, namely Spain, Italy, France and United Kingdom occupy the largest share of the travel pie in Europe, topping the list with 4 out of 6 travellers visiting Europe. The travel optimism for the region, which has shown a record 29% growth in long-haul trips by EU residents, has led to a good increase in occupancy and revenue per available room (RevPAR) in 2017.
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Snack-and-talk with Fornova and LiveOS at ITB Berlin 2018

eRevMax Blog· 2 March 2018
We have joined forces with Live OS at ITB Berlin next week to host a series of snack-and-talk sessions to explore how we are bringing 360 degrees distribution solutions to hotels. Through our recent partnership with LiveOS, Fornova Distribution Intelligence is now available directly within the LiveOS platform.
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eRevMax completes integration with TravelBird

eRevMax Blog·28 February 2018
Hotel connectivity expert eRevMax has completed a two-way integration with one of Europe’s fastest-growing holiday specialists, TravelBird. The interface is the latest addition to the eRevMax Channel Eco-system that connects hotels to over 350 online distribution channels. TravelBird is an online travel company based in Amsterdam, whose passionate travel experts work directly with local tour operators across the world to offer a curated selection of inspiring holidays and travel experiences at great prices.
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The Week, That Was - February 2018 Week 3

eRevMax Blog·16 February 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!
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The Week, That Was - February 2018 Week 2

eRevMax Blog· 9 February 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry perspectives and some general updates. Read on!!
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eRevMax completes 2-way integration with Consolid Argentina

eRevMax Blog· 8 February 2018
The hotel connectivity solution expert, eRevMax has completed 2-way integration with Consolid Argentina, an alliance of travel agents and tour operators in Latin America. Hotels using RateTiger and RTConnect distribution solutions can now leverage the seamless interface to publish rate and availabilities to over 15000 travel agents and receive reservations generated in real-time. Consolid Argentina is a part of Consolid Travel, the biggest tourism sales and distribution network in Latin America. Formed by 16 leading travel management companies in the continent, the company is present in 15 countries. "We are delighted to work in partnership with eRevMax and its excellent product Rate Tiger , as it will allow us to offer the broadest availability of hotels in Latin America at the best possible competitive rates, which matches exactly our commitment for the market," said Joaquin Navasal, General Manager, Consolid Travel.
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RateTiger highlights Spanish Online Travel Trends

eRevMax Blog·31 January 2018
Hotel connectivity leader RateTiger, in partnership with BEONPRICE and Live OS published an Infographic titled ‘La Liga Hospitality’ at FITUR in Madrid - highlighting the Spanish online travel performance. In a year that was marked with political agitations and external disturbances, Spain still received over 80 million international visitors in 2017 - retaining its position as the most visited country by EU residents.
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The Week, That Was - January 2018- Week 3

eRevMax Blog·19 January 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry partnerships, perspectives, and some general updates. Read on!!
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The Week, That Was - January 2018- Week 2

eRevMax Blog·12 January 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry partnerships, perspectives, and some general updates. Read on!! Beyond Rate Parity – Why Transparency Still Matters? 2017 was a watershed year for rate parity. While several countries in Europe have put restrictions on the Rate Parity clause, the issue has been under the microscope in North America and Asia Pacific.

Beyond Rate Parity - Why Transparency Still Matters?

eRevMax Blog·10 January 2018
2017 was a watershed year for rate parity. While several countries in Europe have put restrictions on the Rate Parity clause, the issue has been under the microscope in North America and Asia Pacific. A world without 'Rate Parity'. For years, the hotel industry has been under the impression that rate parity is the root-cause for everything that has gone wrong with pricing. Rate parity being the key factor in the pricing strategy of most hotels, there has not been major differences in published retail rates. It's time for a reality check.Yes, the hotels, especially the independent properties would be in a better position to manipulate rates. But does that ensure better rates and higher revenues? As a consumer, you might not mind paying extra for the experience of shopping in a luxurious mall. But would it be the same if you are purchasing online? How could one justify different prices between one website to another for the same product?Consumers more than ev
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The Week, That Was - January 2018- Week 1

eRevMax Blog· 5 January 2018
In five minutes or less, keep track of the most important news of the week, curated just for you. We present to you hand – picked news on latest industry partnerships, perspectives, and some general updates. Read on!!

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