Hotel Technology

Not all hospitality technology is created equal!

Understanding the compatibility of a technology provider and the end goals for hospitality companies is key to the success on both sides. And DerbySoft understands this and has created a line of industry leading services that is proven successful for over 240,000 hotel properties, over 300 OTAs around the world...

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Booking.com Awards DerbySoft as Premier Partner for 2021

DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance hotel connectivity, is committed to the support and innovation with all of our partners, and Booking.com has awarded DerbySoft as a Premier Connectivity Partner for 2021! Booking.com’s Partner Program reviews and scores all partnerships based on a set of growth and performance categories the company...

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How to Prepare for the Recovery or the New Normal

October 1, 2020 Despite the situation still being unstable in many areas of the world, DerbySoft is starting to see the hospitality industry showing signs of recovery with rising occupancy curves. We have seen over the last few weeks that occupancy levels were at or close to 50% in several...

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DerbySoft Expands Content Suite Functionality

DerbySoft Expands Content Suite Functionality DerbySoft announces the launch of the new Content User Interface as part of its industry-leading Content Suite. This new user interface will be available to all Suppliers currently working with the Content Suite through both view and/or edit functionalities, including adding new properties, for hotel...

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The Surprising Rise of Hotel Spending on Metasearch Advertising

Many hotel groups are directing more of their ad budgets toward price-comparison search sites. That’s a boon for vendors providing connectivity and automation services. But it’s also a welcome, if still modest, injection for metasearch players like Trivago that have recently been struggling. – Sean O’Neill for Skift Skift Editorial,...

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Network Security and the Online Travel Market

Two years ago, an article released by Allied Market Research estimated that the global online travel industry will potentially reach $1,091 Billion in 2022. Per the report, analysts stated that direct bookings through hotels, airlines and car rental companies will play a major role in this number, but Online Travel...

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The Future of DerbySoft

For 15 years, DerbySoft has grown to include an array of products and solutions like Build, the industry’s gold standard for custom connectivity, and Go, a more streamlined connectivity platform for distributors and suppliers looking for faster speed to market. DerbySoft also provides solutions for metasearch and digital marketing challenges...

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Empowering our Customers – WTM 2017 presentation

DerbySoft continues to move the needle and push the envelope by using the latest high-performance distribution services that empower our customers. If you missed our presentation at WTM or want to refresh your memory, you can download here

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Hotech IT Systems

"...the tourism ‘family’ is a world ‘family’ and that is exactly what I discovered with DerbySoft..."

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HotUSA Hotels

“The people at DerbySoft help us to find ways to collaborate. We feel very supported by the team at DerbySoft.”

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John Burns, Consultant

"People said they’re like a partner that not only wants to work with us, but is willing to make extra efforts to bring success to us"

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Tourico Holidays

“Whether it’s in the middle on the night, first thing in the morning, anywhere in the world, you’ll get an answer.”

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Costco Travel

“I think the big difference with DerbySoft is that we are viewed as partners rather than… clients.”

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IHG

“The team is phenomenal so it’s just been a wonderful experience.”

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Testimonial Hyatt

They’re very flexible and able to meet what we need as a distribution partner….They’re quick, their speed to market is so fantastic. When we need something, we have a new need that just cropped up in the marketplace, we can go to them and they’re going to turn on a...

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Testimonial Best Western

The first thing that comes to mind when I think about DerbySoft is their professionalism. They understand our needs and help us resolve any issues, which is very valuable for us… In summary, we have great confidence working with DerbySoft. Phoebe Xu, Regional Head of WWS China and Southeastern Asia,...

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CEO Insight: Evolution of the GDN

In our world of fast moving technology, we take for granted how easy it is to plan and book travel itineraries for flights, hotels, and more. It’s illuminating to reflect on how far our industry has come in just a few years.

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Nippon Travel Agency

"In just one year, we have been able to connect to dozens of hotel companies after our system was successfully developed."

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H.I.S.

"They are patient and always solve all our technical challenges.”

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JL Tour

"DerbySoft provide us with the most efficient and effective IT solutions."

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4 Reasons To Go & Bypass Connectivity Queues

The Global Data Network empowers suppliers and distributors of all sizes and types in the hospitality industry to do business with each other. The ultimate beneficiaries of this evolution are the consumers who increasingly enjoy more choices to fulfill their travel needs. Whether you are a hotel distributor like an...

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DerbySoft’s Dee Thomas Wins HEDNA’S Award of Excellence!

Hot off the presses:  Just minutes ago, Dee Thomas, Director of Content Services at DerbySoft, was honored by HEDNA for her many contributions over the years to our industry and to HEDNA. The trade organization’s president, Rajesh Vohra, surprised her with the announcement during a general session in front of...

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5 Easy Ways To Increase Profits by Getting Your Hotel Out There

As an independent hotelier, your main aim is to make sure that your guests are happy. That is, after all, why you joined the hospitality game. But you do need to make a profit, too, and that requires keeping your rooms occupied and controlling costs. For most hoteliers, online distribution...

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8 Must-Read Hotel Marketing Rules for Independent Hoteliers

In this age of Internet marketing, successful independent hoteliers need to know and practice a number of marketing rules to compete with the bigger players. While some of these rules may seem sophisticated, the good news is that they’re within reach for every independent hotelier. RULE 1—Write targeted hotel website...

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One by DerbySoft: Update and Features Revealed

After a year of hard work, effort and enthusiasm, One by DerbySoft’s online distribution platform has publicly launched! One is an integrated tool targeted at independent hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts. It offers a series of different modules including a website builder, online booking engine, central real-time content updates, and...

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DerbySoft Launches New eBook for Independent Hoteliers

The push for direct bookings has escalated to an all-time high this year, with brands like Hilton and Marriott engaging in major campaigns to drive business to their brand websites. They use discounts and loyalty rewards as a primary driver, and have large teams to manage their campaigns. But where...

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The Switch from Price To Experience

“A trip was the largest discretionary purchase last year according to nearly 60% of leisure travellers,” reports a recent study of U.S. travelers. Consumer trends show that people are willing to pay more for the right experience when booking online. Is it time to shift your travel distribution conversations from...

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Wow – A New DerbySoft Website

Hello! Welcome to DerbySoft’s redesigned, totally new website. Boy oh boy, we were certainly due for an overhaul of our little corner of the world wide web, not just because we wanted to update our old site with new content and features, but more importantly, because we really wanted to capture...

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Top Things to Consider When it’s Time to Connect

Connectivity between a hotel supplier and a distributor is required for booking hotel rooms over the internet. Current technological capabilities are so powerful and growing so quickly, you’d assume that connecting a hotel company’s Central Reservation System (CRS) to an Online Travel Agency (OTA) to exchange data would be simple....

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