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DerbySoft Develops a New Partnership with trip(eaze)

Dallas, Texas, November 9, 2021— DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance distribution services, announces a new partnership with trip(eaze), an exciting group accommodation contracting platform. trip(eaze) will be the first platform of its kind allowing group tour operators to source and compare group friendly hotel properties side by side and directly...

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DerbySoft Becomes a Certified Partner with Infor

Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2021– DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution and digital marketing, has recently expanded its growing list of industry partners to include Infor, a global leader in cloud software for the travel industry, by offering two-way distribution and digital marketing solutions for hotel properties already installed with...

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DerbySoft Fuels Office Expansion in Barcelona + Announces Major Milestone

DerbySoft Fuels Office Expansion in Barcelona + Announces Major Milestone DALLAS, Texas and BARCELONA, Spain, October 6, 2021— DerbySoft, the leading provider of high-performance distribution services for the global travel industry, hits a major milestone in September 2021 by processing 12 million hotel room nights per month and announces the...

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Ctrip/Trip.com CAST added to Derbysoft’s Digital Solutions

Marketing Services by DerbySoft Raises the Bar for Members with Addition of Ctrip/Trip.com CAST to its Digital Solutions. New Technology Enables DerbySoft Partners to Drive Increased Traffic and Bookings Marketing Services by DerbySoft has partnered with Ctrip CAST enabling access to all Click Digital Suite users.  Ctrip , China’s largest...

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Announcing our Elite Connectivity Partner status with Expedia Group

Our high-quality connection delivers valuable tools and reliable experiences that fuel business growth Today we’re announcing our status as a 2021 Expedia GroupTM Elite Connectivity Partner. Our recognition as an Elite Connectivity Partner underscores our focus on building and maintaining a high-quality connection that empowers our customers to grow their...

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How DerbySoft Helped Partners Adopt Booking.com’s VCC Product

This original article was written by Alice Ho, Connectivity Partner Business Manager at Booking.com. DerbySoft launched a widely requested connectivity solution to help properties around the world adopt Booking.com’s hybrid payment virtual credit card product – increasing properties’ visibility and bookings as a result. DerbySoft enables travel companies to work...

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Insights into How DerbySoft Applies Artificial Intelligence in Cloud Computing

DerbySoft enables travel companies to work together through technology and innovation by providing high-performance distribution services to suppliers, distributors, metasearch engines and a variety of other travel technology providers to conduct digital commerce efficiently and effectively. The efforts from the company’s Innovation Lab, led by Xia Wei, have been beneficial...

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Club Med and Thomas Cook Launch a New Connection Through DerbySoft

DALLAS, TX, December 17, 2020—DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services with over 400 connections, announces a new connection between Club Med, the luxury all-inclusive holiday provider, and Thomas Cook, the UK based holiday company that relaunched this year offering thousands of hotels and flight routes for customers to design...

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Ted Zhang

The original interview is by David Peller, AWS Travel and Hospitality leader. Ted Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO of DerbySoft, joins David Peller, Global Head of AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that...

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The Travel Market is Recovering

The Travel Market is Recovering Are you ready? As the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic echoes across the globe, the recovery within the travel industry has already started in different regions of the world. STR reports that the United States has been showing a hotel occupancy increase of 10% month...

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Dynamic Futures

The below article was originally written and published by Pace Dimensions. Why Flexibility and Partnerships are Hoteliers’ Most Powerful Tools The Future of Hotel Distribution Out of challenges and economic recessions come opportunities. CEO of Derbysoft, Ted Zhang, who spent the COVID-19 2020 outbreak in Shanghai unable to fly home...

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DerbySoft Cares

“We are very proud to have been a small part of the efforts to help ensure the safety of many individuals and to help slow the spread of this nasty virus. We will continue to do everything within our power to help our industry overcome this virus and thrive in...

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DerbySoft and Illusions Online Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement

DALLAS, TX, and DUBAI, UAE, June 23, 2020— DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services to the global hotel industry, and Illusions Online, a global travel technology company and a leader in enterprise cloud solutions for hotel chains, tour operators and destination management companies, have recently expanded their partnership to...

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DerbySoft Announces New Partnership with HomeToGo

DALLAS, TX, JUNE 2, 2020— DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services with over 200,000 hotel partners globally, has recently signed HomeToGo, the world’s largest search engine for vacation rentals. Berlin-based HomeToGo allows travelers to easily search and compare over 15 million accommodation offers in over 200 countries from more...

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DerbySoft Provides Technology for New IHG Flagship Store on Ctrip

IHG® (InterContinental Hotel Group) wants to make it easier for its 100 million IHG® Rewards Club members to be even more loyal by launching the IHG Flagship Store on Ctrip, part of the Trip.com Group and a leading global online travel services provider. IHG Rewards Club members can now access...

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DerbySoft Establishes New Partnerships with Airbnb and HotelTonight

DALLAS, TX, May 20, 2020— DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services with over 400 connections to online travel agencies, wholesalers and tour operating groups globally, is building new connections with Airbnb and HotelTonight. DerbySoft is building custom connections for both Airbnb and HotelTonight through the DerbySoft Connectivity Suite, which...

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DerbySoft Signs RLH Corporation for Hotel Distribution

DALLAS, TX, May 12, 2020— DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services with over 400 connections to online travel agencies, wholesalers and tour operating groups globally, has finalized a new partnership with RLH Corporation (or “RLHC”)(NYSE: RLH), a hotel company focused on the franchising of upper-midscale to economy hotels.  RLH...

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DerbySoft Named to Booking.com’s List of Premier Partners

DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance hotel connectivity, commits to the support and innovation with our partners. This commitment has been noticed by Booking.com, who recently awarded DerbySoft as a Premier Connectivity Partner for 2020 as well as the Most Engaged Partner for 2019. These two awards confirm that the DerbySoft...

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How DerbySoft is Helping China

As the Coronavirus develops in China, the hotel industry is quickly responding to housing needs for medical workers on the frontline by creating the Wuhan Hotel Support Alliance. This Alliance provides free, safe and convenient accommodations for medical workers at the frontline, and the response has been amazing. Currently, there...

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DerbySoft Launches Payment Services in Partnership with Voxel Group

DerbySoft announces an addition to the Connectivity Suite of services to include the newly launched Payment Connector in partnership with Voxel Group, the e-invoicing and payments leaders for the travel industry. The Payment Connector was developed to provide virtual credit card (VCC) population in booking transactions on OTAs allowing Distributors...

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DerbySoft China Customer Conference 2019

On November 31, 2019, DerbySoft hosted a successful China Customer Conference at the Minyoun Chengdu Dongda Hotel in Chengdu, Sichuan province in China. Over 100 industry-leading experts were in attendance from hotels, distribution channels, airlines, TMCs, hotel data companies and travel industry media outlets. This year’s conference was themed Listening,...

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Groupon Partners with DerbySoft

Groupon Partners with DerbySoft to Make Finding and Booking a Hotel Room Even Easier  CHICAGO––Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) today announced a partnership with DerbySoft––a leading connector of travel suppliers and distributors––that paves the way for Groupon’s travel business, Groupon Getaways, to work with more of the world’s leading hotel brands and...

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Foreign Hotels Open to Diversifying Distribution Mix in China

ChinaTravelNews, Ritesh Gupta – Foreign hotel companies are increasingly looking at expanding their indirect distribution mix in China. Among the relatively new options that are being actively considered are Meituan, the WeChat mini-program and flagship stores on Fliggy and Ctrip. “There are a couple of reasons why we are looking...

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DerbySoft Provides Connectivity for Expedia & Atour Hotels

Shanghai, China, July 2019— In partnership, DerbySoft announces the successful connection between Expedia Group and Atour Hotel, a leading lifestyle hotel company based in Shanghai, China. Atour Hotel has recently launched 200 hotels on Expedia which will promote both inbound tourism and business travel within China. This partnership will also...

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SHR Integrates with DerbySoft to Provide Advanced Distribution Tool

DALLAS and HOUSTON, TX, May 15, 2019—SHR, Sceptre Hospitality Resources, a pioneer of advanced hotel distribution technologies and developer of Windsurfer® CRS, has become fully integrated with DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services with over 280 connections to OTA, wholesaler, and tour operating groups globally. Hotel properties that utilize...

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What Hotels Need to Know to Drive Chinese Bookings

WeChat Mini-Programs: What Hotels Need to Know to Drive Chinese Bookings WeChat “mini-programs” are starting to take off in China’s social media world, where the messaging platform dominates the market. Some hotels developing mini-programs find they rank among their best-performing direct channels, bringing in a large number of bookings from...

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Third-Party Distribution for the Chinese Outbound Market

Push or Pull? When evaluating what overseas hotels are doing for the Chinese outbound market, online content is one area that needs attention. There are hotels whose operations have been adapted for Chinese travelers, from offering Mandarin speaking services to letting guests pay via Alipay and WeChat. However, availability of...

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Bing Hotel Ads Launches Intelligent Search Features

Bing Hotel Ads Launches Three New Feature Updates Bing has announced a three-part update with new, intelligent features to their hotel metasearch module, which are aimed to help users save money and find the bests results relevant to them during their search and booking process. Here are the three updates...

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DerbySoft Expands Further into Latin America

Dallas, Texas — June 5, 2018- DerbySoft, a leader in high-performance distribution services across the hospitality sector, announces a partnership with Brazil-based CVC, furthering the company’s expansion into Latin America. Founded in 1972, CVC is a familiar name in the travel industry as a distributor, tour operator and OTA focused...

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How to Solve the Hotel Conundrum

When consumers go online to book an upcoming trip, they expect to find answers to their questions — about a hotel’s pet policy, pool hours, or on-site restaurants — with a click or a tap. But making sure such details are readily accessible is not as straightforward as it may...

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Club Med Flows Through DerbySoft to WeChat

DerbySoft Develops Unique Connection Between Club Med and WeChat

DerbySoft recently connected Club Med with WeChat via the social media platform’s mini-programs by developing the real time booking and online payment functionality for the resort brand. Club Med’s mini-program is more integrated and easy to use than other third party mini-programs on WeChat, China’s largest social media platform. With...

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DerbySoft Connects Club Med and Meituan Travel

Meituan Travel and Club Med have successfully established a travel technology partnership to officially launch the hotel brand’s product on Meituan, including real-time room availability, rates and inventory (ARI). The flagship hotel of Club Med launched on the Meituan Travel app recently and customers can now search the hotel’s room...

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DerbySoft Partners with Hotelchamp

DerbySoft and Hotelchamp Join Forces in the Name of Direct Bookings Amsterdam/Shanghai — Hotelchamp and DerbySoft officially announce their partnership aimed at increasing and converting hotel website traffic. DerbySoft’s high-performance distribution services perfectly complement the Hotelchamp marketing platform for hotels, working together towards their shared goal of increasing hotel direct...

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DerbySoft Partners with Time Design

Hotels are now able to offer travel packages, combining hotel reservations with airline tickets, to global travelers Tokyo, Japan and Shanghai, China – August 31, 2017 – Time Design, a Global Dynamic Package Solution company, and DerbySoft, a global technology company serving hotel companies and the hospitality distribution industry since...

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Vacatia Partners with DerbySoft

Resorts Can More Easily Rent Residences on Marketplace San Francisco, CA and Shanghai, China (July 26, 2017) —Vacatia, the resort marketplace for vacationing families and friends, and DerbySoft, a global technology company serving hotel companies and the hospitality distribution industry since 2002, announced today Vacatia’s integration with DerbySoft Go, DerbySoft’s...

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One by DerbySoft Launches New Website

We’ve just launched a brand new dedicated website to showcase One, our fully-integrated hotel distribution platform for independent hoteliers. Plus we’re offering a free 30-day trial! One is a new, comprehensive website that provides in-depth product information about our fantastic tool, helpful blogs, and a free 30-day trial of One by DerbySoft....

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DerbySoft To Exhibit at ITB Berlin

For the first time ever, DerbySoft will be exhibiting with our own stand at the world’s largest tourism trade fair ITB in Berlin between 8-12th March 2017. With 110,000 trade attendees and more than 11,000 exhibitors it’s sure to be an unmissable event. Since the founding in 1966, ITB Berlin...

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Conferma Partners with DerbySoft To Boost Payment Options

We’re pleased to announce our partnership with Conferma, a global FinTech company specialising in virtual card technology. The partnership means an expansion of payment options available to the world’s global hotel companies, giving them a fully integrated virtual payment solution into their accepted payment methods for the first time. As...

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New Meta Channel TripReviewer Partners with DerbySoft

We’re pleased to announce an exciting partnership with TripReviewer, the only website in the world that provides aggregated reviews and prices from multiple websites for hotels and restaurants within the United States and Canada. The partnership enables direct bookings to North American hotels, utilising DerbySoft’s Marketing Services division, Click. “This...

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DerbySoft Provides Dynamic Data for Facebook’s Dynamic Ads for Travel

We’re pleased to announce that our custom connection to Facebook for its overhauled Dynamic Ads for Travel program has now launched. We’ve been providing high-accuracy, dynamic rates and availability to Facebook for one of the world’s largest hotel groups with two other global hotel groups in the pipeline. Facebook’s Dynamic...

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DerbySoft Partners with Amadeus To Boost Online Bookings

For small and mid-sized hotel chains and independent hotels, the internet has acted as the great equaliser. Its connections provide those properties with the opportunity to compete against and reach the same audiences of their larger hotel chain counterparts. And with their new partnership with DerbySoft, travel service giant Amadeus...

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DerbySoft Plans German Office for 2017 Following One Launch

To coincide with the impending release of our brand-new One product and expanding userbase, DerbySoft is excited to announce we’re opening a German office in 2017. The German office opening comes as development grows for the new product from DerbySoft called One. It’s an all-in-one solution aimed at smaller hotel...

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DerbySoft Signs Visual Content Distribution Agreement with ICE Portal

Hollywood, Florida – Visual content curator and distributor, ICE Portal, has just signed an agreement with technology company, DerbySoft, known for its distribution and meta search services. This partnership will enable global hotel companies and others in the hospitality distribution industry that uses DerbySoft solutions to access ICE Portal’s comprehensive...

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DerbySoft Participates in ITB Asia

ITB Asia one of the world’s largest travel trade show in Asia Pacific took place from 21 to 23 October 2015 in Singapore. This year, it attracted 760 exhibitors from 73 countries to display their products and services to 103,000 visitors, and 880 buyers during the 3 days exhibition. DerbySoft...

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From Stay-at-Home-Mom to Vice President at DerbySoft

It was four and a half years ago, in March 2011, when Rachel, a stay-at-home-mom, received a call from Keith Cotton, DerbySoft’s SVP Global Business. At that time, DerbySoft’s connectivity business was rapidly growing, and it needed a professional client management team to provide the international hotel chains with technical...

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DerbySoft Appears at World Travel Market

World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry – is a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. It is a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate...

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DerbySoft Appears at 2015 TravelDaily Conference–Building Momentum

As China’s most influential travel industry event, the 2015 TravelDaily Conference–Building Momentum, held in Shanghai September 16-17, attracted more than 1200 representatives from 22 countries from OTAs, hotels, airlines, GDS, tourism boards, travel agencies, destination, tourism science and technology, and investment institutions from around the world. The underlying thread of...

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DerbySoft Hosts Its Second Advisory Forum and Partner Appreciation Event

Seven of the top ten global hotel groups were in attendance at DerbySoft’s second Advisory Forum held in Dallas Texas, April 21 and 22. DerbySoft’s founders, lead engineers, and key executives and support personnel welcomed the more than 50 representatives from hotels, channels, and 3rd party partners for two days...

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DerbySoft Participates in ITB Berlin 2015

ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus Boerse Berlin), the world’s largest travel trade show took place from 4 to 8 March 2015. This year, it attracted 10,096 exhibitors from 186 countries to display their products and services to 175,000 visitors, who included 115,000 trade visitors during the 5 days exhibition. DerbySoft partnered...

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