SiteMinder unveils top 15 revenue generating hotel booking channels of 2017 - Insights

SiteMinder unveils top 15 revenue generating hotel booking channels of 2017

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Reaffirming the value of having a diversified hotel distribution strategy, the lists of the top-performing booking channel.

ls once again feature a range of both B2B and household consumer channels Ð from OTAs to hotel websites, wholesalers and global distribution systems.

ÒThese lists are aÊtestament to the incredible material impact that a broad distribution strategy, which caters to a diverse business mix from various feeder markets, can have on a hotel’s bottom line,Ó says SiteMinder’s managing director, Mike Ford.

ÒThey also prove enormous Ð and growing Ð value of direct and corporate bookings, with hotel websites and global distribution systems featuring in almost every list this year. Additionally, we see that hotels continue to look to the wholesaler sector as an important provider of guests, with a number of the world’s leading bed banks featuring in every list globally.Ó

Within their respective tourism destinations, the top 15 booking channels combined to contribute 87Êpercent of all hotel revenue that passed through SiteMinder’s channel manager in 2017, proving their effectiveness in attracting, reaching and converting today’s consumer.

The top 15 revenue-generating hotel booking channels of 2017 are listed in the infographic.

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