Grand City Hotels Selects SiteMinder
Tuesday May 20th, 2014 - 10:05AM M
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LONDON—Grand City Hotels, a hotel management company in Europe, has selected SiteMinder’s enterprise distribution technology, Channel Manager, to provide two-way integrations between multiple booking channels and its hotel management system, Opera by MICROS-Fidelio, for 80-plus hotels.
“This partnership represents a meeting of two innovative, rapidly growing brands in the heart of Europe,” stated Bernd Mauritz, revenue systems & project manager at Grand City Hotels.
“After a competitive review of the world’s leading channel management systems, we chose SiteMinder’s Channel Manager as the product that could provide us with an unmatched competitive edge. It is business critical in today’s rapidly changing distribution landscape to have disparate systems connected via a robust and reliable platform. We are pleased to launch this partnership and look forward to great results.”
The Channel Manager is now used in more than 13,500 hotels, encompassing hundreds of thousands of rooms in more than 105 countries around the globe.
Tags: SiteMinder • Grand City Hotels • Hospitality • Operational •
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