Germany: The platform will deliver hotel and travel technology content, ranging from editorials, videos, podcasts and articles to members and subscribers.
Designed to connect hotel and travel professionals, techtalk.travel is a community of hoteliers and hotel owners, industry students and tech providers.
The platform can be accessed on the go through its mobile application, available on iOS and Android, as well as online.
Registration is free via www.techtalk.travel although users can opt for unlimited content by upgrading their subscription for a monthly fee.
Paid subscribers can benefit from:
- 1500+ hours worth of hotel and travel technology content.
- Access to a community built around educatitonal solitions, offering real time insights.
- A trusted source for collaborating on ideas and ‘best of breed’ content, curated by influencers of the industry.
Corporate memberships are also available to tech providers, hotel associations and groups, as well as educational institutions. More information on these memberships can be found here.
Founder and managing director, Andre Baljeu, said: ‘With the power of like-minded companies and organisations, we are aiming to create industry alliances, along with our founding members serving the interests of hotels, technology companies and universities. With their contribution, we are promoting the creation and distribution of neutral, authentic content to empower training opportunities, better planning of procurement and overall use of technology in our industry.”
Founding members of techtalk.travel include:
A hospitality management suite, Cloudbeds provides tools to manage properties of any type and size. Its award-winning software is trusted by more than 20,000 hotels, hostels, inns, and alternative accommodations in over 155 countries.
Great Hotels of the World
A hotel representation company, Great Hotels providers global hotel sales and marketing services, as well as technology solutions for an exclusive portfolio of 60 independent hotels and resorts.
Infrasys, a Shiji Group brand
Built on over two decades of point of sales experience, Infrasys cloud POS has more than 7000 restaurants, 5550 hotels and 2000 venue installations across its worldwide network.
A provider of guest intelligent solutions, ReviewPro is used by more than 55,000 hotels in 150 countries. It allows hotels to identify operational and service improvements, allowing them to effectively manage internal processes.
Serving 74,000 hotels, 200,000 restaurants and 600,000 retail outlets, Shiji Group provides a suite of global technology solutions that touch every part of the guest journey – from operational, distribution, payment solutions, guest engagement, intelligence, and actionable data.
Ranked for its smart and simple solutions that put hotels everywhere where their guests are, SiteMinder generates in excess of 100 million reservations worth over US$35 billion in revenue across more than 35,000 hotels in 160 countries.
Standard members include:
A provider of cloud-based digital marketing software and services, GuestCentric empowers independent hotels and small chains to drive direct bookings and connect with customers on all digital platforms.
Concept, a Shiji Group brand
A golf, spa and hotel POS solution provider for luxury hotels around the world, Concept’s system can be integrated with hotel property management systems and is used in more than 60 countries.