Micros eCommerce, HGK, Rome2Rio, MapBox, Google+, Aviasales, Minube, Voyage Priv√©, TripFlick, Viator, Minube, GuestLogix, all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 20 November.
innRoad, which offers a Web-based property management system for independent hotels, picked up $5.8 million in a Series B financing round.
Four-month-old Room Key checked out of beta and revealed new partnerships with Sabre Hospitality and TravelClick as it attempts to bulk up its hotel choices with independent properties and additional chains.
Amadeus has significantly boosted its hotel porfolio via a deal with corporate accommodation specialist HRS.
Hotel digital marketing company Buuteeq is all about helping independent hotels reduce distribution costs and boost conversion, and the startup hopes to convert a $3.5 million Series A funding round into international expansion.
GuestCentric, which develops e-commerce solutions for independent hotels, gave developers access to its platform through a Developers Cloud.