FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence)

Ranked 2nd (out of 9) in Parity Management

Parity Management

Distribution optimization and benchmarking platform for hotels

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Certificate of Excellence
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90%
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81 out of 100
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Reviews Summary

Ranked #2 out of 9 in Parity Management

Ease of Use
4.7/5
ROI
4.4/5
Implementation
4.5/5
Customer support
4.8/5
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FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Overview

Top Alternative: Pegasus Rate Match

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Overview

FornovaDI allows hotel chains to continuously monitor, optimize and benchmark their distribution health across both direct and indirect channels, empowering them to control their distribution and align incentives with their interests, so they can capture more revenue and profits.

About Fornova

Founded in 2010 | Headquarters in United Kingdom | 200 employees

Fornova empowers the global travel and hospitality industry to optimize distribution, generate demand and maximize revenue by delivering best-in-class, data-dri...

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Integrates with

  • Property Management Systems
  • Rate Shopping & Market Intelligence
  • Metasearch & Ad Tech
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Pros & Cons

Like 90% recommend

Vice President of Revenue, Reservations & Distribution from City Center

Intelligent product which provides fast and valuable insights to effectively control and manage your distribution. If used correctly this can easily save percentage points on your bottom line through having greater contr...

Senior Distribution Analyst

I have had a great experience with our current account manager. He is great about following up on any issues we might have and searching for answers. Before using this product, I don't feel like we had as broad of a scop...

Inventory & Distribution Manager from Budget

As you can not only monitor your contracted OTAs but also the non-contracted OTAs/Wholesalers it safes a lot of time and effort to detect parity issues. With the help of the screenshots made by Fornova as well as the liv...

Director of Revenue from Branded

I received a Fornova email from a different person asking to activate my login - when I was already currently using. Some kind of glitch that needs ironing out.

Distribution Manager from Branded

more description on market visibility rather than just the score and what hotel need to do to be more visible

Director of Revenue - Multi Property from Airport/ conference

All features and options look great till now. Looking forward for the mobile shop feed which Hyatt as a brand will be starting soon.

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Expert Q&A and Partner Recommendations

Question:

What does this product or service do well?

Answer:

We've been using Fornova for the last year and their products are best-in-class. Fornova rate shopper gives us the exact data we need to make accurate pricing decisions. Having the option to use it both in desktop and mobile makes the experience better. Easy to make decisions in the office and on ...

by Jorge Manas (ZEN Rooms) on June 16, 2021

Question:

What differentiates this product or service from the competition?

Answer:

Fornova is the most accurate Rate Intelligence tool that we've ever used. Their support team is very approachable and are constantly updating their products. They have also taken our feedback and updated their software to match many of our requirements, at a fast pace.

by Jorge Manas (ZEN Rooms) on June 16, 2021

Question:

Based on your experience with this product or service, if you could give one piece of advice to a hotelier considering this product or service, what would it be?

Answer:

It's definitely a great product, give it a go. I have suggested a couple of improvements to the Fornova team that should come up in the next few months. During their first version, the product would lag for a few seconds on the analytics page. But, during the last few months, it's been running fast ...

by Jorge Manas (ZEN Rooms) on June 16, 2021

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Features

  • Real Time Data Collection
  • Automated Prioritization
  • Distribution Partner Management
  • Workflow Automation

Active Markets

MARKETS SERVED
  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa
VERIFIED MARKETS
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • Indonesia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Australia
  • India

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Jun 28, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: Highly recommended

Vice President of Revenue, Reservations & Distribution from City Center in (United Kingdom)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

Intelligent product which provides fast and valuable insights to effectively control and manage your distribution. If used correctly this can easily save percentage points on your bottom line through havi...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

In the ever changing world of distribution there are always improvements to make as the market or technologies adapt, however Fornova has the right attitude and an agile product, so are always willing to ...

Customer support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
5

Jun 14, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: Fornova is now a critical component of our Revenue Management approach.

VP of Revenue Management from Branded in Chicago (United States)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

Fornova DI is a an efficient & effective Distribution tool that allows a Revenue Manager & Above Property leadership to discern opportunities and react expeditiously to remedy.

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

Shopping product/process could be improved to be more cost appropriate. Ideally, providing a property much better capability to determine the root source of the area of opportunity swiftly.

Customer support
4
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
4.5
Implementation
4

Jun 09, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: Best platform to track rate discrepancies

Revenue and Distribution from City Center in (United Kingdom)

Recommend 8/10
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What do you like most?

FornovaDI is a great product overall. Easy to track and follow up any rate discrepancies. Very detailed and useful information for each case. Innovative tool with big plans for development. The best no do...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

The team is working on improving the platform constantly. However, the test reservations management could be improved, as well as the visualization of single properties and chain all together.

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5
Ease of Use
5
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Jun 09, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: Great Experience

E-Distribution Executive from Serviced Apartment in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

Recommend 10/10
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What do you like most?

The easy to use and understand features on the platform make it easy for anyone to know what is the real time situation in terms of distribution for their hotel. I handle more than one property and this ...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

The addition of more hover tabs over certain areas detailing the aspects of each score would make the experience a bit better.

Customer support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
4.5

Jun 08, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: Katie Atarer Is Really Helpful to Resolve Some Issues

Manager - Revenue Management Operations & Analytics from City Center in (United Kingdom)

Recommend 9/10
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What do you like most?

- Katie Atarer has assisted to apply brand mobile scan for The Langham Chicago. - Katie is very kind to investigate the possibility to support some Chinese channels. - Katie has assisted to resolve t...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

Support more OTAs in China area in pricing, ranking and rate parity if possible. It will be great that if the service provided can covers all key mobile web/app channels in the future.

Customer support
5
Ease of Use
5
Value for money
5
Implementation
5

Jun 08, 2021

FornovaDI (Distribution Intelligence) Review: A user friendly system to easily identify disparities

E-Business Executive from Other in Chennai (India)

Recommend 8/10
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What do you like most?

Being able to identify the OTA loose, MSE loose, number of brand.com sold out dates and the overall distribution health enables users to keep a track and work on improving the overall parity levels among ...

What do you dislike or think could be improved?

In terms of improvement, i believe its good if 2 types of reports can be generated, in terms of overall performance and an in detail report.

Customer support
5
Ease of Use
3.5
Value for money
4
Implementation
3.5

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