SHR Recognized as Top Connectivity Provider


The Expedia Group Connectivity Partner Program recognizes and rewards top connectivity providers for maintaining high-quality software connections and helping lodging partners grow their business on the Expedia Group platform.

Houston, 5/13/21 – SHR, Sceptre Hospitality Resources today announced their status as an Elite Connectivity Partner, the highest designation available in Expedia Group’s Connectivity Partner Program. The Expedia Group Connectivity Partner Program recognizes and rewards top connectivity providers – including channel managers, property management systems, central reservation systems, and other vendors – for maintaining high-quality connections and helping lodging properties grow their business on the Expedia Group marketplace.

The Elite Connectivity Partner designation is awarded to an exclusive group of top-performing Expedia Group lodging connectivity providers who offer the highest-quality software connection to the Expedia Group marketplace and comprehensive functionality. To be eligible for Elite status, Expedia Group connectivity providers are rated on several technical and performance criteria to ensure they:

  • Enable a wide range of tools and capabilities in the Expedia Group marketplace.
  • Provide a quality Expedia Group connection with a reliable user experience.
  • Streamline the Expedia Group onboarding experience with high-quality support for properties.
  • Maintain a strong portfolio of high-performing properties in the Expedia Group marketplace.

“Our Elite Connectivity Partners are leaders in the industry, demonstrated by their innovative technology, efforts to ensure their customers perform on our platform, and clear understanding of traveler needs,” said Lisa Chen, Vice President, Global Lodging Connectivity & Solutions. “By choosing to work with an Elite Connectivity Partner, lodging property managers can be confident in a high-quality connection that will empower them to perform at their best in the Expedia Group marketplace.”

As a part of its designation, SHR may receive early access to new Expedia Group tools and features that they can pilot and integrate into their software. Elite Connectivity Partners also have the opportunity to work directly with Expedia Group’s leadership team, providing feedback and helping shape future products and technology solutions.

To learn more about SHR, please contact Jason Emanis.


SHR is a leading provider of meaningful technology that helps hotels execute their best revenue generation strategies. With an evolving suite of AI-driven solutions, SHR enables hotels around the world with applications ranging from distribution to revenue management to guest management, including: Windsurfer CRS, Windsurfer Booking Engine, Wave RMS, Maverick CRM, in addition, Revenue Management for Hire services to brands, chains, and management companies. For more information visit

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