Impala joins as a Founding Member

The London-based travel technology start-up adds valuable insights and perspectives to the dedicated industry community

As a Founding Member, Impala will not only hold a seat in the editorial committee, but also be amongst the editorial contributors who share their knowledge and view points on the latest trends and issues impacting the hotel technology space.

Ben Stephenson, CEO & Founder at Impala commented: "We are delighted to join the consortium of industry thought leaders as a Founding Member and look forward to sharing our expertise with the wider hotel and travel industry. At Impala we share's vision of a deeply connected hospitality industry. Education is an important factor across all levels on the journey towards reduced friction and fragmentation in the travel value chain."

"To welcome Impala to our Board of Founding Members is an excellent start to this year for us - We are thrilled to collaborate closely with Ben and the Impala team and to leverage their know-how and perspectives to foster innovation by creating neutral content that can be accessed by all in our industry. We believe the more varied, quality on-demand content is distributed, the better for all of us." added André Baljeu, Founder at

Led by the shared mission of co-creating unbiased, educational content about technology in hospitality, the member companies build influential industry alliances serving the interests of hoteliers, hotel owners, technology providers, and universities. According to the leading principle: For industry, by industry.

The member companies and organisations represent a variety of key players of different branches associated with the hotel technology space.

Impala joins the existing board of Founding Members Shiji Group, Great Hotels of the World, Siteminder, ReviewPro, Infrasys and Cloudbeds.

About Impala

To make every trip perfect - that is the vision of Impala. By building a future in which travel is seamless. Impala connects room sellers and hotels instantly. Its infrastructure empowers its partners to build, innovate and sell.

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Representing the change needed by the fragmented hotel and travel technology landscape, is a community of hospitality innovators ranging from hoteliers and hotel owners to industry students and technology providers. With the power of idea collaboration and shared knowledge with key stakeholders, game-changers and industry influencers is a trusted go-to resource for neutral, ad-free hospitality technology content. The platform offers multimedia editorial-based content always with hotel technology at its core. Subscribers benefit from a wide range of educational content ranging from video interviews and podcasts with industry leaders, articles curated by industry experts, infographics, to live online think tanks and more.

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