Press releases

Press and news from our clients & partners

We have worked for many clients since we founded Stellant in 2005. Unfortunately many have asked us to keep the relationship and work confidential. Here you will find significant announcements we have been involved in or updates and news from our business partners:

Web Reservations International acquires WorldRes

03/03/2021 02:34 pm

Company to apply its successful online travel model to WorldRes operations to benefit hotel and distribution partners Dublin, Ireland and San Mateo, California - March 3 2005: Web Reservations International (WRI) announced today that it is acquiring the business and assets of WorldRes, the online hotel reservation network. 

Der Gast von morgen kommt aus dem Netz

15/10/2020 01:58 pm

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(Berlin, 12. April 2007) Das Internet ist aus dem betrieblichen Alltag in der Hotellerie nicht mehr wegzudenken. Auch die Bedeutung der Online-Distribution nimmt für die Branche von Jahr zu Jahr rasant zu und wird schon bald zum dominanten Vertriebsweg. Unter dem Stichwort "Web 2.0" gewinnt das Internet als "Mitmach-Internet für Jedermann" ganz neue Dimensionen. Mehr denn je müssen Hotels den Markt, die Systeme sowie die einzelnen Anbieter verstehen, damit sie richtige und zukunftsweisende Entscheidungen treffen können.

Wellness Hotels Deutschland vergeben Großauftrag an hotelwebservice GmbH

15/10/2020 01:31 pm


Die Essener hotelwebservice GmbH (, Anbieter von Content Management Systemen und provisionsfreien Buchungsmaschinen, ist als klarer Sieger aus einem Dienstleister-Pitch um die zukünftige Neustrukturierung aller Internetseiten der Wellness Hotels Deutschland (W-H-D) hervorgegangen.

HOWZAT media invests in third web 2.0 START-UP: & takes board seat

15/10/2020 01:30 pm

HOWZAT media LLP ("HOWZAT"), the investment vehicle for start-up and early stage dotcom companies, recently launched by successful internet entrepreneurs Hugo Burge and David Soskin from, has today completed its third investment, namely in ("TrustedPlaces") ( HOWZAT have provided angel funding of £500,000 and Hugo Burge will be taking a place on the Board of TrustedPlaces.

Internet Investment Fund 'HOWZAT media' makes investment in property search site

15/10/2020 01:30 pm

HOWZAT media LLP, the US$10 million investment vehicle for start-up and early stage dotcom companies, has completed its second investment, namely in ("Zoomf") ( . Zoomf is an early stage Web 2.0 residential property sales and letting search engine. Its key differentiator is that it puts user friendliness first and aims to be comprehensive by offering agents free property listings. Still in its "beta" stage of development, Zoomf plans initially to cover agents offering property in the Greater London Area before rolling out nationally with more product enhancements.

Cheapflights Team launches new internet investment fund 'HOWZAT MEDIA'

15/10/2020 01:30 pm

Hugo Burge and David Soskin, respectively Vice-Chairman & Head of International, and CEO of Cheapflights Ltd ("Cheapflights"), have announced that they are leading a small group of private investors in the formation of a specialist internet investment fund. Apart from funding, investee companies will benefit from Hugo and David’s operational experience gained from building one of the UK's most successful, profitable and long-lived dotcom companies.

WAYN secures $11 million

15/10/2020 01:30 pm

London, 27th November 2006: Where Are You Now? (WAYN), the world’s largest travel and lifestyle social network, has today announced it has raised $11 million in Series A funding from a syndicate of investors led by Esprit Capital Partners.

Sunterra Acquires Beach Group LLC

15/10/2020 01:29 pm

Sunterra Corporation (Nasdaq: SNRR) one of the world's largest vacation ownership companies, has acquired leading specialized online rental company Beach Group LLC for approximately $4 million in cash and future consideration.

Cheapflights appoints StellantPartners to advise on strategic options for non-core websites

15/10/2020 01:28 pm

Cheapflights Ltd., the UK’s leading travel price search and comparison site, has appointed StellantPartners GmbH (the specialist travel Mergers & Acquisitions and consultancy group) to advise the Company on strategic options for the Company’s non-core business URLs; and

eRevMax International Appoints Michael McCartan to CEO

02/03/2020 01:16 pm
Global software and services house, owner of RateTiger, restructures for new growth initiative

eRevMax International has officially appointed Michael McCartan as CEO as it restructures for new growth targets.

HOWZAT tops up investment in Academia

30/11/2011 01:18 pm is the leading social network for academics worldwide. Academia helps academics follow the latest research in their field with over 1 million visits a month and growing fast. It is based in San Francisco.

Cheapflights Media Invests In Momondo

28/03/2011 12:23 pm

Cheapflights Media Ltd is delighted to announce that it has completed an investment in the travel meta-search site and its parent company Skygate International. Momondo and Skygate will continue to operate from Copenhagen as independent brands led by their existing and successful founding management. Both companies are private and no details of the consideration are being disclosed.

RateTiger's Channel Management Technology has been selected by Accor

15/03/2011 01:24 pm
Global hotel chain installs RTConnect to enhance distribution across sales channels

Europe's leading hotel chain Accor Hospitality and RateTiger, global hospitality software specialist, have successfully launched a two-way XML connection between Accor's in-house Central Reservation System (TARS) and RateTiger's integration gateway, RTConnect for access to a large number of sales channels.

eRevMax Acquires Lunar Logic Polska for Digital Development Growth

09/02/2011 01:23 pm
Web application development expertise added to hospitality technology portfolio

eRevMax International, owner of channel management technologies RateTiger and SimpleDistribution today announces its acquisition of Lunar Logic Polska, a web and digital development services company.

HOWZAT invests into

31/12/2010 01:24 pm is the UK’s leading online retailer for luxury children’s-wear, selling premium brands such as Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Little Marc Jacobs and Junior Gaultier. Serving a global marketplace, it is based in London.

eRevMax appoints Chief Operating Officer for RateTiger

03/11/2010 01:25 pm
Hospitality software company announces further team expansions

eRevMax, the specialist in online distribution and channel management software for the hospitality industry, today announces the appointment of Michael McCartan as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer.

HOWZAT invests into Swapit

31/07/2010 12:27 pm

Swapit has since 2001 been the leading UK online swapping & trading community for young people.

HOWZAT tops up investment in Academia

30/11/2009 01:26 pm is the leading social network for academics worldwide. Academia helps academics follow the latest research in their field with over 1 million visits a month and growing fast. It is based in San Francisco.

eRevMax / RateTiger announces strategic growth plan

30/10/2009 01:27 pm
Leading hospitality technology provider prepares for new global position

Today, eRevMax/RateTiger announced its new corporate and management structure, together with plans for global expansion through organic growth and acquisitions.

eRevMax Group Acquires Simple Distribution from Rate Reports

27/05/2009 12:28 pm
Channel management specialist further expands portfolio to help small hoteliers sell rooms online

Today, eRevMax, owner of RateTiger – award-winning hotel internet channel management specialist – announces the acquisition of Simple Distribution from Egyptian based Rate Reports, an online channel management company.

RateTiger Unveils Competitive Channel Management Product for Chains

10/03/2009 01:30 pm

RateTiger today announced the availability of RTCorp a tool that is designed to help hotel groups and chains to monitor and control group-wide online distribution activities, performance and benchmarking.

RateTiger Launches Revenue Management Tool

10/03/2009 01:29 pm

RateTiger, an award-winning leader in online channel management technologies, has launched its revenue management tool RTStrategy assisting hoteliers with determining optimal rates for all distribution outlets to further automate channel management.

RateTiger Awarded European Seal of e-Excellence

10/03/2009 01:29 pm

RateTiger has been awarded with the European Seal of e-Excellence for its marketing of innovation.

TravelHero acquires WorldRes

15/12/2008 01:31 pm

TravelHero has acquired WorldRes, an Ireland-based travel planning and distribution company. Financial details weren't disclosed.

Utell and RateTiger join forces

27/10/2008 01:32 pm

Rate Tiger, a leader in online hotel distribution management tools and Utell Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest provider of representation services for hotels, today announced a global partnership to deliver robust distribution, benchmarking, inventory and rate management tools to hotels.

TripAdvisor Acquires Four Travel Media Businesses, including

08/05/2008 12:32 pm

TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced it has acquired four travel media businesses, adding five travel community web domains and growing its audience to more than 24 million monthly visitors, according to comScore Media Metrix. The recently acquired companies are Smarter Travel Media LLC, operator of and;;; and Terms are not being disclosed.

HOWZAT media invests in trivago, the German based travel website focused on hotels, reviews & community

14/01/2008 01:33 pm

London & Duesseldorf, 14 January 2008. Internet entrepreneurs David Soskin and Hugo Burge, the founders of HOWZAT media LLP, have completed HOWZAT's fourth dotcom investment.

HOWZAT invests into Academia

30/11/2007 01:34 pm is the leading social network for academics worldwide. Academia helps academics follow the latest research in their field with over 1 million visits a month and growing fast. It is based in San Francisco.


12/11/2007 01:35 pm

Rate Tiger continues to lead in online revenue and distribution management technology with announcement of product innovations


26/09/2007 12:35 pm

Rate Tiger has been officially endorsed by the Hotelverband Deutschland (IHA), the German Association of Hoteliers, as the leading online distribution and channel management software suite.

Rate Tiger targets further growth with director of sales appointment

30/07/2007 12:36 pm

Rate Tiger has announced the appointment of Keith Povah to Director of Sales as part of its European and international expansion strategy.


05/07/2007 12:37 pm

Rate Tiger, a leader in online distribution and revenue management technology solutions for the hospitality industry, announced today the opening of its EMEA headquarters in London, UK. The office will report to Rate Tiger’s global corporate headquarters in New Jersey, USA.

Cheapflights Ltd and Internet Business Group plc Complete Transaction

05/07/2006 12:42 pm

Internet Business Group plc, owners of affiliate network AffiliateFuture and the recently launched holiday search engine, has acquired the non-flight interests of Cheapflights Ltd, the UK's leading online flights price search and comparison group.


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