These days have encountered myself with a boutique hotel with 16rooms and average night price of 50dollars. They said are too small to use a channel manager, or even afford one, because they can easily manage 3 booking websites(OTA)
That is why the question came, how small is too small for a Channel Manager solution? from how many rooms or beds(in the case of hostels), may you use an automated system that helps you reduce human errors and save time? The answer is simple: from 1room. We just connected a property that only has 1 apartment to sell online. Villas with 4 rooms are also using a cloud based – channel management solution. So in the end is just a matter of trying. Each property is different, if you never connected a Channel Manager, you do not know if is for you or not.
Walking around in trade fairs for travel and technologies, revenue, sales and marketing managers have told me: I am using a channel manager for some years now and I do not know how I managed to do everything manually before. Is basic and fundamental infrastructure, like the wi-fi you have at home and at your property. Would you imagine not having Internet?
reflection is: would you imagine having a channel manager?