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Photos impact bookings more than reviews

Photos impact bookings more than reviews

Reservation On Oct 29, 2014  By  0

According to a recent study published by TripAdvisor, it would seem like photos have the greatest impact driving engagement from travelers researching on hotel and Read More

Hotel Renovation

5 tips for a successful hotel renovation

Hospitality On Oct 29, 2014  By  0

  All hotels will require some form of renovation work at one stage or another, whether it is small repair work or a large scale Read More

Revenue Management Big Data

“Big Data” Revenue Management (part 2)

Revenue Management On Oct 27, 2014  By  0

Last week I opened this topic of “big data” revenue management by introducing the typical information sources that revenue managers rely upon when managing revenues manually. Read More

The New Generation of Revenue Managers can make Big Impacts in Budgeting Considerations

The New Generation of Revenue Managers can make Big Impacts in Budgeting Considerations

Budgeting On Oct 27, 2014  By  0

There were times when the hotel accountant would lock his/herself in a back room and not come out until the budget was done! Those days Read More

hospitality management

What is hospitality?

Hospitality On Oct 21, 2014  By  0

Traveling is a perfect time for self-reflection, and staying at a hotel is likewise great for contemplating aspects of our industry. As I sit in Read More

Bridging the GAP between the Revenue Manager and CFO

Bridging the GAP between the Revenue Manager and CFO

Revenue Manager On Oct 21, 2014  By  0

Having worn the different hats of GM, CFO and RM I believe has given me a unique perspective with regard to revenue management. In a Read More

Yelp

How to Leverage Yelp Effectively to Maximize Direct Bookings

Reservation, Social Media On Oct 20, 2014  By  0

It comes as no surprise that for many businesses, Yelp has become one of the leading referral sources generating the most traffic to your business’ website. Read More

Business and Leasuier

Business vs. leisure travelers: understanding the differences

Back To Basics On Oct 20, 2014  By  0

A hotel’s business mix is commonly comprised of a different percentage of segments, such as business and leisure travelers. These segments of travelers are two Read More

Top 5 challenges

Top 5 challenges hotels face

Hospitality On Oct 16, 2014  By  0

  Working with hotels for almost two decades now has given me so much insight on what they encounter on a daily basis. From menial to Read More

Top 5 Hacks To Boost Room Sales For Small Hotels

Top 5 Hacks To Boost Room Sales For Small Hotels

Reservation On Oct 16, 2014  By  0

Don’t expect technology to do wonders for you if your house (read hotel) is not in order from an operational perspective or if it is Read More