Recent Articles by Ahmed Mahmoud


The impact of Marriott + Starwood loyalty program reciprocate benefits after the merge

The impact of Marriott + Starwood loyalty program reciprocate benefits after the merge.

Blog, Hospitality On Sep 27, 2016  By  0

Hotels are getting more people to join their loyalty programs than ever before. Now they just need to raise their engagement levels to keep them Read More

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The Impact of AirBnb on Hotels and Hospitality Industry

Blog, OTA On Feb 22, 2016  By  0

The emergence of multi-sided technology platforms, collectively known as the “sharing economy”, has enabled individuals to collaboratively make use of under-utilized inventory via fee-based sharing. Read More

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Hotel Revenue Management Contingency Plan for Recessionary Demand and Decline Eras.

Blog, Revenue Management On Nov 26, 2015  By  0

Last week I wrote about Why Hoteliers Still Considering the Discount Strategies?  The conclusion was:- 1- Discounts are all around us, and as consumers (either Read More

Hotel ADR Rise vs Distribution Channels Cost, What Hoteliers Need to Calculate

Hotel ADR Rise vs Distribution Channels Cost, What Hoteliers Need to Calculate?

Revenue Management On Jun 9, 2015  By  0

According to the latest TravelClick data launched early May 2015,  Hotel bookings from individual business and leisure travellers spiked across a variety of digital channels Read More

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Beyond the hotel performance, How to Identify a Correct Hotel Competitive Set?

Back To Basics, Blog On Jun 1, 2015  By  0

Accurately identifying a competitive set is important for a hotel market study because the data provide both a more accurate perspective on a hotel’s historical Read More

Hotel Website as Distribution Channel, What do you need to know about it

Hotel Website as Distribution Channel, What do you need to know about it?

Blog, GDS On Jan 15, 2015  By  0

Nowadays the web has become a powerful search engine tool for travelers. Hence hotels must make sure that their websites transmit quality, professionalism and credibility Read More

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Nobody told me What is Revenue Management all about?, so Let’s Go Back to Basics.

Back To Basics, Blog On Jan 6, 2015  By  2

Since the revenue management inception started in the early 80’s, thousands of hotels and just about every airline have implementing revenue management successfully.  In many Read More

How to Choose the Right Option for Your Property Website

How to Choose the Right Option for Your Property Website: Adaptive vs. Full Responsive Design in Hospitality

Blog, SEO On Dec 6, 2014  By  0

Today, there are two prevailing “schools of thought” regarding website design and optimizing the hotel website for the multi-screen device world we live in: Responsive Read More

Evaluating Hotel and Hospitality Management Software

Evaluating Hotel and Hospitality Management Software

Blog, Tech On Nov 8, 2014  By  0

Hotel and hospitality management software performs essential financial, organizational and operation functions for hotels, motels, resorts and bed & breakfasts, as well as condos, and Read More

In Recession Time  Can We Close A Good Deal

In Recession Time, Can We Close A Good Deal?

Back To Basics, Blog On Jun 11, 2009  By  0

In more than 18-year “adult” career, I have often enjoyed the opportunity to speak with younger people about careers, finding sometimes, especially in the slow Read More