5 ways to improve OTA distribution

Don’t Be Afraid to Prioritize Direct Bookings Over OTA Bookings

OTA On Apr 12, 2017  By  0

    The balancing act between third party channels and your own hotel website is often a difficult one. Once you make the decision to Read More

Maximizing RevPAR in 2015 and Beyond

The Merchant Model Effect on ADR, RevPAR & Profitability

Revenue Management On Apr 12, 2017  By  0

Is stating that the industry standard of ADR and RevPAR “is an imperfect science” a provocative statement? Two ocean front hotels (Exhibit “A”) sit side Read More

Low season

Ways to Ensure Maximum Occupancy During Off-Peak Times Exclusive

Back To Basics On Mar 21, 2017  By  0

I had the privilege of being invited as one of the panelists during the last Hotel Show held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was Read More

Drive Profitable Direct Bookings

Driving Maximum Profit Through More Direct Bookings

Reservation On Feb 27, 2017  By  0

In today’s ultra-competitive hotel environment, every dollar counts. Any competitive edge that translates into a stronger bottom line is sought out, and every piece of Read More

Use Data To Increase Revenue

5 Simple Ways Hotels Can Use Data To Increase Revenue, How hotels use data to drive new revenue?

Back To Basics On Feb 27, 2017  By  0

In 2017, it’s clear that the hospitality industry needs to prepare for even more disruptions that will unfold over the coming year. Airbnb, OTAs, start-ups, Read More

8 Key Revenue Strategy Trends for 2017

8 Key Revenue Strategy Trends for 2017

Revenue Management On Feb 27, 2017  By  0

Even compared to 2016′s chaos, making predictions for 2017′s revenue strategy trends has proved a challenging task! In many ways, 2016 was a year for Read More

Mega Vacation Rental Companies vs Hotel Brands

Mega Vacation Rental Companies vs Hotel Brands

Back To Basics, Hospitality On Jan 24, 2017  By  0

A study of the “Mega Vacation Rental” business model (companies with a minimum of fifty and often hundreds of rental units) shows some significant differences Read More

Use Data To Increase Revenue

Six tips for a data-driven 2017

Back To Basics On Jan 24, 2017  By  0

As we approach a year that will very likely be marked with more uncertainty, increased competition from all directions and even more pressure to perform, Read More

Average daily rates

Should We be Concerned About ADR?

Back To Basics On Dec 29, 2016  By  0

rojections for 2017 and beyond by STR, CBRE and PKF all call for anemic occupancy growth at best, notwithstanding record occupancy levels for the U.S. Read More

Increase sales

One Task Every GM Or DOS Should Do Right Now To Increase Group Sales Revenues

Back To Basics On Nov 12, 2016  By  0

With group demand growth having leveled off or declined in most hotel markets, General Managers and Directors of Sales are looking for ways to capture Read More