Take Control

It Is Time for Hotels to Start Taking Control of Their Distribution Channels

GDS On Jan 31, 2012  By  0

For the past 10 years or so, the hospitality distribution arena has been characterized by an uneasy détente between the hotel suppliers and their distribution Read More

CRS - Central Reservation System

Are Yesterday’s GDS Central Reservation Systems The Best Hope For Consumers In The Future?

GDS On Dec 26, 2011  By  0

  Semi-Automated Business EnvironmentAirlines are in a battle to change the way you purchase tickets. Frankly, they hate the free market and price competition. Airlines Read More

Shifting From Manual to Automatic in Revenue Management.

Shifting From Manual to Automatic in Revenue Management.

RM System On Jul 22, 2011  By  0

Consider the difference between taking the stairs and riding the elevator to get to your high-rise office. Stairs: You climb, stair by stair; leg muscles Read More

The End of Channel Management as We Know It.

The End of Channel Management as We Know It.

RM System On Jun 11, 2011  By  0

With today’s hastened technology, revenue channels emerge almost instantly; if it’s not an entirely new channel that emerges, it’s an evolution from one channel into Read More

Combing Technology and the Art of Revenue Management.

Combing Technology and the Art of Revenue Management.

Tech On May 31, 2011  By  0

Revenue management in hotels is constantly evaluating several issues at this juncture – dynamically measuring the responsiveness of guests to price changes, RM tools and Read More

valuation Revenue Management System

Consideration for Evaluation Revenue Management System

RM System On May 26, 2011  By  0

If you have a RMS system, would you rely more on your own judgment, competition and trends then the systems? As a basic of RM, Read More

The Hotel Front Desk Is a Distribution Channel

The Hotel Front Desk Is a Distribution Channel

GDS On Apr 29, 2011  By  0

As revenue managers work diligently these days to try to maximize profits during the economic recovery, there seems to be a disproportionate amount of efforts Read More

Hotel Distribution Channel Players

Hotel Distribution Channel Players – Use Your Channel Partners Appropriately and On Your Terms

GDS On Apr 22, 2011  By  0

The most overlooked aspect of revenue management is the inner workings of the primary distribution channels, like travel agents, wholesalers and merchant model resellers. That’s Read More

Channel Management  Yesterday Today and Tomorrow

Channel Management: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

RM System On Aug 26, 2010  By  0

f you run an accommodation business then it is highly likely you are using a channel management tool of some description or are at least Read More

Hotel Distribution Idea

It’s Official: The Dumbest Hotel Distribution Idea!

GDS On Jul 31, 2010  By  0

In my previous articles I have argued that certain hotel distribution ideas and channels are not only detrimental to the hotel industry from a pricing Read More