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Late-cancel changes not a game changer

Late-cancel changes not a game changer—yet

Hospitality On Apr 4, 2015  By  0

It’s been a few months since Hilton Worldwide Holdings and Marriott International changed their hotel late-cancellation policies, and hoteliers say the process is all about Read More

5 personal ways hotels can increase revenue in 2015

5 personal ways hotels can increase revenue in 2015

Revenue Management On Apr 2, 2015  By  0

  Growth. It’s encouraging to start the year with travel industry forecasts projecting 7.6% RevPar growth, 4.1% ADR growth, and 3.4% occupancy growth. Where there Read More

rate transparency

Beating OTAs at their own game with rate transparency on your hotel website

OTA On Apr 1, 2015  By  0

There’s a lot of buzz in the hotel industry these days about the rising costs of acquisition. It seems that an increasing proportion of rooms Read More

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Can Revenue Management Resolve Conflict between GOP PAR and REV PAR as Hotel Performance Indicator?

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

Far in the past for the hotel industry analysis, there were two simple classic indicators used to measure the hotel performance: average room rate and Read More

The right channel for revenue management

The right channel for revenue management

RM System On Mar 30, 2015  By  0

The right channel for revenue management is the channel with the highest contribution, said Erik Weller, SVP of education for Itesso. “The highest net contribution channel Read More

How to convert calls, lower distribution costs

How to convert reservation calls into sales with lower distribution costs

Reservation On Mar 28, 2015  By  0

Hotel revenue managers are looking to reduce distribution costs by encouraging direct bookings; however, most only are focusing on increasing online bookings at their hotel Read More

When is the Right Time to Re-think About Your Hotel’s Business Model

When is the Right Time to Re-think About Your Hotel’s Business Model?

Blog, Hospitality On Mar 28, 2015  By  1

Nowadays many hoteliers are stuck in a commodity mindset, as they find it very difficult to come up with new ways to increase hotel revenue Read More

1 Hotels Brand

Starwood to Launch new 1 Hotels Brand to Complete 10 Brands Set

Brands On Mar 26, 2015  By  0

In an industry game changer, Starwood Capital Group Chairman and CEO Barry Sternlicht today announced the launch of the new mission-driven luxury lifestyle brand 1 Hotels. Read More

Sales promotion

Group Sales Promotions in Ten Steps

Back To Basics On Mar 26, 2015  By  0

Ten step formulas are in vogue when it comes to conveying a simple guideline for marketers to follow. Here is one designed for making better Read More