Recent Articles

10 Steps to Business Plan Development 2017

10 Steps to Business Plan Development 2017

Hospitality On Oct 1, 2016  By  0

This article is designed to include the keys to business planning and development success but there are changes occurring in our industry that require monitoring. Read More

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

Hotel Spa Reservations Training Tips

Resort Reservations Agents: It’s NOT Our Job To Help Them Find What’s Available, But Rather To Help Them Decide To Book Right Now

Reservation On Aug 8, 2016  By  0

Besides providing reservations sales training and telephone mystery shopping for the lodging industry, many companies have hired me to do consulting regarding their overall sales Read More

Upselling

Training Your Team For Upselling By Room Type And By Rate Option

Reservation On Jul 15, 2016  By  0

After several years of solid RevPAR growth, most hotels are now seeing the increases slow. Of course each market is different, but this leveling off Read More

Resolving the Conflict between Revenue Management and Digital Marketing

Resolving the Conflict between Revenue Management and Digital Marketing

Blog On Apr 24, 2016  By  0

As the revenue management industry continues to evolve, it’s vital for hoteliers to embrace processes that enhance and magnify business analytics in order to maximize Read More

Revenue Manager 10

Revenue Management 101 5 easy steps to successful Revenue Management for midscale and limited service hotels Part II

Back To Basics On Mar 2, 2016  By  0

In previous part of the article Ira Vouk, go through the concept of revenue management and how it could be implemented in the limited service Read More

Revenue Management 101

Revenue Management 101 5 easy steps to successful Revenue Management for midscale and limited service hotels Part I

Back To Basics On Mar 2, 2016  By  0

What is Revenue Management?  Why revenue needs to be managed? The answer is obvious: to increase profits. Unfortunately, not all hotel operators understand the importance Read More

Trend

[INFOGRAPHIC] Booking Patterns for Independent Hotels: Who, How and When

Reservation On Feb 26, 2016  By  0

Net Affinity’s booking engine processes and analyses tons of bookings every day. Looking at that data, we realized we’re sitting on a whole lot of Read More

Why Guests Still Call Your Voice Reservations Channel And What You Should Do About It

Why Guests Still Call Your Voice Reservations Channel And What You Should Do About It

Reservation On Feb 26, 2016  By  0

If someone would have surveyed hoteliers in the early 2000′s as online bookings were growing exponentially each year, few would have predicted that by now Read More

Airbnb

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