HITEC-ROC: Disruptive Pricing Strategies Require Innovation

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Judging by the size of the audience in a breakout session during HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Conference this week, plenty of hoteliers are unsure they’re getting the best price for their hotel rooms.

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Optimize Profitability with Next-Gen Revenue Management Solutions

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

There’s a lot to be gained — beyond increased revenue and profits — from setting a successful Revenue Strategy in motion in a hotel or casino. A sound plan can reduce time and costs, improve marketing and sales activities and help a property gain competitive intelligence and market insights.

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Old, Closed-Off IT Systems Won’t Fly in Modern Hotel Industry

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

Every so often, we’re reminded that hotel companies have a lot in common with the airlines, and United CEO Oscar Munoz made that clear, candidly laying out just how hard it is to modernize technology across an entire industry.

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7 Facts About Hotel Technology Spending in 2017

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

In the era of OTA booking dominance and increasing competition from the likes of Airbnb, boosting hotel loyalty has never been more critical. Airbnb has doubled the amount of lodging supply in many markets, a fact that can no longer be denied. And while OTAs remain great partners in driving incremental demand, both these outfits threaten to siphon loyal guests away from hotels.

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