Vornado: Flexibility allows independent hotels to compete

by Eric Stoessel, VP of Marketing |

When you own residential and commercial real estate as well as hotels, it gives you a bit of a different perspective on things. That’s certainly what the guys at Vornado Realty Trust bring, and their strategy behind the 1,700-room Hotel Pennsylvania in the heart of Midtown Manhattan is a testament to their ability to think outside the box.

Casinos Must Keep Their Comp Sets Fresh

by Joe Hetsko, Solutions Engineer, Global Casino Accounts |

Many of us in the casino-hotel world have worked with competitive sets, some we inherited and others we created ourselves. These competitive sets are how we see if our rates are in line with the market and then how we fared against the market.

Hotel Marketing Requires a Nimble but Thorough Strategy

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

5 Winning Rate Strategies in an Expanding Supply Environment

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

The worst news a revenue manager can hear is that a new hotel is under development across the street or even across town. The only thing worse is when an entire market is in a building boom. Managing rate and distribution strategies in a market of expanding supply might be the toughest task of all for a revenue strategist.

2017 Technology Trends that Will Change Hotels

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

The growing influence and accessibility of new and innovative technology solutions are changing the way hotels do business. With myriad applications available to them, owners are thinking differently about the tools they need to be successful.

What’s the Most Important Data For Your Revenue Strategy?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.