The Trump Bump and How Revenue Managers Can Take Advantage

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Since immediately following last November’s election in the United States and continuing into the first weeks of President Donald Trump’s presidency, there has been renewed optimism in the business community that fewer regulations, lower taxes, more spending on infrastructure and a generally friendly business environment will be in place during the next four years or longer.

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Who Cares About Revenue Management?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Nearly 30 years after its debut, we can now safely say that revenue management is an important hospitality discipline. Brands, owners, asset managers and technology suppliers — from entry-level staff to C-level executives — have all joined operators in understanding the importance of pricing your perishable inventory right to meet demand.

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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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