The Value of Understanding ‘Availability is King’

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

An experienced e-commerce and revenue management professional, Markus Veikkolainen has worked in hotel sales and online travel for international chains, local chains, independent hotels, self-service hotels, B&Bs, apartments and more. As revenue and distribution manager at Finland’s Primehotels, he is now concentrating on managing a portfolio of five unique independent properties with direct responsibility over results.

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Hotels Need Sophisticated Strategies to Maximize Rates

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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What’s On the Horizon for the Hotel Industry?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It wouldn’t be a CEO panel at a hotel conference if the biggest names on the speaker lineup weren’t asked for their predictions on upcoming industry performance.

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How Cognitive Computing Will Transform Hospitality

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

Plenty of companies are reorienting themselves around machine learning and predictive analytics. Take Netflix, for example: It uses machine learning to recommend movies or a series you might like based on what you’ve previously watched. But the amount of data available relating to a person’s preferences extends far beyond whether or not you like House of Cards.

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