Posts Tagged ‘big data’

4 reasons why Excel can’t handle your revenue management

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

Excel is a powerful tool. It can handle all types of tasks and generate dozens of different reports. But when it comes to revenue management, it’s not enough.

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5 ways casinos should be using Big Data

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

The floor of a casino never sleeps. No matter if it’s 2 a.m. or 2 p.m., thousands of guests are constantly slipping coins into slots, tossing dice across tables and spinning wheels hoping to hit it big.

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Will your current revenue strategy be relevant in 3 years?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

While focused on day-to-day responsibilities, it can be easy to lose focus of the big picture strategy. As important as our daily tasks are, it’s equally important to have a solid grasp on where your industry is headed and how you can stay ahead of the curve and ensure your business remains relevant.

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Metasearch a growing challenge for hoteliers

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Here’s a look back at last week’s top hotel technology headlines and how they will impact your revenue strategy.

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Harness big data to better forecast demand

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

Big data is adding a new dimension to hotel demand forecasting. New data points—like air travel, social reviews and even weather—can help hotels better understand the scope of their upcoming demand.

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