Posts Tagged ‘hotel cancellations’

How Open Pricing Enables More Flexible Cancellation Policies

by Marco Benvenuti, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer and Co-Founder |

It’s the age-old issue for any industry that deals with perishable inventory: On one side you get a bad rap for overselling or overbooking, while on the other side last-minute cancellations leave you stuck with unsold goods.

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More signs of headwinds ahead for hotels

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Five trending hotel news stories and Duetto’s Take on how they will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Cancellation trends cause headaches for hotels

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

The hotel industry has always been fairly generous with its cancellation policies. Until recently, the majority of hotels would allow guests to cancel their reservation without penalty until 6 p.m. on day of arrival. Customers appreciated it, but last-minute cancellations were always a burden on the hotel, especially on the person in charge of filling those lost rooms.

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How to respond to last-minute cancellations

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

The worst call a revenue strategist can get comes from a GM or director of sales: “That large group we booked for next weekend has cancelled. You need to fill 250 room nights—now.”

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Dos and Don’ts to Effective Paid-Search Advertising

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

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

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