Posts Tagged ‘hotel data’

Hotel Brand Companies Face Threats From OTAs, Consumer Preferences

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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Answering questions about hotel overbooking and walking guests

by Deon Wagener |

“Overbooking” or being “walked” are terms few people were familiar with unless they had spent time working in the hospitality or airline industries. That was until a video of a bloodied doctor being removed from an overfilled United Airlines flight spread like wildfire.

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How to be strategic when history is no longer relevant

by Augustin Cacot |

The U.K. and European market is one in constant flux. We’ve seen security threats in key locations such as Paris and Brussels, the drop in value of the pound, the forging of a new relationship between the U.K. and Europe, and an upturn in demand for Spanish beach resorts as tourists re-route from North Africa. Who could have predicted such upheaval in the market?

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Smart Pricing Strategies During the Path to Purchase

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

For leisure travelers in particular, the trip planning process most likely starts with a decision on a destination: beach or mountain, domestic or international, urban or off the beaten path. The path to purchasing a vacation is often a lengthy one—up to seven weeks or longer, according to some research—in which consumers consider a number of factors before making a decision.

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Carlson Exec on the Importance of Investing in Tech

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

Remy Merckx joined Carlson Rezidor in July 2013 as Senior Director of e-Business Development. Since then, he has enjoyed a stellar career, becoming Vice President of Marketing EMEA in February 2016.

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