Posts Tagged ‘hotel distribution’

How Big Data Can Help Hotel Revenue Managers Get to Perfect Pricing

by Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA |

Hotel distribution has changed a lot in the last 20 years. However, hotel revenue management practices haven’t. This is because the technology used hasn’t kept pace. Revenue managers want to do things differently, but they are held back by technological constraints.

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Travel Ban Creates Confusion, Angst for U.S. Hotels

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

The travel industry — particularly airlines, but also hotels — is in a state of flux until a final decision is made on U.S. President Donald Trump’s order to ban travel from seven African and Middle Eastern countries. Until the issue is resolved, travel plans remain up in the air for perhaps thousands of people with plans to come to the United States for business, leisure or to visit family.

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Water Park Resorts Hope to Ride Demand Wave

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

If there’s an indoor water park open in the U.S. or Canada, David Sangree has most likely been to it. 

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Revenue Management, Sales Team Up for Contract Negotiations

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

A crucial but often overlooked role of the hotel revenue management team is to arm the sales department with the right information when negotiating long-term contracts.

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