Posts Tagged ‘hotel distribution’

The 9 best quotes from RSS

by Eric Stoessel, VP of Marketing |

From Airbnb to the OTAs to mobile and other emerging models changing the way consumers shop and book hotel rooms, the Revenue Strategy Summit was filled with plenty of discussion on the challenges facing the industry. It also included plenty of talk about the opportunities ahead and on ways the industry can adapt and overcome. Here are nine of the best sound bites from the event last Wednesday in Washington D.C.

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RSS speakers: Thrive amongst disruption

by Eric Stoessel, VP of Marketing |

The third annual Revenue Strategy Summit began with a panel on the disruptions threatening the hotel industry and ended with a look at the global forces causing what think tank McKinsey & Company calls a dramatic transition reshaping the world. In between, hotel owners, managers and revenue strategists bickered, bantered and came together to discuss ways the industry can not only survive, but thrive.

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10 expert tips to improve your revenue strategy

by Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor |

As revenue strategy continues to evolve and become more dynamic, weaving its way into all parts of a hotel’s operations, revenue managers must continue to adapt and improve to keep their hotels on top of their game.

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Discuss disruption, demand optimization at RSS

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

When disruptors like Google, Airbnb and others entered the hotel space, it caused hotel suppliers and managers to take a closer, internal look at their business and their revenue opportunities. That analysis is ongoing, and today’s best strategies will be on display at the Revenue Strategy Summit, taking place July 29 at the Affinia Liaison in Washington DC.

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Hotel distribution tips for success

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |
The technology disruption of the mid 1990s has completely flipped upside-down the way consumers book hotel rooms. Online travel agencies like Priceline and Expedia have become one of the primary options. In turn, these distribution companies have grown to the point where their market values are higher than most hotel brand companies, all while building business selling hotel rooms without the risk of mortgages, bed bugs or handling a bad guest experience. Read More