Posts Tagged ‘hotel pricing’

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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‘Luxury For The Curious’ Gives Independents Price Advantage

by Sarah McCay, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

After 10 years working in revenue management for IHG, Jon Murphy joined the independent Abbey Hotel Bath as Director of Revenue in 2015. Since then, his revenue management career has provided new challenges and opportunities as he works to implement a revenue management solution to support three very different properties in Southwest England.

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