Posts Tagged ‘hotel technology’

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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Distribution should be ‘mission critical’ for hoteliers

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

For more than 20 years, hotel technology consultant John Burns has been helping hotel owners, operators and brand companies find their way through the thicket of hotel distribution. In his time as president of Scottsdale, Arizona-based Hospitality Technology Consulting and before as a tech specialist at several hotel companies, Burns has seen the increasing sophistication and complexity of distribution and revenue management technology in the hotel industry.

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Study: OTAs lead in mobile travel bookings

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |
Mobile is the future of distribution, and hotels and hotel companies that can determine exactly how to make consumers interact with their mobile sites will be the ultimate winners. Read More

6 secrets to calculating a better comp set

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

A competitive set might be the most important tool hotel operators have at their disposal. It’s used to set rate strategies, develop marketing programs, even to decide what facilities and amenities to offer. It’s a key informant GMs and department heads use in daily decision making.

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