Posts Tagged ‘Hyatt Hotels’

Data Sharing Can Help Create Personalized Stays for Guests

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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In Uncertain Times, Focus on RevPAR Index As Well As RevPAR Growth

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

The hotel industry seems to be obsessed with RevPAR and, in particular, RevPAR growth. Typically, one of the first items discussed in a public hotel company’s quarterly earnings report is the percentage of RevPAR growth achieved. STR executives have touted the industry’s significant accomplishment of 85 consecutive months of RevPAR growth in the United States, a feat that dates back to 2010.

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What’s ahead in revenue management in 2017?

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

As we all dive into the new year, hotel owners, operators and revenue strategists are probably a bit perplexed as they try to determine what kind of 2017 it will be. Will the hotel industry’s long upswing continue with further increases in occupancy and higher levels of average rate? Or will the merry-go-round finally come to a stop and everyone need to devise ways to gain bigger shares of declining or flat markets?

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How Hotels Can Convert OTA Guests to Loyal Customers

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Five trending hotel news stories and Duetto’s Take on how they will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Airbnb loses major legislative fight in New York

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Five trending hotel news stories and Duetto’s Take on how they will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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4 Threats to Hotel Industry Growth

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

If the U.S. economy enters a recession and a hotel industry downtown follows, Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson doesn’t think hotel developers should take the blame. In his eyes, slowing demand is always more at fault than any prospect of over-building.

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