Posts Tagged ‘Independent Hotels’

Independent Hotels Charge into Asia, Play Major Factor in Supply Growth

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

Asia’s intra-regional travel is booming, and tourist arrival numbers are in the pink of health. It is not surprising, therefore, that the demand and supply of hotel rooms in the region are also increasing.

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‘Luxury For The Curious’ Gives Independents Price Advantage

by Sarah McCay Tams, 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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Duetto’s Most Popular Videos of 2016

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Duetto’s gallery of educational content grew by more than 80 videos in 2016, showcasing the company’s thought leadership in hotel Revenue Strategy, knowledge of industry trends, and tips for getting the most out of revenue management platforms and practices. But mostly, viewers couldn’t get enough of puppets pushing buttons.

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How Hotels Should Respond to Airbnb’s Growing Ambitions

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

At its Airbnb Open conference in November, the sharing economy platform unveiled Airbnb Trips, its foray into guided tours and events. Whatever effect it has on Airbnb’s $30 billion valuation is not for me to say, but I think it portends different things for branded and independent hotels.

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RSF London Panelists: RevPAR not Enough in Today’s Hotel Industry

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

With the European market in a phase of uncertainty, the topic of reporting metrics has never been more important. Hotel managers and owners are closely watching revenue and profitability, looking for new ways to optimise on both.

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A New Kind of Hotel Demand — for Your Technology Partners

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

You might not expect the leader of a hotel technology company to say this, but hotels need to be a lot more demanding of their technology vendors and partners.

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