Posts Tagged ‘Net RevPar’

RSS Speakers Tackle Industry’s Most Pressing Issues

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Put 300 like-minded professionals in the same room and your chances of solving industry challenges grow exponentially.

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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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Why hotels should use data to accelerate out of the next downturn

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

During the last global financial crisis, the hotel industry cut rates aggressively. Attendees at this year’s Revenue Strategy Forum wondered, when the next recession comes, can hotels be braver this time around?

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How does the GDS fit into your revenue strategy?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Every once in a while a report or survey is published with the main takeaway alleging more or less that “travel agents are still a popular option for booking hotel rooms.” These reports often cite data from companies that track the three main Global Distribution Systems: Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport. Travel agents primarily log into one of these GDS systems to retrieve property information.

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