Posts Tagged ‘Priceline’

Hotel Brand Companies Face Threats From OTAs, Consumer Preferences

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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How Big Data Can Help Hotel Revenue Managers Get to Perfect Pricing

by Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA |

Hotel distribution has changed a lot in the last 20 years. However, hotel revenue management practices haven’t. This is because the technology used hasn’t kept pace. Revenue managers want to do things differently, but they are held back by technological constraints.

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How Revenue Management Can Help You Prepare For Downturn

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It’s no secret that hotel operating costs are on the rise, in many cases at an even higher clip than revenue. Hoteliers are pointing to inflated digital marketing costs, and with the emergence of new distribution channels like Google, TripAdvisor and Facebook, the cost of acquiring guests is higher than ever before.

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Industry sea change surging upstream to major hotel brands

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

I keep thinking back to Greg Marsh’s closing keynote address at the Revenue Strategy Summit this past summer in Washington DC. The founder of OneFineStay said the hotel industry would look fundamentally different in the next two decades:

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