Posts Tagged ‘revenue management system’

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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Six Things Predictive Analytics Can Tell You That Your PMS Can’t

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

A hotel’s property management system provides crucial information on average room rate, occupancy levels and RevPAR — all vital data sets for hotel revenue management. However, for in-depth forecasting, real-time market data and trends analysis, hotel revenue managers need to employ predictive analytics.

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5 Keys to Understanding the Value of Room-Type Pricing

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Suppose you operate a hotel with three room types: superior rooms, suites and pool villas. Because you’re in a warm climate, you’re anticipating high demand for the month of December. Looking 120 days into the future, how confident are you in your ability to determine the right incremental price increases between each of your room types?

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Hotel Revenue Teams Can Prepare for New Competition

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

There are 29% more hotels being built in the United States than there were at this time last year, according to data from STR. With 171,000 rooms under construction in the month of July, there’s a good chance a hotel is being built on your block.

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The Case for Hotel Revenue Intelligence

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

The biggest pain point in hotel revenue management from the beginning has been the amount of time spent wrangling the right property-level data to make the best business decisions.

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Is the honeymoon over for Dubai’s hotels?

by Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA |

Dubai has long been favoured as a luxury honeymoon destination by European tourists. But is the honeymoon coming to an end for hotels in the emirate? RevPAR and ADR across the city appear to be in decline, with some areas seeing double-digit drops year on year.

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