March 28, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

Business Intelligence for Small Hotels: 3 Ways They Can Capitalize

Exponential pace. That phrase can be used to describe the growth and diversification of the hotel industry. Even though the market tends to focus on larger brands and the OTAs,..

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March 21, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

Hotel Patterns & Parsing: How to Use Data for Maximum Profitability

Hotels and resorts collect massive amounts of data every day. From reservations to food and beverage, to parking and valet, each instance money is exchanged; a valuable..

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March 9, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

OPTIMIZE2017 Day 1: A Spotlight on the New Power Couple

When I first arrived yesterday at Southern California’s spectacular Terranea Resort for Rainmaker’s 2017 OPTIMIZE user conference, I must admit that delving into the new dynamics..

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February 23, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

Hospitality Revenue: 5 Things That Break a Demand Forecast

In a previous blog post (“Revenue Management Forecasting: Outrun Your Pace Group”), I talked about the differences between Business Forecasts and Revenue Management Forecasts...

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January 24, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

Machine Learning Demystified: From Football to Forecasting

Machine learning is an area of computer science that focuses on the development of programs that can teach themselves to grow and change when exposed to new data.  It’s a field..

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January 23, 2017
Hospitality & Gaming

Hotel Revenue Management: Collaboration is Key at Rainmaker OPTIMIZE2017

This week I was interested to read an article in Hotel News Now entitled "Collaboration needed for revenue management in 2017".  The article covered a recent "Connect with HSMAI"..

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