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Ellis Connolly |

Shifting From High-Volume Bookings to High-Profit Bookings for All-Inclusives

When it comes to measuring all-inclusive hotel performance, it’s common to look at the occupancy rate alongside other key performance indicators (KPIs), such as revenue per available room (RevPAR),... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

The Rising Popularity of All-Inclusive Resorts

For decades after their introduction in the 1950s, all-inclusive resorts grew in popularity among budget-conscious vacationers seeking hassle-free getaways. While their popularity dropped during the... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

How Business Intelligence Connects Revenue Management and the Hotel Ecosystem

The data and analytics capabilities of a hotel business intelligence (BI) tool provide foundational support for today’s cutting-edge revenue management solutions. Working together, they have a... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

Knowledge is the Key to Hotel Business Intelligence (Facts are Great but Insights Hold the Value)

A hotel’s competitive edge is shaped by business intelligence (BI). Forrester reports that although 74 percent of businesses want to be “data driven,” only 29 percent are actually successful at... Read More

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Rainmaker |

What Marketers Need to Share with Revenue Managers

When marketing and revenue management work in unison, there are natural synergies. Revenue management knows where holes in demand are, and marketing knows the consumer preferences to target the right... Read More

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Avanti Joglekar |

The New Era of Data-Driven Guest Experiences

Since data is transforming the hospitality sector, forward-thinking hoteliers are making the most of historic guest interactions along with real-time and future data sets. Using data to present... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

Better Hotel Guest Data = Better Hotel Guest Insights

“More isn’t always better, Linus. Sometimes it’s just more.” ~ Sabrina Fairchild, Sabrina (1995) Read More

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