Rainmaker Blog

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Rainmaker |

Revenue Optimization Tip #1: Ensure You're Working Off of an Accurate Forecast

In its simplest form, a revenue manager’s job is to develop a pricing strategy for a hotel that will boost revenue. A critical first step in creating a revenue management strategy is to forecast... Read More

Topics: Pricing, Product

Dan Skodol |

The Business Forecast vs. The Revenue Management Forecast

As a business practice, hotel revenue management (RM) is focused on optimizing financial results. Forecasting is a vital component of any revenue management strategy, and a tool to help managers... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Kevin Duncan |

BI: Opening the Cookie Jar

Data management is an absolutely vital business skill for your company. It helps you increase operational intelligence, strategically target customer relationship management and maximize profits.... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Rainmaker |

4 Tips to Get Most Out of Your New BI Tool

  A next-generation BI solution can force everyone, from the general manager to the sales, marketing, and guest services teams, to think more strategically than ever before. It can spur them to drive... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Rainmaker |

Making Smarter Decisions with Hotel Business Intelligence

When it comes to generating actionable insights and driving continuous performance improvement, the right hotel BI tool can rightly be viewed as a game changer. This is true for two simple reasons.... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Rainmaker |

BI and All-Inclusives: An Interview with Rainmaker CEO Mike Cowles

The all-inclusive hotel model is on the rise and evolving. For decades, the segment provided travelers with convenience and value, combining meals, beverages, entertainment, and accommodations into a... Read More

Topics: Technology, Trends

Celeste Loh |

Using a BI Tool to Build a Collaborative Revenue Strategy Culture

Revenue strategy requires a collaborative approach, with every stakeholder understanding how their decisions impact other departments and your bottom line. The powerful visualizations and customized... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

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