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Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: How Revenue Management Technology Optimizes Your Budget Strategy (Part 3 of 4)

Hotel budgets are impacted by myriad factors like seasonality, economic conditions, events, and competition. Even unanticipated occurrences such as extreme weather conditions have the ability to... Read More

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Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: Knowing the Past Helps You Succeed in the Future (Part 2 of 4)

Study the past, if you would divine the future. ~ Confucius Read More

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Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: Looking at Costs the Wrong Way (Part 1 of 4)

Hotel budget season is upon us. And while the process may vary somewhat from hotel to hotel, it ultimately comes down to the same goal: what you can do differently next year to better optimize... Read More

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Dan Skodol |

Are You Forecasting Transient Business Without Forecasting Group?

Forecasting plays a key role in any hotel revenue management (RM) strategy, helping hoteliers make important pricing decisions that significantly impact profitability. It’s a sophisticated process... Read More

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Kristi White |

Group Business, Lead Scoring and Data: The More You Know the Better

Sarah Sales Manager sits down at her desk one morning, opens her email inbox and grins. A juicy request for proposal (RFP) is waiting for her. It’s for a five-day conference that’s going to fill up... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

The Fundamental Problem with Hotel Group Revenue Management

“The meetings and events industry is thriving,” says Issa Jouaneh, senior VP and GM of American Express Meetings & Events. Companies are recognizing that meetings engender growth within their... Read More

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Kristi White |

Understanding Future Demand

Recently, we released five revenue management hacks. These hacks are designed to be simple things you can put into place whether you are using automated tools or working in a manual environment. This... Read More

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