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Avanti Joglekar

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Avoiding the RevMan Bottleneck: How to Efficiently Manage Your RFPs

Bottlenecks are an inconvenient part of everyday life.  We experience them in traffic, at the store checkout, and especially the DMV.  Even though we have to tolerate them in our daily world, we... Read More

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Hospitality Pricing Differentiators: How to Determine Hotel Room Prices

In the hospitality realm, pricing is the revenue manager’s tool for exerting control over how and when rooms are sold to consumers. Every room on every booking date is an opportunity for managers to... Read More

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The Art of Forecasting for Group Business: An Overview

Forecasting is a complicated and essential part of every property’s revenue management process.  That’s especially true for group business.  Group business can affect every segment of a property’s... Read More

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Understanding Group Segmentation for Profit Generation

There are numerous factors that impact group business revenue.  A well-designed platform of data and analytics is critical to ensure accurate forecasting and pricing.  Before you can start building... Read More

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Why Group Revenue Is Essential: Understanding the Importance of Group Business

Group revenue is one of the most consistent and profitable segments of any property’s overall business.  No other segment can be counted on, year over year, for both room and ancillary revenue.  In... Read More

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Budgeting for Profit, Not Just Revenue: Webinar Recap

In the second installment of Rainmaker's Webinar Series, VP of Hospitality Solutions Angie Dobney tackled the topic of how to budget for profit, not just revenue. With more than two decades of... Read More

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The Importance of Hospitality Segmentation

The practice of aggregating prospective guests into groups is known as segmentation. These guest segments have common behaviors or needs, and respond similarly to marketing tactics. It is impossible... Read More

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