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Kristi White

Kristi is the Product Manager for Rainmaker's business intelligence platform, revintel.

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7 Ways to Boost Direct Bookings with Your Hotel Front Desk Staff

There is a powerful resource for increasing direct bookings at your disposal. One that’s available to every hotel, yet it’s often overlooked and underutilized. Read More

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Best Practices for Managing Hotel Distribution Costs

Distribution costs have been steadily rising over the past several years, driven by the increasing market share of online travel agencies (OTAs). In fact, a Kalibri Labs study shows commission costs... Read More

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Take Charge of Your Hotel Budget Process: Identify Your Trends

Amid the flurry of November’s falling leaves, the avalanche of activity surrounding your 2019 budget preparation is most likely in full force. New technologies and digital innovations continue to... Read More

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Do You Know What Your Distribution Channels Cost?

Many hotels are not as focused as they should be on their channel costs. In fact, a report by the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) revealed that just 65 percent of chains and... Read More

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A Key to Hotel Business Success: Tracking, Trends & Time

A study of 170 travel and hospitality executives revealed an area where their organizations were lacking was effective use of data. It can be overwhelming to package all the metrics you collect into... Read More

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7 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting the Most Out of Your Hotel Technology Systems

The hotel industry is and always will be about providing good old-fashioned hospitality. With an ever-increasing volume of analytics to contend with, however, the need for shiny, new technology... Read More

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Hotel Budgeting & Distribution Channels: Analyze How You’re Tracking

Today’s hoteliers grasp the importance of segmentation – understanding which guest segments comprise their total customer base in terms of metrics like demographics, average booking window, market... Read More

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