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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

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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

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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

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OTA Negotiations, Direct Bookings, and Your Distribution Strategy

Hotels are often frustrated by the increasing fees charged for bookings by OTAs, and they try to encourage more direct bookings in order to circumvent the OTA system completely. The fact is, however,... Read More

Topics: Pricing

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Rising Guest Acquisition Costs & the Value of Direct Booking

Guest acquisition costs are rising, and the consequences for hotels seem obvious. Increased costs lead to decreased profitability, and a hit on asset value. To truly improve your hotel profitability,... Read More

Topics: Technology, Trends

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5 Key Components to an Effective Revenue and Profit Strategy

Looking to increase revenue in 2019? Get in line. The desire to generate more revenue is nothing new to hoteliers, but the journey toward higher revenues and greater profitability requires hotels to... Read More

Topics: Pricing

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Hotel Pricing Optimization: Learning from Outside Industries

While the hotel industry is truly unique, when it comes to price optimization, there’s a lot we can learn from outside industries. To help hotels develop a dynamic pricing optimization strategy that... Read More

Topics: Pricing

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