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Working Together for Success - Sales & Revenue Management

According to the 2019 AMEX Global Meetings & Events Forecast,1 the meetings industry is in a period of consistent growth, with small but meaningful increases projected in meeting sizes, length, and... Read More

Topics: grouprev

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Move Beyond MAR for Group Business

Group business fills an important role in many hotels, helping to increase revenues during shoulder seasons and economic downturns, and creating compression that allows hotels to fill rooms with... Read More

Topics: Product, grouprev

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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

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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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