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Discover the latest topics, research, and ideas from experts in hospitality and revenue management

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Getting team buy in for your 2020 budget strategy

 Budget season is an important and challenging time for your hotel business. As you begin preparing your hotel budget for next year, there is one non-data-related component vital for your business... Read More

Topics: Trends, revintel

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9 Ways to Increase Profitability in Revenue Management

It’s that time again. Budget season is here. And as hotel owners begin crafting their shiny new 2020 budgets, they’re tasking their revenue managers with finding ways to drive higher profitability in... Read More

Topics: Technology

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Budgeting for Profit – 5 ways your revenue tech stack can simplify budget planning

The hospitality industry is a highly competitive, ever changing market.  Consumers have more options today than ever before when choosing a property for business or leisure travel.  With so much at... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

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Leveraging data to sell add-on products and services

According to one SVP of revenue management reported in Hotel News Now, 20 years ago the biggest complaint among hoteliers was, “I don’t have the data.” Today, that issue has been flipped on its head... Read More
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The Importance of Data to Your Hotel Loyalty Programs

With increasing pressure coming from online travel agencies (OTAs), the sharing economy, and a proliferation of brands, loyalty programs within the hospitality industry have become ubiquitous and... Read More

Topics: Trends

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Rising Minimum Wage and the Importance of Expense and Resource Management

In July, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended version of the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, which would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2024. Hotel & Leisure Advisors... Read More

Topics: Technology, Trends

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Leveraging the Right Data for Hotel Business Intelligence

The processing power embedded in today’s smartphones and tablets makes it possible to perform analytic tasks in the palm of your hand that only a few years ago would have required a desktop computer... Read More

Topics: Technology, Trends, revintel

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