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

Avanti Joglekar |

Understanding Total Guest Value

Guests can generate revenue for a hotel in many different ways. Revenue management powered by guest valuation algorithms enable hotels to increase guest wallet share, keeping guest spending... Read More

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Kristi White |

Rainmaker's Profit Solution Series: Do More With Less

Hoteliers are always being asked to do more with less. I would love to say this is industry specific, but alas, it is industry agnostic. Everyone, everywhere, is being asked to do the same. And in... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

Optimizing Your Channel Mix to Maximize Hotel Revenues

Developing a well-balanced channel mix and distribution strategy holds the key to profitability when it comes to maximizing revenues at your hotel. And there’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

How to Understand the True Costs of Your Hotel Distribution Channels

According to Travelport, out of the $2 trillion in annual travel spend in the U.S., $810 billion is booked through indirect channels. And with choices ranging from global distribution channels (GDS),... Read More

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Kristi White |

How to Balance Benchmarking and Performance

Every benchmarking tool in the industry teaches us an index of 100% or more is good, and anything below 100% is bad. However, is this always true? Some believe the biggest mistake the hospitality... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

Views, Balconies, Red Wine: How to Increase Your Hotel Ancillary Revenues

Airlines and cruise lines have been doing it very profitably for years. Now hotels are finally recognizing the lucrative potential of ancillary revenue opportunities. A study from Cornell shows that... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

How Do You Inspire Your Guests to Spend More? Deliver the Right Offer at the Right Time

Data is transforming the hospitality sector. Forward-thinking hoteliers are making the most of historic guest interactions along with real-time and future data sets. They’re unlocking the hidden... Read More

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