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Revenue Management Resolutions: Starting 2019 Off Right - Data, Channel and Room Type Management

Budgets are complete, approved, and put to bed. Starting 2019 off right can set your full year up to success. Can you track your business on a granular level? Are you getting what you need from the... Read More

Topics: Product

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Winning More Group Business: How Sales and Revenue Work Together to Avoid FOMO

Group Performance and FOMO The hospitality industry is in an unprecedented period of growth. However, this growth has not been driven by group. In the past decade, transient growth has outpaced group... Read More

Topics: Product

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Fuel Gaming Hotel Profits with Multiple Revenue Streams

Gone are the days when a casino is just a casino. Competition has increased as new markets and “new players” enter the gaming sector, all competing for a larger share of wallet from customers. And... Read More

Topics: Technology, Trends, Casino

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5 Ways Casino Hotels Transform Big Data into Big Revenues

Two decades ago, only two states had legal gambling in the United States. Today, those statistics have flipped. Now, it’s only Hawaii and Utah that have bans on all forms of gambling. As a result,... Read More

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Kristi White |

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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Patrick Andres |

The Path to Total Revenue Management

The concept of total hotel revenue management industry has been discussed for years, to the point where some in the revenue management discipline are asking why the topic is still being discussed. It... Read More

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Kristi White |

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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