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

Avanti Joglekar |

The 3 Key Components of Your Dynamic Pricing Optimization Strategy

In the past decade, pricing in the hospitality industry has come a long way. Thanks to advances in technology and methodology, hotel pricing has never been more efficient or profitable. With the rise... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Pricing, hospitality

Avanti Joglekar |

Understanding Customer Acquisition Cost to Determine Value & Profit

Hotel revenue managers are experts at determining how much revenue a particular guest will generate. With their RMS, they use predictive analytics to perform a thorough guest valuation analysis that... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Personalization, Pricing, hospitality

Avanti Joglekar |

Ancillary Revenue and Personalization: 2018 Revenue Management Best Practices, Part II

New trends emerge every year in hospitality revenue management (RM). By keeping track of what consumers and industry insiders are talking about, we’ve determined the top five trends in RM. In part... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Trends, hospitality, Personalization

Tammy Farley |

The Bookings Rush: Trust Your Systems, A Personal Experience From Tammy Farley

As the Super Bowl approaches, I can’t help but recall an experience I had this holiday season with the same type of hotel-booking-frenzy the properties in Minneapolis must be facing. Having worked in... Read More

Topics: All Topics, hospitality, Personalization

Avanti Joglekar |

Loyalty-Based Pricing & Advances in Group: 2018 Revenue Management Best Practices, Part I

As technology constantly evolves, so does revenue management (RM). Dan Skodol, VP of Revenue Analytics at Rainmaker, recently gave a presentation on the “Top Five Trends in Revenue Management and... Read More

Topics: All Topics, hospitality, Trends, Personalization

Avanti Joglekar |

Data Integrations for Revenue Managers: Expert Advice

Data integration is a crucial step in any revenue management process. Unfortunately, bringing data from disparate sources and combining them in a unified way to produce meaningful insights is not an... Read More

Topics: All Topics, hospitality, Technology

Avanti Joglekar |

Better Together: Integrating Your Revenue Management System with Your Tech Stack

In 2017, we surveyed a group of hoteliers, asking how they would assess the integration between their property management system (PMS), Central Reservation System (CRS) and Revenue Mangement (RM).... Read More

Topics: All Topics, hospitality, Technology

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