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Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: Getting Team Buy-in and Setting Expectations

Are you ready for a more productive and profitable 2019? Budget season is an important and challenging time for your hotel business. As you begin preparing your hotel budget for next year, there is... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Pricing

Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: How Revenue Management Technology Optimizes Your Budget Strategy (Part 3 of 4)

Hotel budgets are impacted by myriad factors like seasonality, economic conditions, events, and competition. Even unanticipated occurrences such as extreme weather conditions have the ability to... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Pricing

Kristi White |

Hotel Budget Season: Knowing the Past Helps You Succeed in the Future (Part 2 of 4)

Study the past, if you would divine the future. ~ Confucius Read More

Topics: All Topics, Pricing

Avanti Joglekar |

Next-generation Revenue Management & Intelligent Pricing: The 2018 Smart Decision Guide

For hoteliers, the challenge of revenue management (RM) is particularly complex. Luckily, as traditional approaches to RM evolves, so does the technology at the disposal of revenue managers. Adopted... Read More

Topics: All Topics, eBooks, Technology, Pricing

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, hospitality, Pricing, Personalization

Avanti Joglekar |

3 Ways Machine Learning Will Create Your Ultimate Pricing Strategy

Machine learning is one of the hottest buzzwords in hospitality today.  Property owners and revenue managers are eagerly anticipating how machine learning will help them gain valuable insights and... Read More

Topics: All Topics, Pricing

Dan Skodol |

Using the Psychology of Pricing: Do "Experts" Fall for the Same Tricks?

Human beings are hard-wired to interpret and react to the world around them in certain ways, even if those reactions are often irrational and unpredictable. Read More

Topics: All Topics, hospitality, Pricing

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