Rainmaker Blog

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

Rainmaker |

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

Rainmaker |

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

Dan Skodol |

Top Considerations for Pricing at a Room Type Level

Are you capturing every last dollar from pricing your various room types appropriately? How much are those last-minute free upgrades really costing you? What are you leaving on the table when one... Read More

Topics: Technology, Pricing

Dan Skodol |

The Business Forecast vs. The Revenue Management Forecast

As a business practice, hotel revenue management (RM) is focused on optimizing financial results. Forecasting is a vital component of any revenue management strategy, and a tool to help managers... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Kevin Duncan |

BI: Opening the Cookie Jar

Data management is an absolutely vital business skill for your company. It helps you increase operational intelligence, strategically target customer relationship management and maximize profits.... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Rainmaker |

4 Tips to Get Most Out of Your New BI Tool

  A next-generation BI solution can force everyone, from the general manager to the sales, marketing, and guest services teams, to think more strategically than ever before. It can spur them to drive... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

Rainmaker |

Making Smarter Decisions with Hotel Business Intelligence

When it comes to generating actionable insights and driving continuous performance improvement, the right hotel BI tool can rightly be viewed as a game changer. This is true for two simple reasons.... Read More

Topics: Technology, Product

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