Rainmaker Blog

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

Avanti Joglekar |

The New Era of Data-Driven Guest Experiences

Since 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. Using data to present... Read More

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Ellis Connolly |

Better Hotel Guest Data = Better Hotel Guest Insights

“More isn’t always better, Linus. Sometimes it’s just more.” ~ Sabrina Fairchild, Sabrina (1995) Read More

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Dan Skodol |

Three Thoughts on the Emergence of Airbnb as an OTA

As new lodging options emerge, specifically alternative accommodations such as Airbnb, the hospitality industry must evolve to the changing landscape. We’ve kept track of what consumers and industry... Read More

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Avanti Joglekar |

Redefine the Path to Loyalty: Revenue Management Best Practices for 2018

Hotels are clamoring to deliver personalized experiences to inspire loyalty among their guests. But a definition of what loyalty entails is the biggest limiting factor to capitalizing on having a... Read More

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Avanti Joglekar |

The Impact of Alternative Accommodations: 2018 Revenue Management Best Practices, Part III

Hospitality revenue management (RM) is constantly evolving, especially as new lodging options emerge. We’ve kept track of what consumers and industry insiders are talking about and have determined to... Read More

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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, hospitality, Trends, 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

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