How Hotels Can Bette...

The travel business in search continues to grow and more and more consumers turn to search engines looking to book their holiday.  In 2012 online travel spending surpassed $100 billion for the first time with a 9 percent increase over the previous year. The big players are OTAs like...

Images on OTAs help ...

Expedia recently published an article providing 5 tips on how hotels can convert OTA traffic into bookings. Take better photos (and videos) of your property. Protect against the pressure to offer last-minute discounts. Work with your market manager to utilize market insight and help build...

Low-cost Carriers Po...

Revenue management today is at the cutting edge and must be closely aligned across all aspects of a travel business. This requires people with traditional technical skill, an understanding of the markets they operate in and, not least, a willingness to challenge the status quo. Do Think more...

Rate Parity – ...

Many Revenue Manager find themselves worshipping daily at the altar of Rate Parity. This means that their core value is rate parity and everything else falls in place after that. For example, I have seen articles written that start with the assumption that, “Of course you need to have...

Want Better Email Re...

In everyday life, most people don’t want to be bothered late at night. But the opposite seems to be true when it comes to email. According to a Q4 2012 analysis by Experian CheetahMail of its North American clients’ email campaigns, emails sent late at night outperformed emails sent any other...

GDS hotel bookings o...

he global hotel industry delivered another solid performance in February 2013, according to Pegasus Solutions. Global bookings and rates in the month rivaled or outperformed February 2012, and year-to-date bookings for both the leisure and corporate channels surpassed prior years through...