So Happy Together: Pricing & Inventory Controls

On one part of your plate, you have pricing. And on the other part? Your inventory controls. But it’s only when you start combining those two that the exciting action begins—the kind of action that drives maximum profit potential.

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Don’t Let a Special Event Eclipse Your Profits

On Monday, August 21st, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies – the first total eclipse to hit the United States in 38 years. How can hotels in the path of totality capitalize on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

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Bridging the Industry With Digna Martinez

Digna Martinez, IDeaS senior advisor, talks about moving revenue management into function space and the basics of revenue management for all organizations

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Back to the Futurecasting

While hotels can’t go back in time (or forward) to arrive at their optimal strategy, there are things hotels are doing in the present to make for the most positive impacts on their future.

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Positive Profit Performance Through Revenue Culture

As hotels concern themselves more with rising reservation acquisition costs and the need to competitively differentiate through loyalty programs, unique stay experiences and personalized offers, a sound revenue strategy is even more prevalent. They need to provide strong earnings results each quarter that demonstrates their ability to enact a disciplined and agile revenue strategy that increases net income.

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3 Lessons to Learn From “Hidden Figures”

As a proud hotel veteran, and as client relationship manager working with some of the most impressive and iconic hotels in the Americas, it never fails to surprise me how many similarities our industry has with other branches of life. The lessons I took from this movie, for example, were a clear indication of this worldly interconnection.

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Bridging the Industry With Charles Wang

Charles Wang, regional head of Advisory Services, explores how hoteliers in emerging markets can capitalize on strategic revenue management and attract the industry’s top talent.

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Free Sell or Free Fall?

Contrary to any widespread belief, hotel meetings and events space does more than just sell guestrooms. In fact, for many hotels, the profit potential of this revenue stream is so significant that it can contribute 40-60% of their total profits. When it comes to leveraging this event space strategically, however, it’s often one of the most overlooked opportunities for substantial revenue generation.

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Bridging the Industry With Neil Corr

Neil Corr, IDeaS senior advisor in EMEA, discusses the different ways today’s hotels can achieve intelligent revenue strategies in a Big Data-driven world.

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A Partnership Providing Better Hotel Pricing

IDeaS and OTA Insight partnered together to give hoteliers an edge over their competitors by providing them with industry-leading revenue management solutions. Vivek Bhogaraju, director of global strategic alliances and initiatives at IDeaS, had the opportunity to sit down with Adriaan Coppens to discuss how mutual clients are benefiting from the IDeaS and OTA Insight partnership.

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