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New Video Series: Basic, Better, Best

Main Post | October 17, 2018

Sometimes there’s more than one right way to revenue… Hotel revenue management. It’s an art and a science. It takes both smart humans and even smarter technology to get it right and produce optimal results, time and again. At IDeaS, we are constantly tapping into the expertise of our own smart humans. In talking with […]

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A Journey to Discover

Main Post | October 10, 2018

My journey to Discover starts at a sewing machine.  The way we learn has evolved It’s time to change the way we teach and train Introducing Discover, a new learning experience for IDeaS clients A couple summers ago, I was teaching my teenage daughter to sew. She wanted to make her own skirt, and we’d completed every step in […]

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Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Preparing for the Changing Consumer

Main Post | October 3, 2018

This is the second in a series of four videos from interviews with industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit. IDeaS was pleased to sit down with multiple hospitality industry experts at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit last October. These conversations covered a wide range of subjects, from how consumer behaviors are evolving […]

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Bridging the Industry with Digna M. Kolar

Main Post | September 26, 2018

Advisory Services answers recent client questions about hotel revenue management Digna M. Kolar, IDeaS senior advisor, explores some operational gaps that can hinder revenue management productivity.   As innovation in revenue management technology continues to accelerate, something we don’t hear much about is innovation in revenue management productivity. So, how can we ensure we get the […]

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Meet IDeaS’ New Director of Global Alliances

Main Post | September 19, 2018

We sat down with Audrey Murante, our new director of global alliances & initiatives, for an illuminating conversation about why she chose IDeaS for the next chapter in her accomplished career. At IDeaS, we take great pride in our ability to serve the hospitality and travel industries, and Audrey’s extensive hotel experience, innovative leadership style, […]

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Did You Leave Your Revenue Technology in the Stone Age?

Main Post | September 12, 2018

Take it from the Jetsons; trust efficient technology Hotels must consider the seamless connection of guest devices to their technology Revenue technology is following in the footsteps of the mobile phone Friendly user interfaces have become a necessity for a quick ROI Do you know how many devices are currently “hooked up” to your in-home Wi-Fi? […]

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How Long Will the Party Last? – Dispatch from Nashville

Main Post | September 6, 2018

After 100 months of growth, how long can we keep the good times rolling? We are in the second longest RevPAR growth cycle in history, but… GDP growth could come to a grinding halt by 2020 So how will the hotel industry fare? The annual Hotel Data Conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee, traditionally kicks off […]

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Bridging the Industry with Yuki Hu

Main Post | August 29, 2018

Advisory Services answers recent client questions about hotel revenue management With the rise of #bleisure and #selfies, is it time for the hospitality industry to redefine “lodging”? Yuki Hu, IDeaS lead advisor in China, goes in for a closer look. “Lodging or a holiday accommodation is a type of residential accommodation. People who travel and […]

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Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Evolving Consumer Behavior

Main Post | August 22, 2018

This is the first in a series of four videos from interviews with industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit. IDeaS was pleased to sit down with multiple hospitality industry experts at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit last October. These conversations covered a wide range of subjects, from how consumer behaviors are evolving […]

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