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Defining the Future – Dispatch from Amsterdam

Main Post | April 19, 2018

A few things overheard at the HSMAI Europe Revenue Optimization Conference: Why do we get out of bed in the morning? Do you want to price like your grandma? Don’t listen to your parents. Atypical for a conference focused on data and analytics, there was a lot of talk of family and culture last week […]

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[WEBINAR] Building a Smart Meetings & Events Strategy

Main Post | April 17, 2018

Join IDeaS senior product manager Kate Keisling, along with special hotel-industry guests, for an upcoming live webinar on how to rethink and build a better meetings & events (M&E) space strategy. M&E should be more than just an afterthought of your revenue management strategy. With the potential to bring in more annual profits than even your […]

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Channel Performance Revs Up Profits for Hoteliers

Main Post | April 11, 2018

How to drive your distribution forward By addressing channel performance, hoteliers can optimize pricing and marketing across all channels Cost data can be configured to include fixed and percentage acquisition costs of channels IDeaS’ channel performance tools are just part of the flexible automation and insights to help you achieve your profit goals on your […]

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I’ll See Your ROI and Raise You an ROU

Main Post | April 4, 2018

ROU is the new ROI IDeaS calculates a hotel’s ROU with a refined, two-step process to measure the benefits of a fully automated revenue strategy What hotels discover is additional revenue opportunity hiding in each of those automated decisions The Revenue Opportunity Uplift Calculator lets hotels without IDeaS take advantage of this data to understand how […]

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Bridging the Industry with Digna M. Kolar

Main Post | March 28, 2018

Advisory Services answers recent client questions about hotel revenue management Digna M. Kolar, IDeaS senior advisor, ponders what it means to be a good revenue manager today…and tomorrow.   What makes a good revenue manager today? To try to answer that, first I must think about how to define revenue management. Also, how has it […]

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Cornell Hospitality Summit Series: Hospitality Technology Disruption

Main Post | March 21, 2018

This is the first in a series of four videos from the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit, attended by Klaus Kohlmayr, chief evangelist with IDeaS. I had the great pleasure to join some of the leading experts in travel technology at Cornell University to discuss disruption and transformation in the hospitality industry at their Hospitality Research […]

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Change Is in the Air – Dispatch from Berlin

Main Post | March 14, 2018

Hospitality leaders gather and agree—technology is the key to survival Breaking down data silos Transforming the traditional hotel tech stack The personalization of technology Every year, in early March, while most people are shaking off the effects of winter, 10,000 exhibitors from over 180 countries gather in Berlin for ITB, the world’s largest tourism and […]

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Profit Optimization – All for one and one for all!

Main Post | March 8, 2018

The more revenue opportunities your hotel has working together, the better Revenue management used to be considered a very niche function Hotels are seeing the benefits of extending strategic revenue management principles to their ancillary streams Establish KPIs that measure areas beyond rooms to meetings and events space Today’s hoteliers face rising pressure to increase […]

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