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What teenage years and revenue management have in common

eHotelier.com 17 February 2019
One of the common stereotypes of adolescence is the rebellious wild teen continually at odds with mom and dad. You are going through changes, you at times think you are better than you really are, at other times you sit down and question how good you really are. Let’s say it’s a confusing time as you find yourself dealing with many new experiences, rising expectations and amidst all this you must figure out that you will take it to the next level.

Overbooking strategies: basic, better, best

eHotelier.com 13 February 2019
Walking a paying guest due to an overbooking scenario can be hard and unpleasant. Just ask any front desk manager who must deal with irate customers who have to be moved to another property. However, any hotel that doesn’t have established overbooking strategies in place is leaving money on the table due to missed occupancy at the property’s highest price point where profits can be maximised.

La Alhambra Apart Hotel in Santa Catarina sees 20% growth in its revenue with Hotelogix

eHotelier.com 12 February 2019
Hotelogix, a leader in cloud-based Property Management Systems has announced that the adoption and efficient use of its PMS have helped La Alhambra Apart Hotel in Santa Catarina, Brazil witness a 20% increase in its revenue. This considerable growth in its revenue is a result of 30% boost in OTA booking and 10% increase in direct booking coming via its brand website.

Microsoft and Google Join Speaker Line-Up at Travel Technology Europe 2019

eHotelier.com 11 February 2019
Travel Technology Europe has announced that experts from Microsoft and Google Assistant will deliver keynote sessions at this month’s conference; the largest of its kind in Europe, taking place at Olympia London, 20-21st February 2019.

5 must-have technologies you should be using for your hotel

eHotelier.com 7 February 2019
Is your hotel garnering the kind of footfall that you expected? Are you experimenting with diverse technologies to catch hold of your customers’ attention? Still perplexed? Well, you don’t need to be, as we are here for your rescue.

Hotel business growth: Top 5 industry trends to adopt right now

eHotelier.com 30 January 2019
People around the globe are willing to travel more, both for business and leisure. This trend projects that the hospitality industry will witness positive growth in the future. With an annual growth rate of 5.8 percent, the hotel industry’s market volume is expected to reach $193,851 million by 2023.

We must stop saying people are our most important assets (and actually believe it to be true)

eHotelier.com 22 January 2019
If we believe that our staff or our most important asset, why do we always only account for them as a cost? In simple accounting terms, assets are on the plus side of the balance sheet, but staff are always shown as an operational costs. There are good accounting reasons for this and the conventions and practices always treat the cost of staff in this way.

ITB China Startup Award 2019: Looking for the best innovative travel technology ideas

eHotelier.com 21 January 2019
For the third time the stage is set for the best innovative travel technology solutions: Starting today startup companies can apply until 10 April 2019 for the ITB China Startup Award on the stages of the eTravel World China at ITB China, set to take place from 15 -17 May, in Shanghai.

Grand Hotel Baglioni chooses IDeaS for revenue technology upgrade

eHotelier.com 6 December 2018
IDeaS Revenue SolutionsBaglioni, the leading provider of revenue management software and advisory services, is pleased to announce one of Europe’s most historic hotels, the Grand Hotel Baglioni, has chosen IDeaS G3 Revenue Management System (RMS) to optimise revenue performance across its 192-room property.

Keeping a multinational hotel business cyber safe

eHotelier.com 4 December 2018
Managing the cybersecurity of just one hotel is a challenge, but when the threats from cyberspace are growing at an unprecedented rate, how are Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) supposed to oversee the security of hotels located all over the world?

Hotelogix Hotel PMS year-end offer finds many takers

eHotelier.com 29 November 2018
Hotelogix, a cloud-based Property Management System provider has announced the success of its recently launched Hotel PMS year-end offer. According to Hotelogix, under its 'Lock now & use later' plan, scores of independent hoteliers from around the globe have signed up to avail the offer by paying a small lock-in amount of USD 250.

Capital investment of $15M in hotel platform

eHotelier.com 26 November 2018
Two months after the new management board took office, Bidroom, a rising online travel community, announced substantial capital investment which will be used to accelerate growth.

Travel technology trendsetters wanted

eHotelier.com 18 November 2018
Global luxury travel network Virtuoso® is inviting the world’s most exciting new travel technology companies to apply for its 2019 Incubator programme.

Bangkok Airways partners with RateGain for its price intelligence solution

eHotelier.com 15 November 2018
RateGain Technologies, today announced that it has been chosen by Bangkok Airways, Asia’s boutique airline based out of Thailand, for their advanced, real-time airfare price intelligence product, AirGain. Powered by Big Data & AI, AirGain will offer vital pricing insights & competitive intelligence data that would enable the airline to come up with a robust revenue strategy.

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

eHotelier.com 11 November 2018
The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the areas that customers care about. Customers also benefit from a more accurate and trusted rating of a hotel’s performance.

NAU Hotels & Resorts Renews Partnership with IDeaS After Full Market Review

eHotelier.com 8 November 2018
IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of revenue management software and advisory services, is pleased to announce that NAU Hotels & Resorts will extend its use of IDeaS Revenue Management System (RMS) to optimise revenue performance across its entire estate.

Maximum Occupancy Conference 2018 Wrap Up

eHotelier.com 5 November 2018
eHotelier were proud to partner with Maximum Occupancy, Australasia’s Accommodation Industry Conference last week.

Booking Holdings and Grab enter into strategic partnership

eHotelier.com 30 October 2018
Booking Holdings, the global leader in online accommodations and travel e-commerce, and Grab Holdings Inc., the leading on-demand transportation and mobile services platform in Southeast Asia, have announced that the two parties have entered into a strategic partnership.

Peer-to-peer travel marketplaces - how hotels can take advantage

eHotelier.com 29 October 2018
The exponential growth of online marketplaces over the past few years has been no short of an unpredicted phenomenon. The growth of the marketplace economy led by sharing economy companies is set to double between 2017 and 2022, growing from $19billion to $40billion. Beyond well known ecommerce marketplace brands like eBay, Amazon, Airbnb, Uber or Grubhub, marketplace models are disrupting just about every traditional industry. The travel industry is no exception. Peer-to-peer marketplaces for travel are on the rise and here to stay.

Hotel management system pioneer AutoClerk partners with SiteMinder

eHotelier.com 23 October 2018
More than 1,500 hotels across North America now have the opportunity to enrich their distribution and revenue management strategy, thanks to a new partnership between two hospitality technology leaders - SiteMinder and AutoClerk. SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, and AutoClerk, one of country's most enduring property management system (PMS) companies, have developed a sophisticated interface between their two platforms that will help mutual hotel customers enhance the online distribution of their rooms and thereby grow their revenue.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London to reopen facilities this December

eHotelier.com 23 October 2018
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London will reopen its doors on Tuesday, 4 December 2018, in time for the holiday season. The hotel will welcome guests into all its public areas, restaurants and event spaces. It will also unveil the renovated and enlarged Spa at Mandarin Oriental, London.

ITB Asia 2018 finishes on a high with record-breaking numbers

eHotelier.com 23 October 2018
ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, wrapped up on a high today as the annual event achieved record-breaking numbers. Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore between 17 – 19 October 2018, the three-day conference and exhibition recorded an impressive 25,000 business appointments this year. Having hosted more than 1,000 exhibitors and over 1,000 buyers this year, ITB Asia 2018 has also recorded an increase of 8.9% of total visitors representing more than 127 countries from last year’s anniversary event.

IDeaS delivers Regional-first revenue management solution to YMCA

eHotelier.com 22 October 2018
IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of revenue management software and advisory services, announced today that the YMCA of Hong Kong had implemented IDeaS' flagship G3 Revenue Management System (IDeaS G3 RMS) to enhance rate performance and support revenue growth at their upmarket hotel property, The Salisbury.

Study reinforces Guestlines development systems

eHotelier.com 19 October 2018
Many of today's Property Management Systems (PMS) suffer from poor levels of integration and a lack of support for hoteliers, a new report published this month has claimed.

Report: Hotels must digitise in wake of 'new' customer - or risk irrelevance

eHotelier.com 17 October 2018
The emergence of a ‘new’ hotel customer is forcing hotel operators to transform their business models, with many adopting new technologies to attract and retain guests.

What's next for PMS firms in Airbnb's ecosystem?

eHotelier.com 14 October 2018
The news this week that Airbnb rival Wimdu is closing, despite $90million in funding, proves that Airbnb continues to dominate the home lodging & vacation rental industry.

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