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Hoteliers, Keep a Track of Events and Holidays To Increase your Revenue Many Folds
February 20, 2017
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For hoteliers, pricing can be a dizzying task, especially how the cost of the same room at the same time can vary dramatically from one date to the next. Especially for the dates that have some important events scheduled. Events and holidays are a high business period for hotels. However, there is definitely a technique to the seeming craziness. Travel is one of the most sought after ways to spend a holiday. Events and holidays present an immense opportunity for hotelie...
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How an Effective Pricing Strategy Can Boost Your Hotel Revenue
February 13, 2017
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The hotel industry appears to be quite glamorous and exciting to all of us. Top class hospitality, well-equipped rooms, fancy facilities, etc. – all this is done with an aim to create a seamlessly pleasant experience for guests. Needless to say, all this comes at a price which the guest actually has to pay. However, at the back end of the hotel, things are a little more complex and tricky. The revenue leaders are often grappling with a lot of insights and information to co...
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How to Manage Hotel's Online Reviews & Guest Experience
February 2, 2017
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The consumer has always been at the heart of every business. With changing times, where new ideas and technologies are being introduced every now and then to enhance their overall experience, consumer satisfaction has assumed utmost importance. A happy consumer defines the success of any business and an unsatisfied one calls for the businesses to have a re-look at their processes. The hospitality industry is all about serving people right and delivering the best-in-class expe...
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Why Should Hotels Pay Special Attention to Demand Forecasting?
January 25, 2017
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For a revenue manager, a hotel demand forecasting solution is a holy tool. Revenue managers spend a considerable time in coming up with a forecasting analysis. And thus it is obvious for them to be a little touchy about it. But it is also important that Revenue Managers understand when a forecast needs to be altered and also the reason it needs a modification. The reasons could be many like the Revenue Manager might have missed any important market dynamics while coming...
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The Brilliant Hotelier: Face to face with Deanna Jayasundera from Theme Resorts and Spas, Sri Lanka
January 16, 2017
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Image (from left to right): Ankur Yadav, Manager Sales, RateGain (extreme left), Kunwardeep Singh, Manager Account Management, RateGain (extreme right), Deanna Jeyasundera, AM, E-commerce and the rest of the team of Theme Resorts and Spas, Sri Lanka. Theme Resorts and Spa’s, celebrated to feature some of the best resorts in Sri Lanka offers a new concept in providing excellent service whilst encouraging the inherent warm hospitality and experience in the hospitality indust...
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RateGain’s Top 12 Blogs of 2016
January 3, 2017
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Are you looking for some great hospitality and travel technology blogs to add to your daily reading? Look no further because you have reached the right place! We have reviewed all our blog posts from the past year and have finally pulled together our final list, based on content quality, post frequency, reader involvement and social shares. Here are the top 12 RateGain hospitality and travel technology blogs from 2016, which you should not miss! #12: There are two winners ...
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Managing Real-Time Room Inventories Across Multiple OTAs
December 27, 2016
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We know that hotels choose to manage their OTAs or Online Travel Agents through an extranet, which might be linked to a preferred channel management software. A quota of the entire inventory is allotted through this interface, so the hotel’s rooms can be put up on the OTA (during off season and season periods) for proper distribution. When occupancy is high, the hotel blocks all its rooms for itself. Contrastingly, during off season, they keep the option open and a huge pe...
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The Brilliant Hotelier: Face 2 Face with Ria Roberto, the Director of Revenue Management at Kenz Hotel Management, UAE
December 19, 2016
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Experience true grandeur at the Al Manzel Hotel Apartments, right in the middle of the commercial district of Abu Dhabi, the city better known as ‘The Las Vegas of Middle Eastern Dubai’. This alluring property effortlessly captures the city’s essence, which reverberates in a bespoke and artistically stimulating ambiance. On one hand, the hotel carefully anticipates every need of its business and leisure guests, and on the other, it delivers some of the finest facilities and s...
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Walking the Tight Rope; High ADR and Low Distribution Cost
December 13, 2016
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Tips for hoteliers to balance online and direct bookings. “Minimise costs, maximise revenues” -- the quest is ubiquitous across all businesses. With no exceptions for the hotel industry. With the costs running high into labor, debt, franchise fees, utilities and real estate taxes, little can hoteliers do little to really ‘minimise’ the cost of operation. But an area does exist where the beast can be trapped – the distribution system. One of the main defies of hotels to...
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