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Hoteliers, Take a Re-look at Parity and Prevent Revenue Leakages
November 23, 2017
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You may be the smartest revenue managers with the expertise in revenue management and pricing strategies. You may have a sizeable stock of inventory to play with and you may have access to an umpteen number of online channels to reach your consumer. Nevertheless, certainly, this is not enough to ensure high RevPAR and ADR. Despite having all checks and systems in place your hotel’s bottom line can suffer because of revenue leakages, which usually go unnoticed. Hence, we ne...
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Assessing the boom in travel startups
November 21, 2017
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With all the disruption we’re seeing in travel these days, it wasn’t surprising to read that Phocuswright research shows we are in an unprecedented period of opportunity for travel startups. According to their report, “The State of Travel Startups 2017,” a flood of travel-focused investors, incubators and other entrepreneurial support programs have given $62 billion to 1,497 travel startups since 2005. While a lot of that has been poured into mobile and the sharing econ...
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Travel Industry is Already Using Geo-based Competitive Price Tracking; Act Now Before Its Too Late
November 3, 2017
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Location Based Price Tracking; a Key Feature to Look Out For in a Rate Intelligence Tool With advances in travel technology tools and travellers being more aware, the hotel industry has grown to become a highly competitive domain to cater to the needs of this new generation of travellers. This has led to extreme volatility too in its operations. In such a scenario, a key challenge faced by the hotels is how to sell their entire inventory and at the best possible price at all...
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We Bet You Will Not Want to Miss The Benefits of a Comprehensive Hotel Price Intelligence Solution!
October 25, 2017
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Pricing has always been an important aspect of any business as it plays a quintessential role in the effective running of all industries worldwide. Hotel price management, i.e., how the goods and services of any business are priced and tagged in the extremely competitive market scenario goes a long way in determining the firm’s profitability in the long run. The hotel industry is a perfect example of the application of dynamic pricing in diverse market situations to ensure...
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Sharing economy blurring the lines in hospitality
October 23, 2017
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For the last few years, hospitality has been all abuzz about threats from the sharing economy. But recent headlines indicate that the long-term disruption from companies like Airbnb may be more about a blurring of lines in hospitality as hotel companies move to offer more vacation rentals and Airbnb moves into a hybrid version of the hotel space. Last week, Airbnb made it clear it thinks there is value in traditional lodging options with the announcement it was building...
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Tracking Mobile App Rates of Your Competition is a MUST for Your Price Strategy!
October 11, 2017
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Choose a Rate Shopping Tool that can help you to benefit from this practice. At a time when mobile phones had already made deep inroads into the lives of the people, the advent of mobile internet started creating revolutionary ripples worldwide. The hospitality industry is also experiencing this change, gradually adjusting to it and now reaping benefits from it. As the traveller in large numbers took to these tiny devices for booking their travel, hotels worldwide respo...
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Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Intelligence in Revenue Management and Pricing Analysis?
September 29, 2017
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Is it possible that Artificial Intelligence can replace human intelligence in revenue management and pricing analysis? More important to understand here is what it will replace, than a clear “Yes” or “No” to this question. We are sure you must have read about the increasing reach of AI at least a few times recently, in print or digital. Artificial Intelligence is taking over in every business. The time for machine learning has indeed arrived. In almost every industry, mach...
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Data and Analytics Can Help You Distribute Your Hotel Inventory Effectively & Run Hotel Profitably
September 25, 2017
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The Internet has had an impact on almost every industry out there and how could hotel industry be an exception to this revolution. Traditional booking mechanisms like phones and agents have been replaced by OTAs, brand websites, and other channels. Some channels are more profitable or we can say less costly than others are. Hotels have to continuously make sure that they are using the most profitable channel to sell their inventory to maximize revenues. Yielding and Pricing s...
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