The Brilliant Hotelier: Face 2 Face with Ria Roberto, the Director of Revenue Management at Kenz Hotel Management, UAE

  Image Credit: Booking.com 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…

Walking the Tight Rope; High ADR and Low Distribution Cost

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…

Systems Reliability, A Necessity for Hotel Operations: Part 2

  Image Credit: Bigstock In the introduction post to Systems Reliability blog series, we discussed a high-level overview of the different types of systems and common challenges that we often hear from our potential customers. In this blog series, we will discuss one of the most frequently discussed issues which is a lack of integrations…

The Brilliant Hotelier: Face 2 Face with I Nyoman Astama, General Manager of the Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort

Image Credit: Bali Niksoma Beach Resort, Indonesia A truly stylish beach-facing hideaway, the Bali Niksoma Boutique Beach Resort is all set to enrich your senses during your Indonesian getaway. This travel retreat is located in a serene and vibrant environment of the Legian beach, where soothing sounds of the sea usher you into calmness. Be…

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Hotels, Improve your Online Distribution Strategy with Six Simple Tips

Hotels have to be spot-on with their online distribution strategy because how the guest has made his booking can make a big difference to a hotel’s bottom line. Hoteliers have to focus on their operating efficiency via appropriate rate distribution management. The idea is to work out a channel mix to optimize maximum output with…

The Brilliant Hotelier: Tête-à-Tête with Richard Lewis, the CEO of Landmark Hotels, Dubai

Welcome to Dubai, the metropolis of dreams which encompasses an unforgettable taste of the Arabian nights. In the heart of Dubai’s bustling shopping and entertainment arena lies a cosmopolitan and excellent 4-star hotel – The Landmark Grand Deira. The hotel complex is fast evolving into a magnet for business and leisure travellers alike. Being handily placed…

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5 Things About Hotel Revenue Management Your Boss Wants to Know – Part I

In the super dynamic and highly connected digital world today, it is tough for a hotel to earn its bragging rights. Also, revving up the overall hospitality play and standing out in the crowd is not a cake walk, considering the high level of competition in the industry. Rapidly shifting consumer landscape further adds to…