Posts Tagged ‘Hilton Worldwide’

Q3 Results: New Cancellation Policies Lead to Flexible Pricing

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Although pre-occupied with the effects on earnings by a wide swath of external events, public hotel company leaders still focused on distribution and revenue issues during recent calls with stock analysts to discuss third-quarter earnings reports.

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OTA Stock Plunges Attributed to Direct-Booking Efforts

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will have an impact on your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Revenue Strategy Report: Hotel Owners, Asset Managers Lead New Push for Innovation

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

For as long as the hospitality industry has fallen behind in technology innovation, hotel owners and asset managers have been forced into a very tough spot. I sensed at industry conferences this summer that they’re aggressively pushing back and calling for more engagement from their tech partners and their brands, and I’m hopeful that the industry will be better for it.

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How Open Pricing Enables More Flexible Cancellation Policies

by Marco Benvenuti, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer and Co-Founder |

It’s the age-old issue for any industry that deals with perishable inventory: On one side you get a bad rap for overselling or overbooking, while on the other side last-minute cancellations leave you stuck with unsold goods.

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