Posts Tagged ‘hotel demand’

Stop calling it “Unconstrained Demand!”

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

While going through old books the other day, I came across a textbook from my Ancient Greek class in high school. Thumbing through the book, an interesting word jumped out at me: “tautology,” which comes from the Greek “tauto” (the same) and “logos” (word or idea). A tautology is a figure of speech to describe an unnecessary repetition of meaning, basically using more than one word to say the same thing.

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Boom Times in Australia, New Zealand are Right Time for Hotels to Bolster Pricing Power

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

Down Under, times are good for the travel trade. As hoteliers in Australia and New Zealand reap the benefits of increased tourism, they also would do well to revisit and refine their pricing strategies so they have more power to hold and yield rate in the future, experts say.

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How Mexico is Getting Ready for Increased Hotel Demand

by Pamela Espinoza, Contributing Editor, Latin America |

Inbound tourism to Mexico is up by 8.9% in the first four months of 2017 when compared with the previous year, reported SECTUR, the government tourism department. With Mexico set to welcome 12.5 million international tourists, its hotel sector will need to prepare for increased demand. 

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RSS Speakers Tackle Industry’s Most Pressing Issues

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Put 300 like-minded professionals in the same room and your chances of solving industry challenges grow exponentially.

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Room Type Pricing in the Real World

by Eric Stoessel, VP of Marketing |

We talk a lot about Open Pricing and more specifically the value of yielding room types dynamically. We’ve written whitepapers, produced videos and created plenty of slides that illustrate these concepts, but last week I saw firsthand why this is so important and the revenue opportunities too many hotels are missing.

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Zika’s Gone, Will Caribbean Hotel Demand Return?

by Pamela Espinoza, Contributing Editor, Latin America |

Hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean spent much of the last few years defending the safety of tourism in their country. Once a flurry of drug-related violence died down, the mosquito-borne illness Zika popped up, striking concern into many female travelers.

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