Posts Tagged ‘hotel distribution’

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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Phocuswright Panelists: Will OTA Struggles Lead to More Disruption for Hotels?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It was certainly an interesting week for online travel CEOs to be center stage.

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RSF speakers: Being hospitable is no longer enough

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

The hospitality industry is facing its biggest change in a generation: becoming brave enough to rely on new technologies to know the guest better, improve communication, automate where possible, and optimise pricing to drive revenues and bottom line.

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Revenue Strategy Report: The Hotel Industry’s Big Bet on Personalized Loyalty

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

Each time I visit our San Francisco office, not only do I have a favorite hotel that I stay in, but I have a specific junior suite at that hotel that is perfect for me. I’ve stayed in this same room more than a hundred times.

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Uncertainty Fuels Need to Rein In Acquisition Costs

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Now more than ever, revenue managers need to devise strategies to rein in galloping increases in the cost of customer acquisition. The hotel industry has been on a seven-year-plus run of improving performance but for a variety of reasons, that upward trajectory could soon flatten out or even dip.

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