Posts Tagged ‘Online Travel Agency’

Revenue Strategy Report: The Real Potential for Artificial Intelligence in Hospitality

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

Anybody who’s been to my house or Duetto’s offices would know I’m a huge “Star Wars” fan, but lately, the conversations I hear about artificial intelligence and how it might disrupt hotels and casinos remind me more of “Blade Runner.” Do we need to act like Harrison Ford hunting replicants and disable AI before it creates some dystopian future? No, I don’t think so.

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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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Hotels Need Sophisticated Strategies to Maximize Rates

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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The UK: Maximising On Market Uncertainties

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

The UK hotel market has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years. First, there was the 2008 recession, then the 2010 European debt crisis, before London saw a raft of new hotel openings for the pre/post Olympics period (as well as enjoying a successful Games). More recently, business has become more volatile due to terror attacks and political uncertainly as Brexit negotiations get underway.

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Optimizing Hotel Distribution for All Parts of the Customer Journey

by Pamela Espinoza, Contributing Editor, Latin America |

New research sheds light on the unique booking behaviors of Mexican travelers, who show greater propensity for planning last-minute travel. Hotels might benefit from many guests paying higher prices for waiting too long. But it’s still important to their Revenue Strategy to optimize hotel distribution and marketing for consumers researching their travel options further out in the booking window.

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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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