Revenue Management


Google plunges deeper into hotel search: It's all about rooms
Google plunges deeper into hotel search: It's all about rooms
By Diego Varela - Mirai | September 19, 2018
Ever wondered how far search giant Google wants to take consumers in its quest to dominate the accommodation sector? More evidence is emerging... Read More
News | Online
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Airline data riches are making scientists cry
By Linda Fox | September 7, 2018
EasyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren talks about data as a "game-changer". Read More
News | Distribution
Guest Experience report
Upsell conversion, mobile communication top list of opportunities for hoteliers
By Mitra Sorrells | September 5, 2018
A new survey of hoteliers in the United States, Canada, Western Europe and Southeast Asia has found the majority are missing the opportunity to generate revenue through upselling.   Read More
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In The Big Chair - Sean Fitzpatrick of OTA Insight
In The Big Chair - Sean Fitzpatrick of OTA Insight
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2018
A former-Oracle, Nokia and HotSchedules executive, Sean Fitzpatrick arrives with a recent investment round in the company's war chest and in a marketplace that continues to throw up new challenges. Read More
Interview | Technology
Tech comes of age in tours and activities
Tech comes of age in tours and activities
By David Juman - Phocuswright | August 27, 2018
There is some irony to the fact that, when it comes to arranging their leisure tours and activities, travelers often have little choice but to reserve and book offline. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amadeus eyes $7BN market with TravelClick-bolstered hotel strategy
Amadeus eyes $7BN market with TravelClick-bolstered hotel strategy
By Kevin May | August 15, 2018
Amadeus says the acquisition of TravelClick is a key element to support "double-digit growth" of its hospitality business. Read More
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Has Airbnb booked its place at the top of the accommodation hierarchy?
Has Airbnb booked its place at the top of the accommodation hierarchy?
By Lucia Juliano - Harris Interactive | August 14, 2018
Airbnb celebrates its 10th birthday this year - a decade after its founders first rented out an air mattress in their living room to help pay the rent. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
By Peter O’Connor - Essec Business School | August 1, 2018
Just as the taxi industry responded to new competition by trying to manipulate governments in their favor, hotel chains are ganging up on travel industry innovators such as Airbnb and online travel... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Data, data and more data - the most valuable currency in hospitality
Data, data and more data - the most valuable currency in hospitality
By Carson Booth - SnapShot | July 20, 2018
With massive amounts of data now available to hotels, it’s safe to say that all future technologies will rely on data and integrations. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2018
Booking Holdings is piloting a service that offers access to third party technology platforms for its hotel customers. Read More
News | Technology
Desktop revenue for hotels trumps mobile despite dominance of traffic to devices
Desktop revenue for hotels trumps mobile despite dominance of traffic to devices
By Linda Fox | July 16, 2018
Revenue for hotel bookings via mobile devices still lags behind those made on a desktop, according to research from Bookassist. Read More
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Why it’s time to take a braver approach to travel loyalty
By Ariane Gorin - Expedia Partner Solutions | July 11, 2018
In 2018, many elements of the industry are at some kind of crossroads. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
By Kevin May | July 10, 2018
In what could be a significant strategic development, Booking.com is now getting inventory and exclusive prices for hotels from other online travel agencies. Read More
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lodgify raises 5 million
Lodgify bags $5M to build vacation rental tech, eyes hotel market next
By Jill Menze | July 10, 2018
Vacation rental software company Lodgify has raised $5 million to develop its direct-booking technology. Read More
News | Technology
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SnapShot founders leave, Shiji takes control of revenue tech platform
By Kevin May | July 6, 2018
Chinese hotel tech company Shiji Group has increased its stake in SnapShot - effectively buying out the shares of the founders of the five-year-old company. Read More
News | Technology