Revenue Management


HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
By Kevin May | July 16, 2019
The France-based company now has more than $12.5 million overall since its launch in 2016. Read More
News | Technology
How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
By Jill Menze | June 4, 2019
A study pitted flexible-capacity Airbnb against the fixed-capacity lodging industry to uncover how the sharing economy has changed hospitality. Read More
News | Distribution
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
By Chinmai Sharma - DHISCO  | May 31, 2019
Let me start by getting something out of the way: commissions in hospitality distribution are fair. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
VIDEO: RateGain on getting Smart with distribution
VIDEO: RateGain on getting Smart with distribution
By PhocusWire | May 29, 2019
When hospitality brands and intermediaries consider what is happening in other sectors and how the status quo is effectively the same as it was years ago, then the "zero innovation" argument might be a... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
By Apurva Chamaria - Rategain  | May 16, 2019
Rate parity for hotels has been a favorite topic that generates a lot of questions, excitement and gets plenty of play in the media. However, the same conversation for airlines rarely gets any interest. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Hotel loyalty should be more than just rewards and favored partners
By Linda Fox | April 30, 2019
A discussion on loyalty in hotels sparked interesting comment around how program members should be treated. Read More
News | Distribution
Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
By Kevin May | April 23, 2019
Key findings from a major study carried out by D-Edge, the Accor-owned hotel technology group that includes the AvailPro and FastBooking platforms. Read More
News | Distribution
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Transactional emails in travel: The good, the bad and the ugly
By Matt Harris - Dyspatch  | April 19, 2019
Once consumers have booked a trip, the likelihood of receiving a really bad transactional email at some point between booking and departure is far too high.  Read More
Opinion | Online
Retailing for hoteliers: What it is and what you need to do
Retailing for hoteliers: What it is and what you need to do
By Diane Merlino  | April 17, 2019
From selling guest rooms and hotel services differently to monetizing under-utilized spaces and partnering with local businesses on experiences, a new model of retailing is slowly taking hold in the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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MeetingPackage promotes online venue booking through €1.5M raise
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2019
The round for the Finnish meeting venue tech provider closed in late 2018 and was led by existing investors and well as new ones including Falkensteiner Ventures. Read More
News | Technology
Prep for parity: everything hotels and online travel agencies need to know
Prep for parity: everything hotels and online travel agencies need to know
By Clive Wood - OTA Insight  | April 8, 2019
The parity problem is not going away, but actionable data can help hoteliers address the problem and recoup revenue and reputation. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Amadeus CEO on how to manage the speed of innovation in travel
Amadeus CEO on how to manage the speed of innovation in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2019
Amadeus' Luis Maroto spoke about the pace of innovation in travel and finding the right talent to address that challenge during an interview at the World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in... Read More
News | Technology
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Nadim El Manawy
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Nadim El Manawy
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2019
Launched in early 2018, Arise uses distributed ledger technology to help hotels control the distribution of their rates and inventory and to improve the commission reconciliation process.  Read More
Interview | Technology
Zuzu Hospitality Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with $3.7M round
Zuzu Hospitality Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with $3.7M round
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2019
Revenue management service Zuzu Hospitality Solutions has notched $3.7 million in a Series A round. Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com pivots BookingSuite into a hotel tech app store
Booking.com pivots BookingSuite into a hotel tech app store
By Kevin May | March 6, 2019
The BookingSuite App Store is a collection of currently 45 different services provided by software companies in the industry that cover a range of tools to help hoteliers with their day-to-day... Read More
News | Technology