Introducing the Hotel Distribution and Digital Workshop Series

We have a series of five distribution and digital workshops that are running throughout this year with the next workshop scheduled for June 4th. Each session is designed to cover the distribution l...

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Rate Parity….if it disappears….. So what?

This is a guest post by Heiko Siebert, managing director of  HSTC and an expert in hotel distribution.. What if… you woke up tomorrow and rate parity as we knew it for years was gone? The topic...

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HSMAI Europe and HSMA Revenue Management and Digital Marketing Conference Berlin October 9th

HSMAI Europe and HSMA Germany are holding a revenue management and digital marketing conference in Berlin - titled "Two Worlds Collide" the conference explores the the converging disciplines of Rev...

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Update on the OFT investigation into restrictive Pricing practices - Rate Parity

Here's a summary of the status so far and the commitments offered by the three companies involved in the investigation that they will make in a bid to satisfy the OFT's concern over restrictive pric...

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Expedia tackles its commitment issues, gets cosy with customers.

What do you need to look out for in this new relationship? New technology from Expedia is to offer customers the option of paying upfront for their hotel booking, in which case Expedia collects...

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HSMAI Europe Certified Revenue Manager Qualification - Presentations of course content in London, Manchester and Edinburgh

The HSMAI Europe Certified Revenue Manager (CRM) Qualification is now being trained in the UK and for those interested in knowing more about the course, we will be holding presentations in London, E...

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Industry Events - PhoCusWright Conference

What do you get when you blend three leading online travel brands? The result is a formidable new online travel agency OTA with €3.5 billion in gross bookings that’s set to transform the Europea...

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Google Hotel Price Advertising Programme

Google Hotel Price Advertising Programme The Google Hotel Price Advertising (HPA) Programme has been in operation for almost 18 months, so this is a quick summary of where we are in preparation fo...

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From Market Segment Analyst to Behavioural Specialist - Managing the market segment of "Other"

One of the first questions we ask our hotels when we start working with them is “Who is your Customer?” Understanding who is booking into the hotel and when they book is one of the cornerstones...

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Going Mobile - the impact of mobile communications on revenue management strategies

The impact of mobile on revenue presentation  - download the pdf here. This is the presentation given to AICR members at their annual revenue management meeting back on 18th May. It’s the thir...

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Business Travel - Worldwide Travel - BTN's 2011 Corporate Travel Index - Business Travel News

Business Travel - Worldwide Travel - BTN's 2011 Corporate Travel Index - Business Travel News. For more news and information on negotiated rates and how travel agents viewed the 2011 rate negotiat...

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evolution - raising the bar in CRS design and usability

Met with evolution at ITB11 – the new distribution solution from the GHOTW team, and I have to say - what a very smart interface, and a very smart approach to the total design execution of this...

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Distribution Strategies for 2011

There's lots of advice for 2011 - here's what we provided for BAHA when they asked for a take on where their membership should focus with distribution strategies for 2011. Distribution Management ...

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