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So much more than cute cat videos....an insight into Facebook's search functionality

In this weeks round up, we look at the search functionality of Facebook. With a user base that now exceeds 2 billion.....yes that's right, 2 BILLION monthly active users, any insight into this pheno...

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'Don’t just look at the guy next door; run your own race'. How relevant is the traditional competitive set ?

Unsurprisingly, the 5th Annual Revenue Strategy Summit in Washington DC has provided much of the thought leadership week. Thank you to our friends at Duetto for this succinct summary of the key take...

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Which hotel departments are integral to a successful revenue management strategy ?

This week we look at how important it is that all your staff recognise their part in delivering the revenue strategy, building bridges between marketing and revenue management, and what are the real...

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The important change to 'rate parity' practices that 47% of hoteliers know nothing about

This week's round up of industry matters making the news, hopes to bring some clarity to metasearch channels, offer guidance on mobile and explores some recent legislative changes designed to promot...

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What are the key revenue management challenges keeping independent hoteliers awake at night ?

This week's round up of our favourite industry news we look at the challenges faced by independent hotels when managing their revenue management function. We also look at the dominance of Google in ...

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And this week's burning questions are.....

.... 'Is organic search dead?' 'Is open pricing the future of revenue strategy ?'  Our round up of this weeks headline making articles attempt to answer these, and other issues, below. Hope you...

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Why pricing alone is not enough for a winning revenue management strategy....and Airbnb - the hoteliers friend, or foe ?

This week's industry highlights look at the increasing dominance of both OTA's and Airbnb in the hotel landscape- as well as the spotlight on the role of pricing in revenue management. Revenue mana...

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The value of accurate segmentation...and Expedia's revenue management tool, Rev+, launches in the UK

This weeks round up of industry news making the headlines includes exciting news from Expedia....and could we be looking at a possible  new metric that recognises the value of the direct booker?? ...

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Evolving landscapes require evolving strategies

The common theme of this week's industry highlights is change. Change in digital technology, changes in booking behaviours, changes in the competitive landscape for hotels. But with change comes op...

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How to explain a revenue management strategy that only you know makes sense - and what the 'Book Direct' battle really means for European hotels.

This week, our favourite industry articles provide tips on revenue management for independent hotels, ideas to simplify the marketing of your hotel, and how to explain a revenue strategy that you kn...

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Changing booking behaviours require new revenue strategies...and the 'Brand' vs 'OTA' debate heats up !

In our round up of this week's hot topics, we see more on the impact of of technology on booking patterns and as a result, revenue management strategies. And the ongoing discussion, Book Direct vs...

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Is the traditional revenue manager role outdated, why hoteliers should be selling room features and a record Q1 for London !

Great news for Quarter 1 for London with record RevPAR, helped by a weak pound and late Easter. Also, in this week's round up, the ongoing evolution of the revenue managers role, some news from Tri...

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Capitalise on the growing awareness of 'book direct', strategies to reduce OTA cancellation rates and why you should be looking at more than price, to drive bookings

This week, we have seen some insightful articles providing guidance to hotels as to strategies to combat the growth of OTA's and other disruptive factors in the industry.  A round up of some of t...

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The importance of TrevPAR, rise of Metasearch....and are you benefiting from the 'Game of Thrones' effect ?

Welcome to the weekly round up of key articles making the news this week that may give your revenue the uplift its looking for as we go into the summer months. And we kick off with some great news f...

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Optimising your online presence, the future of disruption and why independent hotels should relish their autonomy.

With the Easter break behind us, here is a round up of some of the key news in the world of revenue management, distribution and digital marketing this week. Unlock the power of the independent ho...

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