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If You Don’t Give Guests What They Want They’ll Go Elsewhere

The hotel shopping model is changing. We see it in the growth of vacation rental sites like Airbnb and HomeAway. We see it in the shift from cookie cutter chains […]

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Hotel occupancy reaches new heights but rate not keeping pace

The U.S. hotel industry’s ongoing run of monthly RevPAR increases and its recent record occupancy levels are obscuring a more unsettling trend, one that many hotel groups will be unable […]

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Reduce hotel room categories to sell more rooms

  Enter your favorite shop and look around. Why do you think it has become your favorite? Very probably, because besides offering good stuff, it’s all set up for a […]

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Convention Center Hotels Boost Both Supply and Demand

Municipalities across the United States are seeking approvals, funding or public-private partnerships to develop or redevelop their convention centers with attached, big-box hotels. City councils in Kansas City and Oklahoma […]

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CBRE Forecasts Eighth Consecutive Year of Occupancy Growth for US

The U.S. lodging industry started 2017 on a strong note.  During the first quarter of 2017, hotel demand increased by 2.8 percent.  The result was an occupancy of 61.1 percent, […]

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Hotel 101: Understanding RevPAR

Part three of our series exploring the basics of hotel operations brings us to the topic of RevPar. To fully maximize hotel performance, we use several specific terms including RevPAR, […]

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How You Can Maximize Your Room Type Sales for Each Season

In part 1 of this blog series “Managing Seasonal Market Changes to Ensure your Hotel Stays on Top”, we discussed Seasonal Distribution and gave some tips on diving into analytics […]

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Contribution of hotel rooms revenue to total revenue

Changes in rooms revenue per available room (RevPAR) and RevPAR penetration receive a lot of attention from hotel managers. Obviously, this is because renting guestrooms is the major source of […]

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How to manage high occupancy and build better guest loyalty programs

Hotels spend a vast amount of time trying to procure more bookings and increase their occupancy rates. So what if you’re really good at distributing your rooms or the market […]

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100% Occupancy Dilemma for Hotels, what Hoteliers Need to Achieve?

Every hotelier is familiar with and knows that Occupancy is the percentage of available rooms that were sold during a specified period of time. It is calculated by dividing the […]

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