Ensuring your direct sales maintain their quota is in your hands. If you wait for everything to return to normal, OTA’s will be the ones to exploit change.
Central to a sustainable de-risked distribution strategy will be optimizing your distribution health – both in terms of rate integrity and visibility
Marketing should understand where the gaps in occupancy and segments lie and work backwards to create plans to fill those gaps
Direct selling, both telephone and website, has gained a large share of sales during the pandemic, demonstrating its great sales capacity and resilience
According to a study, 52% of travellers visit a hotel website after seeing it on an OTA and 20% of direct bookings happen after a hotel was found on an OTA
In order to define, or even redefine, your hotel’s competitive set, here are some do’s and don’ts to help ensure a strong, competitive recovery ahead
But while this is a first for Google, the idea of surfacing both hotels and rentals in one search result has been offered for some time by OTAs
Hotels are going to fill up; no doubt about that. Properties with the most agile platforms will be most effective at pricing and yielding highest RevPAR