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The Importance of Metasearch for Hotels Today

Metasearch is not a new concept. In fact, the concept and implementation of metasearch dates back to the mid-nineties with websites/engines such as SearchSavvy, MetaCrawler, and Hotbot

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3 Trends in Hotel Compression Nights and What They Mean

As the number of compression nights continues to decrease overall in the U.S., will pricing power be a concern in 2019? Compression nights have long served as opportunities for hoteliers […]

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3 Tips to Improve Your Hotel Occupancy Rate

The occupancy rate is a widely tracked metric for any hotel. One of the first steps in measuring the performance of your hotel is looking at its occupancy rate. First, […]

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Why Can’t Hotels Drive Rates?

The firm has predicted that hotel occupancy in the US will rise to 66.2% in 2019 – a fifth straight record level. That occupancy will be driven by a 2.1% increase in demand, although this will be somewhat rebalanced with a 1.9% increase in hotel supply.

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Contra or Barter Exchanges – How to Record Them and Some Tips

Contra, barter, trade outs, exchanges – they are all the same thing. Exchanging goods and or services is older than currency and it’s still used today, especially in hospitality. How […]

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City/Region Wide Supply and Demand Analysis

When you are preparing your budgets, an incredibly valuable tool is what I refer to as the “citywide supply and demand analysis.” I didn’t come up with this, however, I […]

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London Supply Boom: How to Maintain Your Market Position

With more than 11,000 new hotel rooms set to open by 2020, London’s hotel growth is predicted to outpace many destinations in Europe. NB: This is an article from Duetto […]

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B&B Management Basics: What is a Channel Manager?

Nope, it’s not the remote control for the TV. NB: This is an article from Little Hotelier A channel manager is a tool that you can use to steadily increase […]

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Late Cycle Supply Sources of the Occupancy Gap

The present hotel cycle is defying conventional expectations of late-cycle Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) behavior. Over the previous two cycles, recovery began primarily with occupancy. As the cycles continued, […]

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Can You Dare to Dream of Variable Capacity in RM?

In an environment where the whole basis for RM is optimal allocation of fixed capacity, is there another way? RM forecasts demand, no-shows and allocates seats. But what if the […]

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