March 22, 2013: Top New Booking Sites that You Need to Know -
The hotel industry is constantly changing, and evolving as technology evolves. That means that our pricing strategies, operations and overall business goals need to change as well. But because it can be tough to stay on top of whats new, I have put together this quick overview of the top three new online sites that will have a big effect on hotels revenue management strategy and revenues.
March 22, 2013: US Hotel Occupancy Up 2.0% February 2013 -
The U.S. hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics during February 2013, according to data from STR.
Overall, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy rose 2.0 percent to 58.5 percent, its average daily rate was up 4.4 percent to US$107.72 and its revenue per available room increased 6.4 percent to US$63.04.
March 21, 2013: Five Luxuries to Offer Your Guests That Will Put Your Hotel Above the Rest -
This is what every hotel out there is hoping to establish for their guests. So how do you set yourself apart? How do you make the impression that influences your hotel-shoppers to choose your fine hotel?
March 25, 2013: Using Social Media to Connect with (and Communicate with) Your Customers -
Besides using social media as a strategy for building a positive image and solid business reputation, it is also a great way to really connect with customers before, during, and after their travel experience. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks are enormously popular with virtually every age group.