Four hotelier predictions for the rest of 2017

A great deal of what we read nowadays is predicting how the travel market will change and how hoteliers need to pre-emptively adapt in order to compete.

Six effective hotel marketing strategies to drive profitability and revenue 

As a hotel owner, you must be looking out for ways to attract new guests to your property, although not be sure where to start from! If you haven’t already designed the pipeline for an effective marketing strategy to attract more guests, we are listing a few of them for you.

Build an optimal distribution mix for better performance

Hospitality management is fascinating business. Managing the influx of leads and converting them is obviously one of the aspects of hospitality management with the highest stakes. Today it has become one of the rapidly changing factors of the industry that may represent important risks, and equally important opportunities.

Disruptive trends in the hotel industry to expect in 2017

The hospitality industry changes at an extremely rapid pace, with new trends, products and services constantly keep emerging. While many of them add value to the hotel industry, several trends can be quite disruptive, especially to the more traditional players in the hospitality industry.

Another hit for the online travel agents

Like anything in business, nothing lasts forever. The online travel agency (OTA) world started exactly 20 years ago when Expedia was born inside Microsoft. Expedia, with a valuation of over $10 billion at its spin-off, was the most successful business born inside the software giant.

Time for hotels to get innovative if they want guests to “stop clicking around”

As Online Travel Agencies expand their reach and increase commissions, hotel companies are devising new strategies in order to regain control of their own inventory.

By |November 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

ACCC ruling on OTAs doesn’t go far enough: Tourism Accommodation Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has ruled that hotels will only be able to offer cheaper prices than an OTA over the phone, over the counter or via a loyalty club.

By |September 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , |

OTAs are marketing directly to your guests – and why you should too

In the battle to convert guest loyalty and guest data ownership from an OTA to your hotel, there are two important contact points that must be monitored and measured.

New OTA – – launches

It is the first product fro Travana, Inc., a San Francisco-based travel startup.

Know your guests with guest profiles

By using the data you already have from each guest profile, hoteliers can learn about their guests’ behaviour and engage with them in the right way, using the right tools throughout the travel journey.

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