I recently caught up with Ciaran Delaney founder of Meetingsbooker.com, this innovative website allows businesspeople to book or receive instant quotes for hotel meeting and conference rooms, book refreshments and even reserve their equipment requirements. They offer a real sales channel for hotel meeting rooms and charge based on performance.
What started out as a hotel consulting and trainingcompany has now become a hotel management company. Xotels has signed yet another hotel management outsourcing contract, expanding its European portfolio.
Check the public rates of your competition, at least once a week. What are their strategies? What is the probability that they will decrease or increase their rates on specific period? Make sure you know what rates your competition is selling at…
Who says 2009 was a bad year? For the Hotel Dynastic (4*) and Gala Placidia (3*), in Benidorm Spain, 2009 brought more revenue and profit then in 2008. Seams the crisis did not impact them. But how come?
Video's of Xotels presentation on 'Tourism is Social at BTO (buy tourism online) in Florence, Italy. Tourism has always been social. Before Twitter and Facebook we had postcards. How can hotels get involved in social networks and help market their destination.
How do the clients compare your hotel to the other hotels? Develop knowledge not only on their selling rates but also on the value they offer. Actually when is the last time you stayed at a competitor hotel? Benchmarking is a key topic in revenue management.