About Patrick Landman

As CEO and Founder of Xotels, Patrick Landman has made it his mission to turn independent hotels and resorts into local market leaders. Xotels´ diverse expertise and deep-knowledge across hotel management, hotel operator, asset management, hotel consulting, and revenue management services, enables them to drive results for independent boutique hotels, luxury eco-resorts, and innovative lodging concepts. Below you will find opinion articles written by Patrick Landman.

The Importance of Capturing Hotel Guest Data and Email Addresses

Revenue Management Strategies during an Economic Downturn or Global Financial Crisis by Xotels

Capturing hotel guest data and information including email addresses and other contact details has become a fundamental part of any successful hotel management strategy. Central to a winning strategy is an intelligent, modern email marketing approach. Even with the rise of social media and other digital communication channels, email remains the channel of reference for hotels to build a well-rounded distribution strategy, drive direct sales, issue special offers, and promote online reputation management.

Revenue Management in a Crisis or Economic Downturn

Revenue Management Strategies during an Economic Downturn or Global Financial Crisis by Xotels

The unofficial definition of Revenue Management used by insiders is ‘the art of turning away business’. This certainly does not apply during the current Covid-19 (coronavirus) global healthcare crisis, and the economic downturn the hotel industry is facing in its aftermath. All the standard strategies and playbooks are out of the window right now. So what to do?

Why Outsource Revenue Management? Advantages and Benefits for Hotels

Why Outsource Revenue Management? Advantages and Benefits for Hotels by XotelsIt is a question I often hear when explaining what we do at Xotels. People seem surprised hotels are willing to hand over a vital part of their strategies to a 3rd party. Such a sensitive and key part to the success of your business as revenue management should not be left to an ‘outside’ company many hoteliers respond.

How We Stay Organized and Engaged as a Team Working From Home

Sometimes we cannot help being caught up in our daily lives. Since our team is working from home bounded by the quarantine´s restrictions, it is ever more important to find ways to take care of yourself and stay healthy and organized in the day-to-day life.Just like our previous article about Team Morale, we discuss what steps our team is taking to make sure they remain engaged and productive at work, and most importantly, how to stay healthy both personally and together as a team. Take a look into the lives of some of our team members at Xotels.
By |2020-08-19T07:26:20+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Hotel Management Blog, Xotels News|0 Comments

How to Keep up Team Morale Working from Home during the Coronavirus Crisis

With the ongoing health crisis, the entire Xotels team is working remotely from home. We have actually had some training in this 2 years ago when we had to vacate our offices for 3 months after a fire on the floor below us. But the strains of the Coronavirus crisis are putting a damper on the general mood, logically, as the timing of recovery back to life as normal is still uncertain.
By |2020-08-17T14:30:08+00:00March 20th, 2020|Hotel Management Blog, Xotels News|0 Comments

Top 10 Essential Revenue Management Articles for a Successful 2020

Top 10 Revenue Management Articles and Tips to Read for a Successful 2020

We have compiled a list of the best articles published last year to give you a head start into 2020! Before diving into the list, we would like to welcome you to check out our recent articles covering the plethora of essentials to Hotel and Asset Management, Marketing, Distribution, and other hospitality-focused insights.

Let´s dig in!

Revenue Management Experts and their Hospitality Career Success Stories

Revenue Management Experts and their Hospitality Career Success Stories

We are very proud of the team of Revenue Management experts we have built over the years at Xotels. Together we have built an inspiring company culture and offer great career opportunities. At our core, we are a dynamic company that constantly grows and innovates by striving to challenge the status quo. We would like to share with you some hospitality career success stories.

Rather looking at it from a ‘company’ perspective, we asked 3 members of our superstars why they joined our team, and what it is like to work at Xotels.

By |2020-08-17T15:03:01+00:00December 30th, 2019|Hotel Management Blog, Xotels News|0 Comments
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