It's revenue management utopia to work with a general manager and operations team with true passion for up selling. I am not talking about simply offering better room categories to guests. These hoteliers are taking it to the level of art in trying to increase guest spending by an extra euro here and there. Read on and be inspired by this unique hotel story.
It 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.
A new year and many changes are on the horizon that are impacting heavily your hotels pricing and distribution strategies. It looks like 2013 will be quite an interesting year from a revenue management perspective. We have put a list of some important focus points on paper to get you started.
The Xotels Group expands its hotel management portfolio with the Hotel Ribera de Triana in Seville, Spain. It is yet another hotel which this innovative international hotel management company guides through the removal of the chain flag and repositions an independent property.
Last year we have been blogging away again trying to bring you some interesting ideas and alternative perspectives to the hotel industry. Looking back we have had a record year with our hotel blog. Some of the articles created great online discussions and debates, it was quite an interactive year. We also reached an all time record high with hits on our blog. Find out what was our top 10 most read hotel blog posts in 2012.
We have just recently taken on 2 youth hostels in Paris and are working on developing revenue management strategies for them. Just as in hotels yield management techniques can be implemented in youth hostels to maximize revenue and profit. Another exciting journey we are taking with Xotels.