Maximizing Opportunity During Sports Season

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Fall season is sports season. And it’s not just the national pro leagues that are in full swing. Colleges, high schools, and other leagues, are all playing scheduled events throughout the country, giving hoteliers ample opportunity to set rates that fully match these demand drivers. Sports events are not always commonly considered when hoteliers are […]

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Setting Hotel Rates for a Happy Holiday Season

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Now that we’re deep into the fall travel and conference season, it’s time to start thinking about holiday season. Sure, some parts of the country may feel like summer, but with Halloween decorations popping up everywhere, hoteliers must start thinking about selling rooms at the best possible rate between now and Thanksgiving, Christmas and New […]

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When to upgrade your guest’s hotel room

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In-and-Out Burger has a secret menu, and it has been an impressive point of interest, scoring both marketing and customer points for the fast food chain. It’s a lesson hoteliers can learn from, especially since guest happiness is a top priority for any hotel. So what is your secret menu? Barring crazy requests, most hoteliers […]

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Hotel Loyalty Webinar now available On Demand!

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How can you leverage the power of loyalty programs at your property? In September, SkyTouch put together a panel of experts to share how modern guest loyalty programs are helping hotels potentially tap into higher revenue. If you missed the interactive webinar on leveraging the power of loyalty programs at your property, the video is […]

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Keeping RevPAR Up In a Tightening Market

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Rising operational costs, and an expected dip in hotel occupancy during 2018, according to STR, are pushing hoteliers to adopt new strategies designed to maximize hotel revenue. It’s about finding better ways to help increase revenue per available room, otherwise known as RevPAR, which can be achieved when using the right type of cloud-based property […]

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Arm Your Hotel Against Softening Occupancy

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The old cliché is right: all good things do come to an end. But that doesn’t mean all endings are negative. Endings sometimes push us to change tactics in new and interesting ways perhaps not previously explored. And that opens opportunity. One “good thing” predicted to come to an end for hoteliers: continued lofty occupancy […]

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How to turn your OTA customers into loyal clients

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Your most profitable guest is your most loyal customer. Though many hoteliers crave turning their OTA customers into clients, they simply don’t know how. We’re here to help you create more loyal, higher margin guests. Here’s our step by step guide of best practices that will help you turn those more expensive to acquire OTA […]

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Simplifying front desk software

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Front desk software for hotels may be the most critical success element for any property. Even world class hoteliers find themselves hobbled when stuck using an outmoded property management system. In fact, many hoteliers don’t even realize the hotel front desk software they rely upon every day may not be the best available system. That’s […]

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How to surprise your hotel guests and keep them coming back for more

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The hotel business needs human connection more than ever. As society continues to become more and more powered by technology, there’s a big risk of losing the personal element that’s defined hospitality for millennia. It doesn’t have to be that way. But you must approach this new era strategically. The main problem: encroaching technology has […]

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