More ‘New’ Hotels Coming. Are you Ready?

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Rapid new hotel development and increased renovations of older properties have transformed local and regional markets across the United States, forcing many hoteliers to consider new strategies to stay competitive. According to Lodging Econometrics, by the end of 2018, the number of hotels and rooms in the United States is forecast to grow by 2.5%. […]

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How to Prepare Your Hotel for the Coming Year

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The new year is approaching and while your guests will be enjoying the last days of 2017 at your property, you might be spending that time planning for the coming year. From marketing strategies to revenue management, to new technologies and distribution partners, this is the time to make important decisions for 2018. So where […]

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New Year, New PMS

If you’re thinking about securing a new cloud-based property management system for 2018, now’s the time to act.

If you’re thinking about securing a new cloud-based property management system for 2018, now’s the time to act. By making the switch now, you may be in a great position to secure a full year’s worth of data come the end of 2018. That could be essential for your business. Use that data to help […]

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Maximizing Playoff Profitability for your Hotel

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We all know sports are a great hotel business driver. Be it the local teams, or planned tournaments, they’re both important and predictable opportunities from which to fill rooms. (see our recent piece on that here). But, all bets are off when it comes to nail biting season enders. Many times, it’s not known until […]

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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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Keeping RevPAR Up In a Tightening Market


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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