Preparing your Hotel for the New Year (Part 2)

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By now, you’re probably aware that in your hotels, experience is everything. That’s the guest satisfaction mantra as 2017 comes to an end. We know it, you know it, and everyone in hospitality knows this. But frankly, that’s old news. What you need to get the new year off to a great start is an understanding […]

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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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Summer is Around the Corner – Is your Hotel High-Season Ready?

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Is your hotel optimized for maximum revenue this summer season? All indications are the 2017 summer travel season is going to be scorching hot for hoteliers. It’s exciting news, but also a warning to hoteliers without the proper technology in place to ensure their hotels run smoothly during the busiest time of the year. If […]

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How Valentine’s Day Can Romance Your Hotel’s Bottom Line

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday in which to develop some fun romantic packages that boost business. It’s one that naturally leads to couples seeking a hotel stay to reconnect with each other. Plus, for the customer, it’s a great excuse to get out of the house for a couple of days away from the daily distractions of […]

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‘Tis the Season, Rate Season! A simplified look at Rate Season for Hotels.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, the holiday season, but more exciting is that hoteliers everywhere are planning for next year. After what’s expected to be a record breaking year, according to STR, in the hotel business, hoteliers are hopeful next year will be powerfully profitable too. Lance Jones, Sales Engineer Business […]

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