Monthly Archives: December 2012

Jump Start Your Group Business for 2013

As 2012 comes to an end, it is an opportune time to evaluate what worked and what didn’t work, and incorporate those initiatives and practices to ensure the foundation for financial success. A smart and honest assessment and evaluation coupled … Continue reading

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Rejoice! Daily deals in travel are dying

Did you hear? Even Groupon is moving away from the daily deal business. That’s right, they are selling vacuum cleaners, mattresses and other overstock merchandise to their massive mailing list of bargain hunters because their services-based voucher sales have slowed. … Continue reading

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Investing in hotel technology – guest needs versus franchise demands

It’s a dilemma that’s been simmering under the surface of the industry for years and one that shows no sign of abating… How does a hotel owner follow franchisors brand standards, whilst managing potential conflict with guest needs and ensuring … Continue reading

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All you need to know about travel technology in Asia in 2013

If you’re considering business opportunities in Asia in 2013, here are a few things to heed. 1. Low cost continues to drive change The low cost effect is already in full swing in South East Asia and competition will be … Continue reading

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Online reputation directly affects revenue per room in hotels – so what to do about it?

Want to get some hard numbers as to how influential a hotel’s reputation can be to the bottom line? Well, here you go. A one-point increase in a hotel’s 100-point Global Review IndexTM (GRI), for example, leads up to a … Continue reading

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Investment in Hotel Technology Pays Off with Increased Group Revenue

Hotels, conference centers and other meeting venues are increasing group business with new technology, and it isn’t just a hotel app. To invest in the property’s overall capital, hoteliers are creating cool technology tools that market venues, increase group business … Continue reading

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11 Ways Mobile Technology Could Change Hotel Experience

In such a short amount of time, mobile technology has changed the way that the world does just about everything. There’s no doubt about it; smart mobile devices are dictating how we live our lives. With these mobile devices in … Continue reading

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