Ahmed Mahmoud

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Ahmed Mahmoud

Ahmed Mahmoud has more than 18 years of international hospitality industry experience, specializing in revenue management implementation and execution. He began his career in 1992 holding a variety of management positions with such top hotel chains as Accor Hotels, Hyatt International and Starwood hotels. In 2006 Mr. Mahmoud founded, a website dedicated to revenue management. Designed to help individual hoteliers and hospitality businesses improve their market penetration, deliver service excellence and increase their profitability. Ahmed also offers consulting and online training to both independent hoteliers and hotel chains. With two decades of revenue management experience, Mr. Mahmoud is considered a successful hospitality executive, educator, author and consultant. He is a frequent keynote speaker and seminar leader at many hospitality industry events and contributes articles to a number of industry publications.

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How to Get Revenue Management Right for 2020 and Beyond?

It is only few days and 2020 is approaching us, everyone in the industry might be busy for closing 2019 successfully and plan ahead for 2020 , well this is the normal process all of us has year over year , for most of us it year went and another one come.

Profit Management vs Revenue Management, what hoteliers need to measure?

Your property's bottom line is defined and measured for success if you as the property revenuemanager implement a good revenue management strategy with the help of other departments inyour property.

Can GOPPAR be an alternative to widely used REVPAR for hotel performance?

Long-time ago for hotel industry performance analysis, there are two simple traditional indicators were used: ADR (average room rate) and the percentage of occupancy. Then with the progress of yield/revenue, management RevPAR (revenue per available room) started to be the main indicator, because it reflected how efficient the hotelier could manage occupancy and price at the same time, depending on demand.

Why now is the Time for Hoteliers to Leverage Channel Manager?

Choosing the correct hotel Channel Manager is always a critical decision for hotels. There are many factors can be taken into consideration when you decide which channel manager to select for your hotel, it could be your hotel size, cost, time-saving, …….

What Stops Boutique Hotels to Fully Implement Revenue Management?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked me to assist her in evaluating and introduce some insight about revenue management for Boutique hotels, using my experience in revenue management field that was a new opportunity to explore more about the revenue management and if it can be implemented to the boutique hotels and up to which level .
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