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Dan Skodol

VP, Data Science & Analytics at Cendyn

Dan Skodol

Dan Skodol is Vice President of Data Science and Analytics Cendyn. Dan came to Cendyn following the acquisition of The Rainmaker Group in 2019. With over ten years of Revenue Management experience in gaming, hotels, multifamily real estate, and airlines, he is responsible for researching and designing enhancements and innovations within Cendyn's product suite, as well as supporting thought leadership topics and studies via analytics. Dan previously held Director of Revenue Management roles for two casino organizations in Atlantic City, and Archstone Communities. He holds a BA from Yale University and a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell. Dan and his wife reside in Denver, CO with their four year old son and enjoy skiing, hiking, cooking, and travel.

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Cendyn Webinar recording: Manage effective capacity at your hotel

We recently surveyed hoteliers across the globe, 70% of whom stated they would be operating their hotel at reduced capacity/occupancy. This is due to a number of factors – to accommodate extra cleaning time between stays, labor costs, government mandates or simply decreased demand to name a few.

Plotting the Comeback for Hotels in a COVID-19 Environment

For the past nine weeks since our original blog post, we've continued to track hotel selling rates, planned opening dates, occupancy, and usage of out-of-order rooms among our client hotels. It's been interesting to monitor the extent to which hotel reopenings have stayed on track with initial plans and how demand has responded to the reopenings.

HSMAI Webinar: Steering the comeback: Hotel revenue management recovery planning

The hotel sector is gradually transitioning into a new phase of the coronavirus crisis that will see many properties consider how they can reopen and welcome guests.This will not be an easy task, as budgets are likely to be lower than pre-COVID-19, expectations from customers will be different and there are no guarantees what the “new normal” will be.

Managing capacity constraints in a COVID-19 world

As hotels around the world gradually reopen following closures brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, they face the daunting challenge of balancing the need to bring guests back with the importance of keeping them safe and healthy.

Plotting (literally) the comeback

Hotels in North America and around the world are starting to look ahead to reopening their doors to guests. As we speak, from the smallest independent boutiques to the largest global chains, properties are formulating strategies for operations, marketing, revenue management, and many other areas in the context of a post-COVID-19 environment.
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