Gino Engels

Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at OTA Insight

Gino Engels

From the very beginning in 2012, OTA Insight’s vision is to provide user-friendly revenue management tools and become the global leader in data intelligence for the hospitality industry. OTA Insight was launched with a mission to help the hospitality industry visualize and leverage its data. Years of constant development and collaboration with hotel partners have resulted in a simple-to-use, live business intelligence platform. Since then, OTA Insight has won many industry awards and grown to become the preferred revenue management solution for over 50,000 independent, local and global chain properties across 168 countries, supported by 120+ stellar employees.

Gino is driven by working alongside the industry’s most progressive innovators, established global and local players and delivering them first-class solutions. He carries our company values close to his heart and is a firm believer in customer-centric innovation. Gino regularly contributes his expert knowledge to articles and frequently speaks at industry events across the globe.

Insights by Gino Engels (11)

Why you need to reimagine your revenue strategy - with forward looking data

COVID-19 and the subsequent global travel lockdown has impacted the hospitality industry in an unprecedented way - culminating in widespread job losses and hotel closures.

Do we need a new revenue management toolkit for 2021?

Let's remind everyone what the primary goal of revenue management (RM) is: to ensure that the property sells the right product to the right customer at the right time for the right price on the right channel.

Why It’s Time For Revenue Managers To Shift Focus To New Data Sets

As revenue managers navigate the current landscape, the number of variables impacting travel is making it incredibly difficult to accurately predict and stimulate demand.

Visioning a Post-COVID Era in Revenue Management

Our global hospitality industry is facing its greatest challenge in modern history—and also its greatest opportunity for transformational change. It would seem 2020 dealt us all a losing hand, but there's still a game to be won.

We’re out of the rut. Now what?

In the pre-COVID-19 era, some revenue managers were indeed stuck in the rut. Who were they? Revenue managers who acted as mere “OTA Relationship Managers.” Or as comp-set pricing strategy plagiarists.
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