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 (13)

How can hotels forecast and manage revenue given the volatility of travel?

On October 12th, leaders in the field of revenue management gathered in London at Leadership from Chaos, to discuss and debate the latest news and trends, and set the industry agenda on existing practices and future strategies.

How to manage revenue in a pent-up demand era?

The hoteliers who are able to make qualified commercial decisions around shifting demand, ahead of their competitors, will put themselves in the best position to capture pent up demand and capitalise on revenge travel in recovery.

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?

COVID-19 has flipped the more traditionally relied upon revenue management practices upside down. The sudden unreliability of on-the-books (OTB) data and year-over-year (YOY) trends for forecasts has been one of the biggest shifts revenue managers have had to make in 2020.

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.
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