David Eisen

Director of Hotel Intelligence and Customer Solutions for HotStats

David EisenDavid Eisen is Director of Hotel Intelligence and Customer Solutions for HotStats, a monthly profit-and-loss data benchmarking service. He is responsible for business development activity in the Americas and developing marketing strategies to drive HotStats’ brand awareness. Prior to joining HotStats, David served as Editor-in- Chief of the Questex Hospitality Group, which includes Hotel Management magazine. His responsibilities included overseeing content direction for the magazine and website, and leading content creation for events and conferences under the Questex umbrella. Prior to Questex, he was hotel editor at Business Travel News. David has a master's degree in hospitality industry studies from New York University’s Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism. He frequently participates on panels and roundtable discussions on myriad global hospitality industry trends and topics.
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5 Events That Influence Hotel Performance

In 2008, when the U.S. economy took a nosedive, Wall Street execs weren't the only ones panicking. Hoteliers across the country had to brace themselves for impact. On its face, the Great Recession that followed would mean less leisure and corporate travel, tighter wallets and empty rooms.

Hotel Revenue 101: What Is ADR and How Does It Affect the Bottom Line

Average daily rate (ADR) is one of the most popular revenue metrics in the hotel industry. A key contributor to revenue per available room (RevPAR), it allows hoteliers to zoom in on how much a room is selling for on average and, typically, RevPAR growth driven by ADR is more profitable than RevPAR growth driven by occupancy, since the latter increases the variable costs associated with servicing additional rooms.

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