Remko West

COO & co-founder at Xotels

Remko WestRemko as COO and Founder of Xotels has made it his mission to help independent hotels become market leaders. The Xotels' team specializes in Strategic Hotel Management and they have taken Hotel Asset Management to a new level. With their best practices in hotel revenue management, distribution and online marketing they drive both revenue and profit for boutique hotels, unique budget hotels, innovative hotel concepts, youth hostels and even camping and holiday parks. They are a game changer in the international hospitality industry, for a new breed of hoteliers.

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How to Apply Revenue Management for Apartments and Vacation Rentals

In our last post, we went over some of the successes and challenges of revenue management in the apartment rental business. We came up with a number of elements that we believe need to be applied to take revenue management to the next level.

Current Industry Challenges and Future Outlook - Revenue Management for Apartments and Vacation Rental Businesses

It is no news that the vacation rental business has exploded worldwide thanks to the sharing economy. With the industry generating billions and billions of revenue per year, providers for related services have popped up like mushrooms.

Building the Newest Generation of Yield and Pricing Tools in the Hotel Industry

Continuously rethinking revenue management, I have come to the point where I wanted to build a revenue management and pricing solution myself. One of the crucial elements was the recommended pricing. Together with two revenue management teams and technology specialists, we have established a significant list of elements that we wanted to incorporate when it comes down to how we decided on any price for any given day.