Nadim El Manawy

Co-Founder / CEO at Arise Travel

Nadim El ManawyPrior to co-founding Arise, Nadim led sales and partnerships for 4+ years at a cloud based property management system startup based in San Francisco. Before moving to the Bay Area in 2011, Nadim worked in Shanghai after graduating from college in Belgium.
Insights by Nadim El Manawy (2)

Is Rate Parity Good Or Bad For Hoteliers?

I am a firm believer that rate parity for publicly available rates benefits hoteliers in the current “one-to-many” revenue management practices in hospitality, in which hoteliers come with pricing tiers for different categories of guests: corporate transient managed, corporate transient unmanaged, corporate group, SMERF, leisure transient, weekend, etc.

Wholesale distribution is poisoned: Could an OTA be the antidote?

When I've started to work in the online distribution in 1999 by my boss and guru Pancho Mazza (r.i.p.) told me: the customer on the Internet is transitional. This is still THE thing.