Laura Resco

Sales Account Coordinator at HotStats Limited

Laura RescoLaura is Sales Account Coordinator at HotStats Limited.
Insights by Laura Resco (10)

3 Reasons to Turn to Benchmarking in the COVID-19 Era

You wouldn't trust a doctor's mere intuition with your health, right? Of course not. You'd require testing and data. Operational benchmarking is the hotel industry's electrocardiogram (EKG), MRI, X-ray and ultrasound — the instruments that provide the cold hard facts.

Analysis: At What Occupancy Rate Can a Hotel Break-Even?

COVID-19 has made breaking-even more tolerable than the alternative—going broke. It's not the hand hoteliers wanted, but it's the hand they've been dealt, forcing them to approximate at what occupancy rate they can operate their hotel such that cost and revenue are equal.

Deep Dive: Asia Performance in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 swept through Asia first. Chinese health officials first reported the outbreak to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Dec. 31, 2019, and the rapid spread of the virus prompted aggressive containment measures across the entire region.

3 Undistributed Expense Trends to Watch

Hotel operating departments can be divided into two main groups: those that generate revenue and those that don't. Typically, hoteliers focus on the first group when analyzing financial performance— .

PAR or POR? A Guide to Interpreting Hotel Operational Ratios

Data is king, but futile if you don't know how to best interpret the numbers. Asking yourself, "What's the best way to analyze my data?" is too broad and only adds to the confusion. A better approach is to start by setting goals for your analysis.
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