Sharad Kapur

Revenue & Distribution Strategist

Sharad KapurSharad Kapur is a Commercial leader with more than 20 years in the hospitality industry and has overseen regions of ASPAC, EAME, and LATIN and been based out of key global cities, including Chicago, Zurich, Dubai, and Mumbai. A graduate of Cornell University’s Master’s program, he has been at the forefront of leading commercial operations in Revenue Strategy, Distribution, and Sales Operations and has managed a variety of brands, including luxury and lifestyle. As a former head of Revenue Strategy at Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, he was responsible for maximizing revenues and asset value across varied ownership structures in emerging and established markets. A Total Revenue enthusiast, and a Commercial Strategist. He is today an active commercial strategy consultant for hotels, restaurants, and spas
Insights by Sharad Kapur (17)

Hotels & Big-Data

It is becoming increasingly evident that data and related analytics will continue to play a huge role in every aspect of business. It is estimated that by the year 2025 the data consumption will reach an enormous 180 Zeta Bytes from an average of 64ZB in 2020.

The future of hotel data analytics

Data is the architect of astute business decisions and the key to unfurling market strategies. High-quality data provides insights into the new reality faced by many businesses, such as understanding emerging trends, and quickly understanding changes in consumer behaviour.

HN World Panel: How to manage revenue in a pent-up demand era?

Considering the unprecedented global travel disruption and performance declines we've endured; hoteliers finally have something to look forward to. The world has spent the last 18 months dreaming about travel, but not actually going anywhere.

The Hospitality Recruits

Purple bands on LinkedIn have been a far better visual than the multiples of greens we witnessed in the recent past. While hospitality recruitment has taken a turn for the better, it is another story that the COVID era has upended the hospitality talent landscape completely.

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

The surge in travel to leisure destinations when the travel restrictions were relaxed led to revenge travel as people were waiting to get out of their constrained spaces. Some leisure destinations were able to tide over even 2019 results due to the pent up demand.
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