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Do we need a new revenue management toolkit for 2021?

View by Federica Salvatori

"In this time it is crucial for hoteliers to get into the Revenue optimization and the implementation of the correct set of tools can make it possible. The very first step for this process is to get automated and let the machine doing the manual tasks hotels still do with an enormous expenditure of time: extracting data and putting them together in an excel file, updating inventory and rates in multiple systems So, it is essential to implement: - a Channel Manager interfaced with the hotel PMS - a Business intelligence providing the main reports - an automated RMS, powered by AI, which collects data (internal and external), analyzes them and makes recommendations by using algorithms."

Airbnb & France: Recent decisions of the French Supreme Court put a sharp brake on Parisian short-term rental activity

By Anne Epinat and Christopher Boinet

On behalf of owners, Airbnb rents out furnished apartments to short stay, non-resident transient visitors. These rents are subject to the regulation of the City of Paris and this regulation has long stated that the activity of short-term furnished rentals to transient visitors, in return for payment, may not be carried out in premises used for residential purposes, pursuant to the French Construction and Housing Code.

Writing for the Moment

By Iqbal Ahmed

As a non-fiction writer, I usually choose to distance myself from the present moment and write instead about the past. It takes the expertise of a journalist to write about the present day. However, in 2020 many writers, finding themselves caught in situations that had arisen because of the pandemic, decided to write about present upheavals.