As Thanksgiving approaches, so do the traditional sales days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But this year, many businesses are stretching out their sales to start earlier and last longer, including many hotels.
In addition to being more collaborative, the revenue team of the future will be more data-driven, with analytics being an increasingly crucial skillset. Of course, more data doesn’t automatically mean better data — but it can with the help of the tools that automate growing numbers of revenue functions.
Dear hoteliers, As you know, without careful preparation a project seldom achieves the desired results. In any strategy, making a careful plan is a far better option than winging it. Email marketing is no exception to the rule.
[PODCAST] How Hoteliers Can Drive Incremental Transient Business this Winter with Katie Moro and John Hach
In our second market data update, Katie Moro, VP, Data Partnerships, Hospitality, Amadeus and John Hach, Senior Industry Analyst, Hospitality, Amadeus talk through actionable strategies for hospitality professionals to drive transient business to their hotels and properties.
Amir Eylon, President & CEO of Longwoods International, provides HSMAI insight into his firm's latest traveler sentiment survey findings that 77% of American travelers planning to travel in the next 6 months will change their travel plans due to coronavirus concerns.
It’s safe to say that 2020 has been quite a rollercoaster of a year. In travel and hospitality, so many things have changed and transformed in such a short span of time. While oftentimes, change can be a good thing, it can be harder to accept when imposed by negative circumstances like the COVID-19 pandemic.
For over nine months now, the hotel industry is in a survival mode. The global hospitality industry has been facing its worst crisis, and with Europe again going for stricter restrictions and lockdown, hoteliers are grappling with the distribution challenge.
This year, thanks to COVID-19, everything is different. With many regions going back into lock-down due to skyrocketing cases, the holidays are going to look much different than ever before. No work holiday parties.
A fascinating look at the role of robots during the COVID pandemic. So far, they have been proving very useful in the medical sector, but their practical uses could be stretched to many other industries.
Based on hotel bookings for the week of November 22-28, Amadeus sees potential improvement in Thanksgiving holiday forward-looking occupancy compared to Labor Day.