Opinion Articles - asia
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Total Revenue Management

By Nicholas Tsabourakis - Managing Director By Katia Savoca - Revenue & Capacity Manager at Europcar

It is a fact that over the last years, we have seen a growing need for traditional revenue management (RM) to evolve from having sole emphasis in maximising revenue mainly from rooms, towards adopting a more holistic view and focusing on achieving profit maximisation across the whole organisation.

What Hoteliers Need To Know About Indonesia

By Larry Mogelonsky - Owner of Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited and the founder of LMA Communications Inc.,

From what I've read of recent, the archipelago nation of Indonesia has as many opportunities for the hotel industry as there are islands (and then some). Then factor in the astounding growth throughout the rest of Southeast Asia and it's the equivalent of a total paradigm shift in global travel.

Chinese hotel brands expand overseas but face challenges on the way

By Stuart Pallister - Associate Director, Lausanne Hospitality Research Center

As more and more Chinese tourists go abroad on holiday, China's budget hotel chains are expanding overseas to serve the country's growing numbers of international travelers.According to a recent article in the Financial Times, low-cost hotels such as 7Days Inn and GreenTree Inn have already opened hotels in Austria, the U.

It's 2017 and This Is Why It's Time for Your Online Tourism Marketing to Get Real

By Bronwyn White - Travel & Tourism Market Researcher at MyTravelResearch.com

Destinations, hotels and tourism businesses should seize the opportunities of digital democracy created by the semantic search revolution that has only just begunWHEN Google switched its algorithm to semantic search in 2013 it began to clear away dodgy SEO practices and leveled the playing field for small operators and destinations.

Market Pulse: Colombo, Katunayake, Negombo - Sri Lanka

By Hemangi Bhandari - Senior Associate - Consulting & Valuation at HVS New Delhi

On the eve of the 2nd edition of Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka, hosted by HVS, this article explores the historical performance and outlook for three key hotel markets, namely Colombo, Katunayake, and Negombo, which are preceded by a snapshot of key macroeconomic and tourism statistics in the country.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2015-16

By Achin Khanna - Managing Director at HVS South Asia By Hemangi Bhandari - Senior Associate - Consulting & Valuation at HVS New Delhi By Tulika Das - Manager - Domestic Database and Travel at HVS New Delhi

The survey, representing 1,517 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

CEO and Chairmen's Views on the OTA Challenge

By Larry Mogelonsky - Owner of Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited and the founder of LMA Communications Inc.,

A recently published white paper on the state of the hospitality industry by Egon Zehnder's executive search and leadership consulting team brings into focus the need for senior managers in the hotel industry to holistically re-examine how they approach their business, and ultimately their hiring practices, to meet their future needs.