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How Hotels are Faring in Transformative Times

By Daniel H. Lesser

We live in extraordinary times. There are only a limited number of periods in America's 245-year history which have been as transformative as 2020 (i.e., 1776, 1865, 1929, 1945, 1968, 2001). The confluence of a global pandemic, mass civil disobedience, and the transfer of power will undoubtedly affect how we live and work in 2021 and beyond.

Is the wolf scratching at the door? Lessons learned so far from the COVID era...

View by Anne-Marie Auriault

"2020 was a turbulent year for our industry.Hotel owners have been highly focused on cash management: it is all about minimizing working capital and continue revisiting variable costs.Many operators have adopted a zero-base budgeting model."

Do we need a new revenue management toolkit for 2021?

View by Scott Dahl

"We have all heard the proverb “Necessity is the mother of invention”, but in today's post-Covid, hashtag world, #DistressDrivesInnovation might be more to the point. This is clearly the case for hotel revenue optimization tech."