Hotel Revenue Management Books

10 Hotel Revenue Management Books to Take RevPAR and Occupancy to New Levels

Hotel revenue managers are the hospitality industry’s “input / output” experts. They have this innate ability to analyze external forces like seasonality or competition, and predict revenue, adjust rates and manage occupancy. There’s no crystal ball involved, just hard numbers and big data. The challenge is that with so many inputs, how do revenue managers […]


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Event Crisis Management Experts Weigh In: Is Zika a Problem of Perception?

A frightening fact: over 50 countries and territories have active Zika virus transmission according to the Centers for Disease Control. The spread of Zika has meeting professionals turning to their event crisis management teams for answers. Combatting the virus is a growing priority across the Western Hemisphere, particularly with news of its spread to the United […]


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Conrad Miami Gains 50% More Time to Work with Clients When Diagramming with Social Tables

Soaring over the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay, the 36-story Conrad Miami pairs minimal design with warm, personalized service that’s made it a destination for meetings and events in Florida since its opening in 2004.   Angeline Holder, CMP, Director of Catering and Events for the Hilton-owned property, intimately understands the importance of providing a […]


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Top 5 Unique DC Event Venues

On your next trip to our nation’s capital, be sure to look just beyond the hill (not that Hill) to find your next set of cant-miss DC event venues. From monstrosities of spaces to niche holes in the wall, the District of Columbia is casually the home to some of the most eye-opening event spaces in the […]


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Top 5 Unique Chicago Event Venues

Summertime in Chicago: “Cubbies” apparel, deep dish, and Goose Island by the lake. If you’re looking for a place that knows its way around a good time, the windy city is a great place to start. When it comes to organizing your next great event, this city plays host to a number of eye-opening spaces […]


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The 3 C’s to Closing More Deals by Offering a Strategic Hotel Site Inspection

21 Ways to Communicate with Planners, Customize Site Visits, and Close More Business   Every event hinges on a successful hotel site inspection. It’s a make or break moment in the sales process and it’s becoming increasingly important to millennial buyers. That’s why the site inspection represents a unique opportunity to kick-off a lasting relationship between […]


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Top 5 NYC Corporate Event Venues

Bright lights. Big city. Bigger events. The home of all things from pizza to pinstripes, New York City is a dominant force in the hospitality industry with a wealth of options. When you take a step back and break this down even further, it’s not hard to find it’s share of world-class corporate event venues […]


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Could This Bill Spell the End of Airbnb?

Home sharing, has been at odds with the hospitality industry for years. Hoteliers have accepted that home sharing services like Airbnb and Homeaway are here to stay. But today, home sharing services are going beyond individual room rentals, to users renting out entire houses as “micro-hotels” in major cities. Under these circumstances major hoteliers feel that home sharing  […]


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Top 5 Corporate Event Venues in Chicago

While Chicago might get a lot of its recognition from a culinary perspective (i.e. deep dish, Chicago-style hot dog, Italian beef sandwich), meeting and event planners are flocking to the windy city to take advantage of its highly-touted corporate event venues. Here are the top 5 corporate event venues to keep in mind when planning […]