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Monday , December 18 2017

Tag Archives: Industry voices

The power of packages

To help New Zealand hoteliers better understand the nature of package demand and the opportunities they present, we deep dived into more than 12 months of Expedia’s first-party inbound data...

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Eliminating the off-season

Consider this your quarterly performance audit, but thinking a bit more ambitiously, it is already time to look ahead to 2018! Now is the perfect time to reevaluate the goal we proclaimed at the beginning of January, but there's also enough time to plan something bold for next year.

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7 trainer tips for hotel reservations

If you're like most hotel managers, chances are you are highly focused on securing more direct bookings and thus reducing the costs of customer acquisition. If so, here are some train-the-trainer style tips for providing your reservations and/or front desk colleagues with the skills they need to covert today's over-informed, channel surfing callers.

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Leadership lessons learned

Earlier this month I observed a difficult situation playing out at hotel where I was a guest, and it provided an invaluable reminder of just how important effective leadership is when things go wrong in the hotel business.

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