Lessons learned from the 2008 recession more valid now than ever

Is it possible, that if we viewed Covid-19 as a forced recession and applied the lessons learned from the 2008 recession, that we just might be able to save the ship? When realistically looking at the Covid-19 situation and the […]

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Effective Operational Management as key to survive post-Covid19

With the accommodation segment starting to open its doors, effective operational management is starting to show its muscle in conjunction with revenue management – or at least it should be! It’s a fact that the accommodation industry makes money differently […]

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Western Cape – A look into the future right now

Sample Size Overview For the purpose of this study a sample size of 333 hotels based in Western Cape were used, the 333 hotels selected are based on the Western Cape Region category of STR. The study looks at the […]

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TrevPAR World Launches Real World Revenue Management – online

Nowhere in the world currently, is the rise of Revenue Management more evident than in Africa! From the multi-billion dollar hotel chains to the influx of thousands of independently run hotels, lodges, management companies, as well as asset management companies, […]

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What can I do now in preparation for the “new normal”

As we enter the month of May it appears that it will be another month of closures for the majority of hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts as well as other tourism driven businesses, after some great feedback on our […]

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Some Realizations – from the desk of a revenue specialist

I have been working in the hospitality industry for 17 years now and I have been directly involved in sales, marketing and revenue/commercial management for the last 10 of these years and never have I or will I see something […]

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Booking.com Opens Genius Rates To Partnered Priceline OTAs – Learn How To Switch This Off Here

Being very active in revenue management and distribution for the last 3 years we at TrevPAR World have never been more challenged with the different games that the OTA channels are playing, now this… Booking.com has recently communicated that their […]

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Are OTA’s slowly becoming more powerful than hotel groups?

The controversy is definitely in the air of the global hotel industry. Traditionally the Big 5 (Marriot & Starwood, Hilton, IHG, Accor and Wydham) have been unrivaled by pure virtue of their size and brand reputation. However are they becoming […]

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Industry Terms – The Letter W/X/Y/Z

World Regions – Follows the United Nations World Tourism Guidelines. There are four world regions which are divided into 15 sub-continents as follows: Americas (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean); Asia Pacific (Central & South Asia, Northeastern Asia, Southeastern Asia, […]

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