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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COVID-19 | Impact on the hospitality industry by CEO of TrevPAR World (Live on SABC news)

Our CEO, Derek Martin was invited on to SA Today on DSTV Channel 404 to discuss the COVID-19 Impact on the hospitality industry. Below his interview: The hospitality industry has been hard hit by the pandemic, with many hotels, lodges […]

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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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Tourism, Travel & COVID-19: The New Narrative for Southern and Eastern Africa During a Crisis Vortex – Get Your Copy Today!

A few weeks ago, I was invited by KR Publishing to share some insights on Revenue Management – Perfecting key elements to positively influence business growth and sustainability for a new book aimed at helping leaders manage their organisation during […]

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TrevPAR World and IMS Africa merge to form revenue & distribution power house in Africa

TrevPAR World Total Revenue Management and IMS Africa Integrated Management Solutions, have completed a merger which now forms one of the largest commercial hospitality alliances in Africa.  TrevPAR Wolrd Total Revenue Management is a data analytics company that focuses on […]

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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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