Understanding the AGODA Games – Finally

Times are tough and when times are tough every penny counts, most hotels have never found themselves empty and in the need of urgent online business before. As many hotels have been finding out in the last few weeks it […]

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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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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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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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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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TripAdvisor – What Are Guests Looking At?

As a hotelier, it is well renowned that TripAdvisor reviews have the play an incremental role in the wellbeing of your establishment as they give you direct insight to the minds of the ultimate consumer. Moreover, TripAdvisor reviews also play […]

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