PwC releases new tourism and accomodation stats

PwC Releases New Tourism and Accommodation Stats

The tourism numbers are in and unfortunately they have not made for pleasant reading – for accommodation providers and the tourism industry as a whole. According to the PwC report, growth in foreign visitors to South Africa dropped to 1.7% last year, down from the 2.4% gain in 2017 and the 12.8% increase in 2016, […]

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Working with, instead of against Airbnb

Working with, instead of against Airbnb

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Airbnb is in the news again as government looks to apply regulations to the accommodation disruptor. And while traditional accommodation providers may see this as the first step in restricting the disruptor, the reality is that they are not going away. So how do traditional accommodation providers make it work? Airbnb, for their part, seldom […]

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Hospitality should exist between revenue and sales

Hospitality should exist between revenue and sales

While both departments ostensibly work for the same hotel, their goals are often at opposite ends of the spectrum. To ensure both profit and good customer service, they need to be more closely aligned. Although alignment between the commercial departments of hotels should be a given, this is not always the case, particularly in regard […]

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Press Release: Revenue Resolutions partners with global luxury hotel representation company

Revenue management specialists, Revenue Resolutions, has entered into a collaboration with Amistad Partners, a multilingual sales, marketing, revenue management and distribution company focussing the MICE, corporate, hi-end leisure travel and entertainment industries. Revenue Resolutions joins a network of Amistad strategic partners in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Headed up by Theresa Prins, […]

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The Real Impact of Highly Discounted Rates

During times of low demand, it is only natural to offer discounted rates to stimulate interest and incentivise customers to book your hotel – but what happens in distressed demand time when everyone is fighting for the same customer? When business becomes so cut throat that we undercut our competitors at all cost, we set […]

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