Endless [POS]bilities

What are the trends for point-of-sales systems (POS) in 2017? From the customer’s point of view, there’s an increasing preference for mobile payment and...
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Revenue/yield management

Hoteliers are struggling with data silos thanks to the different types of software, built to serve different purposes. Being able to leverage this data...
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AccorHotels has IDeaS

AccorHotels has selected IDeaS to deliver advanced revenue strategy for its worldwide hotel network; IDeaS, a leading provider of automated revenue management capabilities, works...

How much is a room upgrade worth?

Proactively up-selling can make a big impression on hotel’s revenue. Done right it is the easiest way to increase a hotel’s ADR and RevPAR...

Scanning the sky for deals

Global travel search engine Skyscanner has announced the launch of a Facebook Messenger bot allowing users to search for flights conversationally. Available to any Messenger user typing in English, travellers...

Being social

By Christian Lukey,head of hotel distribution, Amadeus Asia-Pacific   If you have not heard about the Kardashians, you might not be ‘keeping up’ on social media....

Transformative tech in SE Asia

Southeast Asian countries have the potential to leapfrog ahead of other developing nations using new technologies to transform how people work, live and play,...

The special sauce in revenue management

By Rachel Grier, managing director Asia Pacific, IDeaS     Forecasting hotel demand is an essential ingredient in the practice of revenue management. Hotels use forecasting to...

Loving the airport experience in Asia

Forget about queues, delayed flights and lost luggage, nearly two thirds of frequent flyers from Singapore (67 per cent) and more than half from...

The Airbnb effect

Concur, an SAP company and provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has released analysis representing US$77 million in Airbnb spend in the...

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