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What Key Indicators Are Hotel Management Company CROs Tracking?

When it comes to determining the full scope of the coronavirus effect, hotel management companies are monitoring specific key indicators, as the three dozen participants in HSMAI’s HMC Chief Revenue Officer Virtual Roundtable — presented online on March 25 — shared. Four indicators topped their list.

Scouting for Key Indicators for Brand Revenue Professionals

HSMAI hosted a Brand Chief Revenue Officer Virtual Roundtable on March 24 that focused on the impact that COVID-19 is having on hotel revenue optimization. Here are six key indicators that participants said they are seeing domestically and abroad that can be used to determine how the hospitality industry is doing — and what might be ahead!

What’s on the Minds of Revenue Leaders?

HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Advisory Board (ROAB) held its annual retreat last month to identify the most pressing issues facing hotels on the revenue front and outline plans to provide revenue professionals the insights, tools, and best practices they need to address them. Here are a few key discussions ROAB members had.

Prepping for an Economic Downturn

With a potential economic downturn looming in 2020, it is important for hospitality professionals to prepare — particularly those working in revenue optimization. On a recent call, HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Advisory Board (ROAB) discussed what steps we should be taking. Here are three takeaways from our conversation,

Budgeting and Planning for 2020

It’s budget season for the hospitality industry, including members of HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Advisory Board (ROAB), who on a recent call discussed their planning process for 2020. Members had varying ideas for what the upcoming year will look like and how best to confront potential issues.

Spend Less and Deliver More?

With many companies in the process of planning their budgets for 2020, HSMAI’s Marketing Advisory Board (MAB) recently discussed the possibility of an economic downturn and what that would mean for hotel marketers in the coming year. Here are three takeaways from the conversation.

Different Forecasts for Different Objectives

Forecasting a hotel’s future revenue — including occupancy and average rate — is an important and foundational factor in a hotel’s ability to design successful revenue optimization strategies. There are…

Economic Risks and Opportunities Ahead

Shawn DuBravac is the New York Times bestselling author of Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate. He is also the president and…

Planning, Earnings, and Diversification

By Timothy R. Wiersma, Vice President of Revenue Management, Red Roof Inns Inc., and a member of HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Advisory Board As revenue optimization continues to evolve, it’s more…

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