Hotel Tonight is a bit like that http://hackertable.com that I use…. I might not be able to eat at the precise restaurant I want, at the precise time, at the last minute…. but I can find of the best Continue Reading…

As of now, the only commission free booking engine I know of is buuteeq’s, which doesn’t interface and provides a nightmare for inventory management. The only interfaced to PMS, commission free booking engine that I have ever heard of or known is Mirage Hotel Systems, who built their own that they offer with their PMS, which is also my favorite. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy it, in a heart beat. It’s astonishing more PMS don’t do this to secure more clientele.

And here comes RoomKey… filling an empty space that the OTA’s have bungled. Here’s an article on Room Key, the hotel brand search engine. Upshot (summary via TNOOZ): Choice Hotels International, Hilton Continue Reading…

Seriously…. where are our revenue managers? I know, in these times, you cannot maintain total rate integrity without looking like an out of touch management group.  Others try to maintain their rates Continue Reading…

Direct ROI from social media, such as tracking someone from a review page to your booking engine is only one small component of the overall ROI.  Your analytic program can find the dollar Continue Reading…