Articles tagged “Rainmaker”

Hoteliers Take a Harder Look at How They Set Room Rates

Hoteliers Take a Harder Look at How They Set Room Rates

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Amateurs cut rates to fill hotel rooms. Pros take more sophisticated approaches, such as coordinating to stimulate demand from the most profitable customers.

3 weeks ago

Private Equity Firm Accel-KKR’s Latest Fix: Hotel Enterprise Software

Private Equity Firm Accel-KKR’s Latest Fix: Hotel Enterprise Software

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The short-term goal of the deals is to win more work from hotel management companies. The long-term goal is to sell the combined portfolio. We look at the merits of Accel-KKR-owned Cendyn's acquisition of Rainmaker. We also look at potential acquisition targets.

1 month ago

Why Hotels Envy Airlines When It Comes to Managing Revenue

Why Hotels Envy Airlines When It Comes to Managing Revenue

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The revenue management industry picked an odd time to have an identity crisis, given the opportunity for additional profit that new rate-setting and distribution software could bring.

1 year ago

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Why Hotels Need a Comprehensive Room Inventory and Pricing Strategy

Why Hotels Need a Comprehensive Room Inventory and Pricing Strategy

Rainmaker + Skift

A thorough revenue management strategy can be one of the most important steps a hotel can take to generate and optimize revenue.

2 years ago