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October 1, 2019

A chat with Fergus Brown – CEO of Holiday Parks NZ

Fergus Brown, CEO of Holiday Parks NZ visited us to discuss online marketing & revenue management - Now more important than ever for accommodation providers.
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July 23, 2019

Our top 5 tips on managing cancellation policies

We have many discussions with our clients seeking advice regarding their cancellation policies. Some are unsure what kind of policy they should have in place or what the industry 'norm' is, and many  feel guilty for charging cancellation fees so…
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July 14, 2019

Revenue management automation; key factors you must first consider

Is the accommodation industry ready for revenue management automation?  We consider the pro’s and con’s, and provide expert tips to help you leverage your revenue opportunity… As technology continues to evolve, there are now various options for a property to automate…
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Alicia
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June 27, 2019

A day in the life of Rooms Online revenue manager, Alicia Scarf

Talk us through a usual day for you with Rooms Online?  Completing all of my client’s price checks is a big one! Then also responding to emails and phone calls of any questions, topics or changes from clients as well. Dealings…
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June 26, 2019

A chat with the Rooms Online Operations team

In addition to our team of expert revenue managers, there is another arm of Rooms Online that works hard to ensure our clients online third-party listings are always current and fully optimised.  Many of our clients simply don’t have time…
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Janferie
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April 24, 2019

A day in the life of Rooms Online revenue manager, Janferie Bowring

Talk us through a usual day for you with Rooms Online?  My morning usually consists of a bike ride or home gym routine to clear the mind ready for a busy day. After this I do my usual  leisurely stroll down…
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April 16, 2019

Holiday park spend touches $1.2bn in 2018

11 Apr 2019  Article by Tourism Ticker Staff Reporter | tourismticker.com Visitors who stay at New Zealand holiday parks spend close to $1.2bn annually with the outlay by domestic visitors increasing to almost 60% of the total, according to a…
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February 7, 2019

STAAH shares ’10 Revenue Management Challenges To Embrace In 2019′

According to STAAH and ARMA founder Melissa Kalan, looking ahead is equally important as analysing the impact of historical strategies and data. Here are the 10 things that Melissa suggests accommodation operators and smart revenue managers should keep in mind when planning…
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January 28, 2019

Revenue management in practice – Two things you should be doing!

Melissa Kalan, founding director of the Australian Revenue Management Association (ARMA) shared her 'Two Top Tips' for effective revenue management, and we couldn't agree more;  1. Forecasting & Predictive Analytics  Adopt a forward-looking strategy to monitor changes in supply and anticipate demand.    2. Frequency Bookings…
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January 28, 2019

Occupancy vs. Revenue – What is the best measurement of success?

Ask any experienced revenue manager and they will advise that it's vital to focus on revenue results, not just occupancy. Why? Regardless of whether you have a peak or quiet season, it's important to be thinking as your year as a whole…
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January 28, 2019

How to leverage your online opportunity – Advice from the OTAs

Keeping up to date with the ever-changing online landscape can be difficult and time consuming for some. How are you supposed to find time to keep everything up to date!? How do you know what key things to keep on…
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Jody
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January 28, 2019

Ask the experts: Jody Sharratt, Founder of Rooms Online & Director of Operations

Revenue management is an important aspect of running any accommodation business. For many it can be hard to know where to start. Others may find it difficult to find the time to put together let alone carry out a robust strategy for…
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January 28, 2019

Ask the experts: Hazel Rigler, Director of Marketing & eCommerce – Grand Chancellor Hotels

We invited Hazel to offer her personal advice regarding everything revenue management, online distribution and marketing. Hazel is a wealth of knowledge who was only to happy to share her expertise with anyone seeking help in this very important area…
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January 27, 2019

Ask the experts: Les Morgan, COO – Sudima Hotels

Rooms Online asked Les Morgan to offer you, our audience, his personal insight surrounding revenue management as a vital part of business operations. Read below as Les offers his advice regarding the importance of revenue management for running a successful…
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