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HU Watercooler Talk ~ August 9, 2016
Direct is Better!


Many hospitality professionals ponder the questions: Why do I need a private website? Why can’t I rely on the corporate brand site and let bookings come in through OTAs?

by Nimesh Dinubhai


New POS Threat -
Onsite Assessment vs. Check the Box

Last week a new hacking device that threatens many POS and door lock systems circulated like wildfire. The reality is if this tool becomes generally available the threat landscape will expand significantly for hoteliers.  by David Durko

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Pitfalls of a Pricing-Only
Approach for Hotels

What happens when hotels use revenue management approaches that focus only on pricing and exclude other analytical aspects?  by Charles Wang

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Revenue management and distribution have evolved over the last decade and success in the field has come from a combination of in-depth demand forecasting, strategic pricing and optimization of the distribution mix. The best business model has been a balanced mix, through online travel agencies (OTAs) and healthy direct channels.


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