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Ways your restaurant can boost your hotel revenue

Your hotel restaurant can be a solid driver of revenue and an integral part of your hotel’s identity, and its ability to help market and sell your hotel shouldn’t be underestimated! Here are some ways your restaurant can increase your revenue.

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Scary revenue management facts

As Halloween approaches, here are 10 scary Revenue Management facts to make you shudder. In fact, they’re that frightening you may be terrified all year long!

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Six ways to meet eco-conscious guest demands

As consumers become increasingly sensitive to environmental issues and the climate crisis rises, demand for eco-friendly services and products continues to grow. We’ve compiled some easy ideas to keep up with the green trend and help make your property more environmentally friendly.

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Octopus Revenue celebrates five years success

Sarah Thompson decided to set up Octopus Revenue Ltd in 2014 when she was made redundant, having spent over 20 years of working in the hospitality sector with major hotel chains and independent groups around the UK. 

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Tips to strike a balance that works for your life and business

One of the main reasons I decided to set up Octopus Revenue Ltd in 2014 was to spend time with my growing family and achieve a healthy work-life balance. Having spent over 20 years working in the hospitality sector with major hotel chains and independent groups around the UK, I was keen to carry on working in the industry that I know and love while realising maximum outcomes for my clients, and having the flexibility to prioritise my personal life.

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Hey Siri, how will the rise of the digital assistant impact how customers search for a hotel.

How will browsing without a screen influence the way customers search for and book hotels, and what does this mean for hotel revenue management.

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Top five revenue management mistakes and how to avoid them

Revenue management is often a role thought of only applicable to one key member of the team; the revenue manager. However, there are more roles that involve revenue management responsibilities than you may think! Here we’ve picked five common phrases heard in the hotel industry that should make any skilled revenue manager cringe! 

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Maximise your business - why all hotel managers should have revenue management training

In a world that changes as quickly as that of hotel revenue management, all revenue managers worth their salt know the true value of ongoing, up-to-date and relevant training.

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How to compete with online travel agents

Competing may feel daunting, but there are various tactics that can help you side-step the OTAs and generate direct bookings.

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Five reasons to consider metasearch

While Online Travel Agencies (OTA), like Booking.com and Expedia, can be extremely effective distribution platforms metasearch engines, including Google Hotel Ads, TripAdvisor and Trivago, have become huge players in the hospitality industry.

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