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‘Leadership from Chaos’ London 2021 - How can hotels forecast and manage revenue given the volatility of travel?

OTA Insight’s CCO and Co-founder, Gino Engels, recently spoke at Leadership from Chaos London and provided analysis on the recovery of Europe’s travel and hotel industry backed by forward-looking data.

Travel takes flight in Europe: a spotlight on 3 key destination markets

Vaccination programmes are accelerating significantly around Europe and international travel is beginning to return. Here, we take a look at data for three key destination markets on the continent.

The start of a travel comeback in the United States: a spotlight on 4 key destination markets

As the vaccine rollout has accelerated across the United States and restrictions have eased, travel has started to return. Here, we take a look at data on four key destination markets in the country. 

5 things to look forward to at ITB Berlin 2021

On the 9 – 12 March 2021, the travel and hospitality industry will gather digitally at ITB Berlin, one of the world’s leading travel trade shows. Here is a snapshot of some key things to look forward to during the week.

China market survey: how hoteliers are preparing for recovery

Click through to understand how Chinese hoteliers perceive in the current market changes, how they are strategising, and learn more about their pricing and distribution strategy.

Global survey: how hotel revenue managers are preparing for recovery

With the road to recovery taking various approaches and forms in different countries, regions and cities, we wanted to understand how revenue managers believe their markets will develop, how they see their business mix change as well as which pricing and distribution decisions they will be making.

[City spotlight] Orlando's eye on recovery, Florida

The initial strategy for Orlando hotels will center around targeting drive markets, primarily leisure business, and then phase into the larger regional domestic market moving into the early fall. 

[City spotlight] What are the recovery signs in Shanghai, China?

With early signs of recovery now showing across China, this article looks at what levers and tactics hoteliers should deploy using the data available, as well as forward-facing strategies that can positively impact the bottom line at the hotel and corporate level.

[Data] Turning the tide: when will bookings outpace cancellations again?

Cancellations continue to outpace bookings in major markets, but some cities have turned the tide and are working their way to turn this ratio again. We take a look at the latest developments, including OTB and flight data.

[City spotlight] How are hotels in Vienna preparing for the lifting of travel restrictions?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented government actions across the globe. Restrictions are now being slowly lifted, and we take a deep dive into market conditions in Vienna.

Where do we go from here? A look at the uncertain future ahead

To help navigate the COVID-19 planning process, we've pulled together expert perspectives on different scenarios, along with tips when planning for each.

How do unpredictable events like COVID impact market demand over time?

What effect is COVID-19 having on your market? For most, the question is how much of an impact it's having. So often, the first step is quantifying demand, as we explore here.

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