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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 coronavirus 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.

5 top hotel trends we've seen this year

How are accommodation providers adapting with changes in the market? Here’s what we’ve been seeing and what you should be keeping on your radar!

With Amoma out of the picture, who will take their crown?

Using data from our wholesaler analyses and regular parity reports, we ask in the wake of Amoma’s demise: who’s next in line for the rogue OTA title?

Amoma’s collapse: how hotels are pushing back against rogue OTAs

With recent distribution developments likely to jolt hoteliers into revisiting their parity systems, we recap on the issues in the chain of guest to OTA to distributor to hotel - and how Marriott is pushing back.

Amoma’s collapse: who loses out most?

Transactions that the now-out-of-business Amoma dealt with were measured in the billions. What will happen to the hefty sums still lying in their coffers?

PhocusWire: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool

OTA Insight's Gino Engels headlined PhocusWire last week, with insights into wholesale changes in distribution in the wake of Amoma’s demise and moves from both Marriott and Expedia.  

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