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How to capture business during off-peak times

OTA Insight co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Gino Engels, discusses the right strategy for maximising the money coming in during off-peak times.

10 ways to boost direct bookings and increase RevPAR

10 simple, quick tips on how revenue managers can boost their hotel's direct bookings and increase RevPAR, written by our CCO Gino Engels for Phocuswire.

Google and Airbnb: an unstoppable revolution in hotel distribution?

Google and Airbnb have been significant players in the hotel distribution space. Gino Engels wrote for Hospitality Technology on the consequences for OTAs and hoteliers.

3 key questions about rate disparity answered

Rate Parity has remained a hot topic throughout 2019. Here are three questions you must know the answers to if you want to achieve parity in 2020.

OTA Insight is a new breed of hotel tech company

OTA Insight CEO Sean Fitzpatrick speaks to HotelTechReport about his career, the future of hotel tech and his vision for OTA Insight.

Futurecasting 2020: What’s ahead for hospitality?

Millennials, mobile booking and "rogue" OTAs are just a few developments the new decade has in store for the travel and hospitality industry. Find out what OTA Insight predicts for 2020.

The extensive role Rate Insight plays in day-to-day revenue management

Hotel revenue management tools like Rate Insight can truly help to give revenue managers some time back in their busy days. Here’s how:

3 ways to tackle rate disparity with wholesalers

Parity violations are hard to track, especially when wholesalers sell contracted rates to uncontracted OTAs. Here's some advice to help protect your revenue.

The best market mix during high and low occupancy

To drive the most revenue possible at your hotel, it's important to adjust your market mix according to periods of high and low occupancy. But how? This concisely signposted article runs through the key considerations.

3 lessons learned from looking at aggregate hotel rate data

We’ve been analysing aggregate rate data to see what insights we could glean on pricing, discounting, and parity trends. Here are some highlights.

OTA Insight and Revinate Webinar: your questions answered

Geo-tagging, personalisation, the marketing and revenue team relationship: these were all key themes we didn't have time to discuss in a jam-packed webinar last week but have answered here.

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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