Comparing and Contrasting Industry Problems with Revenue Optimisation (Sponsored Post)

Kamesh Shukla, Rate Gain
Kamesh Shukla, Rate Gain

Hospitality and airline industries are considered to be the epitome of best practices in pricing and revenue management. In the battle to gain competitive advantage alongside high yields, sophisticated software suites are deployed by them to forecast demand, manage inventory and monitor competitor prices. Yet technology, no matter how refined, is just an enabler of a broader business strategy. More 

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Mariott Boosts Bid, Starwood Takeover Back On

Marriott International has quickly responded to Anbang Insurance Group, its challenger for Starwood Hotels & Resorts,  lodging an increased takeover bid of USD13.6bn, which has been accepted by the Starwood board. The deal, unless trumped, will create the world's largest accommodation company.

Mega-Merger Off as Chinese Trump Marriott

Marriott's bid to create the world's biggest hotel company via its USD11bn bid for Starwood has been torpedoed by a USD13.2bn offer from Anbang Insurance Group, which the Starwwood board accepted Friday. Marriott has until March 28 to respond with a better offer.

Fiji Flights Resume, Cyclone Winston Heads South

Cyclone Winston smashes Fiji
Cyclone Winston smashes Fiji

Flights have resumed to Fiji – an island nation left in tatters by the record winds of Cyclone Winston, which flattened the South Pacific island chain on Saturday.

Meteorologists says some wind gusts reached in excess of 300kmh, a record for a southern hemisphere cyclone, causing chaos and killing at least 21 Fijians (updated 26/2: death toll now at 42). More 

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TRAVELtech Australia 2016

OCTOBER 4, 2016

TRAVELtech - Australia's leading online travel marketing, distribution and technology event - returns to Sydney on October 4.

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