TODAY: H2, 2017 expected to be softer than planned by trivago, Phuket inland hotel surge and Embracing airline digital transformation.
trivago expects H2, 2017 to be softer than planned.
trivago NV updated its annual guidance for the fiscal year 2017, based on its expectation that results for the third quarter and the remainder of the year will be softer than previously anticipated. For the full fiscal year 2017, we now expect annual revenue growth to be around 40% and adjusted EBITDA* to be lower than in 2016 but to remain positive.
Embracing airline digital transformation: A spotlight on what travellers value.
It’s an era where there will be more potential than ever for brands to get closer to consumers, understand what they value, and use machine learning to drive better‑informed decisions about how tomarket to each of their customers.
Interestingly, 82% of global CEOs are concerned about the relevance of their products or services, according to KPMG’s ‘Now or Never 2016 Global CEO Outlook Report’. And almost half (45%) feel they could better leverage digital means to connect with customers.
Inland hotel surge hits Cherngtalay Phuket.
Phuket tourism is no longer just about the beach and the urban push is game on, one leading example is Cherngtalay which is near to the destination resort Laguna Phuket and Bangtao Beach. Upcoming in the fourth quarter of this year will be the X2 Vibe Bangtao that is set to usher in a rush of new ‘off beach’ properties.
Changi Airport adds capacity of 16 million passengers per annum, T4 to open soon.
Changi Airport's new Terminal 4 (T4) will commence operations on 31 October 2017, the terminal will feature Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST), a suite of self-service options for departing passengers. From check-in to boarding, find out how your travel can be made a breeze via four easy steps.
Business Plan Development 2018.
Before we complete our business plans for 2018, a review of macroeconomic data is in order.
China’s growth might be slowing but we anticipate a fairly steady US economy in 2018, we will likely slow to about a 2 percent GDP growth rate over the next year as this economic recovery reaches the 100 month mark next year.
Meeting Internal Challenges for Revenue Management.
Too much to do, too little time, being number one! Many of these challenges come from client demands, but in this piece, we’re discussing the internal challenges faced by Revenue Manager, or the member of staff with responsibility for Revenue Management.
These are generally a little easier to fix than external factors and can have a big impact on a Revenue Managers efficacy and efficiency.
Tips to Boost Hotel Bookings and Get More Revenue.
Understanding what influences guests to book, and most importantly book direct at your hotel, is the key to replicating that success.
Tricks of the hotel trade are many, but taking note of what works for your hotel in your specific market is what’s important – what works for an urban city-centre boutique hotel won’t necessarily work for an idyllic countryside hotel with a spa.
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