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Recent Blogs

Innovative Hotel Technology to Look for at HITEC 2024

Each year, HITEC provides an unparalleled opportunity for hoteliers to explore the latest technology...

Otelier Announces 2024 Night Auditor of the Year

Christina K. at The Confluence Hotel in Hastings, Minnesota, was selected from nearly 100 nominations in...

‘She’s a Rockstar:’ GMs Shoutout Their Night Auditors

Hoteliers across the industry are heaping praise on their overnight team members as nominations roll in for...

5 Resources for Your 2024 Hotel Business Intelligence Strategy

With these resources, hotel companies can lay the groundwork for a data-driven culture where analytics are...

Top Europe Hotel Technology Trends for 2024

Hotels across Europe are leaning on data and technology to drive the industry forward and improve guest...

Streamline Hotel Budgeting: Why Hoteliers Should Adopt Budgeting Software Now

Prepare for hotel budgeting season by ensuring updated data is streaming between financial systems and that...

5 Reasons to Celebrate Your Night Auditor on May 18

If your night auditor checks these boxes, you should definitely start preparing for Night Auditor...

Hotel Sustainability in the Spotlight on Earth Day

Sustainable hotel companies help care for the planet by consuming fewer resources and avoiding toxic waste....

Total Profit: With Revenue Roadblocks, Operators Shift Focus to Costs

Hoteliers can no longer rely on the healthy revenue growth they’ve experienced over the past few years. To...

Melting Margins: Hoteliers Tackle Rising Costs at AAHOA Conference

Insurance and labor hikes were a consistent topic in Orlando, where executives urged their colleagues to...

13 KPIs a Hotel Business Intelligence Tool Will Help You Track

Here are the top hospitality-specific performance indicators and metrics that you likely won’t see without...

Hunter Conference: Focus on Innovation in Hospitality Technology

The 2024 Hunter Hotel Conference illuminated the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of the hospitality...

News in Numbers: Data Shows Total Eclipse will be a Stellar Hotel Demand Driver

As commercial teams in eclipse markets gear up for April 8, using data to maximize revenue, sales and...

Democratizing Data: Making Hotel Business Intelligence Accessible Across Hospitality

With modern hotel business intelligence, team members across the organization are empowered to leverage data...

5 Simple Steps to Better Hotel Budgeting and Forecasting

It won’t be long before we’re starting to build our 2025 budgets. Let’s lay the groundwork now for a more...

Using F&B Analytics to Make More Profitable Decisions

F&B Analytics: Four key data points to help hoteliers make smarter decisions to drive profitability in the...

Building a Culture Centered Around Customers

A new, unified platform provides the framework for Otelier’s mission: To help hoteliers optimize their...

Next Up: Turn Your 2024 Budget into a Dynamic Hotel Forecast

You’ve finalized your budget! Let’s unpack steps to making that process easier next time around, plus outline...

Hotel Owners: 5 Ways to Start Saving Money with Back Office Automation Today

There are quick and easy steps to back office automation that hoteliers can implement today that will make...

Navigating the Complexities of Modern Hotel Budgeting and Forecasting

How accurate will your 2024 forecast turn out? Here are some modern hotel budgeting and forecasting processes...

ALIS 2024: Smooth Sailing Ahead in Hotel Industry’s ‘New Normal’

Reports from the first major hotel industry conference of 2024 suggest hoteliers should expect incremental...

Luxury Hotels Focus on Tightening Operations in 2024

As the red-hot demand for luxury services wanes and it becomes harder to drive rates, luxury hotel leaders...

Doug Rice: Use Automated Financial Reconciliation Tools to Discover ‘Found Money’

Automated financial reconciliation involves processes that identify and resolve discrepancies in financial...

Data Continues to Drive Innovation in Hotel Revenue Management

Hotel revenue management leaders are analyzing more data than ever before, which has helped them identify a...

5 Must-Attend Hospitality Conferences in 2024

Looking to stay on top of industry trends and build your professional network? Here are the top 5 hospitality...

Mastering Financial Accuracy with Account Reconciliation Software

As an expensive task for hoteliers to manage manually, automated reconciliation is critical to maintaining...

Modern Hotel Accounting: From Manual to Automated Income Journal Entries

Discover the transformative power of automated income journal entries in modern hotel accounting. Explore...

ILHA Speakers: Luxury Hotels Evolve to Meet New Traveler Demands

Leaders from Marriott, Virgin Hotels, Playa Resorts and others discuss how luxury hotel operators are...

Optimizing Performance: 5 Hotel Business Intelligence Tactics for the Holidays

Here are five ways a hotel business intelligence solution can help you stay on top of winter destination...

5 Hotel Technology Trends That Shaped Hospitality In 2023

From cutting-edge automation to a renewed commitment to sustainability, here’s a recap of the key hotel...

Webinar Recap: 5 Steps To Digital Adoption & Automation In Hotel Operations

A group of hotel operations experts recently uncovered five steps to hotel back office digital adoption that...

5 Trends That Shaped Hotel Commercial Strategy In 2023

The dynamic evolution of hotel commercial strategy in 2023 is the result of a powerful synthesis of data...

The Auditor Is Calling. Here’s Everything You Need To Know to Survive a Hotel Audit

David Lund, the Hotel Financial Coach, outlines accounting procedures hotels should adopt now to ensure they...

The Lodging Conference: Back Office Software is One Solution to Staffing Challenges

Rising operating costs pitted against slowing demand and muted rate growth doesn’t paint a rosy picture for...

Dhaval Chokshi: Strategic Acquisition By Otelier Signals A New Era For the Hospitality Industry

In a recent interview, Chokshi shared insightful details about the company's journey, the strategic decision...

5 Lessons Learned about Hotel Analytics at the 2023 Hotel Data Conference

The stages and hallways of the Grand Hyatt Nashville overflowed with discussions on using hotel analytics to...

Luxury Hotels Group Outlines Road to Total Profit Optimization

The ILHA gathered a group of leaders from luxury hotels to unpack turning all their available data into a...

Next Up for Hotel Revenue Management: Tackling Ancillary Outlets

Revenue managers have built strategies and deployed systems to solve hotel revenue management for hotel...

Hotel Analytics: What Can Hoteliers Really Learn From TrevPAR?

Ancillary revenues are skyrocketing and total revenue figures can help hotels benchmark performance against...

Post COVID, Luxury Resorts are the Place to Be

Post-pandemic, luxury resorts have proven to be the crown jewel of the industry, shattering Average Daily...

Will AI Finally Drive Innovation in Hotel Commercial Strategy?

Artificial Intelligence should help solve long-standing hotel commercial strategy challenges that just won’t...

AI and Hotel Analytics Dominate Discussions at HITEC and HSMAI in Toronto

Otelier is back from a busy week in Toronto talking all things Artificial Intelligence and hotel analytics.

Hotel Night Audit: Celebrating the Unsung Heroes of Hospitality

On May 18, hundreds of hoteliers across the hotel night audit community rallied together to celebrate Night...

How to Hire the Best Night Auditor at Your Hotel

General Manager seeking Hotel Night Auditor. Must love energy drinks and long walks around the property.

Evolution of the Hotel Night Audit Role

With advances in automation, many manual night audit tasks are streamlined, freeing up overnight employees to...

How Automation and Back Office Software Streamlines Communication and Collaboration

Hotel operators are intensely focused on implementing efficiencies, and back office software to increase...

Hoteliers Move Beyond RevPAR for Hotel Business Intelligence

While RevPAR remains a useful metric for measuring a hotel's revenue performance, it should be considered...

Shifting Your Hotel Forecasting Focus to the Bottom Line

As hoteliers prepare budgets, one critical step to hotel forecasting involves analyzing bottom-line data to...

Determining the Most Accurate Data for Hotel Forecasting

As hoteliers prepare budgets, there are new, forward-looking hotel forecasting datasets that can provide more...

How Emerging Segments of Travelers Will Affect Hotel Forecasting

When hotel forecasting, emerging segments of travelers provide new opportunities to drive demand and revenue.

How 4 Hoteliers Align Operational Departments With Hotel Analytics

Diving into the right portfolio-wide hotel analytics will help hoteliers make sense of a dynamic forecasting...

Hotel Business Intelligence: Use New Booking Patterns to Shape Your Forecast

As hoteliers prepare 2023 budgets, this blog series takes a deep dive into the right hotel business...

ALIS Speakers Explore How COVID Changed the Hospitality Industry

Five areas of hospitality industry operations that look different in today’s post-COVID environment.

Automation is Critical to the Hospitality Industry’s Longevity

What the hospitality industry can learn about automation and streamlined efficiencies from Airbnb.

Hospitality Industry Innovation Takes Center Stage at HT-Next in Miami

HT-Next is a unique forum for hotel companies and technology providers to highlight innovation happening...

Webinar Recap: 3 Things You Need to Know About Going Paperless with Hotel Night Audit

Otelier's Jason Freed and Rory Sampair led an informative and interactive conversation about the struggles...

Hotel Analytics: The First Step is Admitting There’s a Problem

Why moving your tools and data into the cloud will help you build the framework for a long and successful...

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