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Where is the Apple of Online Travel?

Where is the Apple of Online Travel?

The title of the latest column by Forbes Publisher Rich Karlgaard in Digital Rules is called “Will the entrepreneur boom miss the U.S.?” He writes about some similarities between the crash and recovery in the 1970’s and the situation today, but what is more interesting is his comment that what otherwise was a dismal decade was saved by innovation and entrepreneurship, marked by such significant start-ups like FedEx, Genentech, Southwest Airlines, Apple and more.

Best Western Makes the Same Expedia Choice?

Best Western Makes the Same Expedia Choice?

Hotel News Now has an interesting story describing the recent Best Western owners meeting. According to the story, Dorothy Dowling, Best Western’s SVP of Marketing and Sales asked the members in attendance if they would be willing to join Choice in the fight against Expedia by pulling their hotels from the site.

Yieldable vs. Non-Yieldable Segments

Yieldable vs. Non-Yieldable Segments

How much of your business is yieldable? And how much of your business in non-yieldable? Or how much of your business allows you to really apply revenue management?