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Forecasting in Hotels starts with making a Budget

Forecasting in Hotels starts with making a Budget

The budget is indeed your first forecast. But how do we make an accurate forecast for a hotel? To do so we will be discussing the following elements; unconstrained demand, stay patterns, booking pace

The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The future of DMO websites needs real time and social content. Yesterday, our Torch Relay Field Reporter  program is a good example of a step towards real time content. And I use social in a broad sense. It means collaboration with people who have a personal or commercial interest in assisting potential travelers to visit a destination.

Brain Rules for Presenters

Brain Rules for Presenters

Presentations is a topic I occasionally address. The author of this short and very useful guide Garr Reynolds has written a book called Presentation Zen that I consider the best on how to build effective presentations. No wonder Steve Jobs is a champion at this!