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Isn’t it TIME the OTAs FIX their Member Rates?

Isn’t it TIME the OTAs FIX their Member Rates?

In February 2016, Hilton announced that Hilton Honors™ membership was more than just points and free nights. Other major brands and major OTAs began offering Member Discount rates, too. The playing field is essentially level again. Brands offer Member Rates, and the OTAs often match those rates. But what if your hotel is not branded?

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The Value of Strategic Partnerships

The Value of Strategic Partnerships

The news of the Curator Hotels & Resorts partnership won’t be the last when it comes to strategic partnerships in the hospitality industry. These partnerships come in many forms and have various benefits to the partners. TCRM values our strategic partnerships and the benefits they provide to our clients.

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Don’t Forget the Phone

Don’t Forget the Phone

There is uncertainty surrounding so much of our lives right now, in travel as well as everyday situations like taking your dog to the vet or going to pick up your dry cleaning.
We have so many questions. Are you open? How do I check in? Do I need to wear a mask? Does my dog need to wear a mask? So what are we doing?

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Spread the Love

Spread the Love

If there is any silver lining to this Coronavirus, it’s that it has challenged humanity in many ways beyond trying to contain and eradicate the virus. These challenges, while inconvenient, can also be incubators for new, innovative ways for society to evolve.

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Sandra’s Wanderlust

Sandra’s Wanderlust

Writing this blog is my small contribution during this incredibly hard time for us all. Staying connected is how we will get through this, and I hope that sharing my memories will bring you a smile. I hope to inspire you to stay strong and dream of your own future travel adventures.

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That Nasty “R” Word

That Nasty “R” Word

There has been lively speculation among experts in the US Hotel Industry this year regarding the chances of an economic slowdown. Is a recession coming in 2020? Are RevPAR declines indicating trouble?

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Tackle 2020 Revenue Planning

Tackle 2020 Revenue Planning

As the leaves begin to change, hotels get closer to finalizing their business plans for next year. A fresh start for hotels includes evaluating strategies that will improve profitability, and auditing systems to ensure that rate codes and distribution channels are set up correctly for the coming year.

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The Price of Peace of Mind

The Price of Peace of Mind

  If peace of mind could be bottled and sold, I would venture to say that people would line up for miles and miles for just one sip – a sip that would magically eliminate all of their worries. Add to that somebody out there who has your back no matter what...

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5 Hotel Pulse Points for Summer

5 Hotel Pulse Points for Summer

  Time for a status check! Here we are again, halfway through the year! Time to check the pulse of the hotel’s performance and begin planning the rest of the year. Summer is a great time to be proactive in staying ahead of the year, while still having time for...

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5 Things to Do Now Before 2019

5 Things to Do Now Before 2019

  You read that right. New Year’s Eve is still over three months away, but to make the most of the revenue opportunity it can bring, property teams need to jump into action now. Here’s where to start. 1) Set goals at different levels. Maybe your team’s goal is to...

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TCRM is the Difference

TCRM is the Difference

How often do we see “TCRM is growing again” at the top of a post on LinkedIn? TCRM’s continual growth means that the opportunity for additional talent is nearly on-going. 2018 has seen 8 new employees join the ranks – so far. The rapid growth at TCRM doesn’t mean that...

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In Pursuit of Work/Life Balance

In Pursuit of Work/Life Balance

It's a question we hear often from our potential clients and consultants - how many properties does each person handle? It's a reasonable question, but our answer, to some, seems less straightforward - well, it depends! Most companies operate Revenue Management in a...

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