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Lodging Suppliers: What Else Can You Offer Me?

Dear Lodging Supplier, I’m your guest. I’m ready to have a great experience and spend some money. I've booked my room and tickets, but what else can you offer me? I know that you have a beautiful property and wonderful amenities, but you probably also have some ‘extra’ products and services that you're not offering online. I’ve …

The Five RMS Features You Should Be Using Right Now

Are you taking advantage of all of the features that Inntopia RMS has to offer? Check out these five features that can make your operation more efficient while increasing your revenue potential and providing more options to your guests. 1. Tape Chart Bulk Load Tool Managing rates, availability, and restrictions takes time. If you’re not already using …

Eight Lessons and Tactics for a Successful Quantity-Based Ticket Sale

This blog post was written by Inntopia's resort-partner Chris Lamothe, eCommerce Manager at SkiBig3. We do ski destination marketing for SkiBig3 and our typical campaigns follow a tick-tock model where we alternate between deadline-driven package sales and lift-ticket flash sales. It  works really well, but we have a long season that runs through May and once …

Revenue Management, Part 4: Strategies and Processes

The Revenue Management blog series is created and written by Ryan Krukar, Inntopia Business Intelligence Specialist, and Melissa Jordan, eLearning Specialist. If you’ve read the other three posts, you’re probably thinking “how do I bring all of this together?” Ask yourself these three things: What is my strategy? What are my goals? What processes do I need to …

Revenue Management, Part 3: Forecasting and Planning

The Revenue Management blog series is written by Ryan Krukar, Inntopia Business Intelligence Specialist, and Melissa Jordan, eLearning Specialist. In Part 2 of our series, we discussed market conditions that can affect your decision making. If you’ve researched those factors, you’re ready to take that information and put it into action. But exactly how do you do that? Read …

Revenue Management, Part 2: Market Conditions and the Impact on Decision Making

The Revenue Management blog series is written by Ryan Krukar, Inntopia Business Intelligence Specialist, and Melissa Jordan, eLearning Specialist. I love “geeking out” over Revenue Management, can’t you tell? As a former General Manager and Lodging Director, I’ve trained myself to always look at the big picture when it comes to Revenue Management. This approach allows for staying a …

Revenue Management, Part 1: The Basics

The Revenue Management blog series is written by Ryan Krukar, Inntopia Business Intelligence Specialist, and Melissa Jordan, eLearning Specialist. This is the first in a new series about Revenue Management. For many of you, this may be review, but for others, we hope you learn something new. We’ll start with the basics and then build upon them throughout …

Why Won’t My Promotion Calculate Correctly?

As a follow-up to our last troubleshooting post, Why Doesn't My Promotion Display Properly Online?,  we’re going to dive deep into why your promotion might not calculate correctly. With so many discounting options available, incorrect settings can easily cause unexpected results. Who Controls the Discounts? You have the option to control the discounts of each …

Why Doesn’t My Promotion Display Properly Online?

Promotions are the name of the game. Inntopia promotions provide a multitude of creative options for enticing guests to book. With so many configuration settings available, it can be easy to overlook something that makes the promotion display incorrectly. (In our next post, we’ll  troubleshoot a promotion that isn’t calculating correctly.) Let’s go over some simple …

Inntopia Volunteers Spring into Action

Inntopia’s staff is busy improving our product suite, providing industry insights, and serving you, our partners. Today, however, we’d like to recognize the contributions our team makes to their communities across the country. Plus, we’re springing into action with an office food drive challenge starting April 3rd! Mike Claymon (Senior Developer in Edwards, CO) Mike volunteers with …