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Revenue Management, Part 3: Forecasting and Planning

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 on to learn how to build a forecast with that information. Why Is Forecasting Important? Forecasting revenue …

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

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 step ahead of the competition and industry trends, and for adjusting your strategy proactively when …

Revenue Management, Part 1: The Basics

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 the series. What is Revenue Management? Our CEO, Trevor Crist, is well known around here for saying: “Sell the right …

Integration Benefits of Springer-Millers Resort PMS and Inntopia

This case study is the result of a collaboration between Springer-Miller Systems and Inntopia and their mutual partner resorts, and was written and first published on May 26th, 2017 by Amanda Wisell, Marketing Manager at Springer-Miller Systems. Expand Your Packaging and Upsell Potential One of the biggest current trends in tourism is experiential travel. Guests want to …

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 …

Five Transaction Trends for 2016

A couple of weeks ago, we gave you some insights on what time of day people tend to search for and book vacations. We dug into that data a little deeper to see if we could find any trends in 2016. While some findings were not all that surprising, some were. What did we discover? Manic …

Introducing the Comparison Tool

Do your agents build quotes with multiple itineraries? Wouldn’t it be great if they could easily build and compare those itineraries side-by-side? Well, wait no more. The Comparison Tool has arrived. If your agents use Agentopia, this tool is already at their fingertips. To begin, the agent adds a product to an itinerary and creates a …

Why Isn’t My Bundle Working?

You've got a great idea for a bundle. You’ve set it up but it doesn’t seem to be displaying properly. What went wrong? First, let’s discuss what a bundle is and isn’t. A bundle links two or more products together which can add value to customer purchases. By pairing a product with other products or by …