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Fresh Approaches to a Fully Integrated Revenue Management Strategy to be
Debated by Ritz Carlton, Dollar Thrifty, Hyatt International, Omni Hotels,
JetBlue, Delta, Resort Quest Hawaii, Harrah’s, WestJet and Many More

 
August 1, 2006 - These are truly exciting times for Revenue Management in the US travel industry. The speed of change, innovation and growth is eye-watering! If you are not pushing hard to be at the forefront of these changes, you are being left behind. The seniority and number of travel pricing executives who are already booked to attend North America’s premier RM forum indicates that this is where the industry leaders come to keep abreast of these changes.

EyeforTravel’s Revenue Management and Pricing in Travel 2006 event is being held October 4-5 at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago.

This event will address the issues that are critical to every RM professional. Topics to be covered include understanding dynamic pricing, analyzing the price sensitivity of your customers, improving your performance measurement and getting the most out of your forecasting techniques. Some of the agenda highlights include: 

  • Delta Airlines will speak about the challenges that they have faced with a tripling in jet-fuel prices and how they have managed to combat this with intelligent RM strategy. 
  • Ritz Carlton will case-study CRM from a Revenue Management perspective and evaluate how best to integrate RM to form a coherent CRM strategy.
  • Hotwire.com and Priceline.com will present on the impact of opaque channels and then be joined by Resort Quest Hawaii and Delta Airlines on a panel debate. 
  • Hyatt International, Princess Cruises, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines and Omni Hotels will provide a cross-industry view of how to get the best out of your forecasting techniques.
  • WestJet, Dollar Thrifty, Outrigger Resorts & Hotels and Spirit Airlines will present case studies and field questions on measuring and improving your RM performance.
Delegates need to register before the 18th August to take advantage of the early bird discount and save up to $200.  Plus delegates will be able to attend the Travel Distribution Summit North America and the RM Conference using the same conference pass – meaning that this event delivers outstanding value for money.  

For more information on the Revenue Management Conference Visit: www.eyefortravel.com/rmusa2006/5 

For more information about the Travel Distribution Summit North America Visit:
http://www.eyefortravel.com/tdsusa2006/index.shtml 

There will be networking opportunities throughout the two days that are designed to enable delegates to meet the speakers, discuss the agenda with other senior executives and most importantly develop lasting and profitable business relationships.

Speakers Include: 

Steve Pinchuk, VP Revenue Management, Harrah's Entertainment
Gail Grimmett, VP Revenue Management, Delta Airlines
Brad Anderson, Corporate Director RM, Omni Hotels & Resorts
Stewart Brown, VP Revenue Management, Dollar Thrifty Car Rental
Dean Apy, Director Yield Management, Princess Cruises
Elizabeth Cambra, Corp. Director RM, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Baldwin Chua, Group Director RM, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Joe Slattery, VP Marketing Support & RM, Holland America Line
Rick Zeni, VP Revenue Management, JetBlue 
Vikas Sabnani, Senior Manager Revenue Management, Hotwire.com
Barth Leins, VP RM & Distribution, Ritz Carlton Hotel Company
Hugh Dunleavy, VP Revenue, Westjet Airlines
Bill Carroll, Senior Lecturer, School of Hotel Admin, Cornell University 
Graham Parker, VP Pricing and Revenue Management, Spirit Airlines
Larry Hall, President & CEO, Hotel Booking Solutions 
Mark Koehler, Senior Vice President, Priceline.com
John McEwan, Director of Revenue Strategy, Vail Resorts & Hotels
Warren Lieberman, President, Veritec Solutions
Stowe Shoemaker, Assoc. Dean of Research, University of Houston
Rhett Hirko, Pricing & Distribution Manager, Hyatt International
Bernard Tan, Director of Decision Science & RM, Resort Quest Hawaii
Peter Ortman, Founder & CEO, TahitiPetey.com


CONTACT: 

Nick Gay 
+44 (0) 207 375 7204 
nickg@eyefortravel.com for 
Revenue Management and Pricing in Travel 2006
http://www.eyefortravel.com/rmusa2006/

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