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eRevMax Launches RateTiger Academy

 

eRevMax and XOTELS partner to develop knowledge for hoteliers in changing markets


London, 17 March 2010 - eRevMax, hotel revenue management expert, and XOTELS, hotel management consultants, have partnered to offer a series of seminars and educational courses. RateTiger Academy will help hoteliers gain better control over travel channels in changing markets including pricing techniques, revenue management, competitor strategies and distribution management.
 
The partnership plans to provide customized seminars as well as certification courses for employees but also for interested owners, directors and managers. RateTiger Academy will provide insight from industry professionals into a constantly changing market and knowledge about distribution strategies, revenue and yield management and all the technologies available
 
The first seminar will bring renewed insight in today’s hotel distribution landscape and will provide alternative techniques and ideas that can help to increase and optimise revenues and profits. The programme will look at online travel agencies; positioning, packages and promotions; guest loyalty and repeat stays; distressed inventory and rate segmenting; rate parity vs. rate integrity; and website best practices.
 
Available through RateTiger or XOTELS, hoteliers can now subscribe to the one day courses in either English or German for its first seminar “Distribution Day – Channel Management in changing markets” that will run during May and June 2010.
 
“The industry is at a tipping point. In the past 10 years new technologies have been developed to reach new consumer markets leaving the hospitality industry playing catch-up,” said Remko West, founder of Xotels. “Through the Distribution Days we will help hoteliers explore why channels can work for them and how to manage them effectively. These courses will give attendees control over a larger distribution base while remaining dynamic and flexible to market conditions.”
 
“We’ve experienced increasing demand for consultancy and advice from our customers looking to understand how they can maximise opportunities through the new distribution landscape,” said Sascha Hausmann, CEO of eRevMax. “With a plethora of channels that require different approaches hoteliers are more confused than ever. We want to clear the fog on channel management techniques and are proud to have found a consultancy firm that shares our vision.”
 
The courses will be held in London, May 4th 2010, Prague, May 26th, 2010 and Frankfurt (German), June 8th, 2010. To find out more about the courses or to subscribe contact seminars@xotels.com

About XOTELS
Xotels Ltd. is a result oriented business development company specialized in revenue management and distribution strategies for the hotel & travel industry. Xotels offers tailor made seminars & trainings, customized business solutions and innovative technology.
 
For further information, please contact: Remko West, Xotels. +32 473 29 35 72; remko@xotels.com






About eRevMax International:
eRevMax International is a leader and pioneer in the field of online benchmarking and channel management for the hospitality industry. The company integrates directly with over 500 travel sites, CRS, PMS and RMS companies to provide hoteliers with ultimate revenue and distribution management tools.
 
RateTiger, by eRevMax, has become the industry’s benchmark for rate shopping; revenue management and online channel management. Hoteliers save time and money running competitor price benchmarking reports and simplifies complex rate and availability updates across multiple online channels. RateTiger also offers premium reporting, distribution automation tools and OTA/XML connectivity.
 
eRevMax, founded in 2001,is now operating in over 65 countries and 750 cities. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with regional offices in Orlando, U.S., London, UK, a technical development centre in India as well as six sales offices in mainland Europe. eRevMax currently employs more than 170 people across the globe, rapidly expanding across the European, American and Asian markets. For more information please visit http://www.ratetiger.com.
 
For further information, please contact: Ryan Haynes, Rate Tiger, +44 (0) 7825 66 15 75; ryanh@ratetiger.com

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Contact:

Ryan Haynes
RateTiger
Tel. +44 (0) 7825 661575
ryanh@ratetiger.com
www.ratetiger.com

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