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Dallas, TX - May 11, 2009 Revenue Source One
announced today that the company has introduced a new service designed
to increase hotel revenues.
The new service combines traditional telephone and Internet RFP (Request
for Proposal) mystery shopping of competitors and client hotels.
Jay Delerno, President of Revenue Source One said,
we are offering this new Competition Mystery Shopping service in addition
to the current telephone Mystery Shopping we provide for reservations and
Mr. Delerno went on to say, the new service will
assist management to improve hotel revenues by having a better understanding
of how their competition sells against them.
Competition Mystery Shopping
Telephone and Internet
Sales and Catering
How does the competition SELL against your hotel?
Understand the room rates, catering prices and policies
your competition is quoting.
What are the room rates being quoted over certain
times of the year?
specific time frames next year
What are the meeting room rentals/setup rates?
What are the group and catering policies?
How does your sales and catering department personnel
compare to your competition?
How good are the sales skills of the sales and catering
staff at your competitors?
Identify sales and catering personnel with superior
sales skills so you will know where to find a new sales or catering manager
when you need one.
How do you compare operationally to your competition
What are they saying, if anything, about your hotel
when it is mentioned as a competitor for a piece of business?
How quickly do they respond to an inquiry?
How aggressive are they- do they attempt to close
the sale at the time of inquiry?
Are they outselling you?
Source One Competition Mystery Shopping program can utilize both the
telephone and the Internet (RFP Mystery Shopping) to provide the information
required to sell more effectively and increase hotel revenue. For
additional information please see the Revenue Source One contact information
Number of rings into the hotel switchboard?
Number of rings into the sales and catering office?
Was the call transferred directly to the appropriate
Was the manager reached on the first attempt?
Did other staff attempt to assist prior to connecting
with the manager?
Was it a positive first impression overall?
Revenue Source One: Revenue Source One was founded in 1987 and is the
only hospitality consulting company offering Internet Based Mystery Shopping.
Other services offered to the hospitality industry include sales and marketing
consultation and market research. A complete list of past and current clients
for all services can be viewed at the company's web site www.revenuesourceone.com
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