Company to provide revenue and profit analytics to Sonesta St Maarten properties affected by Hurricane Irma

ALPHARETTA, GA – June 11, 2018 – The Rainmaker Group (Rainmaker) has partnered with The Maho Group, operating the Sonesta Resorts in St. Maarten, to assist them in their re-opening phase and recovery in the wake of the impacts from Hurricane Irma. By providing revenue and profit analytics as well as pricing optimization for group and transient business, Rainmaker will assist Sonesta's aim of bringing tourism back to St Maarten and building the fastest possible path back to financial stability.

Mike Cowles, CEO of Rainmaker, said “We are very excited to work with such a great group of people at Sonesta to leverage our capabilities to give them guidance on pricing as the St Maarten hotel market regains stability. Rainmaker’s revintel, grouprev, and guestrev solutions will work together to provide real-time visibility and recommendations for per room and per person pricing that is at the core of the All-Inclusive model. This partnership is one of the key steps we’re taking to expand our presence in the Caribbean and All-Inclusive markets.”

“Partnering with Rainmaker is an exciting move for us,” said Eliska Hesova, Director of Revenue & Business Development. “We are grateful for the assistance and the level of commitment Rainmaker showed us in the Irma aftermath and look forward to the benefits of an automated best-in-class revenue management solution. With the support of Rainmaker’s products behind our pricing decisions, we are committed to coming back stronger, offering our guests the Limitless All-inclusive vacation experience at the best possible price and being part of the tourism recovery in St Maarten.”

Rainmaker’s groundbreaking revenue and profit optimization product suite includes:

  • guestrev®, an intuitive and easy-to-use revenue management solution that analyzes total guest value across a hotel or casino property to forecast and price rooms;
  • grouprev® an innovative group pricing solution that streamlines the process of responding to group RFPs by analyzing historical data, future demand, and price sensitivity to recommend the best pricing for group business;
  • revcaster®, a powerful rate shopping tool that gives hoteliers access to real-time actionable market data, so that rates can be set against the competitive landscape; and
  • revintel®, an intuitive business intelligence solution that improves day-to-day revenue management by mining various data sets and providing deep insights at a granular level.