Why your hotel should start using derived rates

By |April 26th, 2018|

Derived rates are powerful tools that independent hotels can use to compete with the big chains.

As well as saving busy general managers a lot of hassle, being able to dynamically adjust rates across a batch of rooms in one fell swoop can boost revenues.

As derived rates are becoming more common, let’s dive into what makes […]

Podcast – Finding time for (proper) rate management (featuring Right Revenue)

By |September 21st, 2017|

In episode 3 of the Welcome Systems podcast, we invite founder and CEO of Right Revenue, Adrienne Hanna, to unpick the contentious subject of rate management for hotels.

This fascinating insight into what is often considered the ‘dark art’ of hotel management asks one of the industry’s foremost experts in the field the following questions:

What’s the […]

How to Use Technology to Help Your Revenue Management Strategy (guest post)

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Our latest guest post comes courtesy of Booking Suite’s Idan Velleman, who digs deep into the many benefits technology can offer the modern hotelier when it comes to setting and managing competitive room rates.

For any property owner, managing prices is a time-consuming business. You need a lot of data to help you do it, but at the end […]

Welcome Systems announces integration with BookingSuite’s RateManager

By |January 5th, 2017|

John Jones, Welcome Systems Ltd (left), Bernard Willems, BookingSuite (right)

Welcome Systems Ltd is the first UK hospitality booking software company to partner with BookingSuite, a unit of Booking.com dedicated to supplying accommodation providers with smart services and tools to deliver enhanced guest experiences.

The result is a seamless integration between ‘Welcome Anywhere’ and BookingSuite’s RateManager […]

When was the last time you updated your tariff? The (really) simple guide to B&B rate management

By |December 15th, 2016|

How often do you update your room tariff? Does it reside on the check-in counter, laminated and curling slightly at the edges? Or is it something you constantly monitor, change and adapt to fit market conditions and demand?

Bearing in mind this post is labelled ‘B&B rate management’, it may sound like we’ve inadvertently strayed into […]

Blog of the week: Expedia’s new revenue management tool (Hotel Marketing)

By |September 24th, 2016|

Managing rates and keeping on top of competitors in the hotel industry is difficult. Rather encouragingly, the OTAs appear to be taking note of this with Expedia the latest to jump on the revenue management tool bandwagon.

Rev+ is their attempt at providing hoteliers with actionable data and analytics and comes at no additional costs to […]

How to boost revenue in a B&B

By |July 28th, 2016|

A study conducted by TripAdvisor in 2015 found that smaller independent accommodation operators were providing the biggest boost to the UK’s overall average rating.

What’s more, B&Bs appear to have led that surge in quality with those based in the UK enjoying an average review rating of 4.16 our of 5. That helped put our nation’s […]

Flawless online billing and rate management for pubs with rooms

By |July 5th, 2016|

Hospitality and restaurant booking software business, Welcome Systems Ltd, has released a brand new rate manager especially designed for busy pubs with accommodation.

Mark Ellis, Marketing Director at Welcome Systems, explains:

“This new module is part of our Welcome Anywhere package, and enables pubs with rooms to make pricing plans a reality through the quick set-up and management of special offers […]

Online rate management for independent hotels solved

By |July 5th, 2016|

Hospitality and restaurant booking software business, Welcome Systems Ltd, has released a brand new rate manager especially designed for independent hotels with restaurants.

Mark Ellis, Marketing Director at Welcome Systems, explains:

“This new module is part of our Welcome Anywhere package, and enables independent hotels to make their pricing plans a reality through the quick set-up and management of special […]

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