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Are obscurities in local advertising regulations affecting your direct revenue opportunities?

May 17, 2018

Are obscurities in local advertising regulations affecting your direct revenue opportunities?

It's not uncommon to find OTAs bidding on meta sites with a lower rate than the brand bid. We have observed that often when OTAs bid on meta sites, they are better setup to capitalise on the complexities of regional advertising standards for presenting taxes and rates, causing perceived disparity, despite often being on-parity on their site. This not only impacts your direct revenue opportunities as your brand bid will appear uncompetitive, but also can be damaging to relationships you have with other partners OTAs who may see your rates cheaper elsewhere. There is also an underlying risk that when your guests are directed to the OTA site, it leaves the door open to your competition who are also present on the OTA’s website.

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Meet with Fornova at HEDNA Lisbon 2018

May 9, 2018

Meet with Fornova at HEDNA Lisbon 2018

Meet with us at HEDNA 2018 Global Distribution Conference in Lisbon on Monday 4th June to Wednesday 6th June to find out how we can help you with your distribution management. We specialise in assisting hotels to boost their Direct Bookings and net RevPAR by identifying and classifying the root cause of their rate parity issues quickly, allowing them to take action.

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Meet with Fornova at HSMAI Americas ROC

April 24, 2018

Meet with Fornova at HSMAI Americas ROC

Meet with us at HSMAI Americas Revenue Optimisation Conference (ROC) on Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st June to find out how we can help you with your distribution management. Stop by our stand to see a demo of our Distribution Intelligence tool or come and have a chat with us about your distribution challenges.

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How is currency conversion affecting your direct revenue opportunities?

April 23, 2018

How is currency conversion affecting your direct revenue opportunities?

 

 

There are several factors that affect rate-parity and ultimately your Rate Integrity, but currency conversion is not something you may usually think about. Across all our customers, we see regular disparity issues ranging from a 20%+ price difference to much smaller differences of between 1% and 5%. Often, we have found that these smaller disparities are largely due to currency conversion, especially with OTA bids on Meta sites.

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Discussing the emerging challenges & opportunities in online distribution at HSMAI 2018

April 17, 2018

Discussing the emerging challenges & opportunities in online distribution at HSMAI 2018

We are delighted to have been a part of the Revenue Optimisation Conference 2018 by HSMAI in Amsterdam last week. It was great to meet everyone that attended, participate in some great discussions and hear from all the speakers who presented.

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Meet with Fornova at Arabian Travel Market

April 3, 2018

Meet with Fornova at Arabian Travel Market

Meet our team at Arabian Travel Market between the Monday 23rd - 25th April to discuss your distribution management and the ways we can help you understand how it’s performing over time.

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Meet with Fornova at ROC Amsterdam 

March 20, 2018

Meet with Fornova at ROC Amsterdam 

 

Meet with us at  HSMAI ROC  on Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th April to find out how we can help you with your distribution management. Stop by our stand to see a demo of our Distribution Intelligence tool or join our roundtable discussion on emerging challenges and opportunities in Hotel Distribution. ...

DirectWithHotels Leverages the LiveOS Platform for RateTiger & Fornova Services

March 5, 2018

DirectWithHotels Leverages the LiveOS Platform for RateTiger & Fornova Services

March 02, 2018: DirectWithHotels announced its partnership with LiveOS to provide Fornova Distribution Intelligence and RateTiger Channel Management services to its hotel clients. LiveOS, the #1 Hospitality Operating System developed by connectivity expert eRevMax, enables seamless integration of technology and data, offering hotels the power of action oriented real-time data analytics.

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Snack-and-talk with Fornova and LiveOS at ITB Berlin 2018

February 28, 2018

Snack-and-talk with Fornova and LiveOS at ITB Berlin 2018

We have joined forces with Live OS at ITB Berlin next week to host a series of snack-and-talk sessions to explore how we are bringing 360 degrees distribution solutions to hotels. Through our recent partnership with LiveOS, Fornova Distribution Intelligence is now available directly within the LiveOS platform.

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How are Airbnb’s announcements likely to impact hotel distribution online

February 27, 2018

How are Airbnb’s announcements likely to impact hotel distribution online

 

Airbnb’s foray into offering hotels on its platform was the most significant news in the hotel industry in recent months. CEO, Brian Chesky, came out with all guns blazing against the OTAs during his interview with Phocuswire previous week, quoted saying “Our competition is two companies - Expedia and Booking.com - and I am extremely excited about what the next ten years have in store”.

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