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Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

Eric Oppegaard

Preventative Maintenance is Prevention Since July, more than 120 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have been identified in primarily the Bronx section of New York City. A dozen people have died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease, a form of pneumonia spread through airborne droplets. Fortunately no new cases have been reported since early August. The outbreak is the…

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Increase Hotel Bookings

Eric Oppegaard

Why Does Placement Matter? Part 1 The first in our “Why Does Placement Matter?” series looks into how placement of a property in an availability list or booking window impacts revenue and overall room nights. First Seen, First Responded? A quick search online reveals several statistics about the value of placement in search rankings: The…

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Warwick International Hotels Leverages Responsive Design

Eric Oppegaard

Guest Blog Post from Bob Fill with NewMedia Digital, a follow-up to our previous post on the new changes to the Google algorithm. Is Your Venue’s Website Being Penalized?   Warwick International Hotels Device Agnostic Email Marketing Overview and Challenge: Warwick International Hotels now includes more than 55 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located…

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Technology: To Implement or Not to Implement? That is the question.

Eric Oppegaard

I recently heard a technology organization encouraging companies to not pursue particular technologies as it could remove the element of personal service, commoditizing their offering creating a loss of revenue. I sat back bewildered. Astounded. I couldn’t believe it. And then the wheels in my head started spinning. Do you remember the quote, “Where we’re…

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Which Travel Tribe do you belong to?

Eric Oppegaard

Those of you who joined us at HITEC 2015 learned about “Travel Tribes” and maybe even picked up some bling for your attendee badge! We don’t want anyone missing out on the action, and also wanted to give everyone a chance to find out what your own Travel Tribe persona is. Your Travel Tribe is…

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Amadeus acquires Hotel SystemsPro

Eric Oppegaard

  Today we announced we will expand our sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket, an Amadeus company. Hotel SystemsPro delivers high-performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions to more than 4,500 hotels in North America and beyond, with a specific focus on mid-tier properties. The acquisition will…

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Keeping up with the millennials

Eric Oppegaard

How Moxy is reaching a new audience through distribution Moxy hotels is the new ‘economy lifestyle’ brand from Marriott, geared predominantly towards the millennial customer. This timely move comes as the hotel industry needs to adapt to a new demographic of consumers who place more value on technology, socializing and personalisation of services than ever before.…

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Amadeus Acquires Itesso

Eric Oppegaard

Amadeus adds property management to hotel IT portfolio with acquisition of Itesso Deal accelerates fully integrated cloud-based Hotel IT platform enabling a single view of the business across hotel groups, brands and properties Today we announced an expansion in our technology offering to the hotel industrywith the acquisition of Itesso BV, a provider of cloud-native property management…

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July Recap

Eric Oppegaard

Mandoon Estate Benefits from Delphi.fdc “We were seeking a system that would accurately document all event correspondence and revenue from opening date onwards as well as track our enquiry methods. We wanted to capture client contact details to build our database,” said Ms. Caroline Brown, Event Sales & Marketing Manager at Mandoon Estate. “Delphi.fdc does so…

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