Brazil 2014 – Capture the Craze – Infographic

eRevMax, the leader in hotel online distribution and channel management solution has released an interesting infographic “Brazil 2014 – Capture the Craze” in time for the Games!
The infographic based on several market studies sheds key insights on international tourists flow to Brazil and Hotel Price Index. The study shows that in 2012 around 5.7 million travellers visited Brazil which will double by the end of 2014. eRevMax suggests hoteliers to focus on their distribution portfolio with a balanced mix of global and regional channels as an estimated $25 billion expected to be spent by tourists.

Brazil is witnessing an explosion of hotel inventory supply with over 173,000 new rooms being added before the event. With the online travel industry growing at over 34%, eRevMax believes there was never a better time for the Brazilian hotel industry to maximise revenues through intelligent online distribution.

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LifeClass Hotels doubles direct booking with RateTiger

Slovenia-based LifeClass Hotels has successfully utilized the Billboard Effect to increase direct bookings by over 100% with the help of RateTiger, the integrated channel manager, pricing data and guest review monitoring tool.

“RateTiger has certainly made it easy for us to set rates and update all the sales channels very quickly.” said Alen Milosevic, Revenue Manager, LifeClass Hotels & Spa. The 4/5 Star hotel group of six properties has been able to introduce a substantial expansion of its product offerings from one room rate plan for four room types to 16 rate plans for 6 to 7 room types. With the help of RateTiger review the property has been able to monitor guest review on various social channels like TripAdvisor, Facebook yelp etc. this has resulted in 30% revenue growth in 2012.

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