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Hotel revenue management is an activity domain that is uniquely technical, complex, and dynamic, and as such, it is often outsourced. This study explores the motivation of hotels to outsource their revenue management function to an outside entity. The major theoretical contribution is in being...

Author(s)
Altin, M.; Uysal, M.; Schwartz, Z.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2018, 59, 2, pp 112-124
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to improve the accuracy of hotel daily occupancy forecasts - an essential element in the revenue management cycle - by proposing and testing a novel approach. The authors add the hotel competitive-set's predicted occupancy as an input of the individual property forecast...

Author(s)
Schwartz, Z.; Uysal, M.; Webb, T.; Altin, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2016, 28, 2, pp 267-285
Abstract

This study explores RM strategic implementation approaches, addressing the question of whether the RM function should be performed within the hotel property, or should be outsourced to an outside entity such as corporate, regional office or a third party. Using a random sample of 602 US hotels, the ...

Author(s)
Altin, M.; Schwartz, Z.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2017, 67, pp 46-52