The Boston Consulting Group suggests that by 2019 APAC will surpass North America as the world’s wealthiest region. That’s a powerful prediction. Given there are emerging economies to consider as well as a determined China – an entity unto itself – GDP rates are strong. That means business is robust With GoldSpring Consulting being a […]

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The Boston Consulting Group suggests that by 2019 APAC will surpass North America as the world’s wealthiest region. That’s a powerful prediction. Given there are emerging economies to consider as well as a determined China – an entity unto itself – GDP rates are strong. That means business is robust With GoldSpring Consulting being a […]

Dynamic Pricing Poll – Your Surprising Feedback

As hoteliers continue to emphasize revenue management in more and more sophisticated ways, buyers are continually challenged with managing their dynamic pricing choices: accept, reject, or incorporate?   Your results tell quite a story – one that concludes with what we believe you should do now. Our recent survey asked you “As dynamic pricing has become […]

Is the 30 Minute Education Session the New Norm?

By Kevin Iwamoto At this year’s 2018 Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) annual convention in San Diego, many of the education sessions of which there were about 100+ in total, and more than half of those sessions were trimmed back to 30 minutes from the usual 60 minutes format. This was a deliberate strategy by […]

September Survey – The Use of Dynamic Pricing in the Industry

Dynamic pricing means that hotels give corporate clients a percentage discount of BAR (best available rate) instead of a fixed (or seasonal) contracted rate. The corporate rates, and all other rate plans, basically adjust as yield is applied (up or down) to the pricing and availability of the hotel room inventory. If you would like […]

Hot Topics From GBTA Convention 2018

Another amazing GBTA convention has come to an end and we have some of the hot topics that were discussed through many of the education sessions, center stage performances, and luncheons.

Will CCPA Have the Same Impact for Events as GDPR?

By: Kevin Iwamoto Now that our industry has become accustomed to hearing about GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation), which concerns safeguarding the private data of European and U.K. citizens and residents, we now have its American cousin in CCPA — the California Consumer Privacy Act. The bill, technically known as AB 375, is similar […]