Sceptre Hospitality Resources

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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  • Mastering Sell Limits: Why Your Demand Strategy Depends on It

    Contributed by Estella Hale, VP of Product WHAT IS A SELL LIMIT? To understand how to use sell limits to their best advantage, it’s important to first fully understand what they are and why we use them. The concept of a sell limit is common in the hospitality industry and revolves around the selling of […] The post Mastering Sell Limits: Why Your Demand Strategy Depends on It appeared first on SHR...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • The Making of a Revolution: 4 Actions You Can Take Now Toward Total RM

    By Sarah Jones, Director of Revenue Management & Special Projects, SHR In the recent Skift article, Hotel Revenue Managers Say They Want a Revolution, author Sean O’Neill explores the question of why, if this is true, real changes have been slow in coming. He draws this conclusion by comparing Cornell University studies from 2010 and […] The post The Making of a Revolution: 4 Actions You Can Take ...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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  • Beyond Booking: Why Harnessing the Power of OTAs is Worth the Cost

    Contributed by Sarah Jones, Director of Revenue Management & Special Projects, SHR Most hoteliers understand that Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), once regarded as mere intermediaries, have matured to become the main and often customer-preferred room booking route world-wide. But what if you could go beyond booking and turn your OTA into a hybrid tool that […] The post Beyond Booking: Why Harnessing...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • A Different Power: Female Executives in Hospitality Technology

    In a recent study from Cornell University on female executives in hospitality, it was reported that they make up only 15.5 percent of executive officers. Join SHR on Hospitality Upgrade’s Tech Talk as we explore the influence of the female voice in hospitality technology through the eyes of our own executives, Estella Hale and Laurie […] The post A Different Power: Female Executives in Hospitality...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Curated Rates: Using Relevant Content to Boost Bookings

    What are curated rates? To understand curated rates, we first need to understand what curating means. To curate something means to organize and display content in a meaningful way for a particular result. For our purposes here, “content” will be defined as the booking availability response from your hotel to your guests. This request and […] The post Curated Rates: Using Relevant Content to Boost ...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • SHR Offers Enhanced Hotel Inventory Management with Expedia Product API

    SHR becomes one of the first distribution providers to offer advanced API aimed at streamlining the hotel booking process. HOUSTON, TEXAS March 6, 2017—SHR, developer of Windsurfer® CRS and TopSail™ IBE, has teamed with Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, to bring SHR’s clients an additional tool to help create easier, more reliable […] The post SHR Offers Enhanced Hotel Inve...

  • Danubius Hotels Group Teams with Cross-Tinental and SHR for New CRS

    BUDAPEST, Hungary, BARCELONA, Spain, & HOUSTON, TX March 2, 2017—Cross-Tinental, a leading hospitality tech consultancy firm, has been selected by Danubius Hotels Group as its strategic technology provider for implementation of a new Central Reservation System (CRS), Windsurfer® CRS, and Internet Booking Engine (IBE) TopSail™, both developed by SHR, a premiere provider of hotel distribution […] Th...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • The PMS/CRS Connection: Mastering Their Integration to Maximize Distribution

    Contributed by Ian Kemp, Client Experience Manager, Major Accounts, SHR “Your system is only as good as what you put into it—it’s junk in, junk out—so choose carefully.”—Todd Farber In today’s ultra-competitive hotel market, hoteliers know that fully-functioning distribution channels are key. Yet many of them are still having trouble getting the most out of […] The post The PMS/CRS Connection: Mas...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Blended Rates: The Power of True Availability

    By Estella Hale, Vice President of Product At SHR, we’re known for providing world-class customer service. Our secret? Many of our staffers are seasoned hotel professionals who actually enjoy listening to customers. And one topic we’ve been hearing about for the last couple of years concerns the limitations of the traditional internet booking engine, or […] The post Blended Rates: The Power of Tru...

  • Webinar: Chicken Soup for the Independent Hotel Booking Engine

    10 WAYS TO BRING HAPPINESS TO YOUR GUESTS’ BOOKING EXPERIENCE View our conversation with SHR’s Vice President of Design, Angelo Directo, and special guest, Emily Assender from Triptease. We cover ten things that will put a smile on the face of your guests—and you. On this webinar, you’ll learn about: Developing a relationship with your […] The post Webinar: Chicken Soup for the Independent Hotel B...

  • Webinar: Remove Booking Barriers with Blended Rates

    HOW TRUE AVAILABILITY CAN REDUCE BOOKING ABANDONMENT Hotels can ill afford booking abandonment in today’s competitive environment. If you’re not using Blended Rates and showing your guests true availability, then your hotel is missing our on revenue. What are blended rates? Blended rates give properties the control to link rates to an existing rate code, […] The post Webinar: Remove Booking Barrie...

  • SHR Developer of Windsurfer® Completes Integration with Google Hotel Ads

    HOUSTON, TX January 24, 2017—SHR, developer of the Windsurfer® hotel reservation and distribution platform, today announced it has completed its integration with Google Hotel Ads and is now providing their hotel partners access to this new marketing channel. SHR joins a select group of authorized integration partners providing access to Google Hotel Ads. Hotels like […] The post SHR Developer of W...

  • SHR’s 2016 Year in Review

    Every year, we take the opportunity to look back at the accomplishments, milestones and significant events of the previous 12 months. 2016 turned out to be our busiest year yet, and from the looks of it, 2017 is shaping up to be no different! See our 2016 Year in Review! The post SHR’s 2016 Year in Review appeared first on SHR.

  • SHR, Developer of Windsurfer® CRS Announces New Senior Management Appointments to Address Aggressive Growth Objectives

    Houston, Texas, January 16, 2017—SHR, the innovative developer of central reservation system (CRS) software for hotels, has announced the addition of two key leadership positions at the company’s headquarters in Houston. Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam Roark joins the SHR team from the audit, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP, where he served as […] The post SHR, Developer of Windsurfer®...

  • SHR Developer of Windsurfer® CRS and Roomer Travel Announce Alliance to Drive Hotel Revenue and Enhance Guest Satisfaction using Life Happens™ Cancellation Protection

    HOUSTON, TX JANUARY 9, 2017—SHR, developer of the Windsurfer® CRS hotel reservation and distribution platform, today announced a partnership with Roomer Travel to offer Life Happens™, providing free added value to hotels utilizing its TopSail™ Internet Booking Engine (IBE). Life Happens™ is a revolutionary hotel cancellation protection that allows guests to cancel their non-refundable reservations...

  • Victor’s Residenz-Hotel Cooperates with Cross-Tinental

    The hotel group chose Cross-Tinental as a strategic technology partner and switched to the Cloud-based systems Windsurfer® CRS (SHR) and Duetto’s Revenue Strategy Solution. (PREGAS) Collaboration with Cross-Tinental is divided into two areas: a new Central Reservation System (CRS) and a Revenue Strategy solution. In the future, Cross-Tinental will support Victor’s residence hotels with state-of-th...

  • Hotel Revenue Meeting Hot Topics

    We recently held a live webinar, “5 Tactics Revenue Managers Use to Maximize Revenue and Why” with three of our in-house revenue managers to learn more about what goes on in the life of a revenue manager and how they approach their property’s revenue meeting. Needless to say, there was much interest in what our […] The post Hotel Revenue Meeting Hot Topics appeared first on SHR.

  • SHR Developer of Windsurfer® CRS Announces Expansion Into Asia-Pacific

    HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2016/PRNewswire/ — SHR, developer of the Windsurfer® CRS hotel reservation and distribution platform, today announced it has opened an office in Singapore to support its international expansion efforts. Following the rapid growth over the past two years within the U.S., SHR’s first major step towards expansion in Asia-Pacific is the setting up […] The post SHR Developer of Windsu...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • 5 Hotel Website Must-Haves

    Angelo Directo, VP, Design Competing for customers in today’s information rich world means hoteliers must focus more attention to how they’re selling digitally. That means a heightened focus on the hotel’s website; something too many hoteliers are overlooking. Truth is, potential guests are judging you by that site, and there are hidden opportunities when unleashed […] The post 5 Hotel Website Mus...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • SHR Developer of WindsurferCRS™ Secures Growth Capital To Support Expansion

    HOUSTON, TX September 21, 2016—SHR, developer of the WindsurferCRS™ hotel reservation and distribution platform, today announced it has secured $20MM in growth capital to support its expansion in the U.S. and in Asia-Pacific. On the eve of making the Inc. 5000 List for the fifth year in a row, SHR finds its style of doing […] The post SHR Developer of WindsurferCRS™ Secures Growth Capital To Suppo...

Sceptre Hospitality Resources

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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