covers the basics of hotel demand management, distribution, and revenue management. participants will learn how e-commerce intermediaries such as online travel agencies are impacting the already-complex hospitality sector, and explore tools and techniques that will help you effectively market hospitality services and maximize business revenue in this new global industry landscape.
In today’s hotel sector an increasingly complex network of traditional and web based channels have to be managed to insure hotel success. Key questions include: how should you distribute over the web? What should you include on your brand.com website so people book through it? How can you maximise the potential of online travel agents (OTAs)? With the distribution environment both highly complex and constantly evolving, this course will give you comprehensive foundation of current industry practices to help jump start your career in this fascinating domain.
Marketing encompasses the various ways you communicate, differentiate, and reinforce your hospitality brand promise to potential customers. In the hospitality industry, the world of digital marketing is opening doors no one knew existed and driving customer engagement, feedback, and endorsements faster than ever. Whether you are a marketing professional or have found yourself taking on the marketing responsibility for your organization, this certificate program will prepare you to apply fundamental hospitality marketing concepts and principles, focused on the world of digital marketing, in your organization. In this program, you will investigate the current status of your marketing strategy; assess the different levers that can be adjusted to drive revenue and react to demand; and develop a diverse collection of digital marketing strategies to apply, monitor, and evaluate. Through best practices and industry case studies, you will contextualize these concepts and lay a solid foundation for applying them to your workplace.