This 30 minute webinar, hosted by Andrew Plackner – Product Manager at IDeaS and David Wilker – Application Engineer at IDeaS, will examine the key revenue management areas essential for hotels to focus on in preparation for the coming year.
What You Will Learn:
How to maintain a competitive advantage at your hotel
How best to work with and provide guidance to your hotel’s Sales and Marketing teams
How to maintain price consistency at your hotel and respond to competitors
Marriott International, whose Inn & Conference Center at the University of Maryland College Park was the first hotel in North America to win certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program, plans to accelerate development of green hotel projects.
The Bethesda-based hotel giant says it is introducing a prototype in its Courtyard by Marriott brand that will be pre-certified LEED compliant. The first opens in April 2010 in Pittsburgh.
Marriott says the green hotel prototype will save owners $100,000 and six months in design time and cut a hotel's energy and water consumption by up to 25 percent.
It will eventually expand the pre-certified LEED prototype to other brands, including Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites, which combined have more than 290 properties in development, Marriott said.
"Marriott's commitment makes it among the first in the world to commit to implementing…