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16
Mar

Kriya RevGEN: A Look Back

It's been five years.  We started Kriya RevGEN five years ago with just a few hotels, a couple Excel spreadsheets, and a lot of questions.  Why was revenue management the way it was?  While it seemed that so many industries were gaining technological momentum so quickly, the hotel industry seemed to lag behind. Why was that?  Why was it so
15
Mar

Meet the Team: DJ Devang “Shakes” Jariwala

Tell me a little about where you came from and your previous experience. I’m a Texan! Born in Fort Worth, raised in Irving. In regard to hospitality, my experiences have revolved around expanding my knowledge and learning about all areas of the Hotel Industry. I have worked with multiple Hilton brands like the Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, and Homewood

8
Mar

Take your Revenue Management Back!

Lately, I’ve been in contact with a lot of hotel management groups interested in taking their revenue management in house. Maybe they’re looking for more control of their hotels, better service, or cost savings. Whatever the case is, I applaud them and am passionate about helping them. Five years ago, I helped Kriya Hotels take their RM in house. They
18
Jan

Our Take: Wyndham Acquires LQ!

Big things keep getting bigger; Jeff Bezos’ bank account balance has gone from an integerto a long data type, Bitcoin keeps reaching new hi- (wait. nevermind), and the Wyndham hotel group – already the largest by property count—has now added a whole new portfolio of midscale hotels thanks to its latest corporate endocytosis. Make no mistake, another big acquisition was to be expected, the

26
Oct

Twelve Days of Bad Occupancy

The holidays are almost here, and it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Right? Right!?  If you’re a hotel owner or operator, maybe not. Now is the best time to think about your holiday strategy, before the holiday season gets away from you. We’ve put together our top twelve tips for the twelve days of Christmas to help you

26
Oct

Meet the Team: Caroline “Keurig” Uhrig

Tell me a little about where you came from and your previous experience. I grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. Throughout high school, I worked in various restaurants which is originally why I went onto study hospitality at Purdue University (Boiler Up). While I was at Purdue, I had a random range of experiences. I was a teaching assistant for one of

28
Sep

Demystifying Government Per Diem

With the new Government Per-Diem rates recently released, now seems as good a time as any to discuss the often misunderstood Per Diem rate. Just to clear up any confusion about the Per Diem there are several things you should know: There are two forms of Per Diem: Lodging Per Diem and Meals and Incidentals Expenses (M&IE). If you can

27
Sep

Meet the Team: Elizabeth “Miami Spice” Selva

Elizabeth joined our team in July of 2017 after graduating from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration last May.  As a Revenue Analyst, she has a portfolio of hotels that she will be overseeing as well as assisting on other projects keeping her very busy here at Kriya RevGEN!  Read on to learn a little bit more about Liz! Tell me

25
Sep

The Connect Portal is Here!

After lots of waiting, anticipation, blood, sweat, and tears, we’re excited to finally announce that our Kriya RevGEN Connect Portal is now a reality! While it’s still in a test environment, we’re giving several of our Connect Clients the chance to use the Connect Portal.  Contact us today if you want to test it out! As a Kriya RevGEN Connect

24
Aug

Five Tips: Room Type Upcharges

The first hotel that I ever worked at was a relatively small 70 room property with 4 floors. Almost everything about the hotel was quite standard: a 2.5 Star property about 3 miles from a major NFL stadium and a bit closer to a Six-Flags amusement park. We were busy in the Summer, our weekends always fared better than our