Government Per Diem Tips and Tricks

  Don’t forget to look forward and get your hotel set up for success for 2021! The new Government per diem rates for 2021 came out last week and you want to make sure that your market didn’t make any big changes. If rates have changed and you did not check the new rate structure, you could be missing tons


Revenue Management During a Hurricane

As we all know, unexpected occurrences always can pop up for our properties and markets. Going into the 3rd Quarter of every year, the Hurricane season reveals its troubling presence to our hotels near the coast. Our first thought is to focus on the safety and preparation, but you cannot forget that hurricanes do still pose unique opportunities. A few


Spider Analytics Client Testimonial – Dury Kim of Real Hospitality

Check out what Spider users have to say about how our hotel revenue management analytics platform helps them spend less time on pulling manual reports, and more time making critical, data-driven decisions that positively impact both the top and bottom line. In this quick interview, Dury from Real Hospitality Group gives us some insight on how Spider has made her


A quick tour around the new office!

In case you didn’t hear the news, we moved from Irving,TX to Grapevine earlier this year! If you haven’t had a chance to come by and say hi in person, here’s a mini photo-tour that should give you a quick run-down of our new digs. Hope you enjoy!   Here’s a view as soon as you get out of the


Our Growth Mapped!

This week we’re looking at our growth in another way: geographically! When we first started offering revenue management services we only had a handful of properties in our home-state of Texas, and a few in Oklahoma as well. Fast forward only a few years and we are now in over 30 States! It’s been a whirlwind of growth these past


Resort Fees – The RevGEN Reply Episode 2 out now!

So why are resort fees the talk of the hospitality world this week, and why have things finally come to a head now? Be sure to watch our latest edition of the RevGEN reply to hear our takes on the latest resort fee drama.   If you’re late to the game, here’s a quick catch-up of what’s happened: announced


Panic Rates – New York City Edition (Case Study)

If there is one city where revenue managers have got things figured out, it has to be New York City, right? Although the demand drivers have changed a bit over the years (my dutch fur trading LNR’s are down 100% since the 1600’s, for reference) Manhattan remains one of, if not the most high demand market on the planet. When


4 Predictions for the Hotel Industry in 2019

  1. Things continue to get nasty between hotels and Airbnb AirBnB is in a unique spot heading into 2019, but may be poised to take a beating. As hotel brands and other startups continue to grey the area between residential and hotel accommodations, and local governments continue to crack down on short term rentals, it seems as though things


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

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