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Luxury travel and hotel marketing news, views and insight from the team at 80 DAYS.

The Evolution of Revenue Management – 80 DAYS Interviews Xotels’ Patrick Landman

By Sam Weston | December 13th, 2017

Patrick Landman

At 80 DAYS we live and breathe hotel marketing. Of course we’re also very aware (through our ‘history in hotels’) of the vital role that revenue management plays in the successful running of a hotel, and the growing impact revenue management has on hotel marketing and vice versa. […]

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A History of Hotels – Interview with 80 DAYS’ Chairman, Mark Forrester

By 80 DAYS | December 6th, 2017

Mark Forrester History of Hotels

We’re often asked why 80 DAYS chose to specialise in the travel industry and the answer takes us right back to the childhood of our Founder & Chairman, Mark Forrester. Mark’s family own Rufflets, a luxury country house hotel just outside St Andrews in Scotland, and so the […]

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Tackling Hospitality’s Changing Market Conditions – 80 DAYS Interviews Duetto’s Michael McCartan

By Sam Weston | September 26th, 2017

Duetto Michael McCartan

With Brexit looming on the horizon for the UK and the rapid emergence of a global ‘sharing’ economy, the hospitality marketplace is both changing and challenging. But with change comes opportunity. We caught up with Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA, for Duetto to discuss strategies hoteliers can leverage […]

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The Growing Use of Voice Technology in Hospitality: 80 DAYS Interviews Dazzle

By 80 DAYS | July 13th, 2017

Dazzle Featured

  VUI (Voice User Interfaces) – a technology of the future? Many would argue they’re the present. Indeed, Google reported in 2014 that 41% of adults were already using voice search, that number growing to 55% among teens. Using our voices to interact with devices and technologies such as Alexa, Siri, […]

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80 DAYS Interviews Red Carnation Hotel’s Suzie Thompson On Some Of Hospitality’s Latest Trends

By 80 DAYS | May 22nd, 2017

Suzie Thompson Red Carnation Hotels

80 DAYS recently enjoyed two days of learning and healthy debate at the EyeforTravel Europe conference in London (you can read our highlights here). Suzie Thompson, Vice President of Marketing, Distribution and Revenue Management for Red Carnation Hotels, an 80 DAYS client, also attended and was part of […]

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