Revenue management

In real-time, Rev+ aggregates and analyzes market data for the next 12 months, providing new insights to help you confidently optimize your rates.

Best for:

All properties

Used for:

Making informed pricing decisions

Benefit:

Improved revenue performance

Overview

When market conditions fluctuate, it’s difficult to maintain competitive rates and achieve your financial goals. Rev+ surfaces the insight you need to rapidly respond, helping to fill rooms at optimal rates.

Rev+ helps you:

  • Understand current state of occupancy and how other properties are pricing their rooms.
  • Increase productivity, spending less time analyzing data and more time acting on it.
  • Maximize revenue, through better informed pricing decisions.

How it works

Using our global travel data set, we track, consolidate and analyze market demand and pricing changes for up to a year in advance. Combined with data from your customized comp set, Rev+ provides a unique, in-depth view of market conditions that helps you drive growth in revenue or occupancy.

  • Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly views of current market rates
  • Price optimization alerts, when Rev+ detects your prices may be too high or too low
  • Market occupancy forecasts estimating how many rooms will be booked on a particular date, in a specific location

 

Worldwide, more than 100,000 partners use Rev+

 

Expedia Group, 2019

 

Rev+ has helped lodging partners drive over $200 million in total incremental revenue.

 

Expedia Group 2019

“Rev+ has eliminated the time-consuming process of independently shopping properties. It’s easy to spot trends and make changes to rate or demand. And it’s not just about lowering rates, I’ve identified opportunities to raise them as well.”

Citlali C

Revenue Management and Guest Relations

San Remo Hotel

FAQs

Rev+ is a free tool (no subscription required) featuring a real-time data flow that provides a current view of occupancy, compression and competitive pricing. Unlike other reports that have some lag, Rev+ reveals the market conditions for that day, week, month and year ahead.

Use these step-by-step instructions to review Rev+ opportunities in Partner Central. 

You can make updates to your comp set every 15 days to keep pace with changes in your market.

Steps for customizing your competitive set are available here. 

Learn how to avoid guest relocations in Partner Central. To eliminate same-day arrivals, consider setting a booking cutoff restriction to specify how many days in advance a guest must book before check-in.  Read more on how to do this here.

We can help you save time in so many ways. For example, you can bulk upload room inventory and availability to quickly make updates across multiple room types.  Read our step-by-step instructions to learn more. You could also consider getting connected to automatically update your property’s rates and availability across all of the travel sites you work with. Read more on how to do this here

Our easy-to-use platform, Partner Central, will be the primary location for managing reservations, loading inventory, changing rates and keeping your listing up to date. Many partners opt to use a connectivity provider to link our systems and automatically perform daily tasks. They log in to Partner Central to leverage our more advanced tools including competitive set analysis, real-time market pricing and other marketing programs. If you have any problems, our local teams are ready to help.

Yes. Expedia Group partners have access to a suite of tools and data insights that help you develop and execute a profitable revenue management strategy. We're constantly innovating and publishing best-practice guidance to support your success.

An online travel agency (OTA) is a key part of your distribution strategy. If your goal is to reach more travelers and attract those who will be happiest at your property, an OTA can help.

At Expedia Group the breadth of our travel supply attracts travelers who are researching, planning and booking travel. They often plan far in advance, stay longer at your property and spend more. In addition to helping you fill your rooms, we provide tools and market insights to help you provide outstanding guest experiences and grow your business.

We are one of the world’s leading travel marketplaces, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes both globally recognized and locally relevant travel brands, including Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity and more. Learn more in our About Us section.

No. To keep your workload to a minimum, we automatically email the guest to confirm the reservation.

You can easily cancel a reservation on behalf of a guest in Partner Central. If a cancellation fee applies, you can charge the linked Expedia Virtual Card on the cancellation date.

Yes. The Messages tool in Partner Central allows communication with guests before they arrive and we're happy to include check-in instructions with your property listing. 

As an Expedia Group partner, you choose how you want to accept guest payments. Options include leveraging our secure payment processing to have travelers pay online when they book and charging an Expedia Group issued virtual credit card for payment at check-out. You can also have guests pay you directly at check-out and compensate Expedia Group.

To appeal to the broadest number of travelers, you can choose to offer both options and let the guests decide what's best for them.

It isn't a problem if your property doesn't accept credit cards. We'll make sure your listing communicates how you accept payment (cash, check, credit card, etc.) so travelers are prepared when they arrive. We'll confirm with you in a call to welcome you to the Expedia Group family.

In addition to providing an easy-to-use and secure experience for travelers to book your rooms, Expedia Group invests heavily in advertising, digital marketing and social media promotion to attract consumers from around the world to your market and individual property.

We are constantly mining our data for insights and emerging travel trends so we can both innovate and develop the best set of free and robust tools that enable you to grow your business. We also operate traveler and partner support centers to help solve the sticky logistical issues that inevitably arise when people set out to explore the world.