RA Hospitality Holdings (Cayman) Announces the Signing of a $2 Billion Primary and Secondary Management Investment Round with OYO Hotels & Homes

OYO Hotels & Homes, the world's fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes and living spaces, today announced that in a landmark move, Founder & CEO, Ritesh Agarwal, through RA Hospitality Holdings (Cayman), has signed $2 billion primary and secondary management investment round, supported by global institutional banks and his financial partners, subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals.

Call for Nominations! HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

6 Clever Ways to Encourage More Direct Bookings – By Laura Badiu

Let’s get straight to business. Direct bookings are every hotelier’s goal in terms of reservations and revenue. While distributing your hotel listing on third parties is unavoidable these days, the best-case scenario is still the one in which travelers book direct and save you the commission. Still, many hoteliers sometimes struggle to increase their number of direct bookings.