Published on : Friday, December 2, 2016
Centro Europeu (The European Center), a premier professional training institute in Brazil has partnered with eRevMax, the global leader in hotel connectivity solutions, to collaborate on skill development and research. This unique Industry-Academia tie-up has been created for imparting students with relevant hands-on training on multiple hotel technology solutions that has become critical for new professionals to know.
As the hospitality industry in Brazil shifts towards online and mobile, the demand for skilled individuals who understand how technology can be deployed effectively to achieve productive and inclusive growth will only increase. As part of the partnership, the students of Centro Europeu Hotel Management Program receive training from accredited professionals from eRevMax on revenue management and how to use technology products like RateTiger.
“The use of the eRevMax software in the Revenue Management discipline of the Hospitality Course is in line with the Centro Europeu teaching proposal, which is to meet the real needs of the market and Training of professionals for different areas. We are very grateful to eRevMax, because it is partnerships like these that make the course so popular for over 20 years,” said Luis Fernando Queiroz Maingué – Academic Director, Centro Europeu.
“The partnership between eRevMax and Centro Europeu enables students to understand the real benefits of the tools in the revenue management process and applying them in practice. This really helps to shape qualified and updated professionals in such a dynamic and competitive market, preparing them for the rapid pace of change within the discipline of revenue management,” said Alex Moura, Regional Sales Director – North America, Brazil and Caribbean, eRevMax.
RateTiger Suite is an integrated solution to manage third party online channels, benchmark competitor room rates and manage reservations through two-way XML connectivity. It helps hotels improve sales through real-time ARI updates and leverage rate movements as per demand scenario.
This partnership will help eRevMax to not only build its functional expertise through research collaboration but also contribute to strengthening the industry readiness of the talent stepping out of campuses through curricula building, live projects and various engagement activities.