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We’re hiring: Senior/Medior PHP + React developer

Welcome to Oaky At Oaky Amsterdam we are looking for a senior/medior PHP + React developer to help revolutionize the hotel business with the Oaky up-sell tools. The current stack is Laravel + Backbone and the team culture is very open and casual. Wanna put your...

We’re hiring: Business Development Representative

Love sales? Excited about working in a start-up? We’re excited about meeting you We’re looking for a new sparkling addition to our Amsterdam-based team. You’re a driven person who loves to sell. You have an insane drive and you sparkle with your positive...

“Oaky got me. Again”

Last week, I met Joris. He’s a friend that I know via Oaky, also working in hotel technology and often staying in hotels. Just as we met, he smiled at me and said: “Oaky got me. Again.” “Haha, what do you mean?” I replied with anticipation. “Well. I had booked a hotel...

Average Daily Room Rate (ADR)

What is ADR? ADR is the average daily income per paid occupied room and is used to measure the operating performance of the hotel. ADR is one of the KPIs used by hotels. Other KPIs like Occupancy Rate are used in combination with ADR to result in revenue per available...

Occupancy Rate

What is Occupancy Rate (OCC)? OCC is one of the KPIs used by hotels. Other KPIs like ADR are used in combination with OCC to result in revenue per available room (RevPar). OCC results in a percentage (e.g. 75% occupancy) and shows the available space that is being...

RevPar

What is RevPar? RevPAR (Revenue Per Available Room) is the most commonly used KPI to measure financial performance in the hotel industry. Many of you readers will probably be quite familiar with this ratio. Why are hotels using it? Specifically, Revenue Managers are...

Top 7 Resolutions for Revenue Managers in 2017

I was wondering what this year will bring to the world of Hotel Revenue Managers. What will be important to them. What trends to follow. So I asked 5 top Revenue Managers in the Benelux about their Resolutions and here is what they said: #1 / Continue what you’re...

Oaky in the media: Sprout.nl article

Met een online platform voor hotels wil startup van week Oaky een hotelovernachting plezieriger maken voor de klant en tegelijkertijd winstgevender maken voor het hotel. Medeoprichter Erik Tengen legt uit hoe de startup dat voor elkaar wil krijgen.    Wat is Oaky?...

Customer Interview: Radisson Blu – Gaby

In our series of customer interviews, this time it’s up to Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam. Today, Gaby van den Bosch – Commercial Development Manager – is being interviewed by Erik Tengen, co-founder of Oaky.   Before we started working together what were the...

Product upgrade: a revamped dashboard

Product upgrade: a revamped dashboard We’re very proud to release a revamped and modernized dashboard that makes working with Oaky even easier. It has been our biggest product update ever and it’s making the life’s of our current clients much more pleasant. Customer...

Masters of Hospitality: Erik Tengen

Hotelschool the Hague interviewed our Master of Hospitality Erik Tengen; Successful entrepreneur in innovative online review collection. Co-founder at Oaky: “Service innovation is the heart of our business”. Simple, sexy and fast Erik Tengen explains that Oaky is a...

Martin’s Hotels implements Oaky chainwide

We are proud to announce our partnership with Martin’s Hotels. In Brussels, Mechelen or Leuven, Genval or Bruges, Waterloo or Rixensart, each Martin’s Hotel welcomes you in a distinct environment with that extra something, be it history, architecture or interior...

Publish! Who cares what people think?

How many times have you thought about posting an article, but not followed through? Give me one minute to convince you: When LinkedIn rolled out the publishing feature, they unleashed a beast. It provided us with an amazing forum to share longer, more in-depth...