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Complex Reservations Manager - The Keys Collection

Company: Fairfield Inn Key West
Location: Key West
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com .

Location

The Fairfield Inn & Suites at The Keys Collection opened in May 2015 and is one of the newest hotels in Key West, Florida. This newly built, contemporary hotel is located at the entry point of Key West at 3852 North Roosevelt Boulevard, and is convenient to all of the island's best attractions including Duval Street (where Key West's best restaurants, nightlife and shopping reside), Old Town, Mallory Square, Smathers Beach, Duval Street, Fort Zachary Taylor and the Hemingway House. Fairfield Inn & Suites at The Keys Collection offers 133 brand new guest rooms.

Employment Status

Full-Time

Overview

The Complex Reservations Manager is responsible for maximizing Rooms revenue through management of the hotel's room inventory, and for assisting in managing of the day-to-day activities and duties of the Reservations Department.

Responsibilities


  • -Maximize room revenue and occupancy by reviewing status daily. Monitor selling status of house daily, such as: flash report, allowances, etc.

  • -Attend daily and weekly Revenue Strategy meetings.

  • -Follows the Revenue Strategy program according to SOP.

  • -Review arrivals report and daily flash report to ensure accuracy.

  • -Be completely competent in all PMS functions used by Reservations.

  • -Monitor competitors for occupancy and rate, and recommend changes based on findings.

  • -Be knowledgeable on property information (outlets, hours of operation, etc.) and ensure the staff is trained to communicate hotel information to callers.

  • -Comply with hotel policies on billing, routing, master accounts, A/R accounts and PM accounts.

  • -Ensure timely processing of travel agent checks.

  • -Control suite inventory.

  • -Maintain rate integrity program.

  • -Make weekly test calls according to hotel standards.

  • -Be knowledgeable about the uses and functions of, GDS FTCRS and OPERA.

  • -Ensure that Forecast is completed on a timely basis, according to SOP's.

  • -Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with managers, employees and other departments.

  • -Assist in preparation of monthly revenue and occupancy forecasting.

  • -Know the hotel's rate quoting standards.

  • -Complete weekly work schedule for reservation sales agents according to business forecast, payroll budget guidelines and productivity requirements.

  • -Process/correct daily payroll sheets.

  • -Follow and enforce all hotel credit policies.

  • -Understand and follow Revenue Strategy restrictions.

  • -Be familiar with all corporate sponsored programs such as airline mileage, Triple Upgrade, or VIP programs, and the standards and procedures for each. Ensure that staff is knowledgeable in understanding and implementing corporate programs.

  • -Update group information daily. Maintain and be familiar with future group blocks.

  • -Communicate availability/close outs to wholesalers.

  • -Monitor all V.I.P.'s, special guests and requests.

  • -Maintain required pars of all Reservations and stationary supplies.

  • -Review Reservations log book and Guest Request log on a daily basis.

  • -Maintain an organized and comprehensive filing system with documentation of reservations, reports, restrictions, etc.

Keywords: Fairfield Inn Key West, Key West , Complex Reservations Manager - The Keys Collection, Other , Key West, Florida

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