Rainmaker Group Partners with the Center for Hospitality Research

Mar 16, 2015

Contact:  Carol Zhe, 607.254.4504, caz9@cornell.edu

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Rainmaker Group Partners with the Center for Hospitality Research

Ithaca, NY, March 16, 2015 - The Rainmaker Group has become a partner of the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR). As a partner, The Rainmaker Group, which provides profit-optimization strategies for the gaming and hospitality industry, will participate in supporting the CHR's research-based activities. Erik Browning, The Rainmaker Group's vice president of business consulting, will join the CHR's advisory board.

"The Rainmaker Group is a tremendous addition to our CHR industry partners," said Professor Michael Sturman, who is the CHR's academic director and associate dean at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. "Their focus on revenue management and profit optimization matches a strong current of research studies from the CHR and the school's faculty. These are critical issues for the industry."

"I am delighted to work with the CHR, which provides a steady flow of research ideas for the industry," said Browning. "I look forward to joining the advisory board in providing direction for the CHR's research agenda."

About The Rainmaker Group
The Rainmaker Group is the market leader in profit optimization solutions for the Gaming & Hospitality Industry. Rainmaker leverages cutting-edge research in order to bring customers the most sophisticated solutions to their revenue management and profit optimization challenges. Adopted by industry leaders and niche players alike, Rainmaker's software products provide clients a strategic advantage in achieving the highest profitability from their assets.

About The Center for Hospitality Research
A unit of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) sponsors research designed to improve practices in the hospitality industry. Under the lead of the center's corporate affiliates, experienced scholars work closely with business executives to discover new insights into strategic, managerial and operating practices. To learn more about the center and its projects, visit chr.cornell.edu.

Center Partners: Accenture, Access Point Financial, Cvent, Inc., Davis & Gilbert LLP, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, Denihan Hospitality Group, Duetto, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Fox Rothschild LLP, Hilton Worldwide, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Infosys Limited, Intel Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jumeirah Group, Marriott International, Inc., priceline.com, PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Rainmaker Group, RateGain, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, SAS, SONIFI Solutions, Inc., STR, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Talent Plus, Inc., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., TripAdvisor, Wipro EcoEnergy, and Wyndham Hotel Group

Center Friends: DK Shifflet & Associates • EyeforTravel • Hospitality Technology Magazine • Hsyndicate • iPerceptions • J.D. Power and Associates • PKF Hospitality Research • Questex Hospitality Group