Vendor Updates


2019 Spring
Houston, TX

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific, SHR, Sceptre Hospitality Resources, is a pioneer of advanced tools and services that help hotels execute their best distribution strategy while delighting guests and optimizing profitability. Serving thousands of properties around the globe with Windsurfer® CRS and Booking Engine, plus Revenue Management for Hire for brands, chains, and management companies, SHR brings hoteliers nimble technology, intelligently supported by tested industry experts – keeping hotels competitive.

Windsurfer® CRS Essentials
In the complex world of distribution, small and independent properties can find it hard to reach the same target markets as their larger counterparts. Now it’s easy to become part of the global distribution network. With streamlined, out-of-the-box features, Essentials can have your hotel selling rooms to millions of potential guests while you manage your entire distribution portfolio – rates, inventory and channel mix – with cloud-based control.

Windsurfer® CRS Enterprise
An enhanced version of our original Windsurfer, Enterprise brings a fresh look and feel geared toward hotel groups and chains that require a full-service CRS experience, and includes a choice of standard or fully-customized booking engines, plus professional account management on different levels and in multiple languages, tailored to each hotel’s needs.

Windsurfer® Booking Engine
The Windsurfer Booking Engine gives users the flexibility to easily merchandise and sell their rooms, packages and add-ons in virtually any way they choose. Offering a responsive design, shopping cart-style booking process, persuasive messaging, room upgrading and many other unique features, Windsurfer is fully optimized for single property independents, multiproperty groups and chains.

Revenue Management for Hire
SHR also provides an outsourced revenue management service for properties of any size, dedicated to finding revenue solutions that work for your specific situation.

Industry Experience. Our revenue management team has worked with almost every major brand, as well as independent hotels and resorts, and can provide strategy support for long-range forecasting, and budgeting through renovations, rebrandings, and grand openings, no matter the economic climate.

Revenue Expertise. The SHR team boasts a meaningful list of certifications, including HSMAI’s Certified Revenue Management Executive and Hotel Revenue Management Certified from eCornell, so you can be sure you are getting not only dedication but quality. We also know that the industry is always changing, so we make ongoing training a priority.

Intelligent Reporting. SHR has created best-inclass, customized reporting tailored to your hotel so you get a clear picture of every aspect of your hotel’s revenue strategy. This includes discounted STR reports and a monthly scorecard, which provides you current performance metrics in your competitive set and a quick snapshot of your hotel’s performance. For more information, visit SHR is the trade name for Sceptre Hospitality Resources, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company. 

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