Vendor Updates


2009 Fall
Minneapolis, MN

IDeaS Revenue Optimization - a SAS company, is a premier provider of pricing, forecasting and optimization solutions and services. Acquired in 2008 by SAS, a leader in business intelligence and analytics, IDeaS enables global organizations such as leading hospitality, travel and transportation companies to understand, anticipate and react to consumer behavior in order to optimize companywide revenue and profits.

IDeaS offers proven solutions and services that:

  • Determine optimal pricing for your hotel
  • Analyze market behavior and capture revenue opportunities
  • Expand competitive set performance
  • Forecast business demands
  • Manage and control decisions for distribution channels

IDeaS Hospitality Pricing, Forecasting and Optimization Solutions
IDeaS V5i and IDeaS V5i Forecasting automated solutions are specifically designed to assist hoteliers with a clear vision to their data through pricing, forecasting and optimization strategies, thereby giving them greater control over their business.

IDeaS V5i and IDeaS V5i Forecasting solutions are offered via software-as-a-service (SaaS) deployment with very little infrastructure, guaranteeing small upfront costs and easy implementation. There is no new equipment to purchase or maintain and no need to tap your existing IT resources.

IDeaS’ Pricing, Forecasting and Optimization Services and Support
At IDeaS, service is the company’s core value, and its world-class support and services will help you get the most from IDeaS’ extensive experience and expertise as a leading pricing, forecasting and optimization solutions provider in the industry.

  • IDeaS Advantage Consulting
    A consulting and strategy implementation service specifically designed for the hospitality industry, IDeaS Advantage for Hospitality offers exclusive services to hotels such as its short or long-term Remote Revenue Management Support and Hotel Pre-Opening Revenue Management Support.
  • IDeaS for Success
    A project management and client services program, IDeaS for Success was developed to ensure the successful implementation, support and return on investment of IDeaS’ pricing, forecasting and optimization solutions.

Why IDeaS?
By providing pricing, forecasting and optimization solutions and services to the hospitality industry, IDeaS can help make an immediate impact on your hotel’s revenue and profitability.

The company’s goal is to work hand-in-hand with clients to identify strategically important, complex business problems and then develop unique methods that turn these problems into opportunities for your competitive advantage.

IDeaS develops pricing, forecasting and optimization solutions and services which help at all levels of a client’s organization—strategic through operational—and is capable of making real-time decisions, keeping in mind the overall global business perspective. And as specialists in hospitality, IDeaS serves hotels from the budget sector to luxury, from large property chains to single properties.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., IDeaS maintains global technology, support, sales and distribution offices in North and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia and Asia. For more information, visit

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