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bon....@buckhiester.com http://www.buckhiester.com

3405 Plateau Blvd.
Unit 22
Coquitlam, V3E 3L7
Canada

Phone: 604-757-3527
Fax: 703-348-4615

BONNIE BUCKHIESTER

Bonnie Buckhiester ISHC
President & CEO
Buckhiester Management Limited

Industry Specialty

strategic planning
revenue management
distribution systems / revenue management systems
due diligence

Sectors

boutique hotels
destination resorts
full service hotels
independent hotels

Speaker Topics

consumer trends
crs gds connectivity
global hotel industry trends
management and leadership
sales and marketing

Geographic Areas

United States, Canada, Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Asia-Pacific

Speaking Engagements

HITEC, Resort Hotel Association, Lodging Conference, Atlanta Hotel Investment Conference, Hotel Association of Canada, Canadian Hotel Investment Conference, Revenue Management Conferences and General Manager annual conferences, Alberta HITEC, HSMAI Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC), HSMAI Asia-Pacific, VRMA, University of Massachusetts, The Lodging Conference, ALIS, Hotel Association of Canada, British Columbia Hotel Association, Manitoba Hotel Association, ISHC Annual Conferences, Alberta Hotel Association.

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to helping our clients make certain they leave no money on the table while at the same time balancing the needs of the guest, the employee and the owner.

Expertise

Buckhiester Management, with offices in Seattle, Washington DC & Vancouver, is the leading Revenue Management consulting firm in North America for the hospitality industry. The company specializes in developing customized Revenue Management(RM) solutions. Program development is offered using a proprietary business process. This approach has yielded extraordinary results for over 900 hotels and resorts. Client work focuses on both strategic and tactical RM including: comprehensive RM audits, customized workshops, a wide variety of decision support tools, coaching for RM Directors & Teams as well as corporate level RM development programs. Buckhiester Management consultants also provide strategic oversight of the Revenue Management efforts on behalf of third party management companies, asset managers, and directly for ownership groups.

Past Experience

Bonnie's career in travel, tourism and hospitality is extensive and multi-dimensional including positions as Senior Vice President, Operations for a major North American hotel REIT, General Manager of an international tour operator and General Manager for Radisson Hotels in both the U.S. and Canada. Her diverse product knowledge of hotel, tour, cruise, air, rail and car rental inventories offers a unique cross-fertilization of industry strategies.

Education

University of Illinois - Bachelor of Arts - cum laude, Cornell University - Certification in Revenue Management, Guelph University - Certification in Hospitality Managers Development Course

Professional Memberships

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, University of Illinois Alumni Association, HSMAI, ISHC and a member of the Revenue Management Advisory Board for HSMAI. Bonnie served on the Board for ISHC for 8 years including as Chairman in 2013.

Representative List of Clients

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Capital Hotel Management LLC, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Intrawest Resort Group, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts, Amadeus, Strategic Hotels & Resorts, The Irvine Company, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Accor Asia-Pacific, Organization of American States, Benchmark Hospitality, ResortQuest, Dolce Hotels & Resorts, Delta Hotels, Coast Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Vail Resorts, Tourism British Columbia, Tourism Vancouver, TravelCLICK, Atlific Hotels & Resorts, Vantage Hospitality, Armstrong Hospitality Group, Sea Island Resorts, El Cid Resorts, Best Western International, Aston Hotels & Resorts, Replay Resorts, Turtle Bay Resort, and Westin Resort & Spa Whistler, AmeriInn, National Hospitality Group, Wheelock Street

Articles and Publications

Creator of 'REVolution', a unique approach to strategic and tactical Revenue Management. 'REVolution', a one-of-a-kind product, offers over 40 specially designed, easy to use, hands-on tools for use by RM teams and Revenue Managers as well as 7 workshops and multiple topic coaching sessions. Columnist for HotelNewNow, articles published in Upgrade Magazine, Bottomline, Journal of Hospitality Financial Management - University of Massachusetts, Global Insights Series - HNN, HotelExecutive.com, and InnFocus - BCHA.