Revenue Analytics, a tech-enabled consulting firm and a leader in Revenue Management solutions, announced today that Paul Murray has joined the company as head of hospitality.
Murray brings decades of experience in Revenue Management, advanced forecasting systems, innovative pricing methods and management in the hospitality industry. As head of hospitality, Murray will be responsible for driving state-of-the-art hospitality client engagements for the firm.
“Paul’s experience leading global teams for several notable multinational hospitality brands will be instrumental to our continued growth,” said Matt Busch, a partner responsible for the hospitality practice at Revenue Analytics. “His passion and industry savvy will be a strong asset to our hospitality team, and his rich knowledge of the hotel industry makes him the best person to deliver impressive results for our clients.”
Prior to joining Revenue Analytics, Murray served as senior vice president of Revenue Management at MGM Resorts International. In this position, he oversaw revenue management, distribution, group optimization and event pricing functions to develop departmental structures, strategies, tactics and technologies necessary to maximize resort revenues. Before MGM Resorts International, Murray was vice president of Revenue Management at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. There, he led efforts to deliver the organization’s strategic vision, global alignment and revenue optimization through the development of industry-leading Revenue Management technologies, world-class pricing capabilities, progressive customer segmentation, advanced forecasting systems and innovative business intelligence solutions.
Previously, Murray was senior director of revenue analysis at Hilton Worldwide. At Hilton, he directed four teams to deliver Revenue Management, sales, online travel agent, data analysis, systems development, and group and catering forecast technologies. In addition, he led innovative volume account pricing methods, as well as two full-time business process support desks.
“I’m excited to join Revenue Analytics’ exceptional hospitality team, which already has a track record of driving revenue for the largest hospitality brands,” said Murray. “The firm has a deep history delivering battle-tested technology coupled with data science to their clients and Chairman Robert Cross is a true Revenue Management pioneer. As a result, I am thrilled for the opportunity to lead the company’s robust hospitality practice as it continues to expand and innovate.”
Murray received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and has an MBA from Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.