We may be big believers in technology here at RoomPriceGenie but we’re even bigger believers in people. In our brand new Meet The Genies series we are bringing you a behind the scenes look at the people that make RoomPriceGenie a smooth operation. First up, the wonderful Melanie, head of Sales in Switzerland and the lady responsible for making your demo calls, set up calls and everything beyond a happy and helpful experience.
What is your role at RoomPriceGenie and how long have you been with us?
I have been Head of Sales Switzerland since the beginning of 2019.
What is your background in?
I am qualified in marketing, sales and project management in different industries.
What do you think makes the RoomPriceGenie solution unique?
RPG is straight-forward, down-to-earth and close to the customer’s needs.
What is something that hotel owners have to deal with that you would like to fix?
These days small hotels have no chance to play on the same level as the big ones. I want to fix that.
What's the coolest thing you're working on right now?
I love the constant optimization of the product together with the customers and developers. It is amazing to see how fast we can implement a good idea.
What is your favourite and least favourite thing about working in the hospitality industry?
Like: People 😊
Dislike: Unreliability 😉
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Who inspires you?
I am highly inspired by the founders of RoomPriceGenie. Their thorough introduction and on-hands training in Revenue Management has fuelled my passion for the industry. I am amazed and captured likewise by their enthusiasm for the product.
What are the values that drive you?
If you could write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
Life is short! Surround you with things and people that bring you joy.
I believe we should not waste time doing stuff we detest and appreciate the small things in life.
What is the best advice you were ever given?
We don’t have to dream to make life beautiful.
What three words would your friends use to describe you?
Spontaneous but also well organized and uncomplicated
What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?
You’ll find me in the gym, in a restaurant or at home having dinner with some friends. In summer I’m usually outside.
So there you have it. Melanie, we love you and thank you for all the hard work you do. Come back soon to meet more of the friendly faces behind RoomPriceGenie and be sure to get in touch if you’d like to find out more about what we get up to and how we could help you.