Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Leaders in Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management are sharing their favorite industry books, periodicals and blogs. Check back often for new additions to our recommended reading list.

David Bowd, CEO of Salt Hotels

Dorothy Dowling, Chief Marketing Officer | Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts

Amanda Voss, Vice President Sales, Bellagio, MGM Resorts

Publications & Study Guides

Hospitality Digital Marketing Essentials: A Field Guide for Navigating Today’s Digital Landscape — The CHDM Study Guide – UPDATED 2019!

From print to radio to TV, the mediums and methods of marketing have changed dramatically over the years, but no medium has had such a huge impact so quickly as the internet and the emerging field of digital marketing.

This book will help hoteliers — in disciplines as wide ranging as marketing, revenue management, distribution, and ownership — get and stay current on the most up-to-date and forward-looking information on digital marketing best practices. As you read and use the book, you will understand why every hotel professional needs a copy of it!

Written by hoteliers for hoteliers, this book is the study guide for the Certified Hospitality Digital Marketer (CHDM) certification. Learn more about the CHDM and what it can bring to you and your organization.

Printed Version*

  • HSMAI members: $99
  • Non-members: $125

For orders of 20 or more, inquire about available discounts.

*Plus shipping & handling ($15 for US orders, $25 for international orders)

Digital (PDF) Version 

  • HSMAI members: $60
  • Non-members: $75

Evolving Dynamics: From Revenue Management to Revenue Strategy

Takes a deep dive into the fundamentals, cross-disciplinary partnerships, and emerging elements impacting revenue optimization. Benefit from new insights, 16 updated chapters, and several new case studies in the updated Certified Revenue Management Executive (CRME) certification study guide. The publishing partner for Evolving Dynamics: From Revenue Management to Revenue Strategy is STR.

Available in print or electronic format.

This book is the study guide for the Certified Revenue Management Executive (CRME) certification. Learn more about the CRME and what it can bring to you and your organization.

Printed Version

  • HSMAI members: $99
  • Non-members: $125

Digital Version 

  • HSMAI members: $60
  • Non-members: $75