Archive for July, 2017

InnQuest celebrates one year of sustained growth with Valsoft

July 18th, 2017

MONTREAL, July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – InnQuest, a leader in hotel technology solutions, celebrated the one-year anniversary of its acquisition by Valsoft Corporation, a Montreal-based company specialized in the development of vertical market software.

Since the transaction, Valsoft boosted InnQuest‘s gross revenue by 20% through new solution and service offerings, streamlined operations, and enhanced marketing and sales strategies. InnQuest also launched a redesigned website and new corporate branding to reflect the company’s evolution.

“We are excited to be building upon a legacy of product and service excellence at InnQuest,” said Michael Assi, CEO of Valsoft Travel and Leisure and InnQuest President. “One of the main pillars of our operating philosophy at Valsoft is to buy, grow, and hold companies forever. Our mission is to cultivate companies that deliver superior value and experiences to our customers and partners.”


Why Guests Stay In A Boutique Hotel

July 14th, 2017

Defining what makes travelers flock to these buzzword hotels, and how to “bring out the boutique” for your guests.

When Bill Kimpton opened the doors of his first hotel in 1981, he made the bed for the hospitality industry today.  

By making guests feel at home as Kimpton grew his now-popular brand, he was making what was once considered small and unique big.

Over the decades that followed, boutique hotels became increasingly popular as millennials became increasingly important to hoteliers. At 83.1 million, millennials now outnumber baby boomers. Did we mention that they travel more per year than any other segment in both business and leisure too?

It’s no surprise that large hotel corporations today are buying up boutique brands IHG did it to Kimpton or creating their own chic, stylish hotel chain to capture the millennial segment.

Industry experts predict independent hotels will thrive in 2017 for this very reason too.

According to Hospitality Net, “Millennials now make up the largest share of traveler demographics and are the biggest factor as to why independents will be performing better than in previous years.”

So in a competitive hotel market that is now ruled by millennials, being boutique helps your property stand out. But why do millennial travelers flock to boutique hotels?

Here’s why, along with tips on how to “bring out your boutique” for guests, no matter what type of property you have.


Gartner Names RoomMaster A Leader In Hotel Management Software

July 14th, 2017

Recognition Reinforces roomMaster’s Position As Premier Property Management Software

Hospitality technology company InnQuest Software announced today that its property management software roomMaster was named a Leader on the FrontRunners quadrant for hotel management software by Gartner.

“It’s an honor to be identified as a leader in hotel management software in this prestigious assessment,” said Michael Assi, President and CEO of InnQuest Software. “We’re proud to see our dedication to delivering powerful solutions for our hotel clients recognized by the hospitality industry.”

FrontRunners evaluated 130 Hotel Management products data and end user reviews from, and, positioning the top scoring products based on capability and value for businesses.

“We’re pleased to see roomMaster at the top of the list with strong scores for both Capability and Value,” said Assi. “This success further validates our client-driven mission to deliver all-in-one hotel management solution that scales to the needs of each property.”