Archive for April, 2018

How to Embrace Online Travel Agency Partnerships as a Hotelier

April 25th, 2018 Kent Howard Hospitality Trends, Marketing

An Online travel agency (OTA) will account for approximately 60% of all independent hotel bookings. That is a strong statistic that cannot be ignored. As a hotelier battling big chains, the increasingly complex guest journeys and rising commission bills, you won’t find this article to be easy reading, but it’s a fact that must be… (more)

Five GDPR Myths Debunked for North American Hoteliers

April 17th, 2018 Mark Ellis Data Management, General

As of May 25th 2018, the European Union (EU) will enact The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the biggest changes to personal data legislation during recent memory. What exactly is the GDPR and how does it apply to hotel businesses based in North America? If your business stores personal data that relates in… (more)

Our 3 Most Popular Posts

April 10th, 2018 Kent Howard Hospitality Trends

Thank you to everyone who checks out our blog regularly and through our social media links. We are starting to gain some traction and wanted to share with you, our 3 most popular blog posts so far. #3 – Millennials Book Direct – It’s All About the Deal. There are a few key trends that… (more)

Hotel Technology is Finally Growing Up

April 3rd, 2018 Kent Howard Hospitality Trends

The first modern-day property management system in the hospitality industry appeared on the market in the 1980’s. We’ve come a long way since then, especially with programming code from the old days like Delphi or Visual Basic. Today we’ve evolved from on-premise software and hardware solutions to the Cloud where it’s all available; including guest… (more)