Archive for December, 2018

Backups: Your Plan Is More Important Than Your Sales and Marketing Plan

December 20th, 2018 Lisa Livingston Data Management, Hotel Property Management, Latest News

What do the words database encryption, redundancy, and backups have in common?  They are all catchy phrases hoteliers are hearing more frequently these days.  However, these words are enough to make any non-technical person’s eyes glaze over. Unfortunately, these items are worth discussing as they should be taken very seriously by hoteliers regardless of the… (more)

Five Benefits of Switching to a Cloud-based PMS 

December 3rd, 2018 Lisa Livingston Hospitality Trends, Hotel Property Management

If you have been working in hotels since the 1990’s or before it’s likely you’re using an outdated PMS system to run the property.  Prior to the PMS software technology boom, it was common practice to use a simplistic reservation system to keep track of guest comings and goings. While your outdated PMS system may have kept records, and calculated what you… (more)