Archive for August, 2020

Which Boutique Hotel Themes Have Emerged in 2020?

August 25th, 2020 Stefano Mocella Hospitality Trends

Intimacy, unique atmosphere the way to go as more hotels open The hospitality industry was reopened roughly two months ago in the UK and as hotels open up, we’ve seen the boom of staycationers and domestic travellers. The desire for a getaway remains entrenched in consumers, as many are simply looking for an escape from… (more)

Why You Need a Cloud PMS Right Now

Hoteliers of all property sizes and locations know the importance of a property management system (PMS). Whether they’re operating a small bed and breakfast, student housing, or a large branded chain, having a modern PMS will put you ahead of the game when it comes to running your property. When your property is utilizing a… (more)

Top Five Features to Look for in a Channel Manager

August 13th, 2020 Lisa Livingston Hotel PMS, Hotel Property Management, Latest News, Online Bookings

As a hotelier it’s important to stay up to date with hospitality trends. Probably the most complicated trend and topic is that of Channel management. Our hope is that this blog will provide you with the top features to look for when choosing a channel manager, and hopefully debunk the mysteries surrounding this powerful add-on… (more)

What is EMV?

August 10th, 2020 Kent Howard Payment Processing

Developed by American Express, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, UnionPay, and Visa, EMV is a global standard for credit cards which use chips to process transactions. If you’re running a hospitality business, guests will present EMV cards on a daily basis. And that probably means you’ve got lots of questions. So, let’s get them answered, shall we?… (more)

Summer Hotelier Tips: 4 Ways To Use Your Hotel Channel Manager More Effectively

August 5th, 2020 Mark Ellis Hotel Property Management, Online Bookings

It’s summer, and we’re in the middle of a unique calendar year, which means most hoteliers have probably not concerned themselves with refining their distribution strategy. That’s understandable, but if you can squeeze an extra hour or so out of your day to pay closer attention to your channel manager, you’ll be able to maximize… (more)