University Hotels Get Educated on Smart Hotel PMS Systems


One major hospitality trend failing to get adequate coverage in the mainstream lodging media is the incredible growth of hotels on university campuses. Either owned, or operated by, the university or a third party, these hotels regularly prove to be a strong return on investment. So, it’s natural they’re becoming an ever-increasing cornerstone for many […]

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Maximize Your Education at AAHOA Convention 2017


It’s almost time for AAHOA’s conference where more than 6,000 of the association’s members will be gathering in San Antonio for the annual event. The record breaking crowd will be visiting the San Antonio Convention Center from April 11-14 for an event that covers it all. It’s equal parts education, personal empowerment, and community catch […]

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How an easy to learn PMS is helping University students learn hotel efficiency


While the SkyTouch Hotel OS® is known for helping hoteliers operate their properties more efficiently, it’s being used creatively in other places too. At universities, it’s helping with some of the unique operational facets of campus hotels. But one flavor of Skytouch’s easy-to-learn property management system is also being used in the classroom. The cloud […]

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Rate Check: How a Small ADR Lift Makes Big Bottom Line Difference 


Since the end of the Great Recession, the U.S. hotel industry has been experiencing unprecedented growth. According to CBRE, 2016 ended with hotels achieving a higher historical occupancy than at any other time in history. And that’s with more hotels than ever before too. You’ve experienced it at your hotels. Those crowded breakfast bars, myriad daily arrivals and departures, all fueled by a seemingly unyielding thirst for travel from […]

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Power of the Cloud PMS Webinar Coming March 16!


While traditional, premise based PMS systems, are still loved by many users, the next generation of property management systems are here. And leveraging the power of the internet through what’s commonly called the cloud is giving hoteliers more functionality, flexibility and control over their hotel than ever before. Rather, than having the PMS’s brains within […]

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STR Report: Occupancy rates predicted to drop. Here’s how to help stay ahead of the curve.


Street Corner Sales Tactics With occupancy predicted to drop by STR Global in 2017 for the first time since the Great Recession, plus an easing of RevPAR growth to a predicted 2.3 percent, the hotel industry is facing its first speed bump in years. That doesn’t mean you should sit back and let the decline own you. The hotel business […]

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ALIS Reveals State of the Hotel Business

Hotel Industry 2017

Last week, the hospitality industry came together for the the largest hotel related financial conference in the United States. This year, an astounding 3,000 people attended the Americas Lodging Investment Summit, commonly known as ALIS. It was a record-breaking event, beating the previous record, which was ominously set as the Great Recession descended upon America. The annual event is […]

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