Money Talks! What’s the Latest Hotel Industry Payment Lingo?

Money Talks! What’s the Latest Hotel Industry Payment Lingo ?

Technology is fueling changes across the board — the cloud, big data, and mobile apps, are some of the biggest influences disrupting the hospitality industry. Add the payment space to this list! SkyTouch Technology has compiled a roundup of the payment lingo hoteliers and guests will be buzzing about in 2015: What is EMV? It’s […]

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Connect Better with Hotel Guests – Enhance the Digital Experience

Connect with Hotels Guests by Enhancing the Digital Guest Experience

Our digitally charged climate is dramatically changing guest travel habits and preferences. Studies show that 70 percent of total travelers consider their “digital experience” important, with roughly 85% using their smartphones when traveling. Free WiFi no longer suffices; guests have rising expectations for their digital hospitality experiences and hotels who are able to meet these […]

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Why Hotels Should Raise Room Rates in 2015

Why Hotels Should Raise Rates in 2015

Hospitality projections look fantastic for the coming year! With increases in both occupancy and traveler demand, hoteliers will see rate improvements of roughly 4-7 percent! How can hotels leverage this upswing to maximize their sales and profits? SkyTouch Technology shares the following tips: Ramp up Sales! The market is there… sales staff should be encouraged […]

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SkyTouch Technology Partners with G6 Hospitality

SkyTouch Technology to Partner with Industry Giant G6 Hospitality

SkyTouch Technology to Partner with Industry Giant G6 Hospitality SkyTouch Technology, provider of the most widely used cloud-based property management system (PMS) platform for hotels has just signed an agreement with G6 Hospitality. Under the agreement, SkyTouch will customize its SkyTouch Hotel OS cloud property management system to address the needs of G6’s Mexican and […]

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New Technologies are Changing the Travel Experience!

New Technologies are Changing the Travel Experience!

Today’s travelers already won’t leave home without their cell phones and tablets, but this “device-dependent” mindset will skyrocket in 2015 and beyond! Studies show that mobile use is on the rise among every travel demographic. SkyTouch Technology predicts that this trend, coupled with new technology developments, will continue to shape the travel and hospitality experience […]

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Hotel Tech Innovations that Go Beyond the Hotel PMS

Hotel Tech Innovations that Go Beyond the PMS

Hotels of all types and sizes are migrating to the cloud for their property management needs. While cloud PMS technology may takes center stage in the hospitality arena, it’s important to recognize that emerging technology trends are proving that potential exists beyond the PMS. In 2015 and beyond, hotels will heavily invest in mobile technologies […]

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Hospitality CIOs Are Embracing the SaaS Model

Hospitality CIOs - SaaS Model

Hospitality CIOs are embracing the cloud and the preferred Software-as-a-Service (Saas) model. This forward-thinking mindset is a GOOD thing for the hospitality industry! However, SkyTouch Technology and other best-of-breed vendors share the following advice with CIOs: leave the technology to vendors! Today’s dedicated vendors have spent at least a decade in the cloud, they are […]

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Industry News Flash: Amazon Enters the Hotel Distribution Arena

Amazon Enters the Hotel Distribution Arena

Industry News Flash: Amazon Enters the Hotel Distribution Arena One of the biggest industry disruptions in 2015 could potentially be the emergence of e-commerce giant Amazon as a hotel booking and distribution player. With Expedia, Priceline and other OTA powerhouses currently dominating the distribution landscape, analysts are expecting Amazon to really shake up the scene. […]

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What Hospitality CIOs are Saying… and Why Stakeholders are Listening!

What Hospitality CIOs are Saying

What Hospitality CIOs are Saying… and Why Stakeholders are Listening! With technology now considered a “front-end” asset, hospitality CIOs are finding themselves thrust further into the spotlight. After all, they represent the link between technology and business, imparting their IT knowledge upon stakeholders to help their properties maintain a competitive edge. SkyTouch Technology shares some […]

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