Millennials and Modern Mobility

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Millennials are set to be the largest active adult generation in 2019, surpassing Baby Boomers, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. So, what does this mean for the hotel industry and its technology and why should we care?   Technologically Savvy Millennial hoteliers have reached the age where they are taking over hotel ownership. Parents are passing […]

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3 Great Tips to Improve Your Hospitality Business This Summer

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If you’re involved in the hospitality property management industry, you’re probably fully aware of how important it is to keep your guests as happy as possible. Even one poor experience with a single guest can ruin your hotel’s reputation and lead to major financial issues down the line for your company. You have to make […]

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Harnessing Your Hotel Data to Drive Profitability

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There’s an old Latin adage “knowledge is power.” Though the phrase itself dates to early recorded history, it’s still as relevant today as ever. It’s especially true for the modern hotel business. It’s now possible to turn what was once invisible data into actionable insights from which to make smarter, more competitive decisions. In order […]

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Monetize Your Hotel Guest Check-In

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Hotels are now charging guests more than ever before. But in many markets, new hotel construction is eating away at demand and lowering overall occupancy. That makes it more difficult to continue increasing rates at the same pace as the last several years. According to R. Mark Woodworth, Senior Managing Director of CBRE Hotels’ Americas […]

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How The Cloud Makes Hotels More Efficient To Operate

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North American hotels are experiencing record revenue as the economy continues to grow. In January the U.S. added 200,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the U.S. economy experienced job growth for 88 months in a row, according to a report by NPR. But there is a downside of all this […]

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Simplifying front desk software

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Front desk software for hotels may be the most critical success element for any property. Even world class hoteliers find themselves hobbled when stuck using an outmoded property management system. In fact, many hoteliers don’t even realize the hotel front desk software they rely upon every day may not be the best available system. That’s […]

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Soaring in the cloud vs. being grounded with premise-based PMS

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Hoteliers still utilizing an on premise-based property management system are missing out on an opportunity. Cloud-based property management systems (PMS), such as the SkyTouch Hotel OS®, have reinvented how hotels interact with data, giving them more control, options and flexibility. Cloud-based systems can also help decrease costs across multiple areas within the hotel. Here’s how […]

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Power of the Cloud webinar now available On Demand!

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The cloud is transforming the hospitality industry in exciting ways, but not everyone understands the direct correlation between the cloud and the new era property management systems (PMS). To show how a cloud-based PMS can reorient hotel operations, SkyTouch Technology partnered with Hotel Management magazine for the webinar titled “Want More From Your PMS? Look […]

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Power of the Cloud PMS Webinar Coming March 16!

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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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Top 3 ways to optimize your hotel operations costs

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The hotel industry may be in great financial shape, but that doesn’t mean hoteliers have the luxury of overspending at the property level. Eliminating wasteful costs is always important, and one way smart managers can potentially reduce operational expenses is by utilizing an updated, cost-efficient PMS. It’s especially important in a world of fast rising […]

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