That Reservation Could be Costing You

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One of the biggest challenges to a hotelier’s bottom line is guest acquisition costs. It’s why we’re seeing major hotel companies such as Hilton create ad campaigns designed to encourage customers to book direct. According to Forbes.com, third-party online travel agencies (OTAs) charge up to 30% in commission fees per reservation. For a room that […]

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How to Prepare Your Hotel for the Coming Year

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The new year is approaching and while your guests will be enjoying the last days of 2017 at your property, you might be spending that time planning for the coming year. From marketing strategies to revenue management, to new technologies and distribution partners, this is the time to make important decisions for 2018. So where […]

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New Year, New PMS

If you’re thinking about securing a new cloud-based property management system for 2018, now’s the time to act.

If you’re thinking about securing a new cloud-based property management system for 2018, now’s the time to act. By making the switch now, you may be in a great position to secure a full year’s worth of data come the end of 2018. That could be essential for your business. Use that data to help […]

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How to turn your OTA customers into loyal clients

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Your most profitable guest is your most loyal customer. Though many hoteliers crave turning their OTA customers into clients, they simply don’t know how. We’re here to help you create more loyal, higher margin guests. Here’s our step by step guide of best practices that will help you turn those more expensive to acquire OTA […]

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What’s Your Channel Management Strategy? 

The industry calls it inventory. But for you, it’s your livelihood. So, selling all those hotel rooms as many nights of the year is an absolute must. Yet, figuring out the right mix of business for your specific hotels’ needs is a challenging puzzle. Simply figuring out what rooms to allocate to different potential revenue source is […]

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Your Customer is Changing. Here’s Why You Must Change Too.

The typical hotel customer is changing. Technology, social shifts and other consumer trends are combining to create a new class of customer; one that’s savvy, has increased expectations, and knows exactly what they want. To keep up, hoteliers must arm themselves with the latest strategies capitalizing on current and emerging hospitality trends. We know; you […]

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Get Full, Stay Full: Optimizing the OTA-Hotel Software Combo

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With tablet and smartphone use exploding in the past decade, tech smart consumers are no longer the exception, but have quickly become the rule in the hospitality market. In a similar fashion, Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), once dismissed by many hoteliers as merely a necessary annoyance, have matured to become the main and often customer-preferred […]

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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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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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