The Future of Distribution Management (Part 1 of 2)

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More Efficiency It’s all about control. That is, regaining pricing power within the hospitality sector by using better, smarter, more efficient technology. For a long time, it was an exercise in futility, but these days the rise of cloud computing is making it a reality thanks to next-generation hotel software.   Problem number one: Online […]

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Technology Ruled During HX: Hotel Experience

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HX 2018 If it’s November it must be New York. That’s because the largest hotel industry tradeshow and conference on the east coast took place on November 11th and 12th at the world-famous Jacob Javits Convention Center.   Here HX: Hotel Experience and its design brethren, BDNY attracted more than 7,000 lodging industry professionals all […]

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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 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Hotel’s Concierge Services

3 Ways to Improve Concierge Servcies

Hotels that are dedicated to providing great customer service devote a substantial amount of time and energy developing and cultivating their concierge services. The concierge desk provides valuable services to guests and can ensure that their stay is an overwhelmingly pleasant one, and in today’s digitally connected world, concierge desks must use hotel technology to […]

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Smartphones are Changing the Hotel Business

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Smartphones have revolutionized the ways we interact with each other and the ways we do business. The hospitality industry is no exception. Mobile technology has forced hoteliers to reinvent the way they connect with customers and how they manage day-to-day operations. Here are some of the top ways smartphones are changing the hotel business: Booking […]

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It’s 2018… Now What? Tips for Hospitality Industry Success in the New Year

It’s a new year. That makes it a time chock full of potential opportunity and possibility for your hotel business.

It’s a new year. That makes it a time chock full of potential opportunity and possibility for your hotel business. However, to find maximum success in 2018, it’s critical to be aware of the mega trends shaping the current and future state of the hospitality industry. Here are three issues you should be aware of […]

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Simplifying front desk software


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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Mid 2017 technology report


We’re more than halfway through 2017 already – how did that happen? One thing that we do know is that technology continues to be the major influencer for the hospitality industry. Here’s our mid-year report of the three major hospitality technology trends fascinating us so far, this year. 1) Actionable Data “Actionable Data” may be […]

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Top 2017 Lodging Industry Tech Trends


Technology has become infused in the daily life of most Americans, and it’s forever altering how consumers interact with brands, especially travel related ones. Call it customer 2.0; a world where hoteliers must learn to make meaningful connections in ways never previously explored. At SkyTouch Technology, we’re trend experts, and we’ve put together a list […]

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5 Tech Trends from HX: Hotel Experience, and Beyond

In the lodging business, if it’s November, it’s time for what’s called “the New York shows.”  That is, the annual HX: Hotel Experience and Boutique Design New York trade shows, as well as the American Hotel Lodging Association’s Fall Conference. They’re all intertwined, and are a major reckoning force on the convention calendar. And with […]

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