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The top tech tools you need to improve your revenue management

Hotel Tech Report 16 November 2018
Revenue management has made great strides in recent years. The transition to cloud-based systems built flexibility into the software development process, accelerating the pace of new features. The shorter cycles allow the software to more accurately meet the evolving needs of hoteliers. This is a relief to many hoteliers with less-than-pleasant memories of the shackles of frozen legacy technology.

Meet Erik Tengen, the most interesting man in the world of hospitality

Hotel Tech Report 14 November 2018
If you haven't heard about Erik Tengen or his rocketship startup Oaky you've probably turned off all social media apps - so congrats you are more disciplined than we are. Erik doesn't have a generic hospitality CV. In fact, his CV isn't generic by any stretch.

Do independent hotel loyalty programs actually work?

Hotel Tech Report 10 November 2018
The hotel industry has moved into the era of soft brands unofficially started by Hilton through the DoubleTree brand. The initial idea was to find a way for the Hilton development team to help owners of subpar hotels (ones that didn't meet brand standards) plug into Hilton's distribution network and (and consequently for Hilton to earn franchise fees from a larger pool of the market). This evolution progressed as Marriott launched the Autograph Collection and eventually turned into an arms race with Starwood's Luxury Collection and acquisition of European based Design Hotels. The trend has allowed hotel brands to grow faster in a world where they are asset light (no longer own property).

What is the difference between vacation rental technology and hotel technology?

Hotel Tech Report 9 November 2018
‘Hotel tech’ has been a catchall for the various segments of hospitality. It’s even in our name: Hotel Tech Report, where we distinguish between property types as a means of connecting hospitality professionals to the best software for their property.

Drive revenue with attractive hotel packages

Hotel Tech Report 9 November 2018
When you aim to increase your hotel revenue, you can’t ignore the power of packages. Hotel packages are a tried and tested medium to drive bookings, increase occupancy, upsell non-room items and boost profits. They are an essential part of your hotel rate management, most importantly during the booking process, as they help you persuade potential guests to book with you.

Slash Your Hotel PMS Cost in 2019 by 50%

Hotel Tech Report 6 November 2018
Hotelogix, a leader in cloud-based Property Management Systems has announced the launch of its exciting year-end offer. Under this new plan – ‘Lock now & Use later’, independent hotels can pay for 6 months to get 6 months free usage. Hotels can avail the deal by paying a small lock-in amount of USD 250. This offer is valid for first 100 customers.

What you need to consider when choosing a new property management system

Hotel Tech Report 1 November 2018
Property management software unites many core functions of a hotel in one place: check-in and check-out, room availability, reservations, billing, and scheduling housekeeping/maintenance. Some all-in-one PMS also pull in channel managers, and other elements of distributing your hotel’s inventory to third-parties.

North Carolina's Biltmore Greensboro Hotel achieves 40% increase in direct bookings

Hotel Tech Report 30 October 2018
Opened in 1903, located in North Carolina, the Biltmore Greensboro Hotel is a 3-star boutique hotel with 26 rooms. With an impeccable guest service, this century-old property strives to offer a pleasant and memorable stay experience to its patrons.

Can hoteliers benefit from last minute booking apps

Hotel Tech Report 26 October 2018
It is common knowledge that the hotel business is extremely time sensitive. A room unsold for a night, will be unsold forever. It’s done, it’s history. There is no way to recover from that loss. You could, of course, use different hotel occupancy strategies and find ways to make up for that loss, but very objectively speaking- the time sensitivity is immense.

Atomize Founder Tells All: Paddling a Kayak from Norway to Finland, Automating Revenue Management...

Hotel Tech Report 26 October 2018
There is a concept in Zen Buddhism called 'shoshin' which translates to 'beginners mind'. The concept of 'beginner's mind' refers to the idea that sometimes more experience can actually be a detriment to progress. The 'beginner's mindset' can actually be a competitive advantage as it frees one from the perceived limitations set by those that came before us.

5 Reasons Why Cloud Hotel Management Systems Handle Multi-Property and Chains Better

Hotel Tech Report 25 October 2018
A Cloud-based PMS or a server-based one - which of these is the better option for chain hotels to manage their operations efficiently. If there was one major disagreement amongst hoteliers across the globe, it has to be on this. While some of them are convinced about the capability of cloud-based hotel management system, many of them still believe that hotel management software on cloud is not powerful enough to do so.

Hospitality Technology is now second nature

Hotel Tech Report 10 October 2018
Technology is no longer a luxury but a necessity in today’s changing hospitality landscape. Computing data is now more important than ever because of the weight of the data that flows for any given process, during any point of time. Hotels process a lot of data, on any given day- be it independent hotels or chains.From the number of reservations that take place to the requests raised by guests, to stocking up on inventory, the list is endless.

6 tips to increase your hotel's non-room revenue

Hotel Tech Report 9 October 2018
Have you noticed how there is a ton of literature on the internet on Hotel revenue management strategies and how to increase occupancy, direct bookings, OTA bookings, and so on? And there should be, after all, it is a crucial aspect the industry! But what nobody talks about as much is how to increase the non-room revenue at a hotel. Hospitality, today, is no longer just about offering a room to the guest and charging them for the night. It involves so many other aspects that guests not only expect but eagerly look forward to.

Hotelogix to exhibit its suite of multi-property PMS at ITB Asia 2018

Hotel Tech Report 25 September 2018
Hotelogix, a leading cloud-based Hotel Property Management System provider has today announced its participation in ITB Asia, 2018 from 17th to 19th October in Singapore. The company plans to showcase its enterprise-grade cloud-based Property Management System for multi-property operations during this event at booth No – B37.

Hotel Operating Costs: How to Reduce Them

Hotel Tech Report 19 September 2018
Running a hotel is definitely not an easy task. Aside from hiring the right staff, and having exceptional organizational skills, you should also try to find a way to reduce your operating costs, in hopes of reaching the best possible return on investment.

4 super simple tips to avoid hotel mobile booking abandonment's

Hotel Tech Report 18 September 2018
The ‘mobile first’ forecast has been on for about a decade now, and interestingly, there are still businesses that haven’t embraced the mobile technology. Considering geos, demography and trends, it is not an exaggeration to say that a majority of the world now is hooked to their mobile phones. Whether it is to stay in touch with people, stay informed, browse, shop online or even play games- Mobile has transformed our lives.

Top 5 insights to understand how Indian hoteliers are looking at new-age hospitality technology

Hotel Tech Report 13 September 2018
For every business organization, learning is a never-ending process. Only learning can help an organization to have clarity on many things – be it market demand or clients’ buying preferences. In this piece, we are going to explain how the changing time has driven hoteliers to look at the cloud. We have learned these top 5 insights about their concerns during our recently concluded hospitality industry event.

Struggling to offer convenience to your guests? Adopt a cloud PMS & see the difference

Hotel Tech Report 6 September 2018
Today’s guests want more value for their money. They are very vocal about their likes and dislikes during their stay in a hotel. While they express their pleasure when served better, they also communicate their annoyance when you don’t offer them the “convenience” they expect. This means, offering “convenience” to guests is the key to success. And to offer that much-needed “convenience” to your guests, you must be in a better position, too. The crux is - it doesn’t matter how much you innovate in terms of adding new features to your property’s grandeur, nothing is going to work if you can’t ensure a pleasant hotel stay experience for your guests.

Best Practices for Managing Your Hotel's Next Property Improvements

Hotel Tech Report 29 August 2018
A PIP, or a Property Improvement Plan, is a set of requirements that must be met so that a hotel is in compliance with brand standards. For hotel owners dealing with branded and franchised hotels, PIPs are often an unwanted, yet unavoidable part of their work. In practical terms, it prescribes the expected quality standards for all interior and exterior elements, such as lighting, faucets, etc.

How You Can use Digital to Showcase Attractions Near Your Property

Hotel Tech Report 28 August 2018
If your property has an attraction nearby, there are digital ways to showcase that attraction so your guests can be sure to add them to their itinerary. It will also help potential guests as they make decisions around which property to choose. Consider these unique ways to digitally showcase what is in and around your property to help your guests choose your property.

Automate for a More Efficient Revenue Management Operation

Hotel Tech Report 18 August 2018
The evolution in automation of revenue management has undergone a huge progress in recent years. Factors such as decentralization in distribution or price parity favor the differentiation which conveys interpreting data and being able to automate processes on business intelligence.

Technology trends in the hotel industry

Hotel Tech Report 14 August 2018
The hotel industry is full of opportunities to leverage innovative new technologies. Jordan Hollander is the co-founder of Hotel Tech Report, and in this interview we talk about the unique operating structure of hotels and the challenges that presents to innovation.

Efficient hotel distribution across right sales channels is the key to sell more room for hotels.

Hotel Tech Report 8 August 2018
For a hotel, a well-structured inventory distribution strategy is the key to sell more rooms. Not only that, it also helps the hotel increase its online visibility. However, what should a hotel do to ensure this? Should the hotel only work with OTAs, or it should look for other options? Let’s take a look at some of the recent trends in hotel distribution and how a hotel should go about it.
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4 hacks to get more hotel reservations from your booking engine

Hotel Tech Report 18 July 2018
Have you ever wondered why OTAs give you more bookings? Why the average online hotel booking engine conversion rate stands at below 2% (Source) despite hoteliers spending on marketing and SEO activities?
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Navigating Today's Hospitality Tech Jungle and Finding the Right Tools

Hotel Tech Report 13 July 2018
In every area of our lives technology is developing at an unprecedented rate. New apps seem to be popping up every week. In the hospitality industry, it’s no different. Start-ups and established players alike are finding ways to make life easier for hoteliers by providing them with revenue-generating and productivity-boosting tech solutions.

4 Must-Attend HITEC 2018 Talks

Hotel Tech Report 12 July 2018
If you haven’t been to HITEC yet, you are missing out on the biggest hospitality industry technology exposition and conference of the year. 2018’s HITEC kicks off on June 18th in Houston, where C-level hospitality executives and the top technology industry experts will gather for four days of in-depth demonstrations and networking.

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