Why Giving Your Guests a Choice of Service is the New Luxury Experience

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 7 Jul

The concept of luxury is often associated with static and detached notions of service and aesthetics: think white-gloved wait staff, Victorian-era ae

Glamping Resort Masters Mobile PMS Technology and Capitalizes on Local Travel

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 30 Jun

Sierra Meadows offers a lodging experience like none other. Located in the majestic Yosemite Valley in central California, this 1,300-acre property b

Hotel Hi-Ho: An Early Investment in Contactless Technology Proves Invaluable During the Pandemic

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 24 Jun

Hotel Hi-Ho's bright neon sign overlooking the Merritt Parkway has been an icon of Fairfield, CT since the hotel's original incarnation as a cozy and

Cedar Court Hotels: Coming Out "Fighting Fit" for a Safe and Seamless Post-COVID Reopening

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 15 Jun

Operating for over 35 years, Cedar Court Hotels is now the leading collection of 4-star hotels in Yorkshire, with properties in Wakefield, Bradford H

The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center: Using Contactless Technology to Create a Hygienic, Personalized Check-In
The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center: Using Contactless Technology to Create a Hygienic, Personalized Check-In

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 8 Jun

The economic and public health fallout surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the hospitality and travel industries - but signs of recovery

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How to Leverage Your Front Desk Team after Implementing a PMS Solution
How to Leverage Your Front Desk Team after Implementing a PMS Solution

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 24 Oct

A hotel property management system, or PMS, is powered by highly intelligent, cloud-based software. A PMS is essentially a hotel's brain center. It e

How Smaller Hotel Chains Can Benefit from Using a Hotel PMS
How Smaller Hotel Chains Can Benefit from Using a Hotel PMS

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 21 Oct

Once the province of the big hotel chains, property management systems (PMS) have recently become more affordable. They are now helping a new generat

Implementing Messaging For Your Hotel and Guests
Implementing Messaging For Your Hotel and Guests

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 17 Oct

In today's connected world, there are a plethora of mediums fighting for your guests' attention. Third parties can often influence and engage guests

StayNTouch Best Practice Blog: Optimizing the Guest Journey for Direct Bookings Pt 2: During and Post Stay

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 4 Oct

The 1990s were halcyon times for OTAs and the hotel industry: commissions were low, and hotels were able to sell extra rooms and benefit from the "Bi

StayNTouch Best Practice Blog: Optimizing the Guest Journey for Direct Bookings Pt 1: Pre-Stay
StayNTouch Best Practice Blog: Optimizing the Guest Journey for Direct Bookings Pt 1: Pre-Stay

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 27 Sep

When OTAs came on the scene in the 1990s, they were seen as a win-win proposition: While OTAs profited off of commission, hotels were able to use OTA

A Guide on the Benefits of Hotel Digital Signage
A Guide on the Benefits of Hotel Digital Signage

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 23 Sep

The ability for hotels to communicate directly with their guests has never been greater. Many, if not most hotels, have websites and blogs and partic

Most Important KPIs for Hotels
Most Important KPIs for Hotels

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 13 Aug

If you avoided a speeding ticket on your way to work this morning and managed not to run out of gas, thank your KPIs.

Top Hospitality Trends of 2019 (So Far!)
Top Hospitality Trends of 2019 (So Far!)

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 31 Jul

Now that we're just past the year's halfway mark, it's a great opportunity to take a look at the hospitality industry from a bird's eye perspective.

What Airbnb Can Teach The Hotel Industry
What Airbnb Can Teach The Hotel Industry

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 22 Jul

If only we cyou know, B.A., "before Airbnb" disrupted the hotel industry and gobbledup billions of dollars in revenue that were diverted from traditi

Overbooking Your Hotel
Overbooking Your Hotel

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 16 Jul

Overbooking, a revenue management strategy practiced by the hotel industry, carries both risks and rewards. It can be a strategic way to maximize occ

How to Meet the Demand of a Generation That Travels More

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 8 Jun

Hotels and resorts know they need to win over millennials' hearts and minds. But where to begin? That is the question. In this blog, we will help you

How to Embrace Technology That is Shaping Millennial Travel

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 5 Jun

In our always connected world, Millennials are much savvier when it comes to using tech for travel. Gen-Y grew up immersed in technology and their sm

The Rise of the Robot Butler: Fad or Future of Guest Service?

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 28 May

With the advent of motion pictures, science fiction writers' have often provided prescient glimpses of future technologies. These inventions and happ

Easy Ways to Simplify the Hotel Check-In Process for Customers
Easy Ways to Simplify the Hotel Check-In Process for Customers

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 28 May

No one wants to wait in line for the front desk anymore. This is true for practically everyone, but especially 'swipe left, swipe right' millennials,

Why Users Love Self-Service Technologies

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 21 May

Self-service technology is having a transformative effect on the world around us, particularly on consumer behaviour and the way we interact with bus

Self Service versus Human Touch: Finding the right balance in your hotel

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 14 May

Customer engagement and satisfaction is one area that is continually linked with a shift towards automation, especially as AI and self-serve platform

Benefits of Check-In/Out Hotel Kiosks

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 10 May

Self-serve hotel kiosks have exploded in recent years, offering a variety of benefits for hotel management and guests alike. These kiosks can check g

Self Service of the Future: The Autonomous Travel Suite?

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 29 Apr

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed a widespread consumer shift towards self-service automation. With so many options to access services indepen

How Self Service has the Power to Improve the Guest Experience

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 24 Apr

The hospitality industry has historically been bound to its traditions. In the business of making others feel comfortable and welcome – the foundatio

Culture of Convenience: Demand for Self-Service Technologies Continues to Rise

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 17 Apr

If you were to look at your typical day, how many tasks are aided by convenience? With the advent of smartphones, the rapid growth of the Internet an

New York New York: How Innovative Hotels are Offering Rates at Promotional Prices

StayNTouch: Hotel Technology Trends Blog · 9 Apr

New York, the city that never sleeps. And if you’re a tourist, you probably won’t get to sleep as according to a recent article featured on Skift, a