Tips to woo the travelers with ‘Social Media’ engagement

Social media has changed the conventional pattern of marketing and sales across all business segments and even the hospitality sector is not untouched in this regard. With the enormous impact of social media in today’s marketing practices, the hospitality industry is quickly moving towards ‘Technological Sociability’. So, what exactly does...
Read More June 25, 2016

Why a revenue management company must partner with hospitality tech provider?

What is involved in revenue management? If we have to define it , revenue management is the determination of hotel’s pricing strategy, business analysis and optimization of the monetary results. Monitoring market behavior and forecasting results, using historical scenarios, price strategies are adjusted to maximize revenues. Make the most of...
Read More June 18, 2016

Should Internet Access be complimentary at hotels?

If we just step back a little in hospitality history, we will realize there was a time when hotels’ telephonic communication hub was a profit center for a fairly long time. From local and long-distance calls to faxes, we have moved on to cellphones, emails and video-calling. The telephone department which was a major profit churning entity...
Read More April 26, 2016

Millennial Trends: Must Have Attractions For Modern Traveller

Big hotel brands have made their mark by providing predictable, consistent stay options to the Gen X or the baby boomers generation as it is popularly called. And this standardization gave them a big advantage over independents and smaller chains who weren’t able to keep up. This was back then, now the millennial trends in hotels are changing in...
Read More April 22, 2016

How to get a quick ROI on hotel software?

  Apart from building or acquiring the hotel itself, procuring appropriate hotel technology is one of the most expensive investment a hotelier has to make. It is not easy to get the best property management solution, it involves a lot of research, examining each of your needs and requirements, financial planning, testing the solution...
Read More April 2, 2016

Benefits of an All-in-One Hotel Management System

While information technology continues to advance at a pace that few can keep up with, luckily for hoteliers, hospitality technology isn’t far behind. Over the last decade, the hospitality sector has witnessed a large number of PMS, Channel Managers, web booking engines, guest feedback systems and other software products inundate the market with...
Read More March 22, 2016

Top reasons for replacing your current Hotel PMS

  If you are reading this, chances are that you are already using a property management system for your hotel and contemplating changing the current system. You might have chosen a locally hosted property management system long back or picked up a new generation cloud based PMS for your hotel recently. Earlier, PMSs were used only by...
Read More March 1, 2016

Re-defining Hospitality Technology. The What? Why? and How?

The Story Behind Over the last decade, the hospitality industry witnessed a plethora of innovations and technological advancements, most of them designed to snatch the decisive powers from the hands of the hotelier to the smartphones of guests. As a hotelier, you strive hard to take care of your guests and a little misfortune gets you a bad...
Read More February 12, 2016

Billboard Effect And The Magic It Can Do For Your Hotel Business!

  Hotels that reflect and feature on the websites of ‘Online Travel Agents (OTA)’ clinch an additional benefit of getting more reservations over and above direct sales. This advantage, in the hospitality industry, is often referred to as ‘Billboard Effect ’ through which hotels observe an upswing in the number of direct...
Read More November 23, 2015

Exploring TripAdvisor Programs: TripConnect Instant Booking and TripConnect CPC

Connecting the world of travellers with prospective hotels, inns and B&Bs to formulate their upcoming travel plans, TripAdvisor TripConnect introduced 2 powerful programs of TripConnect CPC (cost per click) and TripConnect Instant Booking. Launched in 2014, both programs quickly became a market favourite for accommodation providers as well as...
Read More October 27, 2015

Expert Q&A: Importance of Mobile Booking Engine

One of the biggest trend today in the industry is the rise of mobile bookings. More hotels are starting to take advantage mobile bookings and experiencing a rise in their bookings. Taylor Short, market searcher at Software Advice, who recently did a report on Hotel Booking App User Interface. The report included eZee Reservation’s mobile...
Read More October 27, 2015

Importance of Hotel Software for Small & Mid-Size Hotels

The importance of Hotel Management Software or Property Management System for hotels cannot be stressed enough anymore. It is one of the most important factors which contribute significantly to the long-term success of a hotel. In recent years, there has been a rise of budget travelers around the world which has led to rise in a number of small...
Read More October 27, 2015

Hotel Management Software Buyer View | 2015

Hundreds of hospitality professionals contact Software Advice each year to find software that meets the needs of their properties. Digging into these interactions provides us with a great deal of insight into industry trends and buyer behaviors. In this report, we analyze a random sample of buyer interactions from the past year to uncover the...
Read More October 27, 2015

Legacy Hotel Software v/s Cloud PMS

The hospitality industry is ever evolving, replacing the manual management with various automated software technology is one of the most predominant change in the market. Particularly, for efficient property management, the developing technology has contributed two types of hotel management solutions. The foremost is the widely accepted and...
Read More October 27, 2015

Do’s and Don’ts for enhancing online hotel booking conversions

Over the past few years, hoteliers have adapted to various sources to receive maximum hotel bookings. Although various studies suggest that more than 20% of hotel’s revenue is sourced from OTA’s (Online Travel Agents), bookings can come from any where, it could be from online travel giants such as Expedia, TripAdvisor, InstantBooking,...
Read More October 27, 2015

Features Guide for a Property Management System

Property Management Systems help hotels to manage their day to day operations with higher efficiency and heighten the quality of service they offer to the guests. A good property management system simplifies the diverse operations via features which the staff performs on a steady base. We are going to cover key features which an hotelier should...
Read More October 27, 2015

How to Increase Bookings with TripAdvisor

Everyone knows and most likely have heard of TripAdvisor at this point in time. For the uninitiated, TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site with up to 280 million unique visitors each month, 32 million members and over 150 millions reviews and opinions available online. It is traveler’s first stop to learn about a hotel they are...
Read More October 27, 2015

Parameters to select the best hotel software for your property

In this digital age, where the exponential advancement in technology has completely revolutionized hospitality industry. Now more than ever, hoteliers need to stay abreast with the latest trends and technology to administer a successful hotel business. Additionally, investing in an all inclusive hotel management software could be a principle...
Read More October 27, 2015