Friday, September 22, 2017

Rosie Clarke

Rosie Clarke
Rosie Clarke is the editor of Resort News and Accom Management Guide as well at their digital home, accomnews. You can reach her at any time with questions or submissions.

Changing PMS provider: everything you need to know

I spoke to a property manager at a recent accommodation industry event about what is most important to them when it comes to PMS. I was expecting an answer along the lines of ‘cost-effectiveness’ but actually, they told me that the most important thing for them was ease-of-use. They wanted an interface that they could interact with as easily as they interact with their smartphone...

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Property management and the USB: “where can we charge our phones?”

When there’s only so much bandwidth floating around, it’s not easy being a guest. (It must be even worse being a property manager.) Particularly for international guests who are used to super-fast speeds in the UK, US and much of Asia, Australian wifi can be utterly frustrating. Of course, there’s still a scale of good to bad to worse and depending on location, size and structure, internet quality can still be great. Still, there’s a special kind of annoying that is particular to slow (or absent) internet when you’re paying for a room.

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On fire alert: what makes your property prepared?

We all saw bushfires in the news this weekend: you can never be too careful when it comes to fire safety. Nobody wants their property hitting the headlines because of fire hazards they could've avoided. So, here’s a list of handy tips and information...

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Are you talented or skilled?

Australia is often considered internationally as great country to work in the hospitality or accommodation industry. A highly qualified and experienced worker in this sector can quickly gain a substantial reputation in their field but also their community.

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