Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Property

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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A region well served by its motels

A short drive north of the Sunshine Coast begins the coastal area of Hervey Bay in the South to Yeppoon in the North which includes some of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Queensland. Motels have serviced the business and tourism sectors and every industry in between within this stretch very well for a long time. The motel industry …

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Tips: Superannuation

Superannuation Piggybank

There are many developments in super that businesses need to negotiate, and as the super industry continues to mature, further changes will also continue.

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Tips: Selling Management Rights

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Before the business is listed for sale it is important to do some”housekeeping” checks and sort out any problems or contentious matters, rather than these raising their head in the sale process.

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