Sunday, October 22, 2017

Tag Archives: Hotel technology

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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The 4 pillars of hospitality technology

Nowadays, hoteliers are so inundated with technology that the tasks of prioritisation and selection have become far more than just daunting; research and procurement are practically a job title unto themselves! Unless you have specific objectives with a firm plan and budget in mind, you'll easily be intimidated by the sheer myriad of options for consideration.

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Exclusive with Best Western’s new brand development manager

Highly regarded hotel executive Georgina Williams has recently joined Best Western Australasia as brand development manager, with responsibility for growing the group’s profile and presence in Australia and New Zealand. Accomnews spoke exclusively with Ms Williams about what it looks like to grow a membership base, and what this means for hotels.

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Is it the right time to move my PMS to the Cloud?

Software as a Service (SaaS) - Multi Tenant PMS models are the way forward whether you like it or not. Vendors and hoteliers can gain from true economies of scale that a multi-tenant system (all customers sharing one large environment) can bring. 

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HEDNA white paper tackles payment challenges

HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) today released its newest white paper – Payment Trends and Future Best Practices in the Hotel Sector – a work product of HEDNA’s Global Hospitality Payment Working Group, co-chaired by Mike Carlo (Onyx CenterSource) and Pascal Burg (Edgar, Dunn & Company).

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