Monthly Archives: September 2017

How To Solve Five Common Property Management System Issues

Running a hotel is a complicated job—from booking guests to managing employees, setting rates, and keeping track of all the systems that integrate with a hotel. That’s why a hotel Property Management System (PMS) is so important. It’s the brains of any hotel. Therefore, it’s critical to have answers to common hotel PMS questions. Read [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:44:39+00:00September 29th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology In The News|

Hotel Loyalty Webinar now available On Demand!

How can you leverage the power of loyalty programs at your property? In September, SkyTouch put together a panel of experts to share how modern guest loyalty programs are helping hotels potentially tap into higher revenue. If you missed the interactive webinar on leveraging the power of loyalty programs at your property, the video is [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:42:39+00:00September 28th, 2017|Guest Loyalty, Webinars|

SkyTouch Technology Continues to Build Momentum, Promotes Doug Hogan as VP Sales & Marketing

SkyTouch Technology expands its leadership team with key internal promotion PHOENIX, AZ— September 27, 2017 – SkyTouch Technology, a premier hotel property management system (PMS) provider, announces the promotion of Doug Hogan to Vice President Business Operations, Global Sales and Marketing. In this expanded role, Doug will be responsible for leading business operations, financial planning [...]

By |2017-09-27T07:00:55+00:00September 27th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology Press Releases|

Hurricane Response Shows Spirit of Hotelier Hospitality

The back to back sucker punches of Harvey and Irma caused untold damage, and significant loss of life; a tragedy of epic proportions. But, the storms also brought out the best of humanity. Especially for the hotelier community. As we all know, hoteliers are imbued with the spirit of hospitality, and many times become de [...]

By |2017-09-19T23:28:32+00:00September 19th, 2017|Hospitality Industry Trends|

Keeping RevPAR Up In a Tightening Market

Rising operational costs, and an expected dip in hotel occupancy during 2018, according to STR, are pushing hoteliers to adopt new strategies designed to maximize hotel revenue. It’s about finding better ways to help increase revenue per available room, otherwise known as RevPAR, which can be achieved when using the right type of cloud-based property [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:42:26+00:00September 12th, 2017|Rate Management|

Shilo Inns selects new PMS for its hotels

Shilo Inns, a mid-priced hotel chain operating 31 hotels predominantly on the West Coast, has partnered with SkyTouch Technology to install cloud-based SkyTouch Hotel OS. The SkyTouch Hotel OS will be implemented at corporate-owned locations as well as franchised locations, and many others are quickly switching to SkyTouch because of its easy-to-use platform, improved rate management and [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:44:31+00:00September 11th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology In The News, Hotel Customer Spotlight|

HITEC roundtable explores robots, augmented reality in hotels

What level of IT experience is the employee of tomorrow expected to have? Is technology making it easier to connect with guests and travelers, or is it allowing them to side-step human interaction faster than operators can adapt? Are robots and automation going to take everyone’s jobs, rendering the entire discussion irrelevant? On a warm [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:44:10+00:00September 8th, 2017|Hospitality Conferences|

Arm Your Hotel Against Softening Occupancy

The old cliché is right: all good things do come to an end. But that doesn’t mean all endings are negative. Endings sometimes push us to change tactics in new and interesting ways perhaps not previously explored. And that opens opportunity. One “good thing” predicted to come to an end for hoteliers: continued lofty occupancy [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:35:00+00:00September 5th, 2017|Hospitality Industry Trends|

Top five questions about switching to a new PMS

A property management system (PMS) is the heart and brains of a hotel. As technology improves, hotels often must re-assess their current technology to see if it stacks up to their needs and to the competition. A common example is switching from a premise-based PMS to a cloud-based system. But when looking for a new PMS, [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:42:11+00:00September 4th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology In The News|