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Automated Rate Management: The Star of your Hotel Software

The hotel industry is often up against it when it comes to room rate management. There is not only revenue per available room (RevPAR) to think about, profits and the bottom line, but also about how to increase RevPAR and somehow attract and please guests at the same time, season by season, even day by [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:50:32+00:00September 26th, 2018|Rate Management|

3 Ways to Enlighten Your Hotel Management Software

The benefits of property management systems are endless, especially in the hectic world of the hospitality industry. When you factor in that travelers visit up to 38 websites before even making a booking, you know that the benefits of modern hotel management software are essential.   The future of the hotel industry depends on your [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:35:42+00:00September 10th, 2018|Hospitality Industry Trends|

HITEC 2018: Your Guide to the Houston Convention

If it’s summer, it must be HITEC. For those not in the know, it’s the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, the hotel industry’s longest running hotel technology conference. It also happens to be the largest event of its kind, and the most attended. And for good reason - it’s the premier hotel technology event [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:43:21+00:00June 14th, 2018|Hospitality Conferences|

3 Great Tips to Improve Your Hospitality Business This Summer

If you’re involved in the hospitality property management industry, you’re probably fully aware of how important it is to keep your guests as happy as possible. Even one poor experience with a single guest can ruin your hotel’s reputation and lead to major financial issues down the line for your company. You have to make [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:43:13+00:00June 13th, 2018|Cloud-based PMS|

Stop Human Trafficking Now!

The human trafficking crisis has burst into the American consciousness during the last few years. What was once happening in the shadows, and behind closed doors in places such as hotels, is now getting a bright spotlight shown on this catastrophe. And its making people act. The International Labour Organization estimates there are 40.3 million victims of [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:44:11+00:00June 12th, 2018|Hospitality Industry Trends|

Ready or Not… GDPR Compliance Is Here

GDPR at a glance By now you have probably heard about the new privacy law enacted by the European Union (EU) that took effect May 25, 2018.  Called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new law impacts those organizations based in the EU, and it also potentially applies to organizations outside the EU such [...]

By |2018-06-04T22:41:14+00:00June 4th, 2018|Hospitality Industry Trends|

Get to know the Kensington Park Hotel

In this week’s SkyTouch customer spotlight, we travel to the Kensington Park Hotel in San Francisco, an upscale hotel that shares a unique space with five other entities. The building is owned by the Elks Lodge in San Francisco, who occupy several floors including a health club in the basement. As you walk into this [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:36:12+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Hotel Customer Spotlight|

Cyber Security: Your Hotel May Depend On It

The security of your data is critical to your business. Credit card fraud topped $24.7 billion in 2016, according to Nilson. Hoteliers must follow strict rules based on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which requires all companies that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information to maintain a secure data [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:44:13+00:00May 8th, 2018|Webinars|

Harnessing Your Hotel Data to Drive Profitability

There’s an old Latin adage “knowledge is power.” Though the phrase itself dates to early recorded history, it’s still as relevant today as ever. It’s especially true for the modern hotel business. It’s now possible to turn what was once invisible data into actionable insights from which to make smarter, more competitive decisions. In order [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:30:28+00:00April 24th, 2018|Hospitality Industry Trends|

That Reservation Could be Costing You

One of the biggest challenges to a hotelier’s bottom line is guest acquisition costs. It’s why we’re seeing major hotel companies such as Hilton create ad campaigns designed to encourage customers to book direct. According to Forbes.com, third-party online travel agencies (OTAs) charge up to 30% in commission fees per reservation. For a room that [...]

By |2018-04-17T21:31:43+00:00April 17th, 2018|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|