Get Full, Stay Full: Optimizing the OTA-Hotel Software Combo

With tablet and smartphone use exploding in the past decade, tech smart consumers are no longer the exception, but have quickly become the rule in the hospitality market. In a similar fashion, Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), once dismissed by many hoteliers as merely a necessary annoyance, have matured to become the main and often customer-preferred [...]

By |2016-04-08T16:49:39+00:00April 8th, 2016|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|

SkyTouch Technology Partners with G6 Hospitality

SkyTouch Technology to Partner with Industry Giant G6 Hospitality SkyTouch Technology, provider of the most widely used cloud-based property management system (PMS) platform for hotels has just signed an agreement with G6 Hospitality. Under the agreement, SkyTouch will customize its SkyTouch Hotel OS cloud property management system to address the needs of G6’s Mexican and [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:00:30+00:00January 26th, 2015|Distribution Management, Hotel Customer Spotlight|

Industry News Flash: Amazon Enters the Hotel Distribution Arena

Industry News Flash: Amazon Enters the Hotel Distribution Arena One of the biggest industry disruptions in 2015 could potentially be the emergence of e-commerce giant Amazon as a hotel booking and distribution player. With Expedia, Priceline and other OTA powerhouses currently dominating the distribution landscape, analysts are expecting Amazon to really shake up the scene. [...]

By |2015-01-09T11:00:01+00:00January 9th, 2015|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|

Use Your Hotel PMS to Compete Globally

Use Your Hotel PMS to Compete Globally Connecting guests with hotels used to be all about catchy advertising campaigns and splashy marketing promotions. In today’s competitive, mobile-drive hospitality marketplace, hotels need to ensure that their online presence helps drive bookings, both locally and on an international scale. If travelers can’t find a property online, they [...]

By |2015-01-07T20:42:00+00:00January 7th, 2015|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|

Cobblestone Hotels Selects SkyTouch Hotel OS

Hotels of all sizes are migrating to the cloud to reduce costs, streamline processes, and improve efficiencies. The need for a full-featured and agile PMS tool is especially vital for hotels experiencing strong growth. This was the case for Cobblestone Hotels, franchisors of Cobblestone Inn & Suites and Boarders Inn & Suites, who recently selected [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:00:08+00:00December 17th, 2014|Distribution Management, Hotel Customer Spotlight|

SkyTouch Will Appear at Vantage Hospitality Show as a Preferred Cloud PMS Vendor & Panelist

Fresh on the heels of announcing its recent SynXis CRS interface capability, SkyTouch Technology has accepted an invitation by Vantage Hospitality Group to appear at its upcoming International Educational Conference & Trade Show at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Dec. 8-12. As a preferred vendor, SkyTouch is one of a select [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:59:49+00:00December 17th, 2014|Distribution Management, Hospitality Conferences|

Reasons Why OTAs are More Than a Distribution Channel for Hotels

OTAs often get a bad rap, dismissed by some hoteliers as mere third-party “room peddlers.” However, the influence of OTAs has grown exponentially and hoteliers would be wise to realize that their value goes far beyond filling excess room inventory. A recent whitepaper on the influence of OTAs by PhoCusWright led SkyTouch Technology (cloud hotel [...]

By |2014-12-17T03:17:51+00:00December 17th, 2014|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|

The 5 “Must-Have” Cloud Hotel PMS Features

Hotels of all sizes are moving their legacy hotel property system to cloud hotel PMS (property management system). The industry has recognized that there is much to gain by making the move – with affordability, convenience, and flexibility among the key benefits. Yet whether a property has already migrated to the cloud or is still [...]

Frontdesk Tip-Completing a Reservation From the Hotel PMS

Your hotel guests expect a seamless experience from your brand -- before they even set foot on-premise! It starts with the reservation process. Reservations are generally the most reliable revenue stream for hotels, impacting everything from cash flow to staffing to ROI. The right cloud-based hotel PMS can help deliver that positive end-user experience beginning [...]

By |2014-12-15T22:14:42+00:00December 15th, 2014|Distribution Management, Hospitality Industry Trends|

How to Choose the Best Cloud Based Hotel PMS

It seems like everyone is up "in the cloud" or wanting to look for the best cloud based hotel PMS system these days. For hoteliers, this is more than hype. The cloud presents the hospitality industry with a revolutionary way of doing business better, more efficiently, and cost-effectively. But what questions should hoteliers ask in [...]

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