Hospitality Technology

SkyTouch and LodgingControls, Inc. Team Up to Enhance Guest Experience and Operational Efficiency

The integration enables hotels to improve operations with one easy to use mobile and desktop web application.   Phoenix, AZ (March 5, 2019) – SkyTouch Technology, a leader in innovative technology and the most widely used cloud-based system (PMS) announced today that they have teamed up with LodgingControls, Inc., a hospitality management software that takes [...]

By |2019-03-15T21:01:25+00:00March 5th, 2019|SkyTouch Technology Press Releases|

Hotel Industry Trends: 2019

What’s Trending this Year Coming off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this month, it is hard not to think about what is in store for hospitality in the future. With concepts such as the ‘Autonomous Travel Suite’, a self-driving sleeper van portrayed as a hotel room on wheels, we can see that the hotel industry [...]

By |2019-03-07T02:13:44+00:00February 15th, 2019|Hospitality Industry Trends|

The Future of Distribution Management (Part 2 of 2)

Key Problems One of the biggest challenges to a hotelier’s bottom line is guest acquisition costs. As we discussed in part 1, the dominance of third-party online travel agency (OTA) sites has reinvented how many customers choose to book rooms. Yet, many hoteliers are still seeking to wean themselves completely off these sites that [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:44:16+00:00December 21st, 2018|Distribution Management, Cloud-based PMS, Guest Loyalty|

The Future of Distribution Management (Part 1 of 2)

More Efficiency It’s all about control. That is, regaining pricing power within the hospitality sector by using better, smarter, more efficient technology. For a long time, it was an exercise in futility, but these days the rise of cloud computing is making it a reality thanks to next-generation hotel software.   Problem number one: Online [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:44:09+00:00December 14th, 2018|Distribution Management, Cloud-based PMS, Guest Loyalty|

Technology Ruled During HX: Hotel Experience

HX 2018 If it’s November it must be New York. That’s because the largest hotel industry tradeshow and conference on the east coast took place on November 11th and 12th at the world-famous Jacob Javits Convention Center.   Here HX: Hotel Experience and its design brethren, BDNY attracted more than 7,000 lodging industry professionals all [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:49:16+00:00November 20th, 2018|Hospitality Conferences|

Integrating Hotel Technology and Improving Operations – Part 6

Guest Loyalty is Essential More than ever, creating loyalty through guest experience is essential to a hotel’s success formula. Without it, hospitality interlopers like alternative accommodation sites have potential to chip away at a property’s business mix, slowly eroding not just loyalty, but profits too.   When a hotel operations platform, interoperability, data integration and [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:50:14+00:00November 9th, 2018|Guest Loyalty|

Operating Your Hotel Anytime from Anywhere – Part 4

Things are Changing Not only are the way hotels managed changing, but so is its workforce. These days millennials rule, and they expect the systems they utilize to match the technologies they’re familiar with.   Did you know? 35% of people working in America are millennials? They’re now the largest generation in the U.S. labor [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:49:50+00:00October 26th, 2018|Cloud-based PMS|

The Cloud is Changing Everything for Hotel Management – Part 3

The future is now. Well, at least for hoteliers fully embracing cloud-based solutions. Savvy business operators realize a hotel operations platform powered by cloud-computing is fueling the hotel industry to increased efficiency, more satisfied employees and heightened profitability. Sorry legacy systems, but a new breed of hotel property management systems (PMS) is transforming hotels in [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:50:44+00:00October 19th, 2018|Cloud-based PMS|

Industry Podcasting Redefining Hospitality Events

Popular Podcasting Podcasting has hit the mainstream, and in the hospitality industry it’s quickly become the way people love to learn while working out, walking the family dog, or heading to or from work. SkyTouch Technology, along with other hospitality tech partners, recently hosted an evening dedicated to this exciting medium.   Held at The [...]

By |2018-10-17T17:43:56+00:00October 17th, 2018|Hospitality Industry Trends|

4 Ways to Help Boost your Brand with Hotel PMS Guest Profiles

If you’re out for the evening and run into a friend or acquaintance, you have certain expectations. You expect them to recognize you, remember your name, and interact with you based upon information they have gathered about you during previous interactions. You’d probably be disappointed or even a little offended if you had to start [...]

By |2016-06-10T21:42:04+00:00June 10th, 2016|Hospitality Industry Trends|