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Maestro Cloud & On Premises All-In-One PMS Showcasing Game Changing Innovations for Independents at HITEC

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As a 20-year platinum sponsor of the hospitality industry’s premier technology tradeshow, the hotel industry’s preferred provider of property-management solutions for independent hotels will be available at Booth 1844 June 24 to 27 MARKHAM, Ontario, June 4, 2024 — Maestro PMS, the hotel industry’s leading Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one property-management system, will…

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Crystal Springs Resort Re-engages Maestro PMS’ All-In-One Multi-Property Solution to Boost Hotel and Spa Operations

After a brief hiatus, the premier golf and spa destination returns to Maestro PMS to improve on-property communications and unify operations; Visit Maestro in Booth #1844 at HITEC Charlotte. MARKHAM, Ontario — May 21, 2024 — Nestled in the Appalachian Valley is the Crystal Springs Resort featuring two hotels – Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades…

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Unlocking Hotel Success: Exploring the Success of Maestro PMS and PurpleCloud Integration

Can the secret to unlocking hotel success lie in the technological advancements available to the hospitality industry? As hotels increasingly seek technological solutions to enhance operational efficiency and guest satisfaction, the integration of Maestro PMS and Purplecloud Technologies stands out. This collaboration is pivotal when the hospitality industry is navigating post-pandemic recovery, with a…

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Paris Olympics Could Transform European Travel for Non-Olympic Tourists

As the Paris Olympics draw near, the excitement is palpable not just for the sports enthusiasts but also for the travel and hospitality sectors all across Europe. The major sporting event promises a significant influx of visitors, not only to France but to neighboring countries as well, poised to experience a surge in tourism….

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Detroit’s Draft Week Success: Hotels Can Bank on Event Tourism by Working in Conjunction with Major Events

During the NFL draft week in Detroit last month, the city achieved an unprecedented spike in hotel revenues, marking a significant milestone in its economic landscape. This surge is a reflection of a broader trend seen in other major cities during major events. It further demonstrates just how impactful event-driven tourism is on local…

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Combining Tech and Personal Touch Enhance Guest Experiences and Help Hotels Stay Competitive in the Rapidly Evolving Landscape

As we advance through 2024, the hotel industry stands at a crossroads where technology and personal touch converge to redefine the guest experience. In an era dominated by digital transformation, hotels are not only adopting innovative technologies but are also enhancing the traditional, personalized service that guests cherish. This synthesis of the old and…

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Hoteliers, Integration Partners Applaud Maestro PMS’s Innovative, All-In-One Technology

NEW tools take center stage at the company’s largest Users’ Conference on record, including embedded payments, learning management, client incentives and more Markham, Ontario, May 1, 2024 — Independent hoteliers gathered in Toronto last month to attend “Accelerate 2024”, a user’s conference hosted by  Maestro PMS, the preferred Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Maestro Cloud & On Premises All-In-One PMS Showcasing Game Changing Innovations for Independents at HITEC
June 4, 2024

As a 20-year platinum sponsor of the hospitality industry’s premier technology tradeshow, the hotel industry’s preferred provider of property-management solutions for independent hotels will be available at Booth 1844 June 24 to 27 MARKHAM, Ontario, June 4, 2024 — Maestro PMS, the hotel industry’s leading Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one property-management system, will…

Read More
Crystal Springs Resort Re-engages Maestro PMS’ All-In-One Multi-Property Solution to Boost Hotel and Spa Operations

After a brief hiatus, the premier golf and spa destination returns to Maestro PMS to improve on-property communications and unify operations; Visit Maestro in Booth #1844 at HITEC Charlotte. MARKHAM, Ontario — May 21, 2024 — Nestled in the Appalachian Valley is the Crystal Springs Resort featuring two hotels – Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades…

Read More
Paris Olympics Could Transform European Travel for Non-Olympic Tourists

As the Paris Olympics draw near, the excitement is palpable not just for the sports enthusiasts but also for the travel and hospitality sectors all across Europe. The major sporting event promises a significant influx of visitors, not only to France but to neighboring countries as well, poised to experience a surge in tourism….

Read More
Detroit’s Draft Week Success: Hotels Can Bank on Event Tourism by Working in Conjunction with Major Events

During the NFL draft week in Detroit last month, the city achieved an unprecedented spike in hotel revenues, marking a significant milestone in its economic landscape. This surge is a reflection of a broader trend seen in other major cities during major events. It further demonstrates just how impactful event-driven tourism is on local…

Read More
Articles
Combining Tech and Personal Touch Enhance Guest Experiences and Help Hotels Stay Competitive in the Rapidly Evolving Landscape
May 1, 2024

As we advance through 2024, the hotel industry stands at a crossroads where technology and personal touch converge to redefine the guest experience. In an era dominated by digital transformation, hotels are not only adopting innovative technologies but are also enhancing the traditional, personalized service that guests cherish. This synthesis of the old and…

Read More
Hoteliers, Integration Partners Applaud Maestro PMS’s Innovative, All-In-One Technology

NEW tools take center stage at the company’s largest Users’ Conference on record, including embedded payments, learning management, client incentives and more Markham, Ontario, May 1, 2024 — Independent hoteliers gathered in Toronto last month to attend “Accelerate 2024”, a user’s conference hosted by  Maestro PMS, the preferred Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one…

Read More
Streamlining Technologies for Efficiency is Still a Challenge for Hotel Operators

Hotel operators striving for efficiency often grapple with a myriad of challenges, particularly with integrating technologies into their operations seamlessly. This struggle stems from the historical sluggishness in adopting technological advancements, which has resulted in a disjointed array of solutions. But as hotels strive to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure staff buy-in amidst…

Read More
Hotels Can Maintain Traditional Experiences, But Also Modernize By Leveraging App Services

App services are reshaping the hospitality landscape even as many hotels are slow to adopt it. But ensuring that hotels maintain a human touch while integrating easy-to-use apps into their service offerings is still very much a priority. There is a high demand for seamless guest experiences, but hoteliers have to come to terms…

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Implement Tech to Shift Staff Focus to Creating a More Personalized Guest Experience in Hospitality
April 30, 2024

The hospitality industry has been on a relentless quest to enhance guest experience while optimizing operational efficiency. This endeavor has increasingly relied on integrating technology into everyday processes. This trend has accelerated in the wake of the pandemic as businesses seek to minimize human contact without sacrificing service quality. The shift towards digital solutions in…

Read More
To Balance Costs and Quality in Hospitality, Consider Embracing Gig-Based Staffing Solutions

In the current economic climate, hotel owners and operators constantly seek ways to balance rising costs and maintain high-quality guest experiences. One effective strategy is embracing gig-based staffing solutions. This approach mitigates the financial strain caused by traditional staffing methods and provides the flexibility required to adapt to fluctuating demands. Sarah Dandashy, a…

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Bringing Tech In: How Coffee Businesses Can Maintain Brand Identity While Enhancing Their Reach

In today’s rapidly evolving market, the tension between maintaining brand identity and embracing innovation poses significant challenges, especially in industries rooted in tradition and community, such as craft coffee. This delicate balance is crucial as businesses navigate labor challenges, supply chain issues, and the relentless pressure of rent and operational costs. The stakes are…

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Hospitality Industry Can Ensure Quality AI Chatbot Experiences by Supplementing, Rather Than Replacing

AI continues to permeate the hospitality industry as they increasingly turn to AI chatbots to enhance customer service. However, this move towards digital assistants comes with its own set of challenges, particularly in maintaining the quality of interactions to ensure they meet brand standards and customer expectations. With the stakes high for customer satisfaction…

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Unlocking Hotel Success: Exploring the Success of Maestro PMS and PurpleCloud Integration
May 13, 2024

Can the secret to unlocking hotel success lie in the technological advancements available to the hospitality industry? As hotels increasingly seek technological solutions to enhance operational efficiency and guest satisfaction, the integration of Maestro PMS and Purplecloud Technologies stands out. This collaboration is pivotal when the hospitality industry is navigating post-pandemic recovery, with a…

Read More
Bringing Tech In: How Coffee Businesses Can Maintain Brand Identity While Enhancing Their Reach

In today’s rapidly evolving market, the tension between maintaining brand identity and embracing innovation poses significant challenges, especially in industries rooted in tradition and community, such as craft coffee. This delicate balance is crucial as businesses navigate labor challenges, supply chain issues, and the relentless pressure of rent and operational costs. The stakes are…

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AAHOACON24 Seeks to Help Hotel Owners and Operators Overcome Challenges and Maximize Opportunities

As the hospitality industry anticipates AAHOACON 2024, a pivotal gathering, hotel owners and operators find themselves on the cusp of transformative change. The industry, Having weathered the storm of pandemic-driven shifts, faces a landscape dotted with daunting challenges and unprecedented opportunities. Innovations in technology, shifting market dynamics, and evolving consumer expectations are sculpting a…

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Cutting Through the Digital Clutter: Fooji’s Magic with Brent Carney

In a world where digital noise is louder than ever, AJ Krow of “Krow Knows” sits down with Brent Carney, client partner at Fooji, to explore the evolving landscape of customer engagement. In this enlightening episode, they delve into the shifting paradigms of brand interaction, moving beyond the bombardment of social media ads to the…

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but…

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Dive into the Future of Sports and Hospitality: AJ Krow Unleashes a Game-Changing Podcast Experience with Krow Knows

Get ready for a groundbreaking journey into the heart of industry insights with Krow Knows, a brand-new podcast series that’s set to redefine the landscape of digital storytelling! In its sensational debut, OPW Commercial Services LLC CEO AJ Krow, an innovator and visionary in the realms of hospitality and media, teams up with Daniel…

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Hotels & the Hospitality Industry Need Innovative Tech Strategies to Grow in 2024

The hospitality industry is on the brink of transformation as it faces 2024 and technology is going to be a major factor in that change. Last year’s challenges, including the muted growth in the U.S. hotel market, have paved the way for innovative strategies to enhance hotel performance. Where did 2023 leave the hospitality…

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The Need for Process Innovation in Hospitality

At a time when customer preferences are constantly shifting, process innovation in hospitality must streamline operations and create bespoke guest experiences. From the ease of mobile check-ins to the emergence of virtual concierges, hotels are embracing a tech-forward approach. Amidst this wave of change, there’s a buzz of conversations around ethical AI applications, exploring…

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Presco Protects: Empowering Communities in the Battle Against COVID-19
January 1, 2023

Presco stands firm in its commitment to safety, prioritizing the well-being of their community, employees, and partners during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Discover how Presco Products goes above and beyond by providing up-to-date information from credible resources and exploring innovative solutions like their safeguard drapery to support frontline heroes. For more details on their efforts,…

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The Most Important Challenges Faced by the Hotel Industry

One of the most affected industries drastically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic is the hospitality industry. While the lifting of restrictions has helped the industry bounce back in some ways, there are still some issues to overcome. But technology just might be the answer to ensuring a quicker solution.   In the first episode of Be…

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Perfect Clean: Clean Matters

From the first in-person APIC Annual Conference in three years, Karl Baker, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing at Perfect Clean, recognized how vital in-person interactions are to collaboration and networking. “Networking in person, which hasn’t been possible in the virtual forums,” explained Baker. In the event’s 50th year, Lurlie Moro, SE Regional Manager of…

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The Creative Process: How to help others create amazing experiences, with Erik McKinney

The creative process is often steeped in mystery to those who aren’t involved. Some may think that ideas are on a simple to produce on a moment’s notice. But there’s much more to it, and without certain processes and collaboration, an idea may never get off the ground. “A creative brief is the foundation…

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Cancellations and No-Shows Are Putting Strain on Restaurant Owners. They Should Invest in Data Solutions and Improved Customer Experience.
July 31, 2023

Cancellations and no-shows are revenue killers for restaurants. An empty table reserved for diners who don’t show up means a double loss—the original booking and potentially other customers who could have occupied that table. The hospitality industry is grappling with this growing trend of last-minute cancellations and no-shows, causing nearly a fifth of restaurant,…

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Multifunctional Cajera Series ATMs Unveiled by Hyosung Innovue: A Game-Changer in Finance

Hyosung Innovue has announced its new ATMs in the Cajera™ series, aiming to simplify the financial journey for customers. The innovative Cajera 4 and Cajara 2 ATMs offer various services such as DigitalMint, MoneyGram, Fiserv, and BillPay, with users being able to choose which services to enable on their devices, increasing transactions per customer….

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Maestro PMS Integrates with RobosizeME to Assign Mundane Tasks to Microbots and Allocate Essential Responsibilities to Hotel Staff

To offset today’s ongoing labor challenges, independent hoteliers running on the Maestro property-management system can now leverage Robotic Process Automation and virtual robots to make hotel jobs more rewarding for employees and experiences more personalized for guests   MARKHAM, ONTARIO, JULY 26, 2022 — Maestro PMS has teamed with RobosizeME to enable independent hotel operators to automate tedious, labor-intensive…

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Perfect Clean: Clean Matters

From the first in-person APIC Annual Conference in three years, Karl Baker, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing at Perfect Clean, recognized how vital in-person interactions are to collaboration and networking. “Networking in person, which hasn’t been possible in the virtual forums,” explained Baker. In the event’s 50th year, Lurlie Moro, SE Regional Manager of…

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Game Changers- Episodes, Season 1
GrubHub has Targeted Their Entry into the Hospitality World
June 15, 2022

Being able to order food at the press of a button is beyond just mere convenience, it is simplicity and delivery at its finest. If host Katie Steinberg has anything to say about it, food delivery apps like Grubhub are almost a little too easy to use. Nicolas Holland, the Partnership Director with GrubHub sat…

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How Big Hotel Brands Are Missing the Mark with the Boutique Hotel Experience

Adam Morrisey talks with Jaime Bravo, General Manager of Hotel Bardo in Tulum, a boutique hotel group consisting of three hospitality concepts in Mexico. The hotel’s stay was called ‘transformational’ in Forbes. Bravo claims, “there’s nothing like Tulum. Its soul cannot be replicated.” Bravo explains that consumer preferences have changed with covid. Covid and 2020…

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Where Stadiums and Resorts Rank with Fiber and 5G Deployments

When most people think of the Corning name, they think of dishware and cookware. But the reality is they are so, so much more. The company even lays claim to having glass on the international space station. Jessica Janis, Head of Business Development for Sports, Entertainment & Hospitality at Corning spoke with Game Changers…

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Struggling Trade Shows Impact Entire Hospitality Sector

Editor’s Note: When the original video script recorded, the Javits Center had only 17 trade shows listed on their webpage. Since then, that number has risen to 28. The Javits Center in New York hosts thousands of companies a year for shows. But 2022 outlook is bleak; as of now, there are only 28 shows…

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Travelers Gave the Energy Supplement Business An Unexpected Boost
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Travelers Gave the Energy Supplement Business An Unexpected Boost
December 30, 2021

Travel can be exhausting, and most of the time, caffeine is a must-have to keep going. Most find this in coffee, soda, or energy drinks. But what about a clean alternative? Punch’d Energy caffeine gummies are the answer. The company’s President and Founder, John Pinelli joined Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy to share…

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Hotel Union Labor Primed for Action in 2022

Now that the hospitality economy is deep in the weeds of the holiday season, hoteliers are hopeful hotel workers can handle a return to form for holiday travel bookings. American Airlines reports a massive rebound for holiday travel, with 109 million people set to travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2,…

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Streamlining the Process Behind Solving Lost and Found Issues

Steve Sinclair appeared on “Say Yes to Travel” to discuss with host Sarah Dandashy an aspect of traveling that many people might not consider: lost and found. Everyone has had to deal with losing something somewhere at some point while on a trip, and Sinclair’s company, Bounte, helps reunite people with lost… well, bounty….

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Travel Restrictions Have Been Lifted, Will Medical Tourism Continue to Thrive

Why is a nurse being featured on the Say Yes to Travel podcast? Well, Kelly Greytok, RN concierge nurse specializing in plastic surgery recovery, started out as a golf course coordinator straight out of college and then became a nurse. Greytok explained to Host Sarah Dandashy that she combined her love for travel with…

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Other Hospitality Articles
Streamlining Technologies for Efficiency is Still a Challenge for Hotel Operators
April 30, 2024

Hotel operators striving for efficiency often grapple with a myriad of challenges, particularly with integrating technologies into their operations seamlessly. This struggle stems from the historical sluggishness in adopting technological advancements, which has resulted in a disjointed array of solutions. But as hotels strive to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure staff buy-in amidst…

Read More
Hotels Can Maintain Traditional Experiences, But Also Modernize By Leveraging App Services
April 30, 2024

App services are reshaping the hospitality landscape even as many hotels are slow to adopt it. But ensuring that hotels maintain a human touch while integrating easy-to-use apps into their service offerings is still very much a priority. There is a high demand for seamless guest experiences, but hoteliers have to come to terms…

Read More
Implement Tech to Shift Staff Focus to Creating a More Personalized Guest Experience in Hospitality
April 30, 2024

The hospitality industry has been on a relentless quest to enhance guest experience while optimizing operational efficiency. This endeavor has increasingly relied on integrating technology into everyday processes. This trend has accelerated in the wake of the pandemic as businesses seek to minimize human contact without sacrificing service quality. The shift towards digital solutions in…

Read More
To Balance Costs and Quality in Hospitality, Consider Embracing Gig-Based Staffing Solutions
April 30, 2024

In the current economic climate, hotel owners and operators constantly seek ways to balance rising costs and maintain high-quality guest experiences. One effective strategy is embracing gig-based staffing solutions. This approach mitigates the financial strain caused by traditional staffing methods and provides the flexibility required to adapt to fluctuating demands. Sarah Dandashy, a…

Read More
Bringing Tech In: How Coffee Businesses Can Maintain Brand Identity While Enhancing Their Reach
April 30, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving market, the tension between maintaining brand identity and embracing innovation poses significant challenges, especially in industries rooted in tradition and community, such as craft coffee. This delicate balance is crucial as businesses navigate labor challenges, supply chain issues, and the relentless pressure of rent and operational costs. The stakes are…

Read More
Hospitality Industry Can Ensure Quality AI Chatbot Experiences by Supplementing, Rather Than Replacing
April 30, 2024

AI continues to permeate the hospitality industry as they increasingly turn to AI chatbots to enhance customer service. However, this move towards digital assistants comes with its own set of challenges, particularly in maintaining the quality of interactions to ensure they meet brand standards and customer expectations. With the stakes high for customer satisfaction…

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Prioritizing Return on Investment in Hotel Investment and Decision-Making is Key to Staying Afloat
April 29, 2024

Return on investment (ROI) remains the principal compass in the hospitality industry and in guiding new investments for hotel owners and operators. As costs escalate within the increasingly competitive environment, the focus on maximizing returns is crucial. As businesses grapple with economic uncertainties and shifts in consumer behavior, the spotlight turns to investments that…

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Hotel Managers Can Maximize Operational Technologies Effectiveness with Diverse Training Approaches
April 29, 2024

As the hospitality industry continues to embrace digital transformations, hotels are increasingly deploying new operational technologies designed to enhance efficiency and guest satisfaction. However, the transition is not always seamless. Staff, particularly in critical roles such as housekeeping, often struggle to adapt to these innovations, which aren’t always intuitive. This challenge highlights a crucial…

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AI Chatbots in Hotel Operations Must be Brand-Aligned and Backed by Staff Training to Truly Elevate Guest Experiences
April 29, 2024

The hospitality industry is continually evolving, driven by advancements in technology aimed at enhancing guest experiences and streamlining operations. However, the introduction of new operational technologies, particularly those that are not immediately intuitive, poses significant challenges in training hotel staff. As hotels increasingly integrate sophisticated tools like AI chatbots, the necessity for effective training…

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