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Front Office Management System

Back in the 1970s, the first hotel property management system was introduced. However, till the present time, not all hotel has one. A survey conducted on hotel management system in 2015 discovered that:

  • only 34% of hotels used special software;
  • 25% of hotels still depend on paper-based format; and
  • 16% of hotels had no management system at all.

Hence, it can be deduced that there are still many hotels with a non-proper management system of which do not fulfill the criteria of a modern hotel. Thanks to the new-age trends in technology that has been a blessing to the hotel industry. The revolution of technology in the front office department has empowered hotel front desk staff to be more efficient, productive, and guest-centric.

 

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Importance of Property Management System (PMS)

The importance of a property management system for hotels can’t be over-emphasized. A good property management system will lift a heavy load from your front desk staff and create a happy guest experience.

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How Does Hotel Booking Engine Work?

Gone are those days when bookings were made at the hotel front desk. Today, almost all travel planning processes are happening online from finding accommodation to booking.

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Generating Revenues for Hotels Through Events & Entertainment

In 2018, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) claimed that international arrivals increasing to 1.4 billion. What an enormous number, right? But how many hotels managed to transform this into higher revenue?

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Competitive-Based Pricing Strategy in Hotel Industry

Price is a key marketing tool feature to earn profit and meeting customers’ needs. It is the cost of a product or service after thorough research, in-depth understanding, and the risk-taking phase of complex calculation.

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Why Guest Feedback Is Important For Hotels

Every hotel is trying their best to retain their customers, satisfy them and create a good user experience for every guest. However, how can hoteliers know if their effort is actually yielding results if they don’t collect guest feedback?

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Loyalty Programs Ideas for Boutique Hotels

In this competitive age where every hotel is competing to fill up their hotel rooms, the loyalty and reward programs can be the difference between having an average occupancy and having a fully booked hotel. The majority of travelers and tourists use hotel loyalty and reward programs to determine the hotel they are going to book.

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How Hotels Can Learn From Marriott Marketing Strategy

Marriott has successfully been at the forefront of the hospitality industry for such a long time, and no doubt their marketing strategy is a heavy contributor to their success. The Marriott Marketing Strategy involves the Marriott Marketing Mix consisting of the 4Ps which are product, price, place, and promotions. 

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Hotels Should Implement These 5 Doable Social Media Strategies

The rapid rise of social media has made it very useful for the hotel industry. Social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn provides wonderful opportunities for hoteliers.

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Five Simple Ways To Promote Your Hotel

These days the hotel industry has become one of the competitive and challenging industries in the business sector. Every hotel wants to attract more guests to their hotel, and in the process to grow their business and make more profit.

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