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Seven ways for hotels to prevent high energy costs

Industry

7 Dec 2022

As prices soar across the globe, hoteliers must find ways to control hotel energy costs in order to stay competitive in a highly price-sensitive...

What are the skills and responsibilities of a hotel IT leader?

Industry

6 Dec 2022

An IT leader is an extremely important role in the hospitality industry. They must possess strong management and interpersonal skills, as well as...

Life at Mews: off-grid Spanish stories

Company

1 Dec 2022

Mews is a remote-friendly company. In other words, you don’t have to live close to one of our offices – or any office at all – in order to work for...

How documentation and software are the same

Product

29 Nov 2022

What if I told you that writing software documentation and writing software are the same? It's just that software executes and documentation doesn’t! 

What are the roles and responsibilities of a General Manager in hotels?

Industry

18 Nov 2022

A hotel General Manager is the figure who is responsible for executing the strategic goals of a hotel and ensuring that everyone is performing in...

Six Benefits of Combining Your POS and PMS: download your free guide

17 Nov 2022

Digital ordering and mobile point-of-sale is one of the most obvious and successful examples of how technology has changed hospitality in recent...

Hotel industry trends to watch out for in 2023

Industry

16 Nov 2022

As a modern hotelier, you need to stay on track of the latest hotel trends. They will help serve as a North Star to direct your efforts and...

Life at Mews: Spanish stories with Francesco Longo

15 Nov 2022

You may have heard us talk about how amazing the Mews culture is. If you haven’t, your first port of call should be the culture section on our...

How does self-service technology impact hotel guest experience?

Industry

15 Nov 2022

In a digitally-driven world, having a technology-forward hotel is essential to manage and exceed guest expectations. Self-service technology is a...

The typical organizational structure of a hotel

Industry

14 Nov 2022

The organizational structure of a hotel is an important part of making sure your property runs smoothly. No matter the size, the hotel structure...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: November 2022 edition

10 Nov 2022

"Another busy month for our Partnerships team" may as well be the intro line every month for this blog. They’ve been working hard to verify and...

Mews is a Major Player: what the IDC MarketScape PMS Vendor Assessment means

Company
Industry

9 Nov 2022

This week, IDC released their IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Hospitality Property Management Systems 2022 Vendor Assessment (doc #US48098122, November...

What is POS reporting and how it can improve your hotel’s growth

Industry

4 Nov 2022

POS reporting can boost your hotel’s growth by giving important insights as to your top performing departments, employees and times of day for making...

Building a Mews community in France

Company

3 Nov 2022

Since the very beginning of Mews, our goal has been to make a lasting impact on our industry. Founded by ex-hoteliers, we have always been a part of...

Boosting the guest journey (and your profits) at every stage

Company
Product

1 Nov 2022

TL;DR: No time to read the whole blog? We’re making it easier to: Boost revenue pre-arrival Save your front of house staff time by checking in...

10 Tips to Improve Your Housekeeping Operation: download your free guide

27 Oct 2022

Cleanliness is next to godliness, so they say. While we don’t have the authority to make a judgement on that, we can confidently say that cleanliness...

New from Mews: streamline your front desk and boost revenue

Product

25 Oct 2022

TL;DR: Our most recent updates to improve efficiencies and boost revenue: Check in guests in 23 seconds with our smart detail screen Capitalize on...

What are the differences between cloud and legacy POS systems?

Industry

21 Oct 2022

Legacy POS systems are traditional POS (point of sale) systems that must be physically located on the premises of your hotel because information is...

The new-look Mews Partnerships team

Openness is one of Mews’ five core values. Not just openness to ideas, but to others. In my role as VP of Strategic Partnerships, this is...

How to prevent chargebacks and fraudulent charges at your hotel

18 Oct 2022

Fraudulent charges and chargebacks are part of the ugly side of hospitality. Not only do they eat away at profits, but handling the aftermath can be...

What is the difference between a POS system and a cash register?

Industry

13 Oct 2022

You may be wondering, what is a POS cash register? Is a POS system actually the same as a cash register? There’s a lot to keep in mind when you’re...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: October 2022 edition

12 Oct 2022

In case you didn’t hear, there are exciting times ahead at Mews. We’ve got a new-look Partnerships team in place to ensure that all of our partners –...

Knowledge is power: giving the unemployed a path into hospitality

Company

27 Sep 2022

At Mews, we have three CSR (corporate social responsibility) goals. One of them is helping the homeless and displaced, and we’ve already written...

The benefits of digital ordering in hotel restaurants

Industry

26 Sep 2022

Digital ordering, once considered the wave of the future, is now firmly here to stay. This is good news because it’s a win-win for all parties...

What is an EPOS system and why should you use one in your hotel?

Industry

23 Sep 2022

You may be wondering: what is an EPOS system and how it can benefit my hotel? You’ve come to the right place. Essentially, an EPOS combines hardware...

Perfecting financial statements: how to prepare for outside investment

Industry

22 Sep 2022

Many startups and growing companies are dreaming about an IPO or getting the big investor on board to grow the company to unicorn status and beyond....

A day with Gibson Biddle: product strategy tips from the master

20 Sep 2022

Last month, I was fortunate enough to be invited to a workshop with Gibson Biddle, former VP of Product at Netflix between 2005 and 2010, and it did...

What are point of sale transactions in the hospitality industry?

Industry

16 Sep 2022

You may be wondering: what is a POS transaction and how does it work in the hospitality industry? POS stands for point of sale and it’s used to...

Why use a point-of-sale system (POS) for inventory management?

Industry

15 Sep 2022

POS inventory management is the process of using a point of sale system to successfully manage supply. In the case of hotels, you can use the POS to...

Empowered by data: how to drive faster and more impactful product decisions

Product

14 Sep 2022

One of my favorite quotes about data is a bold statement by engineer and statistician W. Edwards Deming: “In God we trust, and to all others bring...

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