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The perfect guide of hotel email marketing to increase your bookings


30 Jan 2023

Despite all the attention social media and mobile marketing gets, direct - or hotel email marketing - remains the most powerful digital...

Learnings from the Mews Data Dive: the state of hospitality in H2 2022


27 Jan 2023

How was 2022 for you? Are you happy with your property’s performance? Sometimes it can be tricky to answer this question without wider context;...

Best 15 ideas to enhance hotel guest experience


26 Jan 2023

If you’re looking for ideas to enhance the hotel guest experience, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to tell you that the small details do...

The cashless hotel – a futuristic dream or a real possibility?


19 Jan 2023

Cashless hotels? That’s right, non-cash transactions are slowly taking over, there’s no doubt about it. Credit and debit card payments have become...

How do hotels compare to Airbnb and what can hoteliers learn from it?


19 Jan 2023

You may be wondering what the difference between Airbnb vs. hotel is. Airbnb has essentially changed the way consumers travel by offering a...

What is a hostel, and how does it compare to Airbnbs and hotels?


16 Jan 2023

You may be wondering what is a hostel and how does it compare to Airbnbs and hotels. While hostels and hotels are run and operated by...

The benefits of facial recognition technology for hotels


12 Jan 2023

Facial recognition in hotels is an excellent way of personalizing the guest experience. In an age where personalization is everything, using...

Introducing Mews Community: the new hub for hoteliers


11 Jan 2023

Who’s the best person to ask for advice about a product or software that you’re using? Someone who’s already using it. There are thousands upon...

The perfect guide to hotel distribution channel strategy


3 Jan 2023

Understanding the best hotel distribution channels for your hotel is one of the keys to the profitability. The right mix of direct channels like your...

How a Donut changed my role at Mews: Mewser stories


28 Dec 2022

My career at Mews changed all thanks to a Donut.  

Life as a Mews Sales Director | We’re hiring in DACH


22 Dec 2022

In the five and a half years I’ve been at Mews, so much has changed. But the most rapid growth has come over the last year, and with hugely ambitious...

How can Apple Pay improve your hotel’s guest experience?


22 Dec 2022

If your hotel hasn’t already gotten on board, it’s time to look into Apple Pay. Hotels can use this payment method to streamline the payment journey,...

How the internet of things (IoT) benefits the hospitality industry


21 Dec 2022

The concept of IoT in hospitality continues to evolve and spread, allowing hotels to automate all aspects of their hotel services thanks to a network...

Top reads in 2022: the best hospitality content of the year


20 Dec 2022

We’re not sure about you, but 2022 felt like a busy year. There was a lot going on, globally but also in the world of hospitality. Staff shortages...

How to add and list your hotel on Google


19 Dec 2022

Are you looking to add your hotel on Google? Google is the place to be if you want to increase your online visibility and sales, as well as build...

Life at Mews: Spanish stories with Albert Arranz


16 Dec 2022

Albert Arranz was asked to join Mews three times before he took the plunge. A Barcelona native, he worked as General Manager at Golden Tulip in his...

Why we raised $185mil and what’s next for Mews and hospitality?


15 Dec 2022

I’m delighted to share that Mews has raised a $185mil Series C investment round from a host of leading investment firms. I’d like to talk a little...

What are the tasks and responsibilities of a revenue manager in a hotel?


12 Dec 2022

The revenue manager of a hotel is a very important role since they are in charge of managing room rates, establishing agreements about commissions...

What are the duties and responsibilities of a hotel food and beverage manager?


9 Dec 2022

A food and beverage manager is in charge of overseeing the running of a hotel’s restaurant and bar. They plan, forecast, execute orders and ensure...

Seven ways for hotels to prevent high energy costs


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?


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


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


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?


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


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?


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


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...

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