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Knowledge is power: giving the unemployed a path into hospitality


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...

What are point of sale transactions in the hospitality industry?


27 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...

The benefits of digital ordering in hotel restaurants


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?


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


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...

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


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...

What is glamping and what are its differences to camping?


13 Sep 2022

You may be wondering what is glamping and how does it differ from camping? Glamping is essentially glamorous camping, which means it combines the...

11 best ideas to make your hotel eco-friendly


12 Sep 2022

An eco-friendly hotel is not just about greenwashing – i.e. making your hotel sound more appealing to attract more people – it's about a real...

What is a SWOT analysis for a hotel and how does it work?


9 Sep 2022

Have you ever heard of a SWOT analysis for hotels? SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, and it's a type of analysis...

The different types of hotels and their classification


8 Sep 2022

There are many different classifications of hotels that can be put in place as a framework to better guide guests to understanding if the hotel is...

How to build a Product Content team that has fun and impacts the business

7 Sep 2022

As Director of Product Content at Mews, I’ve grown the Product Content team from three people, myself included, in January 2021, to 11 in the summer...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: September 2022 edition

1 Sep 2022

It’s often said that the summer months are quiet as people depart on well-earned vacation. Despite this, the work doesn’t stop for our Partnerships...

What is KYC and why is it important?


25 Aug 2022

I bet you’ve done your research on Mews – who we are, what we do, what we offer. You might even stalk us on social media, know our founder, our...

Learnings from the Mews Data Dive: the state of hospitality in H1 2022


24 Aug 2022

You’ve probably heard us talk about data before. We just can’t get enough of it. In fact, we love it so much that we took a whole bunch of data from...

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