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The best ways to make interactive hotel experiences for guests


3 Jun 2021

Making your hotel interactive is a way of setting your property apart from the competition by providing one-of-a-kind experiences. Now that digital...

How can hotel guest engagement strategies help your hotel?


2 Jun 2021

Guest engagement is a strategy that can be used to influence potential client behavior, especially to drive hotel bookings and increase brand loyalty...

Why is hotel rate parity important in the hospitality industry?


1 Jun 2021

Hotel rate parity is important in the hospitality industry because it provides price transparency to consumers, and ensures that customers see the...

How to open or start your own hostel, step by step


31 May 2021

If you’re interested in how to start a hostel, there are a lot of things you need to have in mind. For starters, location is key. The location will...

How your property can sell or change a nonrefundable hotel reservation


30 May 2021

Nonrefundable rates are a strategy hotels use to help reduce cancellations and secure payments upfront. It sounds simple, but we all know that the...

7 most relevant Millennial travel trends for hotels


29 May 2021

Everyone’s talking about Millennial hotel travel trends and there’s a good reason why. This target group represents an important means for generating...

How to get more direct bookings at your hotel


28 May 2021

Direct bookings are key for the economic success of any hotel. So how exactly do you achieve them? There are a lot of marketing strategies that can...

May’s new Mews integrations


27 May 2021

May is usually reliable for some good sun, but if you’ve been anywhere in the Northern hemisphere this last month, you’ll know we couldn’t rely on ...

A different kind of Magic Mike


26 May 2021

This article originally appeared on the Mews Developers blog.

How to respond to bad hotel reviews and what to do to avoid them


22 May 2021

If you’ve ever gotten bad hotel reviews you know the hassle that goes into mitigating the rippling effects. Statistics show that travelers are 21%...

Pop-up hotels: a new alternative way of comfort in hospitality


21 May 2021

You’ve without a doubt heard the term “pop-up hotels” before. It’s all the rage in the hospitality industry because it’s a way of providing a...

How to prepare for the great hotel reopening

Enough has been written about the difficulties of the past year. Let’s focus on the present, and thankfully for many countries that means an imminent...

How Google maps can help to increase visits to your hotel


19 May 2021

By uncovering the potential of Google Maps, hotels can help increase visits and leverage their online reputation to drive bookings. So how does this...

Remote working: a way forward in the new normal


18 May 2021

Remote working isn’t new to the technology industry. We’ve been working this way in one guise or another for a couple of decades at least. What’s new...

Mews is heading to NoVacancy 2021: Australia are you ready?

It feels like the first day of school. Or like we’re finally being allowed out again to see our friends after being grounded for over a year. That’s...

How to manage your hotel staff and improve productivity


15 May 2021

A hotel is only as powerful as its hotel staff. By successfully managing your employees, you can improve productivity and ensure consistent top-level...

Types of hotel security data breaches and how to protect your property


14 May 2021

With the advent of technology comes a responsibility on behalf of hoteliers to be aware and protect against a possible hotel data breach. A data...

The world’s most innovative hotels


13 May 2021

As hospitality innovators ourselves, we're always on the lookout for the world's most innovative hotels. Game recognizes game. We've put together...

How to create the best hotel pre-arrival emails


12 May 2021

It’s easy to dismiss the hotel pre-arrival email as a nice to have. After all, you’ve already emailed these guests with their booking confirmation,...

The hotels that inspired us in 2020/2021

It’s easy to do good and be generous when times are easy. Going the extra mile when times are tough is the real mark of heroism. The last year has...

The 12 best hotel pricing strategies to increase your revenue in 2023


10 May 2021

There are many hotel pricing strategies that can be used to increase your revenue. Having the right room rates plays an important role in generating...

11 best ways of greeting guests in the perfect hotel welcome


9 May 2021

First impressions can make or break a guest’s experience, and the way in which you are greeting guests is very important as it's the first point of...

Best 10 online travel agents (OTAs) to boost hotel bookings


8 May 2021

If you’re a hotelier looking to boost hotel bookings, then you should look to OTAs. With OTAs, hotels can increase revenue, although this revenue...

6 most important benefits of mobile check in for hotels


7 May 2021

Mobile check in for hotels is the wave of the future. Not only is it more efficient for hotels (and guests), but it is also a way to stand out...

Incident management for 10+ cross-functional teams

This article originally appeared on the Mews Developers blog.

April's new Mews integrations


6 May 2021

It’s impossible to be the best at everything. Believe us, we’ve tried. But one thing we’re sure we’re best at is connecting with other amazing...

How TRevPAR can benefit your hotel and how to calculate this metric


5 May 2021

As a hotelier it’s fundamental to understand the TRevPAR calculation in order to measure the overall health of your property or the market in...

Accept iDEAL payments with Mews


4 May 2021

At Mews, we’re delighted to announce our latest integration with online payment provider iDEAL, a much-anticipated connection for our Dutch hoteliers...

15 most important hotel technology trends for 2022


3 May 2021

Hotel technology is fundamental to improving the guest experience, saving time and even money. Hotels must be ready to adapt in order to remain...

The importance of the hotel curator in the future of hospitality


2 May 2021

A hotel curator is important to the future of hospitality because they help create one-of-a-kind experiences that make the hotel stand out in the...

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