What went wrong at the Shining's Overlook Hotel?

Industry trends

29 Jun 2021

Mews is on a mission to help even the most challenging of hotels transform their operations and enhance the guest experience. I already took a look...

How to use augmented reality (AR) in the tourism and hotel sector

Industry trends

28 Jun 2021

Are you looking to take your hotel to the cutting edge of the modern guest experience? Maybe you should consider AR. Tourism marketing can be brought...

How to nail hotel upselling and boost ancillary revenue

Industry trends

24 Jun 2021

Think of the last few orders from your favourite Mexican or Italian take-away. How often did you go for that extra guacamole, the dough balls or some...

Queer hospitality: the LGBTQI+ experience in our industry

Industry trends

23 Jun 2021

Some people don’t understand that Pride is still necessary. That writing posts like this are still necessary. Just as I don't know what it’s like to...

How to calculate the Average Daily Rate (ADR) in the hotel industry

Industry trends

18 Jun 2021

Are you wondering what ADR, hotel and revenue all have in common? Well, ADR stands for a hotel’s average daily rate, and it is a key metric in order...

How to build an effective hotel distribution strategy

Industry trends

17 Jun 2021

With 148.3 million travel bookings being made by people online every year, having an effective hotel distribution strategy is key to your success as...

Celebrating Pride Month: Pride charities you can support

Industry trends

16 Jun 2021

Although Pride Month is largely a time of celebration, it also acts as an important reminder to consider those in the LGBTQI+ community who are less...

What is hotel competition analysis and how do you carry it out perfectly?

Industry trends

14 Jun 2021

A hotel competition analysis is fundamental in the hospitality industry because the success of your hotel depends on getting things right, such as...

12 best ways to go green in the hotel industry

Industry trends

10 Jun 2021

Are you a hotelier looking to go green? Hotels in today’s world must consider more sustainable methods of operating as one of the most important ways...

Six most important challenges faced by the hotel industry

Industry trends

9 Jun 2021

No industry is perfect, and of course when running a hotel, challenges are sure to arise. These challenges are amplified by the fact that there is a...

Automation, housekeeping and you: how to optimize your hotel housekeeping

Barely anything had changed in hospitality housekeeping over the past decades. But thanks to Covid, even departments that hadn’t seen big shifts in a...

What are hotel aggregators and how do they work?

Industry trends

7 Jun 2021

A hotel aggregator is a business that rents a hotel on lease, and in exchange takes over operational duties and marketing for the hotels. The hotel...

Top 5 reservation software for small hotels in 2022

Industry trends

4 Jun 2021

Reservation software for small hotels can be a game changer in the hospitality industry, especially if you’re looking for easy integrated solutions....

The best ways to make interactive hotel experiences for guests

Industry trends

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?

Industry trends

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?

Industry trends

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

Best practices

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

Industry trends

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

Industry trends

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

Industry trends

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 theMews Developers blog.

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

Industry trends
Best practices

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

Industry trends

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

Industry trends

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

Industry trends
Best practices

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...

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