What are the 5 best central reservation systems?

Industry trends

5 Apr 2021

One of the most important parts of running hotel operations is streamlining processes, and there’s no more efficient way to do this than having a ...

The 8 best hotel sales tools to increase your property’s reservations


3 Apr 2021

Increasing your property’s reservations and ensuring that your hotel is full is one of the main concerns of hoteliers, but did you know that with the...

How does an online hotel reservation system work?

Industry trends

2 Apr 2021

A hotel reservation system is the mechanism through which guests can create secure online reservations. While the process is similar to booking with...

How long can a guest stay at a hotel and what’s the minimum stay?

Industry trends

1 Apr 2021

How long can you stay at a hotel depends on the legislation from country to country, but one thing is the same across countries, there is no minimum...

Everything you need to know about PSD2 and Mews

Industry trends

31 Mar 2021

Every so often, a new piece of legislation comes along that causes headaches and restless nights for businesses. You probably remember the endless...

The Metrics that Matter | Download the free report

Industry trends

30 Mar 2021

Every hotel generates a wealth of data. A veritable ocean of it, in fact. But how do you know what the most important, relevant metrics are for your...

March’s new Mews integrations

Industry trends

29 Mar 2021

A connected ecosystem is much stronger than one that stands on its own. That’s why Mews continues to seek out the best solutions in hospitality tech...

What are the advantages of transient business and how do you attract it?

Industry trends

22 Mar 2021

Transient business is made up of itinerant travelers who are looking for short and often urgent hotel stays. This group includes walk-in guests,...

Options are seed investments: our approach to employee ownership

Industry trends

17 Mar 2021

For a long time, as a Founder, I struggled what to think of options. For the first few years, while Mews struggled and ground out growth, I spent...

What went wrong at the Hotel California?

Industry trends

16 Mar 2021

Hotel California is a great song. We all know it, we all love it. However, it doesn’t exactly paint the hotel industry in a good light. The poor...

Embracing blended living: how software is changing the work/life balance

Industry trends

11 Mar 2021

Technology is leading a generational mindset change about how we compartmentalize our lives. Mews founder, Richard Valtr, considers the implication...

How to increase revenue with day use hotel rooms

Industry trends

10 Mar 2021

There are two ways of looking at the world: binary thinking and spectrum thinking. The binary on/off, yes/no mindset is comforting because it’s easy...

How to effectively manage your hotel inventory

Best practices

9 Mar 2021

Managing the hotel inventory effectively is one of the key strategies to maximizing revenue in the hospitality industry. Only by controlling and...

Women in tech | Mews CMO, Leah Anathan, on bridging the gender gap


8 Mar 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day falls on Monday the 8th of March, and the theme is #ChooseToChallenge. We caught up with Leah Anathan, CMO...

Learn or die: tools and tips for proactive learning

Industry trends

5 Mar 2021

This article originally appeared on the Mews Developers blog. At work, do you need to be a stronger weightlifter to outdo more senior guys? Not...

Government hospitality grants: a round-up of digitalization funding

Industry trends

4 Mar 2021

Given the unprecedented disruption of Covid-19, many governments have set up special programs or grants to help out beleaguered businesses. One of...

6 advantages of using a central reservation system (CRS)


2 Mar 2021

The advantages of central reservation systems (CRS) in the hospitality industry go beyond efficiency in booking and reservation. The data...

8 advantages of self service kiosks for hotels


1 Mar 2021

Before we get to all the perks of hotel kiosks, let’s take a moment to clearly define and understand their importance within the hospitality...

Our vision to reimagine the future of guest experiences


26 Feb 2021

It’s our unshakable belief that there's always a better way. A better way for guests to book and interact with products and services. A better way...

What are the differences between yield management and revenue management?

Industry trends

24 Feb 2021

Understanding the difference between yield management and revenue management is important. Although they share some similarities, they are distinct...

What are the differences between CRS and GDS in the hotel industry?

Industry trends

22 Feb 2021

Once you understand the difference between CRS and GDS, you can increase the exposure of your hotel to travel agencies, OTAs and metasearch websites....

How do you reduce hotel operating costs? What's the best strategy?

Best practices

19 Feb 2021

Rising hotel operating costs can significantly affect your bottom line. Managing expenses, therefore, is critical in ensuring long-term financial...

The 15 places we’d most like to visit in 2021

Industry trends

18 Feb 2021

Let’s face it: it hasn’t exactly been a brilliant last 12 months. But while the world has changed, our innate desire to travel remains undiminished....

What is a hotel PMS and what are the benefits?

Industry trends

16 Feb 2021

A hotel PMS unifies several key elements of a hotel back office and front-desk, within a single software system. This software can provide guest...

Effective strategies to set up the best hotel loyalty programs

Industry trends

15 Feb 2021

Loyal clients are what all hotels strive for. The more loyal the client, the less likely they are to switch to another brand, and hotel loyalty...

Five types of hotel guest and how to satisfy their expectations

Guest experience

14 Feb 2021

There's no doubt that the effectiveness of your marketing strategy largely depends on how well you profile your hotel guests – otherwise known as...

What are the advantages and disadvantages of yield management in hotels?

Industry trends

12 Feb 2021

Yield management is one of the key hotel pricing strategies for the hotel industry, involving strategic control of inventory through dynamic prices....

6 keys to improving the front desk operations in a hotel

Best practices

10 Feb 2021

As a hotelier, your aim is to make a positive impression on guests from the moment they walk through the door – and front desk operations play a...

The 7 most important KPIs for hotel industry

Industry trends
Best practices

8 Feb 2021

KPIs for the hotel industry are values or metrics that measure the performance of a particular area of hotel operations – or the property as a whole....

What is a channel manager and why should hotels use one?

Industry trends

5 Feb 2021

Anyone who’s been involved in the hospitality industry for longer than the last few years will be well aware of how the Internet has changed the...

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