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What are the benefits of hotel automation for small properties?

Industry

23 Aug 2022

Automation in hotels is beneficial because it takes away menial tasks from your front desk staff, allowing them to be more agile, and dedicate their...

Pros and cons of independent hotels versus chains

Industry

22 Aug 2022

Independent hotel chains are not to be confused with general hotel chains. While independent hotels tend to be singular and not belong to a group,...

What’s it really like to work at Mews?

Company

19 Aug 2022

You may have already heard a thing or two about what it’s like to work at Mews. But are we actually as open as we claim to be? Is unlimited holiday...

What are the benefits of working for a hotel chain?

Industry

19 Aug 2022

There are many benefits of working for a hotel chain, such as the ability to grow within the company, location flexibility, tips, competitive wages...

How loyalty programs can benefit independent hotels

Industry

17 Aug 2022

Independent hotel loyalty programs can be incredibly beneficial because they drive direct bookings and help increase revenue per room, as well as...

Chargeback reserves: what are they and how to reduce them

Industry
Product

16 Aug 2022

At Mews we use the term chargeback reserves. Elsewhere, you may have come across a different name for the same thing – a rolling reserve. What...

What to avoid in zero-to-one product discovery

Product

11 Aug 2022

Getting the task of starting a brand-new product from scratch is probably every true Product Manager’s dream come true, as this brings real...

Beyond user personas: how technical writing builds customer loyalty

Product

9 Aug 2022

Technical writers are often categorized as people with almost no creative writing inclinations or proclivities. They aren’t expected to be technical...

The main seven requirements all boutique hotels should meet

Industry

9 Aug 2022

A boutique hotel differs from a chain hotel or a larger property because it’s designed to offer a personalized service, featuring unique...

Can your guests order and pay in less than a minute?

Product

8 Aug 2022

There’s a lot you can do in 60 seconds. Brush your teeth, gulp down a shot of espresso or make your bed. Or your guests can scan a QR code and order...

10 tips when implementing digital ordering

Product

8 Aug 2022

Staffing challenges. They seem to be an ongoing struggle in the world of hospitality and one that may be around for a while.

What are the main six standards for hotel chains?

Industry

8 Aug 2022

The standards for hotels change according to the type and class of hotel, and will be different depending on what your hotel is trying to achieve, as...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: August 2022 edition

Industry

4 Aug 2022

The busy bees on our Partnerships team have been approving more connections to Mews, and since last month’s update there are seven new integrations...

What is a lifestyle hotel in the hospitality industry?

Industry

4 Aug 2022

A lifestyle hotel combines the personalization of a boutique hotel with the affordability of a chain hotel. Think of it as a fusion between a chain...

What are the best practices for managing boutique hotels?

Industry

3 Aug 2022

The secret of boutique hotel management is about providing customers that added value that they are looking for when they choose to stay at a smaller...

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