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Unfold unpacked: our vision for hospitality
25 Jan 2022
What does the future of Mews look like? And what does the future of hospitality look like? In effect, this is the same question, so we took a deep...
How to book a hotel without using a credit card?
21 Jan 2022
While making a hotel booking without a credit card is not necessarily the norm (yet), it’s important for your property to be ready for all kinds of...
Mews Tech: what a difference a year makes
20 Jan 2022
The hospitality industry has seen more than a few changes in the past year — some exciting and encouraging, some a bit more challenging. Through it...
Why should your hotel use a smart payment system?
19 Jan 2022
Having a good system for processing payments is perhaps one of the most overlooked elements that can help streamline operations in the hospitality...
5 essential features of an automated hotel payment system
18 Jan 2022
The possible features of a hotel payment system are endless. They range from security options to types of payment methods, pre-authorizations,...
Rethinking spaces with Mews: long stay accommodation
17 Jan 2022
Long stays have become one of the biggest trends in hospitality during the last two years. In their Report on Travel & Living, Airbnb mentions the...
8 best hotel payment processing software in 2022
14 Jan 2022
If you’re looking for the best payment processing software, there’s a lot to keep in mind. Some important things to consider are the security...
Mews wins Best Place to Work in Hotel Tech... again
To paraphrase the immortal words of Britney Spears: oops... we did it again. For the second year running we’ve been named Best Place to Work in Hotel...
Unfold unpacked: winning the booking
11 Jan 2022
Session three of Mews Unfold was a deep dive into Winning the Booking: Industry Forecasts. Our expert panel considered important questions about...
How to reduce your hotel's OTA commissions
5 Jan 2022
Oh no, not another blog about OTAs, I hear you cry. Well, yes. And with good reason. Under 30s make over 80% of their travel bookings online, with...
Becoming a product-led business: tips from a CPO
28 Dec 2021
After I started mentoring on Plato HQ, I realized how many companies forget why they exist. If I ask mentees to describe their company’s vision, many...
(Re)building product teams: insights from recent recruitment
21 Dec 2021
The hospitality industry was one of the hardest hit during the 2020 lockdowns, and the effects of this are still being felt today, at the end of...
How to automate the hotel customer journey to increase guest loyalty
20 Dec 2021
There’s never been a better time to automate customer journeys in order to increase guest loyalty. The digital age has brought us an endless supply...
How can hotels generate more revenue from the pre-arrival stage?
17 Dec 2021
The pre-arrival stage in hotels is one of the key points during the customer journey that hoteliers can capitalize on to generate more revenue. This...
The power of context in product management
16 Dec 2021
Everyone in the world of modern product management is talking about empowered product teams. Every reasonable company wants them, every product...
Best hotel booking engines in 2022
15 Dec 2021
There’s a lot to keep in mind when looking for the best booking engine for hotels. A booking engine essentially acts as a shopping cart for your...
Unfold unpacked: rethinking the industry
14 Dec 2021
Session two of Unfold was a discussion around Hospitality Tomorrow: Rethinking the Industry. We recruited four of the biggest brains we could find to...
The most important features of a hotel booking engine
10 Dec 2021
According to a study by Statista, 65% of revenue in the global tourism market comes from online sales channels. With the ever-rising prevalence of...
Unfold unpacked: five trends in hospitality
9 Dec 2021
Mews Unfold 2021 may be over, but the insights live on. If you missed any of our two-day hospitality extravaganza, you can wipe away those tears:...
Rethinking spaces with Mews: parking
7 Dec 2021
For a property to fully maximize its revenue, you need to utilize its space in the most efficient way. This sounds simple, but historically it hasn’t...
The rise of digital nomads: remote work and changing travel patterns
30 Nov 2021
I’d be very surprised if this is the first time you’re hearing about digital nomads. Just like hybrid working, staycations, and all things...
Impressions from FHT: five trends we noticed
23 Nov 2021
Although returning to in-person events this year has been overwhelmingly positive, there occasionally hasn’t been quite the same buzz or footfall...
7 hotel promotion ideas to increase your bookings
19 Nov 2021
Hotel promotion is an important part of boosting your property’s sales. Promotions are ideal to capture new guests and are a great way of targeting...
Mews Unfold 2021: join the hospitality event of the year
18 Nov 2021
“Hospitality has changed forever. Either you catch up now or risk being left behind.”
Transforming the guest journey with next-generation hospitality tech
17 Nov 2021
When Covid-19 brought much of our industry to its knees, one thing quickly became clear: hotel brands that were willing to innovate and transform...
What are the best strategies for hotel reputation management?
16 Nov 2021
Hotel reputation management is one of the most important tasks you have as a hotelier. This is because nowadays, your online reputation, both on...
What is a central reservation system (CRS) for the hotel industry?
15 Nov 2021
A central reservation system or CRS is a platform used in the hotel industry to centralize reservations, distribution, rates and inventory in real...
What are the 6 best contactless check-in softwares for hotels in 2022?
12 Nov 2021
Choosing the right hotel check-in software is without doubt one of the most important decisions your property can make. When doing so it’s important...
What is rate integrity and how can it increase your hotel direct bookings?
11 Nov 2021
Rate integrity is about finding the ideal balance between maintaining consistent prices while allowing for the flexibility to change those prices...
8 reasons why hotels should offer online check-in
10 Nov 2021
Are you thinking about letting guests check in online? Hotels can ramp up their hotel experience by simplifying and optimizing processes through the...
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