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Mews and Accor: the future of hospitality


9 Nov 2021

Even in the darkest moments of last year, when the majority of hotels were shut and there was so much uncertainty amidst an unprecedented pandemic,...

What services and features should your hotel virtual concierge offer?


5 Nov 2021

The hotel concierge services list is almost infinite and with the right staff and the right tools, you can ensure that your services cater to your...

How can hotels use Snapchat to improve their marketing strategy?


4 Nov 2021

Now more than ever, appealing to the millennial crowd is fundamental for the success of your hotel. Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok and other social...

What went wrong at Club Tropicana?


3 Nov 2021

Club Tropicana was written in 1981, before Wham! were properly established as a band and a long time before the property management system revolution...

How to use Alexa and voice control speakers in the hotel industry?


2 Nov 2021

Alexa for hospitality and other voice-activated services are changing the way guests interact with their room and the services provided in-room....

How can early check-in and late check-out generate revenue for your hotel?


29 Oct 2021

One of the secrets to a successful hotel business is optimizing processes and making them as efficient as possible. You may wonder how a better...

What job positions can you find in the hotel industry?


28 Oct 2021

The employees of hotels are one of the most important components in offering a stellar guest experience. The daily interactions a guest has with your...

What is bleisure travel and why is it important in the hotel sector?


27 Oct 2021

Bleisure travel is the new hype in the travel industry, and there are many reasons why this type of travel is on the rise.

The power of the product trio: developing features that users love


26 Oct 2021

My journey into product and building a strong relationship between product, design and engineering  What I’ve learnt from the power of close...

Six tips to consider when renovating your hotel


21 Oct 2021

Are you thinking about renovating a hotel? Renovations are a huge undertaking, and it’s important to consider the time of year when business is the...

What are the best hotel amenities to impress your guests?


20 Oct 2021

Competition has never been fiercer, which is why hotels must seek differentiation. Differentiation can be achieved in many ways, but one of the best...

The importance of cashflow management in hotels


19 Oct 2021

Cashflow isn’t one of those small things that you can put to the back of your mind. A strong, reliable cashflow is vital for your property’s...

How to reopen your hotel to recover profit post-Covid


13 Oct 2021

How to reopen a hotel after a global pandemic is the question many hoteliers are wondering. Since March 2020, the pandemic has brought uncertainty to...

How is artificial intelligence changing the hospitality industry?


12 Oct 2021

Artificial intelligence in the hospitality industry is changing the way hoteliers do business, giving more possibilities to creating a seamless hotel...

What are the best hotel sales strategies to increase revenue?


11 Oct 2021

There are many hotel sales strategies to increase revenue, and understanding the best strategies is without doubt one of the most important things...

What is a good profit margin when managing a hotel?


8 Oct 2021

Understanding what comprises a good hotel profit margin is key to running a successful business in the hospitality sector. The margin considered is...

What is cultural diversity and why is it important in the hospitality industry?


7 Oct 2021

Many people may wonder: how does diversity affect the hospitality industry? As traveling becomes easier and more accessible for everyone due to the...

What is revenue management and why is it important?


6 Oct 2021

This is a question that hoteliers and property owners have redefined over the years in accordance with the latest strategies and technologies. Not...

10 best hotel revenue management strategies you should adopt


5 Oct 2021

Hotel revenue management is one of the most important elements of a successful business in the hospitality industry. By understanding what’s behind...

Why are public relations essential in the hotel sector?


4 Oct 2021

In the hotel sector, a fundamental part of creating visibility is public relations; hotels must rely on this branch of communications as a...

What is hotel forecasting and what are the best practices?


1 Oct 2021

Hotel forecasting is a way of using information about industry trends, historical performance data and other figures such as anticipated demand in...

What is hotel accounting and why is it crucial for the hotel industry?


30 Sep 2021

Hotel accounting is the means by which hotels manage and monitor cash inflow and outflow. By keeping a vigilant record of all the money coming in and...

Understanding the Modern Guest: download your free guide


29 Sep 2021

Change can be scary, but only if you’re unprepared for it. Today’s travelers have different expectations to those of ten years ago, and if you keep...

The changing roles in hospitality


16 Sep 2021

Covid forced much of hospitality into a period of introspection. With a significantly reduced customer base, hoteliers had to find creative solutions...

How to use social media to boost bookings and influence travelers


7 Sep 2021

Social media has become a part of every aspect of our daily lives. From catching up with (or showing off to) friends to shopping and entertainment,...

Transform your property with Mews Payments


1 Sep 2021

Payments. They’re kind of important. 

Hotel revenue management best practices in a post-Covid world


25 Aug 2021

Like most hotel departments, revenue management changed dramatically in light of last year’s unprecedented challenges. Established processes were...

How to get real guest emails from OTA bookings


19 Aug 2021

Love them or hate them, OTAs still have a prominent part to play in generating hotel bookings. But we’re not here to talk about the merits of ...

Why it’s time for hotels to embrace payment automation


17 Aug 2021

Payments have undergone something of a revolution over the last decade. The rise and rise of fintech has not only changed the way that customers...

Why Mews acquired Hotel Perfect, and what the future holds


13 Aug 2021

I’m delighted that the Mews universe is expanding yet again, this time with the acquisition of UK-based PMS Hotel Perfect, who proved to be the...

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