The Mews Blog


What are the benefits of working for a hotel chain?


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


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


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...

The main seven requirements all boutique hotels should meet


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...

What are the main six standards for hotel chains?


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


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?


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?


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...

Do hotels need OTAs in the post-pandemic world?


2 Aug 2022

The pandemic has changed the world in many different ways. People started working from anywhere, which has positively impacted our industry, as they...

Nine benefits of having a mobile app for a hotel chain


2 Aug 2022

In today’s digital world, apps have become a crucial part of every industry, and hospitality is no exception. A hotel mobile app can help take your...

How can independent hotels boost their online marketing strategy?


1 Aug 2022

Online marketing for independent hotels differs greatly from marketing for bigger chain hotels because both budget and resources are limited in...

What is the metaverse, and how does it affect the hotel industry?


29 Jul 2022

The time has come where technology has advanced to the next level, and this advancement has a name: the metaverse. Hotels must be ready to adapt to...

How Mews Ventures will fuel the future of hospitality


26 Jul 2022

This is a very exciting time for hospitality. Not only are hotels around the world welcoming guests again in greater numbers, but there’s a tangible...

What are the best ways to improve hotel employee satisfaction?


16 Jul 2022

Hotel employee satisfaction is perhaps one of the most underlooked elements of a successfully running hotel. Happy employees provide excellent...

Six ways to improve hotel guest communication


14 Jul 2022

Guest communication is essential to creating and supporting a positive interaction with your brand from the moment they turn from a potential client...

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