The Mews Blog


Industry, Product  |  19 October 2021

The importance of cashflow management in hotels

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...

4 minute read

Industry, Featured  |  29 September 2021

Understanding the Modern Guest: download your free guide

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...

2 minute read

Industry  |  16 September 2021

The changing roles in hospitality

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

5 minute read

Industry  |  7 September 2021

How to use social media to boost bookings and influence travelers

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...

6 minute read

Industry  |  25 August 2021

Hotel revenue management best practices in a post-Covid world

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

4 minute read

Industry, Product  |  17 August 2021

Why it’s time for hotels to embrace payment automation

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...

6 minute read

Company, Industry  |  13 August 2021

Why Mews acquired Hotel Perfect, and what the future holds

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...

2 minute read

Industry, Product  |  3 August 2021

How to lose a guest in 10 ways: avoidable hotel mistakes

If you’ve had the misfortune of watching How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, you’ll know that Kate Hudson’s character actively tries 10 classic tricks...

6 minute read

Industry, Product  |  20 July 2021

How to minimize hotel booking cancelations

Picture the scene: it’s your managers' meeting, and you’re looking at occupancy for the coming month. It’s very encouraging, all things...

5 minute read

Industry  |  14 July 2021

The fight for the leisure guest: how hotels can capture holiday travel

One of the biggest changes since the pandemic struck is the huge increase in remote working. For hoteliers that rely on a steady income from...

6 minute read

Industry  |  7 July 2021

How hotel tech can unify the scattered guest journey

The combination of Covid, new technology, and changing booking options at the travellers’ fingertips is changing the guest journey from linear to...

4 minute read

Industry, Product, Featured  |  7 July 2021

The Green Hotel of the Future: download our free guide

Could your property be doing more in its efforts to be sustainable? In all likelihood, the answer is yes. Going green has never been more...

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Industry  |  29 June 2021

What went wrong at the Shining's Overlook Hotel?

Mews is on a mission to help even the most challenging of hotels transform their operations and enhance the guest experience. I already took a...

4 minute read

Industry, Product  |  24 June 2021

How to nail hotel upselling and boost ancillary revenue

Think of the last few orders from your favourite Mexican or Italian take-away. How often did you go for that extra guacamole, the dough balls or...

6 minute read

Company, Industry  |  23 June 2021

Queer hospitality: the LGBTQI+ experience in our industry

Some people don’t understand that Pride is still necessary. That writing posts like this are still necessary. Just as I don't know what it’s like...

5 minute read

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