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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 to create an effective POS system implementation plan


27 Jul 2022

For hoteliers, having a POS system implementation plan is essential in order to ensure that your point of sale is properly set up and that your staff...

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...

Talking points from the Managing staffing shortages webinar


12 Jul 2022

There’s no silver bullet when it comes to handling staff shortages. But there are plenty of relatively simple actions you can take that, in...

Five most frequent guest expectations in hotels and how to exceed them


7 Jul 2022

Meeting guest expectations is one thing, but exceeding them is another. Going beyond the expected gives guests a reason to prefer your hotel over the...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: July 2022 edition


6 Jul 2022

New month, new integrations. Mews Marketplace never stops growing, and our Integrations Team have been adding more new tools over the past few weeks.

Seven important things all hotel event planners must know


6 Jul 2022

Hotel event planners are an essential part of a successful event. The more successful the events they execute are, the more likely you are to be able...

What is an accessible hotel room and what should it include?


5 Jul 2022

An accessible hotel room is a room that can be used and enjoyed by everyone, no matter their degree of mobility. This means that the hotel room is...

What are the five best hotel housekeeping software in 2022?


4 Jul 2022

There’s a lot to keep in mind if you’re looking for the best hotel housekeeping software. Since cleanliness is such an essential part of guest...

Strategies to increase revenue from your hotel's meetings


1 Jul 2022

As a hotelier trying to optimize costs and profit, you may wonder: how does a hotel make money from meetings? The fact is it doesn’t happen...

Six factors to consider for hotel coworking spaces


30 Jun 2022

As the travel paradigm changes, your hotel has to be adaptable and tailor its offer to the changing needs of your ideal target audience. This is why ...

10 best practices for employee communication in hotels


29 Jun 2022

Improving employee communications in hotels is fundamental to the proper functioning of your property because it ultimately leads to more operational...

Eight key features for hotel housekeeping software


28 Jun 2022

Want to know more about the key features for housekeeping software? There are many things to keep in mind when it comes to choosing hospitality...

Are you ready for the glamping boom?


22 Jun 2022

What do you get when you combine camping with unique, off-the-beaten-path, experiential luxury hospitality?

How to build and manage your hotel housekeeping team


21 Jun 2022

Building and managing your perfect housekeeping team is no easy task, but when you have clearly defined processes that allow your staff to...

Five steps to optimize your hotel room cleaning service


20 Jun 2022

Hotel room cleaning is one of the success factors of a hotel. In fact, the higher the level of the hotel, the higher the standards of cleanliness...

Mews Marketplace integrations update: June 2022 edition


6 Jun 2022

As May rolls reliably into June, our attention turns once again to Mews Marketplace to see what our Integrations Team have been up to. As well as...

Why is rate management important in hotels and how can you improve it?


3 Jun 2022

Rate management is important in hotels because it is key to profitability, and pricing is one of the factors that most affects guest’s purchasing...

What are the main features of front office software for a hotel?


31 May 2022

The right front office software can make the difference in your hotel operations, but choosing the right one can be difficult if you don’t know which...

Why you should use online payment requests in your hotel


30 May 2022

As technology evolves to make the hospitality industry more efficient, especially when it comes to payments, hotel online payment requests are a...

Rethinking spaces with Mews: co-working, meetings and events


25 May 2022

Wouldn’t it be nice to provide a major boost to your revenue, whilst also diversifying your business offering? And how about achieving this with only...

Six benefits of managing online real time reservations in your hotel


20 May 2022

Real-time bookings have never been more important if you want to compete in the modern travel world. These types of bookings are a win-win for both...

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