The Mews Blog
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Transform your property with Mews Payments
1 Sep 2021
Payments. They’re kind of important.
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...
How to lose a guest in 10 ways: avoidable hotel mistakes
3 Aug 2021
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 to...
How to minimize hotel booking cancelations
20 Jul 2021
Picture the scene: it’s your managers' meeting, and you’re looking at occupancy for the coming month. It’s very encouraging, all things considered,...
The Green Hotel of the Future: download our free guide
7 Jul 2021
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 important...
June's new Mews integrations
30 Jun 2021
Summer is here but that doesn’t mean our integrations team has downed tools and set up their deck chairs on the beach; they’re still hard at work...
How to nail hotel upselling and boost ancillary revenue
24 Jun 2021
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 some...
May’s new Mews integrations
27 May 2021
May is usually reliable for some good sun, but if you’ve been anywhere in the Northern hemisphere this last month, you’ll know we couldn’t rely on ...
How to create the best hotel pre-arrival emails
12 May 2021
It’s easy to dismiss the hotel pre-arrival email as a nice to have. After all, you’ve already emailed these guests with their booking confirmation,...
Accept iDEAL payments with Mews
4 May 2021
At Mews, we’re delighted to announce our latest integration with online payment provider iDEAL, a much-anticipated connection for our Dutch hoteliers...
How to benefit from Google Hotel Search with Mews
13 Apr 2021
The latest shake up in the world of online bookings comes from a little-known tech company called (let me check my notes...) Google. You might have...
How to create the best hotel booking confirmation email for guests
8 Apr 2021
Sometimes it’s the little things that elevate a good guest experience to a great one. Emails are the perfect example. Every hotelier sends emails to...
The Metrics that Matter | Download the free report
30 Mar 2021
Every hotel generates a wealth of data. A veritable ocean of it, in fact. But how do you know what the most important, relevant metrics are for your...
March’s new Mews integrations
29 Mar 2021
A connected ecosystem is much stronger than one that stands on its own. That’s why Mews continues to seek out the best solutions in hospitality tech...
What went wrong at the Hotel California?
16 Mar 2021
Hotel California is a great song. We all know it, we all love it. However, it doesn’t exactly paint the hotel industry in a good light. The poor...
Our vision to reimagine the future of guest experiences
26 Feb 2021
It’s our unshakable belief that there's always a better way. A better way for guests to book and interact with products and services. A better way...
Local SEO for hotels: how to optimize for Google’s hotel map in 2021
3 Feb 2021
When a traveler is researching which hotel to stay at, one of their first ports of call is to Google: “hotel in [destination]”.
What is Mews Analytics? The business intelligence for the modern hotelier
3 Nov 2020
Data is the new gold. At least, that’s been the mantra of businesses around the world for the last few years. We actually think it’s true, but the...
Hotel chargebacks: how they work and how to dispute them
14 Oct 2020
Chargebacks have long been a problem for hoteliers. They’re an obstacle when it comes to profitability and the process to dispute hotel chargebacks...
The key to smooth onboarding with a new Property Management System
25 Aug 2020
"Our greatest fears lie in anticipation." – Honoré de Balzac.
How rooming lists make group bookings a piece of cake
15 Jul 2020
It’s late morning. Your front desk has finished the morning rush of check-outs when the phone rings. Your reservations manager answers. ‘Hello?’...
Mews unites with OTA Insight to provide business intelligence to hoteliers
9 Jul 2020
Revenue Insight tool is now available in the Mews Marketplace.
Maximize revenue with RoomPriceGenie's automated dynamic pricing
15 Jun 2020
22% average revenue increase in case study 90% of customers are on Auto-Pilot, showing full trust in the system What problems do RoomPriceGenie...