Posted on Friday, 18 November 2016
Thousands of gadgets and devices are connected to the internet every day around the world. Smart thermostats, water meters, alarm systems, kitchen gadgets, medical equipments, industrial machinery and even personal vehicles...
Posted on Sunday, 13 November 2016
The main source of income of any given hotel is, of course, room booking revenues. But besides this revenue, there are other modalities in which a hotel can boost up its incomes, such as restaurant sells, spa type services, event rooms booking and meeting rooms reservations.
Posted on Saturday, 5 November 2016
Hotel tech has become a major aspect in bringing in more guests and retaining them. Today, this translates to solid investments in a wide palette of hotel tech solutions that create this immediate and personal connection between the hotel and the guest. With the rising of guests’ expectations, pleasantly surprising them is something any respectable hotelier need to assume.
Posted on Friday, 28 October 2016
The purpose behind any economical investment is the return on investment. This applies to the hospitality industry as well, where the investments can go up to incredible sums and the risks simultaneously therewith. This is why, in order to transform an average hotel into a profitable business, often times calls for a property renovation or even a complete facelift, namely a hotel conversion.
Posted on Friday, 21 October 2016
The prestigious American publication U.S. News & World Report, a well-known authority in quality rankings with a goal to improve the quality of life of their readership, has designated the winners of Best Hotels Rankings 2016-2017, of the Travel category.
Posted on Thursday, 13 October 2016
The 2008-2009 economic crisis that has considerably affected the hospitality industry, has brought a period of large investments cessation for hoteliers with it. Implicitly, it put a hold on any hotel renovation plans for an indefinite period of time. Starting with 2010 though...
Posted on Friday, 7 October 2016
It’s a well-known fact that the hospitality industry is changing on a constant basis. And this change is dictated by the tech innovations in the field, by an intrinsic need for improvement, and of course, by the new market demands.
Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016
A recent survey conducted by Hotels.com, with 1000 respondents from all over the world, revealed that these days breakfast is the most important hotel feature taken into consideration when making a hotel reservation. In 2013, Google Consumer Survey...
Posted on Sunday, 18 September 2016
In the world of hospitality, there are hotels and super-hotels. The latter, offer a truly unique hotel experience, through quality services, comfort, and not least, through cutting edge technology. We invite you on a raid amongst the most hi-tech hotels at the time being...
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016
Every hotel manager’s dream is to attract more customers to the hotel, and consequently, to make them return customers. In order to do this, the hotel needs to meet certain conditions that draw the line between a prosperous hotel and one that fails. If you’ve found the recipe for success already...
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016
The hotel public spaces, including the client reception area, the lobby, the hallways as well as the restaurants or the spa area, are often time the least tech space in a hotel. Why? Simple: they bring no direct income to the hotel, and thus are not capitalized to the maximum.
Posted on Wednesday, 17 August 2016
One of the most important steps in planning a vacation is choosing a hotel for your stay, without any doubts. Consequently, the goal of hoteliers is to offer the best hospitality experience for their clients to make them repeat guests and grow the hotel’s reputation.
Posted on Friday, 22 July 2016
The latest statistics show that 2016 has been the most profitable year in the hospitality industry so far, with a global revenue growth estimated at over $550 billion by the end of the year. It’s safe to say that this is good news for the hoteliers, but this growth in hospitality revenues is directly related with the guests’ demands and needs.
Posted on Tuesday, 19 July 2016
One of the biggest costs in the hotelier industry, is, of course, the energy consumption cost. Minimizing the energy costs is, without any doubt, one of the biggest challenges for any hotelier who aims to run an efficient and competitive hotel unit.
Posted on Friday, 8 July 2016
We can safely say that success in the hospitality industry is dictated by guests’ satisfaction and ultimately guests loyalty. The key to achieving this success is to create an excellent hotel experience. An excellent hotel experience starts with...