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The growing importance of hotel channel management

Despite all the complexities in the hotel business, hotels should attract guests; sell more rooms to drive revenue. But then, how do they do it when many buyers today rely heavily on hundreds of OTAs to find the right hotel? Well, the answer is simple. Hotels must have an enhanced online presence. This means, hotels must be visible on online platforms to attract the attention of potential bookers. This is where; a hotel channel management solution can help users quite effectively.

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How important is online reputation management for hotels?

Guest reviews written across online platforms have become quite important these days. Due to its impact on a hotel’s brand value, hoteliers must have an effective online reputation management strategy. Adoption of online reputation management plan supports hotels to manage and respond to online reviews.

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Top 4 challenges for the hotel industry and how to handle them

Being a part of 24/7 guest facing service business, hotel industry world-wide faces many critical issues on daily basis. Right from handling operations to serving guests, hoteliers have to handle numerous bottlenecks. For example, they sometimes have to make their guests wait for longer time due to the absence of right technology to speed up the check-in process. Read more

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How do smart travellers find the right hotel?

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Today’s travelers are smart and they explore many options before selecting a hotel. They leverage the power of internet to find out accommodation options and to visit the hotels’ websites to know more about their amenities. Most importantly, they spend lot of time reading online guest reviews. Read more

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Does Your Hotel PMS Software Help You Become GST Compliant?

Come July, India will witness a new and unified system of tax structure in the form of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Like any other industry, hotel industry too is preparing itself to operate as per this new taxation regime. And as a leading Hotel PMS Software we at IDS Next have also been working relentlessly to help hotels in their pursuit to become GST compliant. Read more

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Does Your Hotel PMS Efficiently Help In Materials Management?

Managing the entire operations at a hotel is a challenging task. Hoteliers should manage both front of the house and back of the house operations with equal importance. Therefore, they need to effectively optimize back office activities like optimizing bar stock, inventory control and vendor management etc. However, manual handling of these critical parameters can lead to both inaccuracies and wastage of time. As a result, in such scenarios, a Hotel PMS with a materials management module can play a major role.

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Adopt SkyRes & View Integrated Real-time Inventory On The Cloud

Today’s smart and tech-savvy hoteliers are looking beyond Hotel ERP in order to do smart business. They want to attract guests and get bookings from across the globe in order to stay profitable. In this case, acting as a central booking hub for all the properties in a chain, a Central Reservation System plays a major role.

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Emerging & Trending Hospitality Technology Platforms in 2017

Like any other technology platforms, hospitality technology landscape too is witnessing rapid changes. As a result, today’s technology becomes obsolete tomorrow. Many hoteliers today are increasingly adopting integrated and all in one Hotel ERP rather than deploying desperate systems like they used to do decades ago. As a matter of fact, innovation is the key in technology landscape. This means, hoteliers need to know on how to leverage the same to automate operations, reduce costs and ultimately to serve guests better. Here are few emerging solutions that will be trending in 2017.

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Hospitality Technology Solutions: What to Opt For?

Technology is the biggest enabler in almost all major industries. It goes same with the hospitality industry, too. In this 24/7 guest facing industry, hospitality technology solutions influence how hoteliers manage their daily operations. Read more

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Buying or Upgrading to a Latest Hotel Property Management Software?

Technology is ever evolving. Today’s trending technology becomes obsolete in tomorrow’s competitive environment. The same is applicable to the hospitality industry, too. In this scenario, you must ask yourself if your old hotel property management software is still adding value to your business. If your answer is ‘no’, then it is now time to upgrade or buy a robust and highly integrated one.

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