Enhance Transparency in Hotel Operations with Financial Management

IDS Next Banner_-Financial-Management1While front office management is the core of guest facing Front Office operations, Financial Management is the heart of back of the house hotel operations. This module is gaining increasing prominence as hotel managements begin to increasingly focus on numbers. In a service based hospitality environment, bottom line is a culmination and reflection of the success of numerous hotel functions and when management needs to take an actionable decision, it is the financial module that plays a critical role.

IDS Next Financial-ManagementFew if any hotel software providers offer this critical module, preferring to integrate with generic finance software instead. However, IDS Next has built all the modules of their Hotel ERP from the ground up. Each module is developed for the niche needs of hoteliers, and the same applies to financial management. Read More

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By: Ronnie Sarkar


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IDS Next Launches Microsite for ASEAN Region

In order to technologically empower the rapidly growing hospitality industry in the region, IDS Next has launched a microsite exclusively for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region http://asean.idsnext.com/ . The company aims to venture into the ASEAN hotel market with its evolving and developing array of hospitality solutions including Hotel ERP and mobility apps etc.

ids-next-asean-small-imageIDS Next Hotel ERP can be leveraged by a large number of hospitality businesses from hotels and resorts, to service apartments, restaurants and clubs. The software is currently harnessed by over 4000 hotels across star category in 40 countries.

IDS Next’s Hotel ERP offers 12 modules, namely Front Office Management, Point of Sale, Accounts Receivable, Sales and Marketing, Banquets and Conference Halls, Telephone Management, Material Management, Food and Beverage Costing, Financial Management, Maintenance Management, Quality Management. The software’s integrated Front Office and back of the house modules run on a single database. The hotel property management software is PCI DSS Certified for enhanced data security. The company also offers 24/7 technical support to its clients located in the ASEAN region.

“The hospitality industry in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia are slated to grow significantly in the near future. We wish to be there to offer hoteliers a robust, comprehensive solution set that goes way beyond a hotel software. Our offerings can help hoteliers simplify and automate daily operations while optimizing use of manpower. Our Hotel ERP brings in extensive transparency into hotel operation and assists the hotel management access data quickly. With our hotel software, hoteliers can plug revenue leakage, grow customer satisfaction and enhance profitability,” said Mr. Sandeep Menon, Vice President – Sales (ASEAN) at IDS Next.

IDS Next’s offerings for hotels across ASEAN:

  • FortuneNEXT 6i Enterprise
  • FortuneNEXT 6i Professional
  • FortuneNEXT 6i Express
  • FortuneNEXT 6i Genie
  • FortuneNEXT 6i Club Management
  • Fortune Central Financial Reporting System
  • SkyRes
  • Easy Dine
  • Strategix
  • Hotel 360

Hoteliers in the ASEAN region would now be able to have a competitive edge as they can easily access Hotel 360 hospitality solution from IDS Next. Hotel 360 hospitality solutions include web booking engine, channel manager, revenue management, online reputation management, business analytics, SMS alerts engine, mobile apps, and central solutions for group hotels. When plugged into the Hotel ERP, this Hotel 360 Solution can help hotels to have wider online visibility, higher occupancy, smarter rate management and more revenue.

To find out the suitable hospitality software for your property operating in ASEAN countries, get in touch with –

Mr. Sandeep Menon

Ph: +91 9986011611 / +

Email: sandeep.menon@idsnext.com

Skype: sandeep.maniyamghat


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Key Features of Smart Hotel Software

Hotel industry in South East Asia is riding high with heavy tourist flow expected. Ensuring that hotels are on the ball, focused on guest service and simplifying operations is robust hotel software.

Getting noticed by your guest is important

Hotel_360_with_idsnextWith Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia are major hubs of hospitality in South East Asia. Getting online presence is very important in such a crowded, competitive hospitality environment. Today, potential guests hardly book the first hotel they see online, instead they review hotels across a number of sites and make an online room booking where they are getting the first deal. Simplify the management of your online presence, getting noticed and increasing booking to your hotel are some of the key activities done by smart hotel software. Read More

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By: Sandeep Menon

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IDS Next Launches SkyRes, Cloud-based Central Reservation System for Group and Chain Hotels

With SkyRes, hoteliers can simplify the reservation process and grow revenue.

Bangalore, 29th June 2015: IDS Next Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a global leader in providing Hotel ERP and software solutions to hospitality and leisure industries, today announced the launch of a new product, SkyRes. Their cloud-based central reservation system has been crafted for the niche needs of chain and group hospitality properties. SkyRes is the first product that has been introduced as part of the company’s Sky Suite of solutions and has been built on Microsoft Azure platform. With SkyRes, chain and group hospitality properties can now leverage a robust, end-to-end reservation solution.
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Infographic: See how popular the sharing economy actually is

Last week, Applause, an Israeli app quality assurance company, conducted a comprehensive analysis of customer feedback on the 48 most popular US sharing economy apps. Based on app store review counts, the brands that qualified included famous companies such as Uber, Airbnb, and TaskRabbit, among others.

Despite the seemingly obvious win-win of the sharing economy, in which one party can make money by offering underused goods or services to another – and the fact that the sharing economy’s revenues are expected to increase more than 20 times in the next 10 years – the study’s results were not exactly glowing. Read More

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2015 Hotel Visionaries

Each year, Hospitality Technology presents a select group of lodging companies with its Hotel Visionary Awards. The awards, presented live at HT’s Hotel Technology Forum, acknowledge lodging companies that have embraced technology in new and innovative ways, and that have overcome challenges in operations or customer experience through technology.Read More

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What Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2015 report tells us

As we pointed out last year, Mary Meeker is an Internet oracle those in the business take seriously.

Her 2015 report is out. You can and should read it [PDF also available at that link]. It is, though, 197-slides-long, so in case you’re pressed for time, here are a few points from it that caught my attention.Meeker starts by looking back over the last 20 years.Read More

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