OTAs help hotels sell more rooms to a wide-range of travelers from across the globe. They connect millions of travelers to hotels via online booking platforms every year, which is good for hotels. But, hoteliers feel the heat while paying out a huge sum of their earnings to them as commission charges. This surely impacts their profit margin. In this case, hotels must consider adopting various ways to get more direct bookings without paying commission to OTAs. Read More

By: Nandika Udupihilla

Published in: IDS Next 


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Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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