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11 Ways Mobile Technology Could Change Hotel Experience

In such a short amount of time, mobile technology has changed the way that the world does just about everything. There’s no doubt about it; smart mobile devices are dictating how we live our lives. With these mobile devices in … Continue reading

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Priceline-Kayak deal: Marketing expertise and global footprint at heart of $1.8 billion takeover

Priceline is acquiring Kayak for $1.8 billion in cash and stock. Yes, read it again. While unexpected, interestingly the news does not fundamentally tell us anything about the industry. Unless, that is, aside from Priceline’s willingness to use its strong … Continue reading

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Smart Energy Management Solutions Can Help Reduce Energy Costs.

Energy costs are constantly increasing, and the hospitality industry in India has been consistently adopting energy management solutions in varying degrees. Interestingly however, most of these solutions have been passive, like a key card solution that helps a hotel save … Continue reading

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Guest Engagement Can Help Improve Revenue at Your Hotel

Guest engagement is a long unsolved puzzle for many hoteliers, and like shifting sand, the options to engage potential guests and stay connected with old ones keeps changing. No hotel can afford to rely only on conventional advertising and so, … Continue reading

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Why Priceline’s purchase of Booking.com was the most profitable travel deal of the 2000s

In 2004, The Priceline Group acquired European hotel booking website Booking.com, helping to catapult Priceline from a profit of $10 million in 2003 to a profit of $1.1 billion last year.No other acquisition in the digital travel space in the 2000s … Continue reading

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Simplify Your Hotel Operations

  Today hotels are looking for solutions that can help them simplify operations and reduce the burden on manpower. After all human-resource is a major issue in the hospitality industry and hoteliers keep looking for ways to optimize operations and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Front Office Management Software for Your Hotel

Whether it is a hotel, restaurant, resort or club, the front office is the most important public area of a hotel property. At the front office, the reception desk is located and does all the front of the hotel activities. … Continue reading

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