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The Virtualization of an Amenity: A New Way To Delight Your Guests
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The Virtualization of an Amenity: A New Way To Delight Your Guests

Any hospitality professional knows that the modern traveler wants it all – but they also want it delivered in a faster, more efficient, and more attentive manner. As our world continues to change and adapt under the influence of increasingly automated, smart technology, consumer expectations, and trends are shifting in tandem. What was once the...

G6 Hospitality Successfully Completes Transformation to Above Property®’s Advanced Hospitality Technology Platform
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G6 Hospitality Successfully Completes Transformation to Above Property®’s Advanced Hospitality Technology Platform

Web Service-Based Multi-Cloud Travel Platform Leads Travel Technology Revolution G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the U.S. and Canada, today announced it has successfully completed its transformation to a fully distributed, multi-cloud travel platform for distributed reservations, Inline Revenue Management®, channel/distribution management, call center, and content management...

How Hotels Can Embrace the Experience Economy
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How Hotels Can Embrace the Experience Economy

Atif Rafiq begins his tenure at MGM Resorts this month. A departure for a casino hotel operation that would typically hire from within the industry, Rafiq’s background isn’t in hotels at all. Instead, his most recent position as chief digital officer and global chief innovation officer at Volvo Cars signifies a shift in the way MGM...

The Desoto in Savannah Selects Go Moment’s Ivy® Smartconcierge
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The Desoto in Savannah Selects Go Moment’s Ivy® Smartconcierge

Smartconcierge welcomed at three Sotherly Hotels’ luxury independent properties to streamline staff operations, elevate service and generate more revenue opportunities The DeSoto Savannah, has selected Go Moment’s smartconcierge Ivy® to increase response times to guest inquiries, improve staff efficiency and drive engagement through the convenience of mobile text messaging. Managed by Chesapeake Hospitality and part...

Beware the 7 Warning Signs You Have an Outdated Hotel PMS
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Beware the 7 Warning Signs You Have an Outdated Hotel PMS

The success of modern hotel brands is often directly correlated with the technology and procedures put in place to support their staff and operational structure. Favoring legacy systems over newer, more innovative platforms can negate a hotel’s ability to provide the hyper-personalized and seamless experience guests now expect. Unfortunately, this is an all-to-common crux within...

ROOMKEYPMS PUBLISHES FULL LISTING OF 100+ SYSTEM INTERFACES & INTEGRATIONS
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ROOMKEYPMS PUBLISHES FULL LISTING OF 100+ SYSTEM INTERFACES & INTEGRATIONS

RoomKeyPMS has published a detailed listing of its 100+ system interfaces and integrations offerings, which fulfill all hotelier needs, including accounting, revenue and reputation management, and front desk and guest management. Available immediately, some of the more popular interfaces and integrations include: Direct Connects to the following third parties: Booking.com: By integrating directly with Booking.com,...

Why is Hotel Technology Lagging Behind the Rest?
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Why is Hotel Technology Lagging Behind the Rest?

Let’s imagine you walked into the office of a digital marketing agency in anticipation of a job interview, only to notice that employee desks were equipped with cumbersome, old school PC monitors paired with dial-up internet. Upon further inspection, you realize that rather than using the cloud for storage, they still rely on floppy disks....

For this Tech Entrepreneur, Safety is Personal
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For this Tech Entrepreneur, Safety is Personal

“For me, safety is personal.” This was the statement which lingered in my mind, as Robb Monkman, Founder, and CEO of React Mobile, told me his story. In University, he and his roommates were the victims of an armed robbery. One night while they were sitting in the living room of their off-campus home, two...