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How to Use SMS Texting to Interact With Hotel Guests

When you want to reach your hotel guests in an instant, texting is the answer. With text messages read over 98% of the time, this is the most effective way to reach both future and current guests for a variety … Continue reading

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How Hotels Can Utilise Technology to Attract Millennials

The popularity of Airbnb with Millennials has been well-documented, causing the hotel industry to rethink how it appeals to this travel-loving generation.

Today, hotel brands are finding new ways to lure back this demographic, from focusing on localised design to providing unique, authentic experiences.

In addition, a number of chains have started investing more heavily in technology and digital connectivity – desirable features intended to win the hearts of younger travellers.

The following list represents 5 technological trends that hotels are embracing to cater to this tech-savvy generation. Continue reading

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Should Hotel Guests get Free Internet Access?

Should you be offering Free internet Access at your Property? Hoteliers, commentators, consultants and industry experts have been wrestling with this question for years.
No-one has come to a consensus and that’s because it’s actually quite a conundrum. I believe the answer is “It Depends” and we discuss the issues in this post.
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Guests Bring Their Own Device and Content

As a larger and larger percentage of the population now own some kind of smart device (Phone or Tablet) it’s only logical that your guests will bring it with them when they come to stay at your hotel. More importantly, they expect to be able to use their device at your hotel as they do at home. This is where the challenge lies and below we will look at some of the issues that this BYOD and BYOC revolution is creating for hotels. Continue reading

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