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Feb
2017

The Hotel Technology Revolution We've All Been Waiting For

Ask hoteliers about their biggest pain points, and technology integration will invariably be among them. Hotels require a complex array of software and data sets to operate, and most of them still operate in silos. This makes data inaccessible and difficult to analyze.

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Feb
2017

The content conundrum: Finding a way to describe your hotel successfully | By John Burns

Content is more important than ever. As John Burns, President of Hospitality Technology Consulting, writes, if we choose to use content proficiently, it can cement our competitive advantage, not only against other hotels in our competitive set, but also against the OTAs that are everywhere on the Web.

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Feb
2017

Generic blast emails are killing your business | By Kenny Lee

Thinking of sending out a mass emailing to everyone in your database? Don’t do it! says Revinate’s Kenny Lee. You not only risk recipients deleting your message, but worse: they may unsubscribe and even mark your email as spam – both of which reduce your ability to communicate with ...

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Feb
2017

Make your digital marketing sustainable with evergreen content | By Alan Young

Evergreen content is content that continues to be relevant to your audience well after it is first published. Alan Young, CEO and Co-Founder of Puzzle Partner Ltd., explains how to maximize the effectiveness of this timeless, and highly valuable, content.

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Feb
2017

Groupize Integrates With Concur to Deliver End to End Enterprise Meetings Management

Groupize, the award-winning provider of innovative, simple meeting solutions today announced the integration of Groupize Meetings with Concur®, the leading provider of spend management solutions and services. Now available in the Concur App Center, Groupize will provide Concur clients with an enterprise-wide solution for travel arrangers, admins and occasional planners ...

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Feb
2017

RoamBOOST Helping Right Cellular Wrongs

Hotel IT departments are getting a lot of attention this year. According a recent industry study, hotels plan to spend more money on technology in 2017 than in previous years; hoteliers report that 21% of their IT budgets will be spent on improving their networks and connectivity, with 47% of ...

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Feb
2017

Guestline taps into the Hostel markeplace at STAY WYSE in Amsterdam

With the Hostel market blooming and savvy millennial travellers opting to explore the world and use hostels as a cost-effective alternative to hotels, there has never been a better time for hostel owners and operators to fine tune their offering.

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Feb
2017

HEDNA Announces New Leadership

HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) announced its 2017 Board of Directors and new members of the Executive Committee at its recent Global Distribution Conference in San Diego, California.

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Feb
2017

dormakaba completes acquisition of Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker

dormakaba has completed the acquisition of certain Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker and has closed the transaction effective February 22, 2017, following satisfaction of customary closing conditions including the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. The transaction was first announced on December 21, 2016.

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Feb
2017

Here’s Why 2017 Might NOT Be The Best For Service | By Steve DiGioia

Year after year we hope service and the customer experience gets better. But great service comes at a cost, a high labor cost that many businesses are not willing or able to pay. So what are their options? Technology, that's it. Or is it?

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