Boosting reservations, marketing and enhancing the customer experience are rightfully the platinum trio when it comes to priorities for hospitality businesses. But what about the money-saving aspects of our business? Do they deserve our attention, too? Well of course they do. And one of the most basic ways to save money in hospitality is through energy efficiency.
People love their pets. There’s no doubt about it. Of the 65% of American households that have pets, about 78% of them take their furry little bundles on vacation with them. And hospitality businesses across the nation have recognized that movement for what it is — a major opportunity. More and more are not only welcoming pets, but they’re catering to them. Big time. And it’s paying off through increased bookings, nice word-of-mouth promotion and, if you do things right, a whole lot of social media mentions.
November has arrived and holiday season planning is well under way at hospitality businesses all over the world. Teams are busying themselves, readying for the annual bookings surge; scrambling to get decorations in order to dazzle upcoming guests; and creating amazing holiday menus to match the glee of the season. But that’s not the only prepping underway. A lot of accommodation businesses across the globe are also preparing to put their Good Deed hats on for the holidays. Here are some suggestions to consider putting into play this season.
Events Management Module and Rate Manager now available on RMS - The Hospitality Cloud — See it first at ARVC! SAN DIEGO, CALIF.— October 2…
Visit RMS in Booth #106 at ARVC Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo, October 7 to 10, at the Raleigh Convention Center.
Augmented Reality (AR) technology is one of the hotel industry’s coolest, most-wanted attractions. It’s similar to virtual reality — used to bring digital enrichment's to a real-world environment. Remember the Pokémon Go hysteria? Niantic Labs developed that masterpiece — and ultimately, it was the world’s first widespread, hugely popular platform for AR.
At RMS, we’re always moving forward — innovating and improving to give our customers a powerful edge in the industry. With all of that in mind, we’re excited to share our newest features. The addition of these seriously outstanding new elements will be indispensable to a lot of our clients and we can’t wait for you to check them out.
When it comes to communicating with your guests, there’s one strategy that is hands-down the most effective — mobile (SMS) messaging. The reason why is simple; people are more connected to their devices than ever before, and when a text message is sent — ding! —they’re going to see it.
Prime campground season is underway and in case you haven’t heard — 2017 is bringing out the nature lovers in a big way. In the U.S. alone, more than 3.4 million households have become new campers over the last three years, and thanks to younger generations in particular, that trend isn’t slowing down anytime soon.
In early March of this year, Facebook released its newest attraction — “City Guide,” a review and travel feature that your business just may find useful. Here’s what makes it different and potentially awesome.