Transforming Hotel Operations: How Automation Unlocks New Levels of Efficiency and Profitability

The hospitality industry stands at a pivotal moment, defined by rapid technological advancements and evolving market dynamics. The age-old practices of labor management, once the cornerstone of hotel operations, now fall short in meeting the demands of a fast-paced world. This calls for a paradigm shift: from perceiving labor as a mere expense to be minimized, to recognizing it as a key strategic asset capable of elevating the guest experience and boosting hotel profitability.

How to start your food business: An 8-step guide to success

Are you a passionate entrepreneur with an innovative idea for a restaurant, a skilled baker ready to take your talents to the next level, or someone with dreams of hitting the road with a food truck, offering your vibrant street food creations to people anywhere? Starting a new food business can be an exhilarating adventure, but it can also be a daunting journey filled with unexpected challenges and bureaucratic hurdles that require a combination of business expertise and determination to overcome.

Visuals in vogue: Revolutionizing hospitality & travel marketing

Visuals have long played a significant role in the advertisement of travel destinations. During the 1930s, travel advertising posters were booming in the hope of stimulating the depression-era economy (see some examples by clicking on the previous link). Actors like railway companies hired famous artists to create those posters. One noticeable example is the set of posters created by Salvador Dali for the French railway company. One of the objectives of the travel advertising posters was to allow potential customers to project the destination thanks to the emotions that one can encounter when looking at visual representations.

Keep the spark alive in your guest relationships

In this week’s episode of the Hotel Moment podcast, Karen Stephens, Revinate CRO, and Brian Murphy, Group CRM Executive of Cliste Hospitality, reveal what keeps the fire going between hotelier and guest: reliable, personalized, and quick communication. Murphy breaks down the misconceptions around the influence of technology on guest communication, but also why there’s no replacement for the “human touch” element of the guest experience.

Cybersecurity in the Hospitality Industry

Digital transformation is redefining many aspects of the hospitality industry, and the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. The recent spate of high-profile incidents is a reality that many in the industry are coming to grips with. No entity, regardless of size or stature, is immune to the threats posed by cybercriminals. In building our products, I paid a lot of attention to this element, and we researched and learned a lot along the way. Taking from everything we learned, I’d like to offer some perspectives on the nature of these threats and the strategies and practices that can help safeguard hotels and their guests.

The Tech Path to Superior Hotel Management and ROI

The hospitality industry stands at a pivotal moment, defined by rapid technological advancements and evolving market dynamics. The age-old practices of labor management, once the cornerstone of hotel operations, now fall short in meeting the demands of a fast-paced world. This calls for a paradigm shift: from perceiving labor as a mere expense to be minimized, to recognizing it as a key strategic asset capable of elevating the guest experience and boosting hotel profitability.