APS Exhibits Next-Generation Microservices Hotel and Travel Platform at HITEC Orlando 2022
Above Property Services | June 14, 2022
About Above Property Services (APS™) unveils latest advancements, including Hotel In A Box™ solution for independent operators to optimize productivity, reduce costs, connect with guests and drive revenues NAPLES, FL– June 14, 2022 – Above Property® Services (APS™), the industry-leading provider of innovative technology designed for the global travel industry and related verticals, will demonstrate its highly anticipated cloud-based microservices platform at HITEC 2022 in Orlando, booth 1307. A true all-in-one system, the APS platform adopts a modular approach of seamlessly integrated components to create the perfect tech...
Hospitality Financial Leadership: Top 10 List of Productivity Killers in Your Hotel
David Lund | December 6, 2021
By David Lund Productivity is like our health and fitness. We are never just staying in one place for long. You are either moving toward a better picture or you are moving away from the ideal shape you want to be in. In your hotel it is a never-ending journey that requires your constant and continuous attention. In this piece I am going to highlight the Top 10 List to avoid and best practices to adopt so you can stay in shape. And remember, just like guest services and your colleagues, your productivity will never be perfect, but you can always benefit from a regular work out. Number 10 – Being a Perfectionist Perfecti...
Hospitality Financial Leadership: EFTEs, Productivity Measurements – Why Use Both
David Lund | October 19, 2020
By David Lund Most hotels measure payroll as a percentage of revenue or, as it is commonly referred to, labor cost percentage. This is not helpful. Why, you ask? Well, first of all, if sales magically increase because of an increase in the average room rate or average cover, your labor cost will automatically improve. Did anyone actually do anything better with the payroll? No. Or, if there is an increase in wages due to an outside force like the minimum wage increased, then your labor cost will suffer and did anyone actually do anything negative? No. So you see the limitations of labor cost percentage. Let me introduce the two differen...
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