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The Next 12 Months in Hotel Tech

Terence Ronson | September 11, 2017

By Terence Ronson It's that time of the year again when I gaze deeply into my virtual crystal ball and speculate what the technology trends for the next 12 months in the hotel industry will be - so here goes. Firstly, I believe there will be a tectonic shift at the heart of the industry – Property Management Systems (PMS). For far too long, many have been fixated on the importance of this tool, beholden to less than a handful of players (whom some people allege operate monopolistic practices), locking both corporate and individuals into platforms they do not enjoy using, but are paying highly inflated fees for. Advances in tec...

DO’s and DON’Ts of Hotel Technology – v2015

Terence Ronson | June 10, 2015

With HITEC 2015 just around the corner, Terence Ronson of Pertlink shares a wide-ranging list of tech-related ideas to implement... and mistakes to avoid! Common-sense stuff, and yet pure genius! DO'S 1.Use digital signage instead of printed posters 2.Put some free bottles of drinking water in the mini bar so that they are nice and cool 3.Check all the peep holes on guest room doors to make sure they are secure and the right way round 4.Mount irons on wall brackets in closets instead of placing them on the floor or shelves – tidier and easier for Guest access 5.Clearly display broadband charges, if your hotel has any - and have a disc...

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