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Increasing Guest Satisfaction with Mobile Tech

The J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index study showed scores improving across the board, but not as much in the areas of check in and check out. While up overall, guests aren’t quite as happy with the process as they are with the rest of the stay. It makes sense. One of the top annoyances in any experience … Read More

Winning Ratings and Reviews

Travel bookings, whether done by computer or mobile, will never again be separated from internet searches, recommendation sites, and reviews. Hotel companies that view this transparency as an asset take measures to delight guests, keep reviews positive, and sometimes change perceptions when a guest is inclined to complain. In days past, complaints may have been left to comment cards or … Read More

GDPR Just Around the Corner

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) takes effect May 25. This change, designed to protect data privacy, applies to any organization collecting data on EU citizens, no matter the location of the organization. Compliance is mandatory and will include strict protections on all technology that can collect data, staff training on privacy protection, and protocol in place in the … Read More

Hotel Apps: Adoption and Rentention

Branded hotel apps own a lot of power over the guest experience and subsequent loyalty. Used at full potential, they will meet every mobile need during the entire travel experience. But two hurdles often come between guests and hotel apps: adoption and retention. Standard adoption techniques include signage and table tents for the front and in-room desks and are valuable … Read More

Concierge Influence on Digital Space

In this age of technology, does the live concierge have reason to fear the digital one? The attraction of hospitality lies in face to face interaction and personalized service. Getting the guest experience right is what drives the passion hoteliers have for their vocation, but some fear that digital takeovers will soon displace these valued interactions. While technology platforms can … Read More