For independent hotels and resorts, the era of social media, Internet marketing, and fully-integrated direct website online booking software are providing new revenue generating strategies.
Preferred Hotel Group has selected MICROS as its exclusive recommended Property Management System technology partner for its more than 750 distinctive properties in over 65 countries.
The Jakarta, Barcelona, Las Vegas and Elbow Beach, Bermuda Mandarin Oriental properties have installed PAR Springer-Miller's SMS|Host Hospitality Management System over the last 90 days.
The new partnership now offers hospitality customers who use the Eatec Solutions inventory and procurement system, the InfoGenesis POS system and the Visual One Property Management System access to the TMx labor management solution.
All of Pousadas' 39 properties have implemented the MICROS OPERA Enterprise solution to create a superior guest experience for both the Pousadas de Portugal and the Pestana Group.
The lodging industry's commitment to sustainability may have been side-lined for the most part in 2009, but "green" hotel projects are expected to be a high priority in the year ahead. Green operators discuss the top strategies and innovations that are working for them, plus some insight into future eco-friendly innovations.
As part of a major renovation, the Ocean House has opted to install a number of ResortSuite hospitality management software modules including PMS, spa, catering and more.
With the certification, Genares and GenaRaterSM offer thousands of hotels and their customers a secure central reservations system with seamless GDS and PMS connectivity.
MICROS Systems, Inc. is expanding its Web services portfolio by acquiring TIG Global, a leading interactive marketing company for the hospitality and travel industries worldwide.
PCI compliance, direct website bookings for lower costs, total guest experience to boost loyalty, yield management to maximize revenue, and social marketing are essentials for success in 2010.