OpenKey Announces Appointment of Adam Thomas as Chief Operations Officer

DALLAS, August 8, 2022– OpenKey, the industry standard for universal Digital Key in hotels, today announced that Adam Thomas has joined the company as its Chief Operations Officer (COO). In this new role, Mr. Thomas will focus on improving operational efficiencies as OpenKey continues to scale, as well as reinforcing cross-departmental relationships for greater effectiveness. […]

OpenKey Becomes the Recommended Digital Key Provider for Preferred Hotels & Resorts 

DALLAS, TX (DATE) – OpenKey the industry standard for universal digital keys in hotels, today announced an exciting partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 650 of the finest independent hotels globally. Effective immediately, OpenKey is the recommended provider of digital key technology to  Preferred Hotels & […]

OpenKey Expands Partnership With Okkami to Resell Digital Key Technology

OpenKey Expands Partnership With Okkami to Resell Digital Key Technology

DALLAS, June 2nd, 2022– OpenKey, the industry standard for universal Digital Key technology in hotels, today announced expansion of its partnership with OKKAMI, a world leader in digital guest engagement, empowering OKKAMI to resell OpenKey’s world-class Digital Key technology. This newly defined partnership will allow OKKAMI to improve guest experiences and staff efficiency for hundreds of hospitality properties […]

The Eco-friendly Digital Key that will Save Hotels Money

Eco-friendly digital key that will save hotels money infographic

As the world turns eco-friendly, hospitality does too. Hotels are getting rid of plastic keycards in exchange for what is the technology of the future: Eco-friendly Digital Keys. 73% of guests prefer to skip the front desk and 60% are likely to choose a hotel that allows them to check-in from their smartphone. With OpenKey Digital […]

Forget Keycards: 6 Reasons to Stop Using Them in 2022

Forget keycards: 6 reasons to stop using them

It’s no secret: No one likes keycards. Your guests don’t enjoy using keycards, especially when they don’t work the way they’re supposed to. And your staff certainly don’t like the added work needed to recode cards after one is lost or stops working. Hotels everywhere are ditching physical keys altogether. Let’s take a look at […]

3 Ways Technology Can Help Boost Hotel Staff Retention

3 ways technology can help boost staff retention

It’s no secret that the hospitality industry is facing significant challenges with hotel staff retention and shortages. As we emerge from a global pandemic, guests are eager to travel again. Yet they are also more cognizant of safety, sanitation, and health precautions. Fortunately, with help from key technologies, hotels can improve guest satisfaction while increasing […]

6 Ways To Lower Hotel Operational Costs In 2022

6 ways to lower hotel operational costs

Cutting down on operational costs could significantly boost your hotel’s bottom line. With prolonged, slow recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitality markets across the United States are getting more crowded than ever before. Simply put, at any given destination throughout the country, there are more hotel rooms and short-term rentals than ever before. Online price […]

Openkey Announces New CEO, Stephen Bodnar

Openkey CEO Stephen Bodnar

DALLAS, TX – OpenKey, the industry standard for universal Digital Key in hotels, today announced that Stephen Bodnar has joined the company as its new Chief Executive Officer. OpenKey’s former CEO, Ron Owens, will continue to serve the company as he takes on the role of Head of Operations. The decision to bring Mr. Bodnar […]

White Stallion Ranch Responds to the COVID-19 pandemic

White Stallion Ranch

case study WHITE STALLION RANCH THE SOLUTION BLE Upgrade Module Room Count 45 Set on 3,000 acres about 30 minutes from central Tucson, the four-pearl White Stallion Ranch is an all-inclusive, family-oriented dude ranch with western flavor and resort-like perks.  When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it also brought a need for contactless solutions as well […]

Washington Square Inn Drastically Reduced Expenses

Washington Square Inn

case study WASHINGTON SQUARE INN, 1906 MISSION, HAYES VALLEY AND HOTEL DES ARTS, THE ANNEX AT HAYES VALLEY THE SOLUTION Digital Key PROPERTIES 5 Washington Square Inn, 1906 Mission, Hayes Valley Inn, Hotel Des Arts and the Annex at Hayes Valley are several boutique hotels located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. […]