OpenKey Releases All-New Guest App

OpenKey Releases All-New Guest App DALLAS – OpenKey, the brand standard for universal Digital Key in hotels, is excited to announce an entirely new OpenKey guest app experience to power its Digital Key technology. The all-new OpenKey app includes a redesigned user interface with new and improved functionality, providing greater value to both guests and hotels, […]

<strong>The Hoteliers Guide to Attracting (and Keeping) the Best Employees</strong>

Hotel Staff Retention

Employee retention and operational efficiency are at the top of every hotelier’s mind today. Facing high turnover rates and a historic staffing shortage, hotels must find ways to attract and retain quality employees. And they must do this while being mindful of overhead costs. According to eHotelier, the hospitality industry is currently reporting a staggering […]

The Top 5 Strategies to Improve Hotel Sustainability 

hotel Sustainability

Sustainability and environmental impact are more important than ever, especially for the hospitality industry. According to the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, “The World Economic Forum has now ranked climate action failure as the top global risk.” Further, according to National Geographic, hotels contribute about 1% of total global emissions. While this may seem like a small […]

How to Make Holiday Travel Safer with Hotel Technology

Your guests’ safety is your top priority. While the COVID-19 public health emergency is less of a concern than it was in 2020, health and sanitation concerns still linger. You want to protect your guests and enhance their stays, ensuring that they have the best possible stay at your hotel. That means taking precautions and […]

4 Telltale Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Hotel’s Technology

Hotel Technology

Is it time to upgrade your hotel’s technology? Take a moment to think about your day-to-day operations, guest interactions, and services. While there is are always opportunities for improvement, how can you determine where to prioritize your tech budget? From streamlining staff scheduling and cleaning schedules with automation to offering features like contactless check-in with […]

5 Reasons Top Boutique Hotels are Embracing Tech

The hospitality industry is notoriously slow to embrace new technologies and automated systems. And, traditionally, this has been especially true of independent, boutique hotels and smaller hotel brands. Today, however, more small hotels are discovering the benefits of a technology-forward approach. According to recent data from Oracle Hospitality, 73% of guests want hotels to implement technology that […]

How to Sell Digital Key to Skeptical Guests

How to Sell to Skeptical Guests

What do you do when a guest is hesitant about Digital Keys and would rather stick to key cards? In our experience working with hotels around the world, the majority of guests are quick to adopt Digital Key technology without hesitation. They embrace the convenience and enhanced security that come with using their phones as […]

The Best Ways to Increase Hotel Occupancy in 2022

Your hotel’s occupancy rate directly corresponds to your revenue stream, but that’s not all. If you consistently have high occupancy rates, you’ll not only be bringing in consistent revenue – you’ll also build your hotel’s reputation as a sought-after place to stay in your area.  So, do you know your hotel occupancy rate? This metric […]

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 & […]