What is BLE?

We live in a world where wires, cords and keys are quickly disappearing – and BLE is waiting to replace them. But what is BLE, exactly? At some point, that little Bluetooth icon on your smartphone, tablet or computer has probably caught your eye. Odds are, you’ve used it many, many times. When Bluetooth is […]

<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 […]

The Impact of Green Tech on the Hotel Industry

The Impact of Green Tech on the Hotel Industry

After a lengthy period of lockdowns, mandates, and restrictions that altered life as we know it, the world is back on track. People are traveling again, especially for leisure. Those travelers are increasingly on the hunt for eco-friendly experiences and options. Unfortunately, those sustainable travel options aren’t always easy to find, but today’s forward-thinking hotel […]

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 […]