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PMS IN TODAY’S INDUSTRY

WHAT IS A PMS? We all know that PMS stands for Property Management System, but what do PMS mean in our industry today? Property Management Systems are often referred to as the „heart“ of any hotel, a system to which all the other ones are connected to. In today’s oversaturated travel tech landscape, in fact, […]

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR NEXT PMS

Of all the choices hoteliers have to make, choosing the right Property Management System is one of the most stressful, yet crucial, one. If you already replaced your PMS at least once, you know the amount of strain the process brings. Hotels regretting their PMS decision is a cliché in our industry, but the truth […]

BIG DATA OR SMART DATA? REPORTING IN PMS

THE DATA PARADOX Property Management Systems process and store large amount of data every day, but having „a lot“ of data do not always mean having „the right“ data. As we already stated in our previous articles, hotel data come from several separate sources, such as channel managers or reputation systems, meaning that a good […]

IS YOUR PMS DESIGNED FOR THE CLOUDS?

BORN AND RAISED IN THE CLOUD After reading our articles, you should have a good understanding of why cloud-based systems are superior to on-premise ones. In today’s scenario, where good internet connectivity is available pretty much everywhere, there is really no reason to run on-premise PMS systems. WHY CLOUD? Cloud-based systems outsource the IT part […]

THE DAYS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI ARE OVER: THE CURRENT STATE OF HOTEL TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

INTRO “The days of Leonardo da Vinci are over”, wrote social scientist Etienne Wenger, adding that “today’s complex problem-solving requires multiple perspectives”. Even though the original quote refers to human interaction and team working, it can be easily applied to every ecosystem where communication and synergy are not only possible, but preferable. This is obviously […]