How to prioritise your technology selection process
There are many possibilities to transform the guest experience with new technologies and optimise processes. An analysis of the current IT setup is the starting point for further planning. Not every hotel needs the same ...
Hotelhero
Florian Montag
June 17, 2019
How to optimise your website and booking engine conversion
OTAs: “Frenemies” or simple enemies? The everlasting debate of the digital era in the hotel industry is far from over. Putting good and bad practices of OTAs apart, the visibility and reach they have given to hotels ove...
Hotelhero
Thought Leadership
Knowledge
Thibault Gence
October 30th, 2018
Independent Hotel Show Partners: Meet Dorian Partner Manager @ myhotelshop
Myhotelshop is an online ‘software and service marketing agency’ specialized in providing marketing solutions for independent hotels to increase their direct bookings...
Events
Meet the Founders
Florian Montag
October 15th, 2018
Independent Hotel Show Partner: Jerome Laredo, VP of EMEA @ Lightspeed
Lightspeed simplifies how you and your staff work, enabling you to focus on creating memorable dining experiences for your customers, not logistics. Whether you have a quick service, café, bar or full-service restaurant ...
Meet the Founders
Florian Montag
October 8th, 2018
Independent Hotel Show Partner: Edwin Leenheer, Co-founder @ RevControl
RevControl provides easy to use, yet powerful to control Online Revenue Management for hotels. It combines business on the books, forecasting, events, business rules, competition rates and so much more to intelligently r...
Events
Meet the Founders
Florian Montag
October 4th, 2018
Independent Hotel Show Partner: Thomas Dieben, Managing Director @ BeCurious
As you may have heard, we are celebrating our UK Entry at The Independent Hotel Show in London this 16 & 17th of October. To celebrate this big step, we are joining forces with 6 of our amazing partners and are hosting t...
Meet the Founders
Florian Montag
September 25th, 2018
Independent Hotel Show Partner: Mirko Lalli, CEO @ Travel Appeal
Travel Appeal is an Italian B2B startup, that collects and analyzes real-time travel and hospitality industry data accumulated from traveler reviews, social networks and 500+ sources across the Internet to find relevant ...
Meet the Founders
Florian Montag
September 17th, 2018
Todays Hotel Guest Data is like Oil in the 18th Century
Hotel Data in the 21st century is like oil in the 18th century and the hoteliers that are able to see its value and learn how to extract it will realize huge rewards that will put them way ahead of the curve. It’s no lo...
Thought Leadership
Todd Kramer
August 21, 2018
Winning the upsell gamble with perfect timing
80 DAYS: As an industry, we focus a lot of our attention on the direct revenue generated by a hotel website and rightly so. But as we all know, unlike most online purchases, the transaction doesn’t end with the booking. ...
Thought Leadership
Knowledge
Marieke Wisse
July 10, 2018
Revenue Management 101
There are a lot of articles out there on Revenue Management and how to get started. But most of them start at the beginning…we think you should start at the end. Let’s first work out what the potential impact would be an...
Thought Leadership
Knowledge
Jens Munch
May 1, 2018
Things to know when getting into metasearch
Cost of advertising is rising, OTA commissions are rising, in other words cost of distribution is on the rise. Countering that requires smarter advertising systems that will take advantage of the cents that can be shaved...
Hotelhero
Knowledge
Florian Montag
July 9, 2018
The guide to choosing your channel manager
The channel manager takes care of connecting and automating your distribution throughout all your channels. It connects to your PMS and the different OTA’s, Brand.com, GDS’s and other channels you need. It allows you to ...
Hotelhero
Knowledge
Florian Montag
July 6, 2018
Make the right choice on your new Revenue Management Solution
Revenue management is always a hot topic in the industry. Specially at the moment there a lot of new revenue management systems (RMS) coming to market, all claiming that they have found the secret sauce to accurately for...
Hotelhero
Knowledge
Florian Montag
July 3, 2018
The hotelier's pain point: How do I find my ideal Channel Mix?
There is not one perfect channel mix for every hotel, but there is definitely a magic formula to optimise your chance of filling your hotel through your most profitable channels....
Hotelhero
Knowledge
Florian Montag
July 1, 2018
Photos: Upgrade your Distribution @ Food Hotel Tech
Last week, we attended Food Hotel Tech in Paris, alongside some of our partners. The show was a great success with more than 4000 attendees and 100+ technology providers for the Food & Hotel industries.  It was the oppo...
Events
Hotelhero
Thibault Gence
June 14, 2018
Upgrade your Distribution @ Food Hotel Tech
La deuxième édition de Food Hotel Tech se déroulera les 4 et 5 Juin au Paris Event Center, Porte de la Villette, à Paris. C’est le premier salon français dédié au digital dans le secteur de l’hôtellerie-restauration, l’e...
Events
Hotelhero
Knowledge
Thibault Gence
May 2, 2018
The Hunger Games: Hospitality Innovation
I wanted to recap on a very interesting panel I participated in, last month at HITEC Amsterdam. The topic was why do start-ups and innovative solutions struggle to achieve rapid growth in the hospitality industry? We ha...
Events
Hotelhero
Thought Leadership
Florian Montag
April 26, 2018
Getting Ready for the Hotel Technology Forum: Interview with Ullrich Kastner
Hotelhero will be attending the Hotel Technology Forum during the HotelKongresse in Berlin on January 30th. HTF is a network of over 60 SaaS B2B startups in the hospitality sector. As we’ve just launched, it will be a gr...
Events
Thought Leadership
Meet the Founders
Thibault Gence
January 17, 2018
The beginning of Hotelhero (Part 2/2)
Our goal with Hotelhero is to help independent hotels and small chains to gain back control. We want to improve the understanding and adoption of technology in the industry and push innovation, helping hoteliers conquer ...
Hotelhero
Thought Leadership
Florian Montag
November 27, 2017
The beginning of Hotelhero (Part 1/2)
Too long technology has been passive and stagnant in the hotel industry. In the past, the general trend in the industry was “one-system does it all” and hoteliers had no choice but to implement the typical legacy system....
Hotelhero
Thought Leadership
Florian Montag
November 26, 2017