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6 Most Effective Summer Marketing Ideas for Hotels

Hotelogix Blog·22 May 2018
With summer almost ‘round the corner, it is time to start redefining your hotel’s promotion ideas. As a hotelier you will have to make the best use of hotel summer ideas to grab this opportunity.
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[Infographic] 5 Simple Ways To Delight Your Hotel Guests

Hotelogix Blog· 9 May 2018
Improving guest experience in hotels is one of the most effective (yet least explored) ways of building your business. When done right, hotel customer satisfaction goes a long way in gaining their loyalty. This, in turn, has a direct and positive impact on your revenue, online reputation as well as word-of-mouth marketing. As simple as it may be, a lot of hoteliers find it challenging to settle on a hotel guest satisfaction strategy that can bring them the desired returns! Read on to understand the five basic commandments to delight your guests.
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How to put your hotel's property in the eye of global travelers

Hotelogix Blog· 8 May 2018
With the advent of technology, the landscape of the hospitality industry is fast changing. A hotel’s marketing plan holds utmost importance for greater online visibility. Now, modern travelers make booking decisions with quick swipes on mobile apps. How does a hotelier cope with the ever-changing scenario? The trick is to keep technology at the heart of things and explore innovations. Forward-thinking brands with a sound global marketing strategy for hotels will constantly find themselves in the eye of the travelers.
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Why you should mobile enable your hotel staff?

Hotelogix Blog· 2 May 2018
The digital revolution is here. And, as a hotelier, you certainly cannot ignore the shift of guest preferences towards hotel mobile apps. Many studies indicate a sharp rise in the adoption of mobile technology in hotels. Mobility, powered by internet, has changed the game for the hotel industry when it comes to engaging with guests and serving them competently.
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Adopt a cloud-based PMS and simplify the night audit process at your hotel

Hotelogix Blog·30 April 2018
Night audit in the hotel industry is a mandatory process. Also referred to as front office audit, it consolidates all the transactions after the end of a particular business day, segregates them, and posts them under respective folios. In simple words, it summarizes a hotel’s financial transactions captured during a day, and advances the date to the next business day.
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Beacons - The marketers' arsenal

Hotelogix Blog·27 April 2018
A beacon is defined by the dictionary as a light that is set up on a high position (a hill or a tower) to send a signal as a sign of warning or celebration. Used primarily during times of war to alert sailors at sea or the troops on land, to warn them about an invasion or even returning troops. Even though the concept remains the same for the most part, a beacon’s sole purpose is to communicate a message to the crowd.
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A Hotelier's guide to GDPR compliance

Hotelogix Blog·25 April 2018
The General Data Protection Regulations has caused quite a stir in the hospitality industry of late. With the deadline for implementation, 25th of May 2018, drawing closer, we thought it would be a good idea to run you through the specifics. Understanding why? Living in a data-driven age, where we have access to ample information on various subjects, from the closing stock price of a particular company to scores of the latest game and other tabloid gossip. However, all this information may include individuals names, addresses, bank details and passport information.
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5 benefits of modern accounting system for your hotel business

Hotelogix Blog·23 April 2018
Hotel accounting is one of the most important areas of a hotel’s management. Accounting in the hotel industry has moved on from the traditional methods of using spreadsheets to the modern hotel accounting software. As a hotelier, you need to adopt new technologies to effectively streamline this aspect of your business. Thus, to make the whole process error-free and to save time.
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Top 4 Challenges in Hotel Digital Marketing Faced By Independent Hotel Owners

Hotelogix Blog·20 April 2018
Independent hotel owners have a huge set of responsibilities to manage their hotel on a daily basis. Additionally, the increasing levels of competition only add to the worries. There are enormous challenges pertaining to an independent hotel’s digital marketing plan. Reason – travelers are getting tech-savvy and sometimes, hoteliers lack the urgency to adopt technology. Marketing your hotel rooms online is more than merely updating on OTA sites. To promote a hotel online, you require a combination of skills, strategies and of course, the right use of smart technologies.
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Pre arrival guest experience and why it makes a difference

Hotelogix Blog·18 April 2018
If you’re already a part of the hospitality industry, you’d know the importance of creating a seamless guest arrival experience. A hotel’s guest experience begins even before one arrives on your property. Personalization of a guest’s experience is no longer an option. You need to make the move now to be a step ahead of the competition.
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7 practical benefits of an offsite - from our startup to yours

Hotelogix Blog·16 April 2018
March 14th, 2018 Hotelogix celebrated its 10th anniversary! This presented the opportunity for us to plan an unprecedented offsite, which in all fairness, was nothing short of a ‘once in a lifetime experience’. Hotelogix has its operations spread across two locations in India- One in Noida and the other in Bangalore. Never before had the two teams met in person, all at once. The most important reason why the Great Goan offsite turned out as successful as it did!
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9 compelling reasons why your Hotel needs a Channel Manager

Hotelogix Blog·13 April 2018
Hotel channel management software play a huge role in seamlessly distributing inventory and rates on multiple OTAs. This entire process helps a hotel to maximizing bookings and, thereby, increasing revenue. By diversifying the sources of reservations for your hotel, you stand a higher chance of attaining full occupancy and Channel Managers come in handy in this endeavor. But here’s the catch! A Hotel channel management software brings with it lot more benefits than just increased bookings. This is why we recommend that every hotel invest in a channel manager. If you are still not convinced, we’ve listed 9 reasons why investing in a Channel manager is paramount to your hotel business.
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6 benefits of Mobile Apps for the Hotel Industry

Hotelogix Blog· 2 April 2018
Mobile hotel apps are indeed redefining the guest experience. As customer service holds utmost value in the hotel industry, the necessity to engage, interact and attract is vital. Guests are looking for convenience at their fingertips. The significance of mobile hotel apps has grown rapidly in the recent times with more and more hotel brands opting for apps.
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5 Ways to Increase Corporate And Group Bookings For Independent Hotels

Hotelogix Blog·29 March 2018
For hoteliers the world over, corporate hotel bookings form a steady revenue stream as business travelers may book all through the year. Strategies required to boost corporate travel bookings need to be different as these guests are not dependent on peak-periods. Here’s a list of five ways you can drive group hotel bookings.
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Hotelogix completes 10 years of successful operations

Hotelogix Blog·28 March 2018
Hotelogix, a global leader in hospitality technology domain, is celebrating 10 years of empowering hotels with its world-class cloud-based Hotel PMS. During the last decade, Hotelogix has grown into a trusted technology partner for hotels operating across 100 plus countries. Hotelogix was founded on 14th March 2008, also known as Pi Day coinciding with Albert Einstein’s date of birth.
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Guest loyalty programs to increase bookings

Hotelogix Blog·26 March 2018
In a highly competitive hospitality industry, you must do everything to attract new guests, and retain your old guests. These are two major aspects of your business when it comes to generating more bookings, and revenues. And in this, you need to have a well-planned hotel guest loyalty program to ensure that your property draws more guests.
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Why should a hotel's online reputation matter for every hotel owner?

Hotelogix Blog·20 March 2018
A hotel’s online reputation management should be one of the core areas of focus for your brand. Every hotel owner needs to pay attention to a hotel’s online reputation as it directly impacts sales figures.Find out ways to manage your hotel’s reputation online. How a hotel’s online reputation impacts revenue Online hotel reviews can be source of motivation or worry for hotel owners! We live in times when everyone who has an opinion about a product or service shares the same on social media channels. It’s common for customers to surf the web for hotel reviews before the hitting the “Book Now” button. For professionals in the hospitality industry, guests leaving online hotel reviews and detailing their experiences can be a matter of concern as it affects their click-through rates (CTR) and hotel revenue.
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Glimpse of Hotelogix's journey at ITB Berlin 2018

Hotelogix Blog·19 March 2018
ITB Berlin – 2018, considered as the world’s leading Travel Trade Show held from 7-11 March concluded with Hotelogix being one of the proud participants. Hotelogix showcased its enterprise grade cloud-based Hotel Property Management system along with its Mobile Hotel App. Hotelogix’s top management was at the venue, and leveraged the platform to build successful collaborations with hoteliers attending the event.
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9 common terms and conditions every guest is curious about

Hotelogix Blog·13 March 2018
One of the most common questions we are asked is the terms and conditions that should be used on your booking pages, specifically clauses relating to cancellation. Here are some terms we suggest including, tailoring them to your individual needs. Rates: What currency are the rates advertised in? This is typically defined by the location of your property, so a New Zealand motel will advertise rates in New Zealand Dollars. Rate is typically per night, per room for two people. Additional charges apply for more people. Include here also your rates for children as applicable.
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3 ways to improve guest experience for business travelers

Hotelogix Blog·12 March 2018
It may come as no revelation to you that enhancing guest experience drives revenue growth. But this isn’t just boardroom hearsay statement or a new-age marketing mumbo-jumbo! Consider this stat by from this Forrester research. Customer Experience leaders showed a considerably higher revenue growth when compared to CX laggards. In their own words, CX leaders witnessed a Compound Annual Revenue Growth of 17% over five years compared to just 3% for CX laggards.
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Hotelogix introduces Management Dashboard for Hoteliers to take informed business decisions

Hotelogix Blog· 8 March 2018
Hospitality industry is growing with a good pace and so is the competition within the industry. Today’s hoteliers need to have all the critical data on their business at place. It helps them view everything in one dashboard for quick consumption of information. They can save time, analyze current hotel performance, and can take data-driven decisions.
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Blockchain for Hospitality!

Hotelogix Blog· 5 March 2018
With the advent of Bitcoin, blockchain technology has become a term that most of you have heard of. Apart from the surprising revenue earning scheme that Bitcoin turned out to be, its utility is far deeper. Yes, it eradicates fraud when it comes to transactions carried out by banks and political parties but that’s just scratching the surface. To understand the utility it brings let’s break the word Blockchain into two.
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Hotelogix to participate in ITB Berlin, 2018

Hotelogix Blog·28 February 2018
Hotelogix, a leading cloud-based Hotel Property Management System provider has announced its participation in ITB Berlin, 2018 from 7th to 11th March. The company aims to showcase its enterprise grade cloud-based Hotel Property Management System along with the recently launched Mobile Hotel App during this event at Stand No – 159, Hall No – 6.1.
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8 simple ways to increase your hotel's direct bookings

Hotelogix Blog·26 February 2018
Increasing direct bookings would be one of the most rewarding (but just as challenging) tasks for any hotelier. Given the vast market size and share of third party booking sites, it is becoming in increasingly important for hotels to work towards maintain the right balance between OTA bookings and direct bookings.

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