Fail fast and learn a lot! Getting hotel tech on the Silicon Valley to-do list

By Pierre Boettner - founder and CEO, hospitality pulse

12 October 2014
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Pierre Boettner of hospitalityPulse believes now is the time for our industry to rethink technology paradigms. His Silicon Valley-centered look at hospitality tech asserts that while technology has steadily advanced over the last 30 years, hotels are still not fully benefitting. Silicon Valley thinking would attack the problems differently, he says.

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About hospitalityPulse

hospitalityPulse was designed by hotel technology and operations veterans tackling one of the most difficult problems hotels are facing: room assignment and its direct effect on guest satisfaction. Our patent-pending optimization algorithms, combined with an intuitive user interface enable hoteliers to assign the optimal room for every guest, every time, with consistent efficiency. Using the multi-dimensional FIRE engine, hoteliers can rely on providing the booker with the trueAvailabilityTM of room and feature combinations on the dates selected. roomPulse dynamically optimizes each room assignment in real-time, all the time. Visit us at www.hospitalitypulse.com.

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hospitalityPulse, Inc.

303 Potrero Street, #43-108
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States
Phone: 831.295.6650
www.hospitalitypulse.com

Pierre Boettner

Pierre Boettner spent his entire life between hotel operations and hospitality technology. In 1993 he pioneered an industry-first forecasting and pricing tool for Mövenpick Hotels and was later involved in many system innovations, helping hoteliers improve their distribution capabilities. Recognizing the increasing difficulty of managing rooms operations, he and long-time colleague Denis Bajet founded hospitalityPulse in 2013. This company has dedicated itself to solving the most complex operations tasks still requiring daily human intervention. Pierre Boettner is a graduate of the esteemed Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.