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Hotel management technology has come a long way since the early days when it simply managed bookings and other front desk operations – check-in, check-out, room rates and billing. We explore the differences between a good cloud-based PMS and a great one.

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Understanding booking trends will boost your bottom line, helping you to understand your potential at different times, with different channels, and in different circumstances. We explore the power of distribution strategy with our partners at SiteMinder.

The primary goal of all hotels and bookable accommodation is to increase revenue and margin. This enables them to improve their offering, invest in their property, retain quality staff and in many cases give back to their communities – and a good revenue management strategy can make a real difference.

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The primary goal of all hotels and bookable accommodation is to increase revenue and margin. This enables them to improve their offering, invest in their property, retain quality staff and in many cases give back to their communities – and a good revenue management strategy can make a real difference.

The primary goal of all hotels and bookable accommodation is to increase revenue and margin. This enables them to improve their offering, invest in their property, retain quality staff and in many cases give back to their communities – and a good revenue management strategy can make a real difference.

It has been a tough few years for hospitality, but UK businesses are also finding it easier to retain staff than in many other countries, demonstrating a commitment to both staff and customers which, we hope, in the long term can only help to get things back on track.

The highs, the lows and the seeds of hope for 2024  2023 has been quite a year for the industry, as hospitality providers have recovered from Covid, battled with rising costs, and wondered how to make the best of the new technologies on offer. There was been a strong focus on streamlining operations to make … Read more

Get the most from our gift voucher integrations and see your event sales soar The festive season is upon us, and UK hospitality venues are forecast to see a £12bn boost this December, as consumers celebrate with family, friends and colleagues, according to Caterer Licensee magazine. But how will you ensure you get your slice … Read more

Your guests can now opt to skip a clean, plant a tree and help the planet The hospitality industry finds it harder than many to be sustainable, due to the very nature of travel and short stays, air and car miles, frequent linen changes and wasted food. This is something we are acutely aware of … Read more

It’s Rezcontrol, but not as you know it… Well hello, Rezcontrol! I almost didn’t recognise you. You’re looking mighty fine today…. Is that a new suit you’re wearing? It is indeed. We are delighted to introduce our new look, befitting a PMS which has evolved during our thirty year history into a fully cloud-based system … Read more

12 reasons why it’s time to migrate your legacy hotel operating system to Rezcontrol PMS Running a hotel is a complex task. And with a legacy server-based PMS, this complexity will only be increased through time-consuming admin, along with risks to both privacy and security.  Migrating from your legacy operating system may seem daunting, but … Read more

Events sit at the heart of many hospitality businesses. Whether it’s an annual business conference, a huge family reunion or a wedding, a hotel needs to be ready to manage, coordinate and organise it to the highest possible standard. At Avondata, we have a policy of continuous improvement for Rezcontrol, our cloud-based property management system … Read more

We are thrilled to announce the completion of our integration with ResDiary. This collaboration will bring Avondata clients the advantage of a market-leading restaurant reservation platform within our cloud-based hotel property management system, Rezcontrol PMS. Restaurant reservation platform, ResDiary, was founded in 2006 by Mike Conyers, in Glasgow, Scotland. Faced with the frustration of paying … Read more

Are you getting the most out of your Rezcontrol system? Here is a walkthrough of one of our most recent updates – Upsells and Extras What is an upsell in the hotel industry? An upsell is a method of generating additional revenue by offering guests products or services that are not included in the room … Read more

Are you getting the most out of your Rezcontrol system? The Avondata product team is always thinking about new features and functionality to improve your experience every month. Below we’ve summarised the recent updates, along with what the team has planned for the next quarter.    General optimisation Online check-in Getting guests checked-in quickly is … Read more

Onboarding with a new hotel property management system (PMS) doesn’t have to be a challenge. Making an informed commitment to a new PMS provider is a big decision to make, and possibly one of the most important business decisions for your hotel, inn, or guesthouse. The decision can be a daunting one, especially when considering … Read more

Having worked together for over a decade, Avondata and SiteMinder have now galvanised their relationship with a brand new partnership.  The partnership enables Avondata to re-sell and support SiteMinder’s suite of award-winning products alongside their next generation PMS, Rezcontrol, offering hotels a one stop shop. How SiteMinder can help your hotel  As the leading cloud … Read more

Rochelle D’souza is our onboarding manager at Avondata. Rochelle has been with us since 2019 and her experience within the hospitality industry has made her a perfect fit for the role.  We caught up with Rochelle to tell us a little bit more about her role, why she enjoys it and what life looks like … Read more

Rezcontrol PMS: Product updates summary – Q1 2022 By Mark Cade     Are you getting the most out of your Rezcontrol system? The Avondata product team is hard at work finalising new features and functionality every month. Below you can review what has been released for Rezcontrol PMS and what the team has planned … Read more

By Sarah Cade   This month we chatted to Stuart Gray, who heads up our support team. Revered by Avondata clients and colleagues alike, it was a pleasure to find out more about Stuart. Hi Stuart! Can you tell me more about your time with Avondata? I’ve been with Avondata for the majority of my … Read more