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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.

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

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

Technology is constantly changing, but the principles behind good marketing and salesmanship remain the same. Knowing your customer, meeting your customers where they are, eliminating purchasing friction, encouraging positive interactions, and amplifying positive customer experiences are the cornerstones of any successful sales or marketing strategy. This is where technology has stepped in, and can also … Read more

There are multiple benefits to good hotel management software. As the industry relies increasingly  on tech to support its operations, Rezcontrol PMS helps hotels across the UK become both more efficient and effective. Here are the most significant benefits of cloud-based software like Rezcontrol PMS. Benefit 1: Saves time Administrative tasks are simpler with Rezontrol … Read more

Behind every great hotel lies a great hotel booking system – the software used by hotels to manage reservations. But it does so much more besides, enabling the hotel to automate dozens of functions with 100% accuracy, clearing precious time for staff to serve their guests A hotel booking system both simplifies the process and … Read more

The hospitality industry is facing a massive recruitment crisis and nationwide staff shortages are making running hotels and restaurants harder than ever before. As managing hotels becomes more difficult, using good property management software like Rezcontrol PMS can streamline and automate important tasks, making operations more efficient and effective. If you’re not sure what property … Read more

87% of guests visit a hotel website before booking a stay. Yet this critical marketing tool is often neglected by hotel owners and managers. Fortunately, building an eye-catching and engaging website for your hotel business is not specifically reserved for computer whizzes and can easily be implemented to drive direct bookings, in turn building loyal … Read more

There is an unwritten trust between hotels and their guests. When they enter your hotel, they want to know that they will be taken care of during their stay and this trust goes beyond their physical wellbeing or that their belongings will be kept safe. The COVID-19 pandemic not only increased viral attacks on humans, … Read more

Trees are already ablaze with reds and browns and the nights are drawing in, which means only one thing – autumn is arriving and it’s the perfect time for a relaxing break. To help with your begrudgement of the end of summer, here’s five Avondata clients perfect for a charming getaway this season. After all, … Read more

There’s nothing like a bank holiday to lift the spirits and help us recharge. In this blog we feature five Avondata clients that are ideal for the long weekend. From stargazing in the Forest of Dean to surfing at Summerleaze Beach, here are five places to stay to make your next bank holiday one to … 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

The hospitality industry is on course for another busy summer period and the staycation trend of 2021 is set to continue. Yet hotels and restaurants are not in for an easy ride with research suggesting that the UK sector is short of up to 200,000 hospitality employees this summer.  This is a result of a … Read more

by Sarah Cade   ‘Guest engagement’ is a phrase often heard in the hotel industry. But what does it really mean in practice, particularly in a post Covid-world?  According to HospitalityNet: “Most often, guest engagement is touted as a social media tool, but in reality it is utilising the tools at your hotel’s disposal to … Read more

Written by Sarah Cade   Last year, we launched our new, groundbreaking web-based hotel PMS, Rezcontrol. This new online software offers innovative new features all designed to help hotels run efficiently, maximise revenue and provide great service. So, why should you have Rezcontrol in your hotel business? Here are five reasons why we think you … Read more