Manfred Osthues

Managing Partner at protel

Manfred Osthuesprotel offers technology and service solutions specifically and exclusively for the hospitality industry. The consistent focus on the needs of a single industry makes us one of the most experienced and successful providers of advanced property management systems (PMS). Whatever the requirements, whether installed on-site, web- based “in the Cloud”, or as a hybrid solution, our flexible and scalable software solutions cover the full industry spectrum, from small independent hotels to multinational hotel chains with a global presence. Founded in 1994, protel hotelsoftware GmbH operates under the leadership of managing partners Ingo Dignas, Jörg Hermann and Manfred Osthues. With headquarters in Germany, branch offices in Dubai and in Vienna, Austria, and a dense network of partner companies working in close cooperation, protel enjoys a worldwide presence. In over 80 countries, hotels and hotel management schools around the world attest to protel's high- level expertise and reliability, a third of them using protel Cloud Solutions.
Insights by Manfred Osthues (2)

COVID-19 is hitting the beating heart of every hotel hard

Sitting remotely, looking out at the sunshine bouncing off the rooftops in early springtime here in Germany, you might be forgiven for thinking all is well. With the real possibility that by this time tomorrow, we will not be allowed to leave our homes, the idyllic scenery is smashed.

How technology can serve both hotel employees and guests

Manfred Osthues of protel says that his idea about the hotel of the future is concentrated around the people in the hotel. It is their expectations that drive the development and implementation of any kind of technological solution.