Imagine all the chaos if you had to hire a consultant to come to your home and set up ZOOM on your computer at the onset of beginning of COVID-19. This is the state of "cloud" PMS technology in the hospitality industry.
Today, apaleo announced the release of its latest white paper, Get a Grip on Guest Payments. The focus of this free download is to understand the challenges hotels are currently facing, address current consumer expectations, reduce fraud and customer friction, and explain how technology solves these problems.
apaleo is a highly connectible, "API first" cloud PMS for modern groups and chains. Over recent weeks, we've been talking at length to customers, partners and industry friends about the role of technology in the current crisis and how the hotel tech stack must evolve drastically in order to remain relevant in a post-coronavirus landscape.
According to Lothar Wieler, head of the Robert Koch Institute, capacity in the German health system is at risk of being overwhelmed as a result of the coronavirus crisis. "We have to assume that capacity will not be sufficient", Wieler told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
Well, here we are with a widespread global emergency on our hands (no hand washing pun intended). While an economic downturn was predicted for this year, an abrupt shut down was not. Everyone is cancelling plans (government-imposed or otherwise), staying home from work, and well.
Standard check-in at the reception is so passé. Guests want better, more efficient ways to check-in to and communicate with their favorite hotels. apaleo, the world's most open PMS and messaging platform, EasyWay, have partnered to make that all possible without losing key PMS data.
Samuel Braun, with three properties in Berlin, announced today that it is switching its core property management system (PMS) from a closed legacy system to apaleo, the most open, next-generation cloud-based PMS.
By Margaret Ady - Leading industry voice, resigned at apaleo
Two point five million! Well, nearly 2.5 million. That's how many apps the Google Play store has. Apple's store came in second at 1.8 million apps. For perspective, 1.69 million people live on the island of Manhattan.