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Q&A with Robin Dechant on the Future of Manufacturing

Anyone who thinks about the future of the manufacturing industry cannot ignore Robin Dechant. After studying at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Robin spent years handling investments in a series of industry startups for Point Nine Capital.

Why Hoteliers Need to Rethink Their Room Pricing Strategy

After being cooped up at home for the better part of 2020, travelers around the world are itching to break free from their own four walls to go on a long-awaited trip. But does that mean they’re willing to pay an arm and a leg for a hotel stay? As tempting as it is to double (or triple) the price of rooms to make up for lost profits in 2020, price gouging will only backfire and hurt the recovery of one’s hotel business.

How concerning is it when contactless self-service pushes more people out of work?

COVID-19 has accelerated a few foreseeable changes that the service industry expected for the future. For example, more consumers want delivery service since the pandemic hit in March. Restaurants, hotels, airlines, retailers, and shopping malls have extended their current contactless self-service offerings through mobile apps, kiosks, facial recognition, and palm recognition technologies.

Using Hotel Technology To Promote Employee Safety

As 2020 comes to a close, a year that has thrown curveball after curveball at the hospitality industry, the need to keep staff and guests safe has become a top priority for hoteliers. Prioritizing the need to provide a safe environment, and be able to prove that it is safe to staff and guests, will have a lasting impact on hotel management, operational teams, and employees.