Run your hotel using the applications you love. apaleo's open PMS platform gives forward-thinking hotels the freedom to connect the technology they need to run their business without integrations pains or extra fees.
Post-crises, only those hoteliers will succeed who a) understand that we are dealing with exceedingly tech-savvy customers who are even more tech-demanding compared to just a year ago - the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation by as much as 7 years (McKinsey), and b) invest in technology to ensure contactless guest experience and improve operational efficiencies via automation, AI, IoT and robotization to lower labor costs, now consuming as much as 87% of RevPAR (CBRE).
AR is present in different areas of our life today, even on its most trivial aspects: think about the explosion of Pokémon Go, a game with over 60M active users every month. Some hotels have ridden this "gamification" wave, transforming into "Pokétel.
In a new collaboration between the open software platform apaleo and the serviced apartment brand SMARTments business, the technology behind the booking and administrative processes takes a leap into the future with digitalization and automatization.
As the global economy slows and the travel sector seems to have all but stopped, we see adoption rates of technology skyrocket. This creates a bright future for early adopters to embark on new technological initiatives that would likely have never seen the light of day without all of the intense pressure to optimize.
The first in-person award ceremony post-lockdown was recently held with apaleo winning second place for "Best Travel Technology" at the Travel Industry Club Award Night 2020. We proudly accept, especially because we are in good company alongside COSI and DialogShift, who both won first place in their respective categories.
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.
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.
My top 5: 1). Session specific: As these will be online, make the sessions very specific. So not “what will be the future of hotel wireless infrastructure” but “what will WIFI 6 mean for your hotel guests and the three things you need to know”.
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.