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Digital Contract Signing: The Smart Way for Hotels to Do Business

Digital contract signing is faster, safer and easier for both clients and staff.‍ It lets your clients get back to their day more quickly. And your team has more time for the important work.

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Social Media Marketing Strategy For Hotels: 11 Best Practices

Social media is an extension of your physical brand. This means your hotel’s social media marketing strategies should reflect your values, aesthetics and personality. Read this post to learn how to get it right.

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12 Hotel Ancillary Revenue Ideas You Can Implement Today

Looking for new and innovative ways to increase revenue at your hotel? With the tools and revenue-generating ideas for hotels in this detailed blog post, you’re ready to get strategic with ancillary revenue management.

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SEO for Hotels: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for hotels is a long game, not a quick fix. But don’t get discouraged; just keep following as many of the hotel SEO tips in this guide as possible and your rankings are sure to improve.

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Master Direct Bookings: A Comprehensive Guide for Hotels

Use the strategies in this guide to gain more profitable direct bookings at your hotel. From the basics of optimizing your website to the nuances of advanced email marketing and search ads, this updated guide is a must-read for hoteliers.

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Get It Right: Your Guide to Online Review Management for Hotels

Your hotel's digital reputation impacts both your ability to win over guests and how much you can charge. This comprehensive Guide details the smartest strategies and tactics for hotel online review management.

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10 Hotel Staff Training Strategies for Success in a Tight Labor Market

Good hotel staff training is essential, especially today. Put these tips into practice and implement easy-to-use technology and you’ll find yourself with a happier, more productive workforce in no time!‍

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The 2023 Guide to Self-Check-in Kiosks for Hotels

Self-check-in kiosks let you speed up operations, reduce wait times, improve privacy and security, and so much more. Of course, it's critical to find the right technology. This Self Check-In Kiosk Guide explains how.

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The Ultimate Guide to Managing Hotel Staff for Success

When you create a workforce employees are proud of, the benefits for your hotel business are many, including increased revenue, happier guests, increased customer loyalty and lower staff turnover.

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21 Hotel Staff Incentives to Attract and Retain Talent

With the hospitality staffing shortage looming, it's more important than ever to retain your best workers. Hotel staff incentives are a great way to attract talent, motivate employees and grow your hotel business.

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Turning Feedback into Gold: The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Reputation Management

That five-star hotel reputation isn't an accident. It's meticulously managed. Learn hotel reputation management techniques to help you increase bookings and build a prestigious presence.

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A Deep Dive Into GOPPAR and What It Means For Hotels

GOPPAR is a key hotel revenue metric. It helps properties look beyond room revenue and paints a picture of hotel profitability. Here’s how to calculate GOPPAR using a few data points.

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