A great property starts with great management. When a hotelier is involved in each process from booking to housekeeping, every part is more likely to work efficiently. There are bound to be a few hiccups along the way, though. In such an unpredictable business, hoteliers need to be ready to put out a fire at any given moment. Accessibility to your property management system, where all the data is stored, becomes a major deciding factor.
A property management system (PMS) lets hotel employees organize and manage each arm of the business, which was previously done only from behind the front desk. If an issue were to arise, a hotelier or property manager would have to come down to the front desk to help solve the problem. Whether it was an issue with double-booking or a rate-parity problem, requiring the hotelier come down to the front desk to assess the situation is just inconvenient.
With a cloud-based PMS, hoteliers can access the system on a number of different devices from anywhere where there is an internet connection. This constant availability can give hoteliers and managers peace of mind, and they can check in whenever they feel necessary.
Hotel owners and managers are constantly on-the-go. Whether they are traveling from property to property, or making the rounds at conventions and trade shows, they need to stay in touch with each one of their hotels. A cloud PMS has many benefits, and it can give hoteliers a leg up on the competition. With access to the cloud, hoteliers have:
– 24/7 access to their property.
– The ability to check in whether they are at home or on the other side of the world.
– Smartphone and tablet compatibility.
– A seamless way to handle an emergency.
– Easy access to important pieces of information like guest and company data from anywhere.
– Power to analyze data and make important business decisions remotely.
Some off-season hotels have also experienced benefits of saving on travel expenses when they used a cloud PMS and distribution system to manage the property as no manual inputs were required and all operations got automated. The management team could stay away from the property and still access all data and reports.
Hotels in more than 70 countries use Hotelogix. Learn more about how your hotel can benefit from anytime, anywhere accessibility by using a cloud based hotel management system.