Case Study: Digital guest service generates 2,500 euros a month in the hotel restaurant

Historical buildings from the Baroque era combined with modern equipment. Traditional, personal care combined with contemporary, digital services. The Romantik Hotel Bären Dürrenroth in the Swiss canton of Bern manages the perfect blend of the historic and the modern! Since February 2018, the hosts have been relying on digital guest communication and have integrated three… Continue Reading →

Hospitality Trends 2019 (Part 2/2)

Our last article focused on established hospitality trends and rising stars in the hotel industry such as mobile technologies, artificial intelligence, digital influences and digital guest care. Now we focus on both newcomers and stagnating hotel industry trends. Newcomer Hospitality Trends 2019 1. Facial Recognition So far, facial recognition systems have mainly been used at… Continue Reading →

Hospitality Trends 2019 (Part 1/2)

We have summarised the most important hotel industry trends in times of digitalisation. After all, digital technologies are no longer future fantasies but have become important components of the hospitality industry. Established hospitality trends and rising stars 1. Mobile First It’s all about “mobile first”! The use of smartphones & co. continues growing and influences… Continue Reading →

Dynamic pricing with revenue management – „5 questions to“ Matthias Trenkwalder, Co-Founder and Managing Director at RateBoard

In our section “5 questions to”, employees of Guestfriend, customers, partners or industry experts give insights into their work and business. This time we interviewed Matthias Trenkwalder, Co-Founder and Managing Director of RateBoard, about “Revenue Management”. How important are online sales and dynamic pricing today? Online distribution is very important these days. Thus hotels gain… Continue Reading →

What is hotel revenue management?

Generating more revenue and a better occupancy rate without reducing prices too much – that’ s the goal of every revenue manager in a hotel. To remain competitive in today’s market, hoteliers need an effective pricing strategy for hotel revenue management. But what does revenue management actually mean? Revenue management – an underestimated revenue generator… Continue Reading →

The Guestfriend Year 2018

Oh, another year has passed – where has time gone? What happened in the last 12 months? And what has been going on at Guestfriend this year? The Guestfriend calendar – a year full of highlights: New Corporate Design At the beginning of the year, we relaunched our Corporate Design, redesigned our website and set… Continue Reading →

The all-round customer service of Guestfriend – „5 questions with“ Alexandra Fenzl, Team Leader Customer Relationship Management at Guestfriend

In our section “5 questions with”, employees of Guestfriend, customers, partners or industry experts give insights into their work and business. Alexandra Fenzl is the team leader of the Customer Relationship Management at Guestfriend and supports the customers with requests, wishes or problems of any kind: ranging from training and assistance to long-term personal customer… Continue Reading →