The best touchpoints to reach guests – “5 questions to” Saskia Guggemos, Marketing & Communication Manager at Guestfriend

In our section “5 questions to”, employees of Guestfriend, customers, partners or industry experts give insights into their work and business. Saskia Guggemos from Guestfriend reveals how hosts reach their guests along the customer journey, which touchpoints there are and how Guestfriend supports their customers. What touchpoints should hosts use to reach guests along the… Continue Reading →

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 →