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For a few years now, hospitality thought leaders have predicted that mobile technology will play a central role in how hospitality brands interact with their guests. They’ve championed mobile check-in as part of the inevitable transformation of the hotel lobby. They’ve pointed to mobile apps as the new frontier of travel booking. And they’ve indicated...
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Gray Shealy is the Director of Hospitality Management at Georgetown University. Formerly an executive at Starwood Hotels, Shealy brings his wealth of experience to the classroom as he guides the hoteliers of tomorrow in their future careers. He sat down to talk to us about his transition into academia and his predictions for hospitality in...
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Getting guest messages into the hands of the appropriate staff members so they can respond within a reasonable time frame is crucial to the efficient functioning of a guest engagement solution. That’s why Loop has an automatic escalation feature — to make sure no guest messages slip under the radar, and that all guests are...
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In an age where disruptors are forcing traditional brands in the hospitality industry to re-think how they attract and retain business, hoteliers must be innovative in engaging their guests. Gone are the days when hotels could attract guests simply by being the best in the neighborhood. Gone are the days when they could get guests...
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  If you have Loop installed at your location, congratulations! You’ve taken the first step toward more meaningful interactions with your guests. That said, the work doesn’t end there. Part of making Loop a success is ensuring that staff understand how Loop works and that guests know it’s available for their use. In this blog...
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Most hoteliers know that technology isn’t going away, and that today’s guest expects to be able to use technology at a hotel the same way they would at home. But it’s about more than just streaming Netflix in their guest rooms — it’s also about the ease and convenience that hotel technology can provide in...
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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Larry Mogelonsky, the founder of LMA Communications Inc., brings his rich history in marketing and hospitality to his work as a consultant for hospitality brands. He has been published approximately 2,000 times, including three books on hotel management: “Are You an Ostrich or a Llama?”, “Llamas Rule”, and “Hotel Llama.” He sat down to talk...
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Reputation is important to any business in any industry, but it may be even more important to brands operating in hospitality. There’s a reason TripAdvisor and Yelp are such huge players in this field, and while 50 percent of consumers read reviews before choosing a restaurant, according to TripAdvisor an overwhelming 77 percent read them before...
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  As we’ve covered throughout our series on reputation management, online reviews are now considered a crucial part of business success. Consumers treat online reviews as they would a recommendation from a trusted friend; 77 percent of travelers read reviews before they book a hotel and 50 percent of consumers read them before choosing a...
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