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HotelFriend facilitates the validation of negative test results before guest check-in
News
October 22, 2020

HotelFriend facilitates the validation of COVID-19 test results right upon guests' self-check-in

Hotel managers now can receive and check the negative test with other documents sent by the guest through the mobile self-check-in module in Concierge Guest App. We are sure that it greatly facilitates the check-in data validation process and guarantees the compliance of social distancing.

Product Updates v.3.42.0: Billing module, new Invoice settings, e-mails improvements
Product updates
October 20, 2020

Product Updates v.3.42.0: Billing module, new Invoice settings, e-mails improvements

HotelFriend team works hard to make sure our products are constantly improving to make running your hotel easier and more efficient. It's been a productive few weeks. Check out all the latest and greatest updates, features, and improvements below.

“Digital Jetzt” - HotelFriend ermöglicht die Digitalisierung von Hotels, mit staatlichem Zuschuss - einer einmaligen Förderung für Hotels
Press-releases
October 15, 2020

HotelFriend enables digitalization of hotels with “Digital Now” state grant - a one-time financial aid for hotels

A modular and future-proof digitalization package for hotels can be formulated in one sentence: a seamless process from a single provider, starting from guest acquisition and reservation management to contactless check-in/out and the digital service orders - everything is automated via smartphone and covered by the software.

Effective approaches to cut costs and boost productivity at your hotel
Hotel Management
October 15, 2020

Effective approaches to cut costs and boost productivity at your hotel

We’ll cover effective approaches and strategies to save costs without sacrificing productivity growth, efficiency, and the quality of services.

Major chains and small hotels: business recovery case studies, scenarios, and strategies
Studies
October 2, 2020

Major chains and small hotels: business recovery case studies, scenarios, and strategies

In this article, we’ll provide you with case studies and navigate through post-coronavirus scenarios and strategies that worked out for well-known and not-so-famous hotels.

Hotel overbooking strategy: practical challenges and solutions on how to keep occupancy levels high
Studies
October 1, 2020

Hotel overbooking strategy: how to keep occupancy levels high

Hotel overbooking strategy: practical challenges and solutions on how to keep occupancy levels high - HotelFriend.

The future of OTAs: what to expect from their new adaptive strategies
Marketing
September 25, 2020

The future of OTAs: what to expect from their new adaptive strategies

Here are several predictions on OTAs further actions. Should we reinforce our direct channels of distribution or rely on intermediaries?

Smart resilient hotels in times of coronavirus crisis in Germany
Studies
September 21, 2020

Smart resilient hotels in times of coronavirus crisis in Germany

Smart resilient hotels in times of coronavirus crisis in Germany - the tailor-made study for HotelFriend AG Thomas Friedrich, based on Frau Prof. Bronkmann from Fraunhofer IAO research.

Product Updates v.3.41.0: Missions, Onboarding Wizard, Reservations
Product updates
September 16, 2020

Product Updates v.3.41.0: Missions (System Tours), “Out of Order” / “Out of Service” - room statuses

This week, we’re introducing our regular product updates to help customers meet their needs even better. Check out all the details on everything new across HotelFriend software below.

Promotional ideas to boost the hotel's occupancy in post-coronavirus time
Marketing
September 15, 2020

Promotional ideas to boost the hotel's occupancy in post-coronavirus time

Recognizing the role of promotions, what are the best marketing strategies to use in this time of uncertainty? Let’s find out below.

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