HotelFriend Hospitality Blog - Hoteliers Adviser

May 29, 2018

HotelFriend has become a sponsor for the SSG

We are pleased to inform you that HotelFriend has signed up for the first time to become a sponsor for the SSG (Schwimmstart Gemeinschaft Leipzig), a promising swimming team with many young enthusiastic members.

May 24, 2018

The top trends for hoteliers to focus on

How to stand out from the crowd? What makes your product unique? How will the consumers know about you? - HotelFriend answers: don’t be afraid of technical innovations; focus on the guest satisfaction and quality over quantity; be active and use big data.

HotelFriend magazine
May 15, 2018

Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments by residents/non-residents

The tourism industry in the EU has been rapidly growing since 2011, as the number of nights spent in all kinds of tourist accommodation, first of all in the hotels, has drastically increased from that time on.

Product updates
May 7, 2018

Product updates from 07.05.2018

To make your experience with our product even better and more comfortable, we bring updates of our portal on a regular basis, improving its speed and reliability. The latest portal updates available from 07.05.2018 include the following developments.

May 2, 2018

That’s why we are a marketplace of the future!

HotelFriend is an international startup, which is revolutionizing the hotel industry in completely new ways. We have developed three innovative products, that work hand in hand and offer the most comfortable way of planning, booking and experiencing journey.

HotelFriend magazine
April 25, 2018

Smartphones as a tool for more efficiency both of hoteliers and guests

Family vacation, destination weddings, last-minute getaways or business trips - whatever journey you plan, it is much easier to fulfill with the mobile phone. The advantages of the smartphones are striking, especially when it comes to preparations for the trip - discounts, check-in details, information about local sights, flight reservation and room booking.

HotelFriend magazine
April 20, 2018

Digital Natives challenging the hotel industry

Understand who your guests are and what they are looking for. If you want to be profitable and to provide keen and tough competition to the strong hotel leaders you must not only immediately react to all the changes of the world of technology but also identify your target audience and meet rising consumer expectations.

Struggle to be a Hotelier
April 20, 2018

Comic episode #2: New technologies are not your enemy

Modern technologies are rapidly evolving. Only a few years ago we watched cable television, read paper newspapers and booklets to inform ourselves about possible vacation offers. Nowadays almost everything can be done with the help of a rectangular flat object — a smartphone.

April 17, 2018

Podcast: Interview to Hotel-O-Motion with Valerie Wagner

We are happy to introduce you a new podcast about management in hospitality industry from 16.04.2018 with Valerie Wagner - a person with a huge experience in a niche and ability to affect the most discussed and important developments in the industry.

HotelFriend magazine
April 17, 2018

Is accommodation the only profitable source of hotel income?

Every fourth hotel room in Germany (25,2%) was reserved through the OTA online portal. But what is the cost of these reservations for a hotel? Sell much more of your hotel without depending on the OTAs with their high fees.