Reduce Hotel Labor Costs with a Comprehensive Technology Solution

Invest in Smart Technology and Management Software for Your Property

Labor costs can make up as much as 47 percent of a hotel’s operating costs. In Los Angeles, rises in workers’ minimum wage have put an additional strain on hoteliers. The best way to reduce these costs is by focusing on recruitment and turnover. This allows you to limit training periods as much as possible by hiring experienced employees and making sure they stick around for a long time.

Keep Guests Satisfied Despite Rising Santa Barbara Hotel Rates

Create a Custom Guest Experience with Smart Hotel Technology
The battle over the coastal real estate in California remains stronger than ever and rising property values are causing hotel prices in the area to increase as well. Santa Barbara hotels are among the most expensive in the state with an average cost of $248.84 per night. The prices haven’t done much to deter guests, with occupancy rates at a record 77 percent according to a recent UCLA report. The challenge is making sure you give your guests a unique experience that reflects the money they’ve paid.

Cyberattacks Target POS and Smart Hotel Technology

From Los Angeles to New York City and Around the Globe, Hotels are Vulnerable

Earlier this year Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt, a 4-star hotel in the Austrian Alps, was the victim of a cyberattack resulting in the complete shutdown of the hotel’s computers. This attack was the third time the 111-year-old hotel had been targeted. The hackers breached the keycard system, making it impossible for guests to enter their rooms and preventing the front desk from reprogramming cards. Over the last two years, every major hotel company has been breached via their point of sale systems with the goal of obtaining personal information. The Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt attack is the first of its kind where hackers threatened the safety of guests.

Hotel Lighting Control Brightens Bleak Winter Days

CytexOne Deploys Smart Hotel Solutions throughout the Northeast

According to officials from Philadelphia’s hospitality industry, the city saw an increase in both hotel occupancy and revenue per available room this past summer due in large part to the Democratic National Convention and a considerable number of related events. The economic impact was recording setting, totaling $500 million in revenue according to data provided by the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau. While hoteliers are still soaring high from the summer’s blockbuster events, they may also be asking themselves what can be done to continue to attract visitors during the frosty winter months. Learn how hotel lighting control from CytexOne can create a welcoming indoor environment on even the bleakest of days.

Take Advantage of the Shifts in Hotel Lighting Control and Design

CytexOne Helps Hoteliers See and Experience Light

Each hotelier strives to differentiate his or her property from the competition and in turn cater to the needs of their guests—from those who come to rest and relax in their rooms to guests that use the space to socialize, do business, and play. Hotel lighting control and design trends not only transform the guest experience but can also impact the bottom line.

Hospitality Automation Impacts Guest Experience and Operational Efficiency

Let CytexOne Transform the Operation of your Philadelphia Hotel Property

The tourism and hospitality industries bring many different types of visitors to the City of Philadelphia. Families drive to the City of Brotherly Love for the weekend; business travelers come for meetings or major conventions; international visitors explore America’s birthplace, and art lovers, music fans, and foodies drop by for a night.

Improve Guest Experience and Attract Younger Travelers

Available Technology Impacts Hotel Choice

As technology continually evolves, hotels must continually adapt. Televisions and air conditioning, once highly sought-after amenities, are now standard hotel fare. Combine that with the fact that most guests travel with their own entertainment through devices such as smartphones and tablets, as well as streaming services like Pandora and Netflix. How can hotels provide travelers with a personalized experience? Read on to learn about hotel automation technology trends that will shape the hospitality industry in Washington D.C. and beyond.

How Can Your Los Angeles Restaurant Stand Out from the Pack?

CytexOne Helps Create Unique Dining Venues with Technology

Annually the National Restaurant Association predicts food and menu trends for the coming year using its What’s Hot culinary forecast. While we don’t claim to be connoisseurs when it comes to food, beverages, or culinary themes, we do know commercial automation and its powerful impact on the restaurant industry. The dining experience is about more than just the menu. Guests desire a certain atmosphere, which is reflected via the décor, temperature, music, and lighting throughout the space. And since the Internet’s eyes are everywhere, thanks to review sites like Yelp and Trip Advisor, many establishments have stepped up their game in order to stand out. What can you do to stand out from your foodie competitors? Read on to learn how automation is setting restaurants apart.

Provide Hotel Guests a Luxurious Home Away from Home Experience

Cytexone Control Solutions for Hotels Provide Smart Return

According to Visit Orlando, the city’s official tourism association, more than 62 million people visited Orlando in 2014. This statistic, a new record for the U.S. travel industry, solidifies Orlando’s position as the most visited destination in the nation. This milestone is a testament to Orlando’s leadership within the tourism and hospitality industry. With this kind of opportunity, hoteliers can capitalize on the market by investing in a hospitality automation system that promotes guest comfort, brand differentiation, and operational efficiency. Today, discerning guests expect a hotel stay that mirrors a home away from home experience. Guests increasingly want to take control of all aspects of their stay, from the check-in process and dining experience to spa appointments and in-room features.