RegiÔtels Blog

May 7, 2020
The Future for Regional Independent Hotels in Europe

On 4 March 2019 something monumental happened(1) – for only the second time since the global pandemic began, a person was cured of the virus. There are two current global pandemics, one is COVID-19, the other is H.I.V. Aids –

May 6, 2020
How the Coronavirus is affecting independent hotels

Coronavirus is the worst public health crisis in over a generation. On the 11th March, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a global pandemic, only the third in 100 years (H1N1, HIV Aids and the 1918 Influenza pandemics being the

May 5, 2020
Best Hotel Practices for Positive Customer Reviews

The hospitality industry is constantly evolving. There was a time when the customer service etiquette was a short list and clients were satisfied with a simple ‘thank you’ and ‘please’. Though these still are very much in practice, the culture

December 17, 2019
Getting back to nature – an opportunity for discoveries

Imagine having spent months and months planning a trip to the hottest big city you have always loved - from afar - only to realize that, once there, you feel no connection to it. Sometimes, our anticipation dictates the image

December 5, 2019
Why we should consider short-distance travel

How many times have you traveled to a far-off destination to visit a sight, just to find that the crowds there made it impossible to enjoy it? It is quite disappointing when we plan a trip and cannot get the

November 26, 2019
How does Tourism Carrying Capacity relate to over-tourism?

Tourism Carrying Capacity — or TCC — describes the number of people that a given destination can manage without negative impacts on the environment, in terms of culture or economy. It is easy to assume that it is related only

November 18, 2019
Over-tourism – what is it and what are its consequences?

In the wake of the last decade’s economic and technological developments in air transportation, travelling to distant places has not only become easier, but it is also cheaper than ever and new fuel-efficient airplane engines are likely to make this

November 8, 2019
Reacting to Crisis: A RegiÔtels Case Study

A channel manager is the most important ingredient for up to date online distribution in the modern hospitality industry concerning hotels. The Channel Manager system enables the regrouping of most Online Travel Agency (OTA) extranets and the hotels’ own booking

April 15, 2019
How to create a stunning brochure for your hotel

One of the most important features of independent hotels is to have a website which is comprehensive, user-friendly, makes it easy to book a room, and provides all the necessary information. However, even with the high priority for online material,

April 5, 2019
Five Tips for Making your Hotel more Family Friendly

Tourism and hospitality businesses are highly competitive and it is often the small things that make or break them. To distinguish themselves, many hotels have targeted niche markets, with families being one of the faster-growing areas. Travelling with one’s family,

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