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Premier Inn upgrades to Amadeus hospitality technology

Eric Oppegaard

Originally shared on the Amadeus Corporate Blog Guest Post from Simon Jones, Managing Director, Premier Inn & Restaurants UK At Premier Inn – part of the UK’s leading hospitality business, Whitbread Group PLC – we put our guests at the heart of everything we do. Our decision to partner with Amadeus on the integration of a new hospitality…

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Premier Inn overhauls its key hospitality systems with Amadeus

Eric Oppegaard

Originally Posted on the Amadeus Newsroom Whitbread Group PLC, which owns Premier Inn, signs up for two key capabilities of Amadeus’ Hospitality Platform – Central Reservation System and Property Management System – to offer a better experience to its guests The hotel chain will also be the first to adopt Amadeus Payment solutions to streamline…

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Understanding the PMS Buyer Mentality

Jonathan Reynolds

PMS Buyer Mentality – Infographic Series 1 The results are in, Hoteliers value “partnership” over “product”. Earlier this year we reached out directly to 200+ individuals with influential roles in the PMS procurement process. We’re excited to start sharing the results with our internal teams, customers, and prospective customers. Our first info-graphic summarizes the market…

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Voyage of discovery. Working towards inclusive and accessible travel for all

Eric Oppegaard

Originally posted on the Amadeus Corporate Blog “Voyage of discovery. Working towards inclusive and accessible travel for all””, the Amadeus-commissioned report developed by ILUNION, includes interviews with more than 800 specialists in accessible travel: travelers, private/public sector, international organizations, spanning 3 continents. Delivering a more accessible travel experience, which responds to the needs of all…

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The Number of Meetings Individual Planners Manage is Increasing

Eric Oppegaard

Meeting Planners are Handling More Seven years ago, most planners (34%) said they manage 5 to 10 events a year. Now, most say either 5 to 10 (28%) or 11 to 25 (29%) – which suggests that since the downturn, they’re juggling more events at a time. These Event Planners said that technology is one…

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Three Important Budget Planning Considerations

Anna Ransom

You’ve started thinking about 2018 budgets.  Are you trying to identify the most effective ways to have an impact on the growth of your business? With so many options available to you, how can you focus on the best areas? Consider three main goals to help you organize your thoughts.  Are you looking to… …Increase…

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Travel management players need to grab MICE opportunity

Eric Oppegaard

Originally posted on the Amadeus corporate blog. The meeting, incentives, conferencing, and exhibitions sector (MICE) can be tricky for travel management companies (TMCs). It’s complex and involves a lot of actors. But, the MICE segment is becoming more relevant in the managed travel space. Why? Because connecting people is what travel does best. In spite…

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Hotels Face New Competition for Group Business…What to Do About It!

Jay Lau

Group business is the number two revenue generator for hotels (behind only guestrooms) so it’s no surprise that competition for this business is growing. Historically, hotels have mostly competed for group business with each other but new players are making inroads into this lucrative market. This creates a significant threat for revenue streams that hotels…

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Scaled Agile Shapes the Future of Hospitality

Eric Oppegaard

Technology changes quickly, and so do the needs of our customers.  In order to adapt to these changes, we need to be able to differentiate ourselves in our development processes.  We have been participating in Scaled Agile processes for some time now, and have continued to train our new team members, as well as update our…

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