Orion group take to the clouds

The hospitality industry has often suffered criticism for being slow on the technology uptake, especially when it comes to cloud technology. The Orion Hotel group, who have fourteen hotels in Southern Africa, have recently taken a giant leap into the clouds, migrating their entire portfolio into protel by Ankerdata’s Multi-Property Edition cloud-based property management system.…

Hospitality Technology Next Generation

Take control of your own data! Not too long ago many hotels had a communication problem – it wasn’t the guests and staff that spoke different languages, it was the computer systems. To solve the incumbent problems hotel software developers had to create and build customised interface systems which were costly, time-consuming and had limited…

Finally! In-House Guest messenger service

There’s good news for hoteliers: after years of outsourcing digital communication to guests, getting wires crossed and mixing messages, the task of automated e-mailing and text message services can be done in-house via hotel management property systems. Ankerdata’s protel cloud-based system has developed an instant message service that allows hotel departments to stay in touch…

Don’t get left behind

When is it time to update your property management system? Cloud-based technology has been available to the local market for some time now, but it seems that the industry is dragging its feet on the uptake. The general feeling is that the exercise is a laborious one and that it requires extensive training. Ankerdata, who…

Connecting with millenials

protel by Ankerdata launch mobile concierge and booking app with ConnectHOTEL The use of smartphones to book hotel rooms has increased significantly over the past few years with some statistics claiming this number to be well over the 50% mark for all hotel reservations. With this information at hand the need for hotels to keep…