CEO and founder of hotelkit, hotel operator, father of two daughters and enthusiastic hobby athlete – the everyday life of Marius Donhauser is certainly not monotonous, and the story behind it is just as exciting. In this interview he describes his career and talks about the work situation in the hospitality industry.
Most people have heard of the 4-day week. In the hotel industry, some companies are taking the step of spreading the workload over four days. For the AVIVA hotel in Upper Austria, this innovative work time model has been employed since 2018. Managing Director Christian Grünbart describes his positive experiences with the 4-day week.
A study of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences about satisfied customers and increased innovation
As a partner of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and together with seven of their students, we conducted a study on the topic of willingness to innovate in the hospitality industry and about the satisfaction of hotelkit clients. It was a great cooperation with young hospitality experts and the results were impressive!
The working world is changing, and with it the tourism sector. Digitalization and the so-called “New Work” philosophy are ushering in a new way of working. Hani El Sharkawi explains the significance of this transformation process and the extent to which it is accompanied by a fundamental change in management style.
Pleased employees, happy guests and a housekeeping department where everything runs like clockwork. Sounds too good to be true? The interface between hotelkit and protel makes it possible. The protel PMS provides the room status and booking data and hotelkit serves as a central platform where all the information comes together.
Many hotels can no longer imagine their daily work routine without NFC tags. This smart technology is a guarantor for transparency and security. But how exactly are NFC tags used in practice, and which processes are optimized as a result? Find out more in this article!
The member houses of the Design Hotels Collection boast unusual architecture and locations in unique places around the world. To optimize operational processes and provide outstanding guest service, 16 Design Hotels are already working with hotelkit (as of June 2021).
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