In spring 2019, Radisson Hotel Group made the strategic decision to implement hotelkit as their chosen digital communication platform. So, the implementation of the cloud-based solution in an international hotel chain with hotels in over 95 countries began. In this article, we will outline what the implementation process and hotelkit training looked like. Currently, 317 Radisson Hotel Group hotels have seamlessly integrated hotelkit into their operations, reaping the benefits of this innovative solution.
Today guests have much higher expectations when staying at hotels, they expect more than simply a nice overnight stay and ultimate luxury. They also want to minimize their ecological footprint as much as possible. Inge Huijbrechts, Global SVP Sustainability, Security and Corporate Communications at Radisson Hotel Group, explains the advantages of implementing sustainable measures in the daily hotel routine and how hotel companies of all sizes can contribute to a green future.
Under the leadership of Sandra Hösl, Hotel Manager and former Director of Rooms at the prestigious hotel InterContinental Vienna, the implementation of hotelkit has significantly enhanced all work processes. With 458 rooms and a team of 210 dedicated employees, the hotel adheres to elevated communication and guest service norms.
Looking back, the day-to-day work at InterContinental hotel Vienna has significantly evolved. Joao Everard has been the Front Office Manager for 10 years and has witnessed many changes during this time. Especially in recent years and with the implementation of the communication platform hotelkit, a great deal has changed. Everard shares his experiences with us and outlines how hotelkit contributes to a successful work day for the Front Office team at InterContinental hotel Vienna.
hotelkit has been a long-standing partner of Radisson Hotel Group for many years now. The platform designed for internal communication and collaboration will now also continuously be rolled out in the APAC region. The Radisson Blu Hotel Chongqing in China has been working with hotelkit since 2022 and is one of the first properties in this region that have started digitalizing their day-to-day work. In this interview, Philip Peng, Director of Operations, and May Zeng, Executive Housekeeper, tell us about the efficient processing of guest requests and the digital repair management in hotelkit.
Radisson Blu Hotel Lucerne first started working with hotelkit in 2019 and has since then managed to introduce an innovative security strategy under the leadership of General Manager Markus Conzelmann. Especially when it comes to the daily walkthroughs that are documented with the use of NFC tags, installed at specific control points throughout the building, the hotel managed to elevate its security measures to the next level.
Social media, website, SEO, SEA, Ads: When it comes to online marketing, there are several aspects for hotels to consider. In this article Philipp Ingenillem, CSO and partner of the marketing company Online Birds, lines out why hotel online marketing is nowadays extremely important to attract guests and explains what needs to be considered to ensure a successful web presence.