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Hotel Automation is the Key to Succeeding in a Digital World

Living in the digital age along with COVID-19 has impacted the way guests book, interact and travel. The requirement for hotel automation, contactless experiences and digital self-service […]

Contactless Ordering System for Hospitality Businesses.

Restaurants and pubs across England are preparing to reopen for outdoor dining and drinking, following the easing of lockdown restrictions, on Monday 12th April. While this is […]

How Does a Property Management System Save you Money?

A property management system is essential to the efficient management of room inventory, handling online payments, and improving the productivity of daily tasks. But a comprehensive PMS […]

Contactless Hotel Tech: A Safe and Seamless Guest Experience.

Contactless hotel tech is in high demand as hotels prepare to welcome back guests and fill their rooms, restaurants and bars with laughter, atmosphere and merriment once […]

Key Marketing Areas Hotels Should Focus on in the Run-up to Re-opening.

Our Digital Marketing Account Manager, Owen, shares his expert advice on the key marketing areas hotels should focus on in the run-up to re-opening. Communicating with your […]

Multi-Property Management System Feature Launch

An exciting new Multi-Property Management System feature has launched to enable independent hotel groups and chains, across the world, to manage all their properties from one cloud-based […]

Hop Announces Partnership with Hotel Cloud

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Hotel Cloud, the first and only solution to combine revenue and marketing management. Hotel Cloud collates hundreds of […]

Hospitality Predictions for 2021

2020 will be marked in history as the year that majorly disrupted the travel and hospitality industries. As hospitality businesses eagerly await the announcement of being allowed […]

Make Valentine’s Day Extra Special With Hop Shop

Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest dates in the diary for the hospitality industry. While you may not be permitted to open your doors this year, […]

Hop Shop. You Asked For It, We Developed It!

Hop Shop is a feature of Hop PMS; world-class hospitality software, which helps hotels to save time and money, and operate more efficiently, by streamlining all of […]

Hospitality Trends 2021. What You Should Be Preparing For.

As hoteliers ourselves, we understand how difficult it is for the hospitality sector to plan and prepare for the year ahead. However, we do know that it […]

DigitalBoost Development Grant Launched to Help Scottish SMEs

Fantastic News for businesses in Scotland, as a £10 million fund launches to help with upskilling and investment in digital technologies. A new grant scheme, funded by […]

Getting to Know Owen Lewis, Digital Marketing Account Manager

This December we delve into the life and work of our Digital Marketing Account Manager, Owen Lewis. Owen is based out of our office in Chester and […]

How Can Outsourcing your Hotel’s Revenue Management Help You Bounce Back in 2021?

2020 will be the year to remember for all the wrong reasons, the UK staycation market will recover in 2021 but how can you ensure your hotel […]

Getting to know Sharon Smith, Sales & Business Development Director

This November we delve into the life and work of our Sales & Business Development Director, Sharon Smith. Sharon is primarily based out of our office in […]

Beating the lockdown with Hop Shop

As we face another lockdown, Hop Software is here to help the hospitality industry with its latest product launch, Hop Shop, a free online click, collect and […]

Getting to know Daniel Lawrence, Support Team

A whole month has flown by and this time it’s the turn of Daniel from our support team for the October edition of our Employee Spotlight.  Daniel […]

Onboarding, Hop Makes it Simple

2020 has been a roller coaster of a ride for the hospitality industry as a whole and now more than ever hotels are looking at cost saving […]

There’s an App for That

Apple may have trademarked ‘There’s an App for That’ but I don’t think they even saw what 2020 had in store for us. In order to meet […]

Smooth Staycation

With the growing uncertainty of travelling abroad, plus the headache of cancellations and vague travel insurance policies, 2020 has seen the resurgence of the Great British Staycation. […]

Getting to know Melissa Harbridge, Onboarding Team

Our Employee Spotlight is a monthly edition of the amazing individuals behind our Hop platform. From developers to marketers, those dedicated to customer success, sales leaders and beyond. […]

Machine Learning and the Future of Hospitality Software

Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence are becoming increasingly prevalent in modern society. Not so long ago, the terms were largely confined to the realms of science fiction […]

Could Remote Hotels Be The Big Winners Of The Post COVID World?

COVID-19 has thrown the global economy into a tailspin, with most of the world plunged into a very sudden and unprecedented recession. The crisis has catalyzed some […]

Hop’s Top Tips for Working from Home

As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, Team Hop are working remotely and diligently from home. We are also taking this time to think about how […]

Free Software Developed to Help Hoteliers During Lockdown

Press Release, Chester, April 6th 2020 Innovative Free of Charge eCommerce Software Developed to Help Hoteliers to Continue to Trade During Lockdown A Cheshire-based software company, Hop […]

Steps Hotels can take to Reduce Business Impact of COVID-19

As expected, after a month of the COVID-19 spread, the hospitality industry is facing an unprecedented crisis through the coronavirus pandemic. Some experts describe it as the […]

How one of the Smartest Property Management Systems on the Market was Born

It’s National Story Telling Week. We’re celebrating by telling our story of how our powerful, reliable and now one of the smartest Property Management Systems, was born. […]

Don’t Let Your Hotel Direct Bookings Dry Out This January

With the new year upon us, it’s prime time to look back and assess your learnings and successes of 2019 and plan ahead for 2020. No business […]

Three Benefits Of Having A CRS Within Your PMS

Managing all your reservations in one place with a central reservation system (CRS) is essential for all hotel, B&B and self-catering industries. Whether you are operating on […]

How To Save Time and Maximise Revenue With Rates

One of our most seasoned sales managers, Kay Gillespie, has a vast wealth of experience working with hotel property management systems. She provides an overview of how […]

Disrupt The Hotel Software Industry

Since its launch in 2017, the UK-based hotel software company has gone from strength to strength. Built by hoteliers for the hospitality industry. Hop is a hospitality software […]

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