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Why Emotional Intelligence is the First Step to Becoming A Great Hospitality Leader

Apr 12, 2019 4:32:37 PM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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To be a good leader you need to earn admiration and respect from those around you, it has nothing to do with your job title. The thing is that you don’t decide if you’re a leader – the people around you do.
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3 Ways Housekeeping Can Improve Your Hotel’s TripAdvisor Rating

Mar 18, 2019 2:05:28 PM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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The arrival of TripAdvisor has meant that your hotel’s reputation can be scrutinized at the click of a button. Your very guests are now also your critics and it is up to you to meet their ever-increasing standards.
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The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 3

Mar 7, 2019 1:01:39 PM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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In part two of this three-part blog series, we revealed the hidden costs behind dissatisfied housekeeping staff and the costs of high turnover rates. Now, let’s look at how inefficient hotel housekeeping operations impacts your hotel’s guest satisfaction levels, and in turn, your hotel’s bottom line.
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The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 2

Feb 15, 2019 10:02:38 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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In part one of this three-part blog series, we revealed how outdated, inefficient housekeeping operations can cost your hotel big in wasted time and resources. Now, let’s take a look at the hidden costs lurking behind dissatisfied, unproductive housekeeping staff, not to mention the costs of high turnover rates that plague so many hotels today.
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The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 1

Jan 26, 2019 10:47:24 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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Did you know that housekeeping can represent up to 50% of your hotel’s labor costs? Hotel managers and owners looking to cut costs and increase productivity should start by taking a good look into the efficiency of their housekeeping operations.
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The 4 Keys to Controlling Hotel Housekeeping Costs in 2019

Jan 11, 2019 10:45:48 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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New year, new budget! You spent a lot of time and effort forecasting and preparing your budget for 2019. In a perfect world, both would play out exactly as planned but unfortunately, this isn’t how reality works. Demand fluctuations, productivity levels, labor costs, unexpected maintenance issues, and any number of other factors can easily steer your hotel away from its 2019 profit goals.
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Is Outsourcing Housekeeping post COVID-19 the Right Solution for Your Hotel?

Dec 21, 2018 10:44:13 AM | David Dajani | 0 Comments
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As we start reopening hotels to the new normal post COVIS-19, top-performing operators are entertaining the idea to outsource their housekeeping department due to uncertainty about the future of business , and for good reason! Outsourcing your hotel’s housekeeping staff can cut labor costs up to 25% by greatly reducing expenditures associated with payroll taxes, benefits and high turnover rates that plague so many hotel housekeeping departments.
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Learn How Optii Can Transform Your Hotel’s Housekeeping Operations

Dec 7, 2018 10:42:31 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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For housekeeping managers that still rely on manual, paper-based processes, the start of the day often means scrambling to create boards for the upcoming shift with little to no visibility into up-to-date room statuses. Much of the rest of the day is likely spent chasing down room attendants and housekeeping supervisors with status updates and special requests. Unfortunately, this leaves little time or energy to focus on what really matters – optimizing productivity, keeping labor costs in check and helping ensure a top-notch guest experience.
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What is Hotel Housekeeping Optimization?

Nov 16, 2018 10:40:37 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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By definition, optimization means to make something as fully functional or effective as possible under its given constraints. But what does it mean to optimize a hotel housekeeping department?
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3 Ways to Promote Hotel Housekeeping-Reception Teamwork

Nov 9, 2018 10:38:58 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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Two of the most key functions in any hotel are the housekeeping department and the reception team. These two teams are responsible for most of the guest touchpoints, and if they aren’t working together properly, it could create real problems for your hotel.
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Top 4 Ways Optii Helps Hotels Save on Housekeeping Labor Costs

Nov 2, 2018 11:37:23 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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Optii has been proven to help hotels across the globe dramatically increase housekeeping productivity and reduce labor costs, providing up to 500% ROI within just months of implementation. Optii’s easy-to-use housekeeping management software has helped hotels like Ritz Carlton, Westin Hotels & Resorts and Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts reduce labor costs up to 18% and increase productivity up to 25%.
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4 Reasons Housekeeping Supervisors are Key to Moving Your Team Forward

Oct 19, 2018 11:36:02 AM | Optii_User2018 | 0 Comments
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The hotel landscape is more competitive and complex than ever – which means hotels looking to stay ahead of the curve need to ensure their operations are running like a fine-tuned machine. The surprising key to running smooth operations in your hotel? Housekeeping supervisors.
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About Optii Solutions

Headquartered in Austin, USA, Optii Solutions was founded in 2006 by hospitality professionals who recognized the need for innovation in housekeeping and operations management. The Optii hotel operations platform allows hotels to reduce costs, streamline operations and enhance the guest experience in proven and tangible ways. We bring together smarter technologies such as artificial intelligence, analytics, messaging and mobility to empower operations teams, without requiring capital expenditure and complex integrations.
 
Backed by investments from Thayer Ventures, Kinetic Ventures, and HOF Capital, the company services large international hotel clients throughout Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. 
 

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