Opinion/Editorial

Why Oracle Must Hate Oracle Hospitality

Our Founder, Richard Valtr, writes about why software giant Oracle and Larry Ellison must hate their hospitality division…

Opinion/Editorial

The Pointless Stuff Hotels Still Do

Does your hotel suffer from any of these old-school traditions?

Opinion/Editorial

Why Open Platforms Do It Better

With today’s pace of technological change, it’s vital for hotels to be plugged into an ecosystem of products that is constantly evolving and adapting…

Opinion/Editorial

An Open Letter to the OTAs : are you the dinosaurs now?

The best companies grow by listening to their partners. It’s never too late to change…

Opinion/Editorial

Hotel Trends Transforming the Guest Experience in 2018

Future trends transforming the hotel guest experience that you should be on top of.

Opinion/Editorial

The Best of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close we wanted to look back and reflect on our fifth year at Mews and how far we have come in our mission to change the landscape of the hotel software industry. In 2012 we started as a tiny team of five passionate hoteliers and software developers punching in code […]

Opinion/Editorial

Allotments – Demand Your Release Now!

I wanted to come clean about a stance Mews have taken concerning allotments and lay out our case as to why we don’t believe in them nor support them. Our lack of support of allotments is, by a distance, the biggest point of friction we have had when onboarding hotels so it’s been something on […]

Opinion/Editorial

Why your Hotel Should be Thinking Like a Start-Up

Hotels are still wasting both money and time on tasks that, in 2017, should be automated. But how can we identify these ancient pain points and what can we do to fix them?

Opinion/Editorial

Personalisation is the Future of the Hotel Experience for the On-Demand Generation

The future of the hotel experience is changing and a new form of personalisation lies at its core. The hoteliers that have moved first are not only winning plaudits and custom from a digitally native generation but are also benefitting from a drastic reduction in their own cost base.

Opinion/Editorial

The Trouble with Being an Oracle and Why the Move to a Cloud Mindset is Always Painful

When Oracle purchased Micros back in 2014 for %5,3 billion, they gave us all the expectation (and instilled a fear in companies like ours) that they were taking this industry-leading products and were going to improve on it.