A new, streamlined interface for Choice Hotels’ cloud-based hotel property management system has been installed in more than 30% of its UK network.
Upgrades to the choiceADVANTAGE system include new mobile-native interfaces for housekeeping and property managers.
Housekeepers at Choice Hotels’ properties can now use a smartphone to manage room assignments, report room status in real-time, and flag maintenance, inventory or other room needs.
The solution provides franchise operators with advanced hotel management functionality. Software features include efficient guest servicing, revenue management, groups functionality, remote access, and full integration with the company’s programmes.
As a cloud-based software, the system is accessible from any computer with internet access.
Choice says the system requires a minimal initial investment for hotel franchisees, since it eliminates the need to purchase, store and maintain the costly infrastructure and hardware typically associated with traditional property management systems.
UK chief executive of Choice Hotels Europe Duncan Berry said: “The new choiceADVANTAGE system marries the intuitive design of its predecessor with a modern interface that has received an overwhelmingly positive response in usability studies and from the users who have previewed it.
“The system makeover is part of our continued commitment to adding value for our hotel owners by ensuring their properties have access to the best technology in the industry.”