What can the Maltese hospitality industry learn from the search engine giant Google?
Travel agencies have become practically obsolete- most book their flights and accommodation themselves, either directly from the service provider or use Google as their search engine to find the cheapest or most suitable options. Google has made it extremely easy to plan a vacation whether it’s a few days from now or a year in advance. What can the Maltese hospitality learn from it? We have collected 3 useful tips and tricks to borrow from the billion dollar business.
Free restaurant point of sale system Lightspeed? Yes!
What if we told you that you can use the restaurant point of sale system Lightspeed completely for free and contribute something to the ones less fortunate? “Carbon free dining” has partnered together with Lightspeed to change the world one tree at a time.
Mews hotel management system in London: Good Hotel Testimonial
Mews often visits some of their clients, to be up to date with the hospitality industry needs. This time, it is the “Good Hotel”, located in the beautiful London, U.K. Read why the hotel decided to switch to a different system and how the system inspires the employees to deliver the most pleasant customer experience, together with the general manager of the property, Mr Liutauras Vaitkevicius.
Cash flow management ABC’s for a small business
Most of us have someone close with a dream of their own company and Malta is an attractive location for it. According to “The Startup”, 90% of the new companies fail and the question is- why? While the main reason is that many don’t do the research to see, if there would be an actual demand for their product or service, often the entrepreneur doesn’t even reach the first trimester and runs out of cash. Follow this ABC to see, if your accounting is ready to grow with your dreams.
Grow your business with accounting
There are many things, which help a business run smoothly, and one of them is managing a steady cash flow. With the business growing, the environment is changing and one question you have to ask yourself is: Would my accounting system grow with me? Choosing an appropriate accounting system can be crucial for a business of any size. A simple account management for a small business can save 40 hours a month and the number goes up with bigger businesses. Ask yourself these 3 questions to see, if your accounting system is fulfilling the needs of your business.
How to use gift cards in the restaurant point of sale system Lightspeed?
In the season of giving, many struggle to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones, colleagues or even your hairdresser, who managed to find time for a last minute appointment. The most thoughtful last minute gift is always a gift card. Gift cards are great not only as a present but also for your business, as the customer often spends more than its value. It is a way to attract new customers and generate a higher revenue. In this article we will provide a small tutorial, how to set-up and use gift cards on the restaurant point of sale system Lightspeed, because who doesn’t love a free dinner?
Essential Features of a Good Cloud based Property Management System (PMS)
Right now the market is crowded with cloud based property management systems, with more and more being developed. But what are the most important features, which we shouldn’t forget to have in a cloud based PMS? This article will look over the 3 most important features, which you need to have in your system- cloud based or server based, and why they are important to have.
Progressive is the Official Partner at the ARISE Conference 2018
While tourism in Malta keeps growing rapidly, the technology must adapt to the newest tendencies in the industry. With an estimation of 2.2 million visitors in 2019, the ARISE Tourism Conference will discuss management of such environment to provide maintenance is a sustainable way. We are proud to announce that Progressive will be present as the official partner of the event, with the managing director, Mr Alex Grima, being the keynote speaker.
The Lightspeed experience in Malta
Over the passing weeks, Progressive has been busy visiting a variety of our Lightspeed clients to make sure, their experience with the restaurant point of sale system has been running smoothly. When visiting, we asked them to answer 3 questions about Lightspeed and the Progressive service. It was very exciting for us to learn, which are the benefits our customers enjoy the most and how the software has improved their management experience.
How to Use Sage Accounting for a Small Business
An accounting system is one of the most important parts for a small business: it tracks your budget, is able to forecast your finances and can determine profitability. If the entrepreneur has a reliable and accurate picture of the financial expectations, the company gains credibility as a business and as an investment. Sage has collected experiences from small business owners, which have already experienced the benefits of Sage One/Business Cloud Accounts.