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5 Must-Have Staff Scheduling App's for Hotel Management in 2022

5 Must-Have Staff Scheduling App's for Hotel Management in 2022
5 Must-Have Staff Scheduling App's for Hotel Management in 2022
We have chosen the best hotel management software solutions to help simplify scheduling, guest check-in to check-out and more.
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5 Must-Have Staff Scheduling App's for Hotel Management in 2022
5 Must-Have Staff Scheduling App's for Hotel Management in 2022

Gone are the days when hotels had to manually keep track of their staff's schedule, assign rooms to guests, and manage guest invoicing. You must have encountered a receptionist as soon as you entered the hotel back then. They had a giant register book to note down entries of guests with their check-in and check-out timings.

Fortunately, after a few years, the software took over the process, going from manual to automatic. However, those applications still lacked hotel staff scheduling features. Almost all applications and software allow managers to manage their employees' schedules. They can see their login times, check-out times, overtime, and leaves.

If the software has a hotel staff scheduling feature, it makes managing employees smooth. Knowing your staff's schedule makes managing the guests easier and keeps the flow of guest intake smooth.

For instance, if one of your employees is on leave for a few days, you can easily assign a backup person. Similarly, you can know which employees are working more hours and which are taking some slack. You can use this data to reward them.

Whether you own a small or big property, staff scheduling software always helps you save time and make your guest's experience memorable. In this article, we will look at five staff-scheduling software for efficient hotel management. So, let's get to it. 

5 Staff scheduling software for efficient hotel management

5 Staff scheduling software for efficient hotel management

Different software have different features. We have listed five such software along with their pricing and features to help you decide one depending on your business and budget requirements.

 #1.Operto

 This software isn't just used for hotel staff scheduling but also gives control to the guests. So if you are looking for an automated solution for staff scheduling and offering a memorable hotel guest experience using technology, this is your tool. Some of its features include:


Features
  • It can manage the entire process from guest check-in to check-out.
  • You can also manage in-room control, housekeeping, and maintenance from the same software.
  • It has a guest portal where guests can communicate with the staff for any queries or complaints throughout their stay.
  • You can connect all your rental properties to all your smart devices.
  • It offers keyless entry in the room and personalizable in-room controls through intelligent devices, including lights and AC.
  • It can be integrated with other third-party software for more functionality.

Pricing

The introductory pricing starts from 15 dollars per room and varies with packages.

 #2.Cloudbeds

This is your software if you want a user-friendly digital booking solution. Whether you own a small property or a large chain, this software works well with both. Some of its other features are:

Features

  • It provides 24/7 support
  • It also offers hospitality consultants that work with you to boost reservations and save time
  • It is an all-in-one tool comprising of revenue management tool, payment processor, and finance reporting
  • Works on all smart devices
  • Works for rentals, hostels, and any B&Bs

Pricing
The prices vary for basic to advanced packages. You can contact them through their website to know more about the pricing.

 #3.Little hotelier

Looking for software that is quick to set up and user-friendly? Well, this is it. As the name suggests, it is more beneficial for small hotels and properties given its features and design. Below mentioned are some of its features:


Features

  • It is a cloud-based tool specially designed for small hotels and B&Bs
  • provides email, phone, and chat support along with live help and educational webinars
  • show real-time channel analytics
  • takes electronic payments and also manages online room bookings
  • it is a mobile-friendly app
  • designed to cater to both - domestic and international guests


Pricing

  • The pricing starts from 109 dollars a month for up to five rooms and increases for every five rooms, i.e., for 5-10, 11-15, and so on.

#4.StayNtouch 

This software is your go-to if you intend to speed up the check-in and check-out process and need help with onboarding. Whether a small business or an established one, StayNTouch brings ample hi-five functionalities. Some of them are:

Features

  • It is a cloud-based technology that automates all front desk tasks and digitalizes the entire system remotely.
  • Offers control to guests through mobile phones or other smart devices.
  • Provides rate management, finance reporting, housekeeping, and reservations, all from a single application.
  • Prioritizes staff and makes it easy for them to drive revenue.

Pricing

  • You should contact StayNTouch to get the exact pricing based on the package. 

 #5.Hotel connect

Different businesses have different requirements. Some may prefer software that is easy to use over one with a hundred functionalities. If you are one of them, then this software is for you. Other than the ease of use, there are several other benefits.

Features

  • It has a user-friendly interface.
  • One can make payments with a single click with only 1% charged in card fees.
  • It has a straightforward rates manager layout.
  • Provides you with advanced reports that give you oversight on the channels working for you.


Pricing

  • The pricing starts at 5 dollars a room a month. 

Wrapping up 5 must-have scheduling software for hotel management

While features like hotel staff scheduling help you save time by managing employees, it is also helpful to transform the employee experience. Employees need to ask for leave permissions and wait for your approval. Such things make it easy for them too to work efficiently. Not to mention, the purpose of staff scheduling is to improve the overall workflow of the hotel and not to keep an eye on your employees.

The article highlights five such software that you can use. However, which one to choose depends on your business needs. Whether you want a tool that integrates other tools efficiently or a tool that incorporates all your properties in one place, it depends on you. So, list your business needs, check the pricing, and choose the one that fits you. Good luck! 

Author Bio:

Parita Pandya is an Engineer turned Writer. She usually finds herself writing for businesses. When she is not writing, she is either strumming her guitar or penning her thoughts down on paritapandya.com.

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