Thomas Lyle

Thomas is the CEO and Co-Founder of Frontdesk Anywhere. His hard work and unique insights ensure Frontdesk Anywhere is the best cloud-based property management system. On his free time, he loves outdoor activities and spending time with his family.
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Water, Robots and Websites - the strange mix that wins for hotels

Posted by Thomas Lyle on May 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In March, I had the pleasure to attend the Hotel Technology Next Generation’s (HTNG) North American conference held at Amelia Island, Florida. One of the fun and unique aspects of the event is the association's’ TechOvation Award where technology firms present their latest and greatest innovations to a room of 450+ hoteliers and other industry professionals.

[Free eBook] How to Select the Right PMS for Your Hotel

Posted by Thomas Lyle on September 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Managing an independent or boutique hotel can be challenging at the best of times and even more so in a tough economy. There’s never been a better or easier time to invest in technology that will allow you to streamline operations and improve your guest service. I know some people reading this may still be managing bookings with Excel spreadsheets or reservation books and selecting a PMS system may seem daunting. We’ve published an ebook which you can download here but to get you thinking here are a few things to keep in mind before you commit:

Topics: Hotelier, PMS

Why Do TripAdvisor Reviews Matter for Hoteliers?

Posted by Thomas Lyle on August 21, 2015 at 7:30 AM

The Internet has changed practically everything, especially the way your guests travel. With the emergence of social media and various consumer review sites, TripAdvisor has emerged as the leader in hotel industries. As a result, it's vital you not only pay attention to TripAdvisor reviews but actively manage your reputation.

Topics: TripAdvisor

Frontdesk Anywhere Partners Join Forces To Enhance Revenue Management

Posted by Thomas Lyle on June 11, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Louis T Collection, a rising new player in Asia’s hospitality arena has partnered with PriceMatch, a cloud-based revenue management system with proven results of increasing hotel RevPAR by an average of 7.2%. As a member of Getz Group of companies, Louis T offers an extensive suite of services designed to elevate both independent hotels and small hotel groups to the next level of success.

Topics: Revenue Management, PriceMatch, Louis T Collection, Partnership

Frontdesk Anywhere amongst the Top 20 Travel & Hospitality Software

Posted by Thomas Lyle on May 22, 2015 at 7:48 AM


Frontdesk Anywhere has been named one of CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Solution Providers in Travel and Hospitality for 2015. This marks the second consecutive year that CIO Review recognizes Frontdesk Anywhere as a hotel technology leader who is innovating and changing the way the industry performs. 

Topics: Company News, Hotel Management, Frontdesk Anywhere Features

Frontdesk Anywhere Opens Operations Hub in Orlando, Florida

Posted by Thomas Lyle on December 30, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Award-winning hotel management software firm Frontdesk Anywhere announced today the opening of its new operations center in Orlando, Florida. The new operations center expands the company’s offerings to facilitate its growing customer base in Florida and on the United States East Coast.

Frontdesk Anywhere Integrates with SiteMinder to Maximize Online Exposure and Revenue for Hotels

Posted by Thomas Lyle on August 27, 2014 at 10:38 AM

 

We are proud to announce our partnership with SiteMinder. As one of the global hotel industry's leading providers of online distribution technology, SiteMinder partnership is going to bring new strategies to improve and maximize online exposure and revenue for hotels.

Topics: Online Distribution, Company News, Distribution Channels (OTA), Partnership

Frontdesk Anywhere Testing Best of Breed User Interface Design in Enterprise Software

Posted by Thomas Lyle on May 30, 2014 at 4:26 PM

 

Hotel management software firm Frontdesk Anywhere has been innovating and testing a new user interface that will pioneer how enterprise systems for the hospitality industry will look and operate. This new user interface, also referred to as UI, will feature a modern look that pulls design queues from current flat design trends and mobile friendly practices.

Topics: Company News, Hotel Management, Frontdesk Anywhere Features

How to Stay Connected to the Cloud When Your Internet Is Down

Posted by Thomas Lyle on May 5, 2014 at 12:37 AM

Cloud-based computing is a very powerful and convenient way to manage your hotel management software system. The Cloud simplifies your IT requirements and enables you and your staff to have access anytime and from anywhere.

Topics: Hotel Technology

Why Should Your Hotel Migrate to the Cloud?

Posted by Thomas Lyle on May 2, 2014 at 2:38 AM

 

Most companies have similar challenges when it comes to cloud-based migrations. For instance, project resource management and IT resource dedication (or expertise) can make a cloud migration seem daunting. One of the most critical advantages of migrating your hotel or other property type business to the cloud is cost reduction benefits thus freeing up resources and budget to be utilized more efficiently and on projects that have a higher return.

Topics: Hotel Management, Hotel Technology

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