How automating payments puts more money in your pocket

It's pretty terrible when a guest runs off without paying for their room. It’s also not very enjoyable or time efficient (for your guests or for your staff) to manually enter payments from your property management system to your t...

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by Katarina Simic

January 21, 2019

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