The second edition of the conference Rentlio Rediscover twice as many hoteliers and technology experts gathered in Zadar this year. The first and only Croatian hotel-tech networking event was visited by more than 250 guests from Croatia and the region.
He opened the conference Marko Mišulić, CEO of Rentlio, which is also the organizer of the event, and the event was supported by partners Sweeply, Hoteza, Seyfor, Marikomerc and Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences. The Zadar company Rentlio is a leader in the digitalization of the Croatian hotel industry, and their system is used by more than 13.000 accommodation units in 40 countries around the world.
Mišulić also mentioned that through Rentlio PMS in 2023 reservation processed worth of almost 218 million euros and logged into eVisitor more than half a million tourists.
"The most technologically advanced companies in the industry are still digital travel agencies that directly take 17 percent of the hotel's revenue through their services. In order to reduce their dependence on intermediary booking platforms, hoteliers must invest more in technology in order to transfer the guest from indirect reservations to booking on the hotel's website. Of course, direct channels are not free, but they are very profitable", he pointed out Misulic and added that the hotel industry must not perceive technology as an enemy.
The benefits of implementing cloud solutions are demonstrated by the example of A'mare Hotel Zadar. They implemented Rentlio Pro software through which they reduced the duration of the administrative part of the check-in process to only half a minute, which resulted in time savings and allowed the reception department to devote more time to the guests.
In addition to all of the above, Mišulić also presented the great news of Rentlio cloud technology - a model of detailed reports and statistics and Rentlio Pay, the company's latest service for automatic payment of hotel reservations.