Celebrating Women’s History Month with Partner, Innovator and Resorts World Executive, Lori Kobashigawa
At UrVenue, we have the unique opportunity to partner with a vast network of female hospitality innovators on the front lines of technological innovation. Many of these women have helped transform the way multi-billion dollar resorts and hotels drive commerce and elevate the guest experience.
UrVenue Celebrates its “Women in Tech” in Honor of Women’s History Month
Each of UrVenue’s “women in tech” has made significant contributions to the rapid growth of our organization by simply being herself. When we asked women about how they view their contributions to UrVenue, we were amazed by the wide scope of answers, but we weren’t surprised — fostering diverse teams has been a priority for us from the start.
UrVenue Expands with New Executive Promotions and Hires
Leading hospitality technology company, UrVenue, a platform that powers commerce, enhances the guest experience, and monetizes a resort’s real estate, today announced the appointment of Tracee Nalewak as Chief Growth Officer, Bill Sklar as VP of Client & Technology Services and Nancy Nitsche as Director of Sales.
UrVenue Welcomes Hospitality Leader Nancy Nitsche as Director of Sales
Nancy joins UrVenue with over 20 years of management experience from small business startups to Fortune 500 companies and has held leadership roles at Caesar’s Palace, Paris Las Vegas, ARIA & Vdara Las Vegas, CityCenter Residential and Corporate MGM Resorts International.
UrVenue Anniversary: Celebrating 10 Years of Powering Hospitality Commerce
2021 marks the 10 year anniversary for UrVenue. Developed first by Cedric Ancellin, UrVenue was built to spark new life into hospitality by empowering venues with innovative booking and operations technology.
Introducing UrVenue’s Itinerary Builder: A Unified Booking Solution for Experience-Based Inventory
For years, resorts have been forced to use distinct, siloed systems to manage and sell their unique experience-based inventory. As a result, guests have endured frustrating, disjointed booking journeys when planning their on-property stay, having to book experiences such as restaurants, pool cabanas and event tickets using disconnected websites, apps and analog channels.
Unified Booking: Unlock Hospitality Revenue Beyond the Room
How can a restaurant reservation, show ticket, or cabana purchase turn into opportunities to upsell, cross-sell, package, and bundle profitable resort experiences? Two words: unified booking.
Team Member Spotlight: Alejo Ventura
For me, I consider UrVenue “familia.” I consider it my second home, my second family. It’s always been about the team and our customers, and at the same time, it’s been about being a company driving innovation. It’s a perfect match for me and it keeps me on my toes because my goal is to one day be UrVenue’s CEO.
The Top 6 Ways to Optimize Your Resort Website for Increased Bookings
Appealing to the modern luxury traveler means that resorts need dynamic websites that are interactive, mobile-friendly, extremely intuitive, and seamlessly branded — all while centered around booking and converting for the business.
The Hospitality Technology Stack: Why and How You Should Consolidate
Resorts learned a hard lesson in 2020: never underestimate the power of technology. When the pandemic hit, many hotels and resorts were running decades-old technology stacks. As travel began to pick up near the end of 2020, hotels and resorts that were unprepared to meet the new consumer expectations failed to maximize profitability.