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The perfect bedroom for the perfect guest

When you go on holiday and reach the hotel bedroom door, you feel a sense of excitement! Your room for the week is right there. You’ve spent hours flicking through the reviews and photos, and you’re finally here! It’s been a long day, and you can’t wait to melt into the sumptuous bed, with gently fragranced pillows and soft lighting.

Automated vs. manual data entry

Manually entering data into business systems can be a very time-consuming and labor-intensive process. Not only this, but it increases the risk of incorrect or duplicated information being entered, meaning the system is not reliable. Let’s explore some of the reasons why manual data entry should be avoided.

Simple solutions to managing a large event

Although large bookings bring the big bucks, they can also bring the most complexity, not just for you but for the event organiser of the group. But with a little preparation, you can ensure that large groups are managed efficiently, and you continue delivering outstanding events!

5 Contracting Best Practices for Conference Departments

Before you sign everyone on to next year’s events and conferences with your existing contracts, take a step back and have a look at them. You may want to consider making some changes to incorporate contracting best practices that may be missing.

How to deal with stress

In 2018, the Mental Health Foundation reported that 74% of people had felt so stressed they were overwhelmed and unable to cope. It’s important that you understand and learn how to deal with this feeling to ensure you have a positive stress-free life!

The Kx User Conference 2019

In October 2019, we opened the doors at Whittlebury Park for our annual Kx User Conference. The conference saw more than 200x higher education and event professionals from across the globe come together to share best practices, industry knowledge and insight. The event kicked off on Wednesday, 30th October for the training and innovation day.…

Are your financial reports truly accurate?

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

Maximizing occupancy = maximum revenue!

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

Are you putting your residential guests at risk?

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

“Hello” – the power of proactive support with your students

Both my Mum and Sister work as teachers in a local primary school and record interactions with students to gain a better understanding on how the children in their classes are viewing the world at any given moment, on any given day. For my Mum and Sister “hello” is one of the most important words…

10 Reasons why you should hire a Residential Adviser right now

10 Reasons why you should hire a Residential Adviser right now… Written by Lee Rawlinson, Director of Innovation at Kinetic Before joining Kinetic in 2019, Lee has worked as Head of Accommodation at University of Liverpool, making positive changes to Liverpool’s residential estate. With a great knowledge of the higher education sector, Lee is now…

Be a unicorn in a herd of horses! Stand out of the crowd

How do you become a unicorn in a herd of horses?

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

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