Canada: Property automation system Operto Guest Technologies has announced a partnership with SaaS property management system HomHero, to increase Operto’s short-term rental market in Australia for its Smart Stay connected solution.
Operto provides property managers and hotels with a connected software platform and integrated suite of solutions to manage access, temperature control, occupancy monitoring and team communication in order to streamline operations and improve the guest experience. The company is a collection of curated hardware and custom-built software ensuring that IoT technology is meaningful for lodging providers looking to enhance their business.
Meanwhile, Australian firm HomHero provides tools to help short-term rental property managers automate their businesses in order to focus on bookings and growth. Designed to make the guest booking process seamless, HomHero’s solution encompasses guest registration, communications, payments, reviews and maintenance for managers.
Operto CEO Steve Davis said: “We are extremely excited to add HomHero to the growing list of quality property management platforms that we support. Offering a seamless, frictionless technology-driven platform to guests, owners, and ancillary service providers alike, is our core business.
“As an influential leader in Australia, HomHero fits perfectly into our vision of where the short-term rental market is headed globally,” he added.
HomHero director Hayden D’Arcy said: “It was clear very quickly that Operto was filling a gap in the Australian marketplace with technology that is nothing short of impressive. Our integration with Operto is going to help our mutual clients to not only manage access, but help enforce house rules relating to events and parties, which is a very hot topic presently due to the recent Code of Conduct changes being introduced in the short-term rental industry.”
Operto seeks to solve operational issues commonly faced by accommodation managers and works with hotels, vacation rentals, serviced apartments, hostels and niche accommodation across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Caribbean.