Roundup: How Destination Marketing Can Help The Hospitality Industry

    Pointing to surroundings encourages return visits and builds customer loyalty  In the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of destination marketing in the hospitality industry, particularly in the hotel sector. Destination marketing involves pointing to your property (or business’) surroundings. If you are indeed running a hotel, your location serves as a central base for a […]
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    5 Industry Trade Shows Car Rental Operators Should Attend

      Trade shows offer unique industry insight and networking opportunities
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      5 Tips to conduct effective video meetings

        Don’t let valuable time go to waste  It’s so easy to hold a video meeting these days, isn’t it?   In fact, for many of us, it’s now the default way of communicating. But is that best for everyone?  With the rise of remote work this past year, video meetings have swept office life.   In fact, on […]
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        How to Stay Happy, Healthy and Enthused During Lockdown

          Working from home during lockdown is something we’ve all had to come to terms with, but get it right and you’ll find yourself being more productive than you ever thought possible. Remaining healthy, though… well, that isn’t quite so easy.  You see, the fridge is now just a short dash away, and with the gym closed, you […]
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          Aspire Enters Emergency Services Sector With Valsoft’s Acquisition of Interdev

            Valsoft announced its acquisition of Interdev Technologies in September, 2020. Aspire Software’s portfolio continues to rapidly expand, with recent acquisitions across several industries, including car rental, workforce management and now, emergency services. In 2020, Aspire’s parent company, Valsoft Corp., announced the acquisition of Interdev Technologies, which has been serving emergency services and healthcare community for […]
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            Valsoft Corporation Acquires Navotar to Strengthen Car Rental Leadership

              Montreal, Canada, January 25, 2021: Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company specialized in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Navotar, a cloud-based car rental software provider, with solutions designed to automate fleet management. Founded in Mississauga, Ontario by Sanker Shivanathan, Navotar has quickly emerged […]
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              Valsoft Named Among Great Places To Work In Canada

                 Valsoft Corporation is now a Great Place to Work Certified™ organization Great Place to Work® Canada recently named Valsoft Corp., as a certified great place to work in Canada. GPTW is the global authority on workplace culture, allowing organizations to easily survey employees, uncover actionable insights and decipher a company’s work culture. Valsoft employees were […]
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                Valsoft Enters Workforce Management Vertical with Acquisition of Softbrick

                  MONTREAL, January 7th, 2021 – Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Softbrick, an industry leader in workforce management software solutions. Based in Geldermalsen, Netherlands, Softbrick has built a strong reputation of analyzing the specific needs of staff management solutions which makes for an excellent […]
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                  Navitrans has optimized processes and sped up development under Aspire Software

                    Since joining Aspire Software in early 2020, Navitrans has implemented effective KPIs and centralized tools There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a year full of changes. Early in 2020, Navitrans joined Aspire Software, a division of Valsoft Corp, after building a strong reputation of being technology leaders in the logistics and transportation industry. Navitrans has […]
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                    Working during the holidays? Here are 5 tips to boost your productivity

                      With schedules lightened up, you can get yourself organized for the new year  The holidays may feel a little different this year, but nonetheless, the holiday season presents a great opportunity to recharge the batteries and set yourself up for a great new year.   Many use the holidays as a chance to take some time […]
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                      Keys To Optimizing Your Seasonal Business Year Round 

                        As we sit on the precipice of winter, there are many businesses that have either closed their doors for the cold months, or are preparing to do so. With many seasonal industries reliant on the summer months to reach their profit goals for the fiscal year, now could be more of a time for reflection […]
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                        What will restaurant customers want as they return to dining rooms?

                          Customers are anxious to return to dining rooms. Here’s what they’ll be looking for.  While the restaurants and bars are going through difficult times at the moment, we always have to keep in mind that things will eventually get better. History has always shown that businesses that stay ahead of the curb and adapt to changes quicker […]
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                          What makes an attractive acquisition target?

                            If you’ve got a burning desire to take your business to the next level but simply don’t know how to, it’s important to remember that you haven’t failed.  In fact, it demonstrates that you love your business and want it to succeed. Sometimes, business owners simply hit a wall, and that’s surprisingly common in companies that […]
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                            What is Net Promoter Score (NPS) and how can it improve results?

                              NPS serves as measurable tool to gauge customer satisfaction Every business is always looking at ways to increase their customer base, but the no.1 thing they can do to keep the machine rolling is making sure their current customers are satisfied. In difficult times, it’s often customer loyalty that will help businesses stay on track. Seeking feedback from […]
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                              Feedback: An Important Tool for Work Harmony and Career Progression

                                Seeking feedback regularly will help steer you in the right direction
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                                3 Important Marketing Trends for 2021

                                  If you’re a diligent business owner or marketing manager, you’ll already be looking ahead to 2021.  With marketing moving at such a rapid pace and the customer journey evolving so quickly, what trends will arrive next year?  More importantly, what can you start planning for today that will have a lasting impact during 2021 in […]
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                                  How to Market a New Product with a Limited Budget

                                    There’s nothing more frustrating than having a brand-new product to launch but only a minuscule budget with which to get word out there.  Even if you have a loyal, sizeable customer base, shouting above the din of social media and the other forms of digital marketing they’re peppered with each day is increasingly challenging.  If there’s one […]
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                                    Mapping the digital customer journey: 3 things to consider

                                      Perhaps you’ve just entered the digital sales domain. Maybe you’ve long been a part of it but feel your sales process needs rejuvenating. Whatever your reason for reading this blog post, we hear you. Mastering the digital customer journey isn’t easy – nor is it something that can be tamed overnight. Whether you’re selling a […]
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                                      5 Key Benefits Of Joining The Aspire Family

                                        Companies under Aspire experience faster growth, while staying committed to customer bases  Every company that is looking for an acquirer has their own reasons for doing so. Some owners may reach a point where they’re ready to move on after pouring years, even decades into their company, building it from the ground up and establishing a reputable operation. […]
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                                        5 Signs Your Business’ Website Needs To Be Updated

                                          If you started your business at any time in the 21st century, odds are you set up some sort of website when it was founded. You set up your business website and were happy with the content and design. When business really started picking up, you got overwhelmed and found yourself juggling so many tasks that updating […]
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                                          5 tips for remaining productive while working from home

                                            COVID-19 has temporarily forced us to completely change the way we socialize and work.  Chances are, you’re probably reading this while working from home, and you’ve probably been working in that environment for a while now.  It can be tough, right? It isn’t all ‘get up when you want, wear what you like and be ‘ultra-productive’. Working […]
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                                            Why A Decentralized Management Structure Is Key To Sustainable Growth

                                              Empowering managers to make decisions encourages idea flow and growth from within  One of the main concerns in businesses selling to a larger conglomerate is the idea of the day-to-day operations of their business being completely outsourced. It is a valid concern, as crucial decisions can be made by executives that aren’t in tune with the ongoing challenges managers […]
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                                              How to super-charge your software development process

                                                If your software development process has stagnated, here are five tips for super-charging it.
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                                                The simple guide to customer churn (and how to reduce it)

                                                  Nothing lasts forever; that’s the saying, right?  It’s certainly the case when it comes to business. Products reach end of life, bandwagons pass and, unfortunately, customers move on.  This isn’t necessarily a bad thing in business. If something doesn’t last forever, that’s usually because it has been replaced by the latest and greatest, and if […]
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                                                  What does the modern hotel guest expect?

                                                    It’s often noted that the modern hotel guest wants a lot more than just a bed for the night. But what does that mean, exactly?  For hotels to be successful in this incredibly competitive market, they need to offer a guest experience that lives long in the memory – certainly, long enough to ensure plenty […]
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                                                    How to boost staff morale when things get tough

                                                      Small gestures can go a very long way in keeping your team's spirits up
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                                                        What are the key elements of successful marketing campaigns?

                                                          Marketing feeds sales funnels, increases brand awareness and builds captivated audiences.  Cut the cord on your marketing spend and your leads will dry up, Google will stop taking note and your brand will lose its voice.  The good news? Marketing is actually pretty simple when broken down into its constituent elements. Sure, you might need […]
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                                                          Valsoft Expands Footprint in Transport and Logistics Vertical with Acquisition of Navitrans

                                                            MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company that specializes in the acquisition and development of vertical market software companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Young & Partners / Navitrans  International NV (“Navitrans”), a technology leader offering a complete and integrated suite of logistics, transportation, warehousing and freight forwarding […]
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                                                            Valsoft Continues Investment in Hospitality Technology with Acquisition of H&L

                                                              MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company that specializes in the acquisition and development of vertical market software companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of H&L Australia Pty Ltd., a technology leader in the hospitality industry offering a complete suite of integrated hospitality POS, workforce management and booking solutions. H&L […]
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                                                              Valsoft continues global expansion with acquisition of CMS Hospitality

                                                                Under the agreement, Valsoft acquires all CMS assets, including its flagship brand, GuestCentrix.
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                                                                Valsoft Enters Car Rental Management With the Acquisition of Bluebird Auto Rental Systems

                                                                  MONTREAL, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bluebird Auto Rental Systems, L.P. (“Bluebird”), an industry-leading car rental software provider headquartered in Dover, New Jersey with regional sales and support offices throughout the US, as […]
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                                                                  Welcome Systems and Cendyn focus on guest behaviour

                                                                    Welcome Systems announces strategic partnership with Guestfolio, Cendyn‘s customer relationship management (CRM) platform for hoteliers.
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                                                                    InnQuest Software Announces the Release of roomMaster Cloud, the New SaaS Hotel Property Management System Software

                                                                      roomMaster Cloud has all the power of a full-featured property management system and the convenience and security of the cloud.
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                                                                      Valsoft Continues Hospitality Expansion with Acquisition of Welcome Systems

                                                                        Welcome Systems is a leading provider of cloud-based hospitality solutions in the United Kingdom.
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                                                                        InnQuest Software and Flip.to Partner To Help Hotels Earn New Guests Through Advocacy

                                                                          Hoteliers using InnQuest’s premier booking engine, WebBook, can now seamlessly integrate Flip.to into their current software
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                                                                          Cendyn partners with roomMaster by InnQuest Software to enhance guest engagement and intelligence

                                                                            Marketing automation and guest intelligence solution to integrate seamlessly across both platforms.
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                                                                            InnQuest celebrates one year of sustained growth with Valsoft

                                                                              Since the transaction, Valsoft boosted InnQuest‘s gross revenue by 20%
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                                                                              Gartner names roomMaster a leader in Hotel Management Software

                                                                                Recognition Reinforces roomMaster’s Position As Premier Property Management Software
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                                                                                MyTaskit and Valsoft form partnership for DockMaster

                                                                                  Valsoft obtains the rights to the DockMaster brand and intellectual property, as well as operations of DockMaster products and services.
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                                                                                  Hospitality Software Leader InnQuest Software Unveils New Branding

                                                                                    Branding Evolution for InnQuest Includes Launch of New Website.
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                                                                                    Valsoft Enters Hotel Management Vertical with Acquisition of InnQuest

                                                                                      Valsoft is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of InnQuest Software, an established leader in the hotel management software industry.
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