Also known as the kingdom in the sky because of its mountainous terrain, Lesotho has long been a favorite travel destination for both South African and International tourists wanting to experience this majestic country. The Scenery Group of Guest Houses situated in Maseru, a preferred stay for many have taken a step towards digitization with the help of South Africas leading hospitality technology providers – Omni Hospitality.
On their tenth anniversary celebrations, The Scenery Guest House Group with the assistance of funding from the World Bank via Leap and the Lesotho Ministry of Trade recently implemented their new digital strategy. Marethabile Sehika, Managing Director of the group said, “The hospitality industry is forever evolving and growing, and if we want to offer world class service to our guests then we have to ensure that we as a business implement the right solutions that will allow us to complete in the very relevant online space.”
Primrose Khumalo of Omni Hospitality, the South African hospitality technology providers, responsible for providing the solution explained, “The group have chosen to implement a solution that will allow them to connect to unlimited Online Travel Agents and convert bookings from their website, mobile application and social media platforms. Furthermore, they will be adopting our cloud based property management system, integrated with booking engine and channel manager, which will give them the added advantage of ensuring that they have the right controls in place to effectively manage their property.”
Marethabile further adds that they’re very excited to be the first hotel in Lesotho to utilize such technology, which will help them grow their business and enhance their customer experience. They look forward to a booking engine, which will help them showcase their beautiful country and properties on their website.
Makopano Teboho Mosakeng, representing the Ministry of Trade and Industry and LEAP stated, “We are extremely happy to be able to assist and fund such an important project and work with hoteliers and guest houses in Lesotho to build the tourism industry”. These organizations have helped fund various projects in the tourism industry through their partnership with the World Bank.
An exclusive deal was signed between eZee Technosys and Omni Hospitality in 2017 wherein Omni Hospitality is the sole distribution channel for the eZee suite of products in the Southern African hospitality industry.
Michelle Prinsloo, the CEO of Omni Hospitality comments on this occasion, “We have seen positive growth for many hotels and guest houses that we have worked with in South Africa and look forward to working with the Scenery Group to realize similar results. The technology implemented affords the group the best online visibility in terms of digital platforms and we are certain that it will complement their planned growth strategy”.
Omni Hospitality have in excess of 14 years of experience in the local market and have serviced and understood the needs of the hospitality industry in the region. The have established trust with hoteliers to be able to offer them unique solution to help them run their businesses in a more efficient and customer friendly way.
eZee is known among the industry as an affordable hospitality solution provider with excellent technical support, training and proven expertise in the hospitality industry with its cutting-edge software technology. Always been the one to understand the regional market demands and compliance, the company have been dedicated to assist their partners in business development, marketing and even pre-sales and post-sales services. With this endeavor, eZee moves on to new agendas to equip the hospitality industry worldwide with its technology and have an established brand name.
About Omni Hospitality
Omni Hospitalityis located in New Germany, KwaZulu, Natal. Omni believes in empowering hotels and restaurants through technology and improve efficiency in every aspect of the business operations. The long-term vision of the company is “For our company name to be synonymous with the success of our customers businesses making us the premier choice of technology partner for the hospitality industry”. Moreover, by continually learning and pioneering how people and businesses interact and transact, Omni Hospitality is helping hotels not only reach their goals today but future proof their businesses to ensure long term sustainability.
About eZee Technosys
eZee Technosys is one of the few complete hospitality IT solutions providers in the world. Offering solutions that cover hotel management, booking management, online room distribution, restaurant management, guest feedback and hotel mobile apps, eZee develops on-premise along with cloud based solutions as well as mobile applications for eZee solutions. Founded in 2005, eZee Technosys today serves more than 10000 clients in more than 140 countries across the globe. Visit eZee’s corporate website for more.
About Scenery Guest Houses
The group of guest houses has been operational for a decade under the passionate and skillful leadership of Marethabile Sekhiba. Ideally located in the heart of Maseru, both Scenery Stadium and Scenery Maqalika Guest Houses offer luxury accommodation with conference and meeting facilities making them the obvious choice for leisure and corporate travelers. Their mission is to strive to maintain the highest level of service and standards that are essential to exceed their guest expectations. Their motto reads “We want to see our guests arrive as guests and leave as friends – experience magnetic service”.