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Introducing: Virtual Queuing in 60 Seconds

At accesso®, we know the power virtual queuing holds. With the right virtual queue management system in place, operators can free guests from long, unnecessary lines and reap the benefits: happier guests, smoother operations and boosted revenue

Maximize Your Mobile Experience: 5 Must-Read Pieces for IAAPA Expo 2021

The IAAPA Expo 2021 is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited to gather with our fellow attractions industry professionals and collaborate on where the industry is headed. Want to get a sneak peek? Kickstart your learning journey with 5 articles packed with tips, statistics and best practices to help you prepare for a mobile-first future.

Exceeding Skier Expectations with Limited Staff

When you think about your ski area’s top goals for the 2021 – 2022 season, driving revenue, achieving high visitation, and selling more season passes may likely top the list. However, at the end of the day, the most important measure of your operation’s success is the happiness of your guests. While the industry has been remarkably resilient in the wave of COVID-19, there’s one persistent challenge that looms: the staffing crisis. Read on to discover how your ski area can address these challenges with the help of technology. 

How to Reach the Next Generation of Theme Park Enthusiasts

Generation Z (Gen Z) is taking the world by storm and the proof is in the numbers. This generation alone made up 20% of the U.S. population last year and the number of Gen Z online shoppers is expected to surpass 37 million by the end of 2021. The importance of this shift, especially for those in leisure and entertainment, can’t be overstated. Learn how to reach and engage this important demographic through a personalized guest experience that’s designed to meet their unique wants and needs.

5 Pieces to Help You Future-Proof Your Guest Experience

With IAAPA Expo Europe just a few weeks away, we thought it was a great time to round up our top 5 pieces that can help theme park and attraction operators in Europe maximize their guest experience. From creating a positive first impression online to delivering a seamless guest journey throughout the duration of a guest’s visit, there’s something for everyone!

3 Next Gen Trends for Ski & the Tech You Need to Support Them

We were pleased to join our peers in the ski industry at this year’s Summer Meeting of the Midwest Ski Areas Association (MSAA) and present an in-depth view of three major trends impacting the future of the ski industry. In case you missed it, check out our highlights below and see how you can get ahead of the curve.

6 Features to Help Your Venue Go Paperless

Now more than ever, conversations about protecting the environment are taking center stage in many aspects of our everyday lives. This includes how consumers are choosing to spend their free time and money. Transitioning your venue’s operations over to more sustainable practices might seem like a daunting task, but one easy way to start is to reduce paper use at your venue. With Earth Day right around the corner, now is a great time to lean into using your technology to help your venue go paperless!

5 Ways to Use Technology for Social Distancing

As we see industries gradually begin to reopen and redefine what the New Normal” will look like, many organizations are using technology to meet the growing expectations of guests for a safe experience. Research done by Sedco has concluded that 84% of customers expect brands to find ways to maximize digital interaction to keep them safe. Whether it’s thinking outside of the box or returning to core principles of crowd management, there are many ways that your technology can help. Read on to discover 4 ways to use technology for social distancing.

Empathizing with Guests in a COVID-19 World: How to Anticipate the Needs of Your Customers in the ‘New Normal.’

Presented at the blooloop V‑Expo 2020 Innovation Auditorium

In a COVID-19 world, the desires of consumers have been transformed. From the rapid acceleration of certain technologies to the sudden need to maintain physical distance, the attributes of a successful venue last year may now be perceived as liabilities. Yet, one thing holds true: the guest experience reigns supreme. Venues which seek to understand their guests and meet their needs in the moment will reap the rewards through increased per-caps, repeat business, positive word-of-mouth and more. Watch as accesso Sales Director Jeremy Gray and Vice President of Sales George Hambleton discuss best practices for empathizing with guests in a COVID world and read on to see how to anticipate the needs of your customers in this New Normal.’

5 Takeaways from IAAPA’s “Safe, Secure and Successful Operations in the New Normal” Panel

Attractions from all industries are dealing with the challenges of social distancing and how to operate safely in a COVID environment. We had the privilege of sharing the IAAPA Education stage with Matt Blumhardt from Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari and Daine Appleberry of Audubon Nature Institute to discuss ways to enhance the guest experience, boost revenue, build brand loyalty and serve guests safely during this challenging time. Below are our top 5 takeaways and recommendations from the session.

Watch: 4 Leisure-Industry Predictions For The New Age of Social Distancing

We are all enter­ing an age that rede­fines the norms to which all of us had become accus­tomed. Guest expec­ta­tions will most cer­tain­ly change, and venue oper­a­tors will be faced with the chal­lenge (and oppor­tu­ni­ty) to meet and exceed those re-shaped expec­ta­tions. Watch our video to dis­cov­er 4 trends that we pre­dict will emerge from the age of social dis­tanc­ing, and what they mean for your venue.

Watch: 3 Ways Guest Data Can Help You Optimize Your Business

Watch our video to learn three ways to optimize your business through the power of guest data. By uti­liz­ing tech­nol­o­gy to build guest pro­files with the data you already gath­er before, dur­ing and after a guest’s vis­it, your venue can gain far greater insight into how to bet­ter serve your guests. 

Free Download: Re-Imagining the Guest Journey in the Age of COVID-19

Finding ways to safely serve your guests while 6‑feet-apart is no small task! Luckily, with a proactive approach and the right insight, you can re-imagine your guest journey to solve the social distancing challenges of today while building a stronger foundation for tomorrow. Download our free e‑book to access our step-by-step guide on serving guests safely and successfully in the age of COVID-19. You’ll learn how guest expectations have changed during the pandemic and what you can do to build loyalty, drive revenue and deliver an exceptional guest experience.

The Ease of Mobile Food Ordering with accesso

Does your technology help facilitate a positive food and beverage experience for your guests? With the right mobile food ordering platform, you can help reduce physical points of contact, drive revenue and improve guest satisfaction. Watch as accesso Senior Sales Director George Hambleton and Vice President of Product Management Jim O’Leary highlight the ease of mobile food ordering with accesso, and read on to see how your venue can leverage the features of our mobile food ordering solution to increase revenue and enhance the guest experience.

7 Reasons to Stop Selling Ticket Vouchers and Switch to An API

A ticket is one of a venue’s most prized possessions. Every single ticket represents an opportunity to provide a memorable experience to a consumer, and every ticket sale gets you one step further to a sold-out show. Working with distributors and promoters can be an amazing way to push that last bit of ticket inventory over the threshold and reach new audiences, but if you’re using ticket vouchers or bulk tickets, have you considered all of the risks? Read on to discover seven reasons why you should stop selling ticket vouchers, and how you can do so without disrupting your valuable partnerships.

**accesso** Webinar Series Presents: Introducing the Shining New Standard in Smart Park Technology, **accesso Prism**!

accesso Webinar Series Presents: Introducing the Shining New Standard in Smart Park Technology, accesso Prism!

From the very beginning, the accesso team has believed that technology has the power to redefine the guest experience. Whether by making ticket purchases online in advance of their visit or by virtually reserving their place in a long line so they can enjoy other attractions, your guests are always looking for ways to make the most of their leisure time. With the incredible advancements of technology in recent years, attractions now have the power to provide seamless service to their guests from the very first planning stages of their visit. Watch our webinar to learn more about the shining new standard in smart park technology!