June Edition 2021
Hospitality is one of the most booming industries in respect to the online business as it comprises travel, hotel, and recreational activities that require updated information to inform the users and consumers about the development. For the hotels and other businesses of the hospitality, hospitality management software is one of the most essential items which offer a tailored solution of the hospitality requirements like reservations, accommodation bookings, tickets, and travel plans. The hospitality management software offers the managers incredible features which are required by hotels and other business on daily basis.
M3 is the best back-office hosted software solution provider for the Hospitality Industry. The company provides accounting, business intelligence, and payroll solutions across all brands and independent hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Its enterprise level solution allows franchisees access to their financial and operating information in real-time with user friendly reports. The company’s clients are able to reduce overhead and labor by leveraging its solutions to remain competitive in the industry.
Offering Best-In-Class Hospitality Solution Coupled With Technology
Accounting Core Software: As the entry point to the M3 platform, Accounting Core provides a set of easy-to-use modules that streamline accounting functions. M3 allows hotel owners, management teams and general manager’s access to an accurate snapshot across multiple properties improving efficiency and visibility to drive hotel financial performance. Built by hoteliers for hoteliers, there is no better hotel accounting platform in the world today. Accounting Core is the engine that drives financial performance for hotels of all sizes and service levels. In the cloud and customizable, Accounting Core is the premiere solution in hospitality.
Labor Management Software: M3’s Labor Management enables you to monitor daily labor costs with features like attendance tracking utilizing biometrics and exclusive labor management reporting. You can design custom reports to manage hours and overtime. Wall-mounted touch screens and tablets provide data collection points that allow you to manage labor via M3’s Labor Management tool in real-time. When coupled with M3’s Insight BI platform and Mobile application, the most robust labor management tool in hospitality is available to you, wherever you are, whenever you need it.
Outsourced Accounting and Implementation: M3 offers full service outsourced accounting to assist hoteliers while simultaneously freeing their time to do what they do best – tailor the positive guest experience. No accounting task is too big or too small for the company’s team of experts. M3 Professional Accounting Services offers comprehensive management of the full accounting cycle. The company has compiled a team of on-demand CPAs, MBAs, and industry veterans with decades of hotel accounting experience to bring you the best service possible. Its experts stand by to assist you in M3 products and services but also continue to provide industry knowledge ensuring you are keeping up with an ever-changing business environment. Monthly webinars and a 24/5 (plus weekend hours) support schedule make sure that you are ready to meet any challenge.
Education and Learning: M3 offers monthly scheduled webinars on all things Accounting Core, Insight, and Labor Management. The company learns the tricks of the trade in hotel accounting so you’re always armed with the newest and greatest tools and knowledge. Get on the inside track and take the lead. Knowledge is power and M3 knows that a hotelier is only as good as the latest method or the newest hospitality edge. That is why its team is constantly updating and maintaining a database of video, industry papers, and hands on learning experiences.
The Formidable Leader
Allen Read is the President of M3. After graduating from Mississippi State University’s College of Engineering, he spent over 30 years working in hospitality while also becoming a Certified Hotel Administrator. He began his career as a front desk associate at the Best Western Hotel in Natchez, Mississippi in 1986. After he moved to Georgia in 1990, he joined McKibbon Brothers as a front desk associate at the Thomasville Holiday Inn. Over several years, Allen broadened his knowledge of the industry by working in a variety of roles, leading to his position as General Manager at several McKibbon-owned hotels throughout Georgia.
In 1999, Mr. Read transitioned to Director of Information Services. With the development of the new McKibbon Company, M3, he became one of the company’s first employees, acting as Business Manager. A few years later, he was made a Partner in the company, and promoted to Vice President of Operations.