Autumn Promotion: Up to 2 Free Design Changes on all Custom Printed Cards

To mark the beginning of Autumn, we’re offering the chance to have up to three designs in total on the same print run, for the same price. In other words, you could order 1,000 membership cards and split the run into three different designs – so each membership category gets a different colour card and design for … Continue reading Autumn Promotion: Up to 2 Free Design Changes on all Custom Printed Cards

Why custom printed hotel key cards may be cheaper than you think

Don’t default to off-the-shelf hotel key cards when you could buy custom printed for a similar price Another few weeks of guests failing to hand their key cards back in? Before you default to ordering more cards off-the-shelf from your card lock supplier, take a look at custom printed. If it’s the cost that puts … Continue reading Why custom printed hotel key cards may be cheaper than you think

The end of the Hotel Receptionist?

Smartphone technology will get some hotel guests straight into their room – without having to check in at the front desk On arrival at your hotel, would you prefer to bypass reception, make your way straight to your room, wave your smartphone over the lock and hey presto, you’re checked in? The answer will probably … Continue reading The end of the Hotel Receptionist?

Branded hotel key cards from just 18p per card

Before you re-order blank hotel key cards for the summer, take The Card Network’s price challenge  Hotel key cards are a great branding and promotional tool, yet many hotels, guesthouses and luxury B&B’s still default to ordering blank cards because they think that personalised cards will be too expensive. At The Card Network, we believe … Continue reading Branded hotel key cards from just 18p per card

Should boutique hotels offer loyalty cards?

It’s a question that’s currently being debated by some of the industry’s leading figures on BoutiqueHotelier.com. Are boutique hotels missing out if they don’t offer guests loyalty cards and reward them for their custom? Or should the guest experience alone be enough to secure repeat bookings? The argument for A number of well-known boutique hoteliers … Continue reading Should boutique hotels offer loyalty cards?

Printed plastic cards: check your proof!

If you’re about to order hundreds or even thousands of printed plastic cards, like membership cards or promotional cards, it always pays to see an actual example of the card first, before you hit ‘print’. Except that you shouldn’t … pay any extra to see one, that is. Peace of mind that you’re getting what … Continue reading Printed plastic cards: check your proof!

Do hotel key cards contain my personal data?

Do a bit of research on this and you’ll find wildly conflicting answers. There’s a school of people out there who believe that hotel key cards must contain personal information including credit card numbers and details. How else could the hotel ‘charge’ items to the right room during your stay? It’s turned into a bit … Continue reading Do hotel key cards contain my personal data?

Hotel key cards: a price challenge

Still using generic hotel key cards? If so, we have a challenge for you. We believe we can print branded, personalised hotel key cards for around the same price you are currently paying for off-the-shelf ones. Why not put that claim to the test and check out our prices. Why use branded hotel key cards? … Continue reading Hotel key cards: a price challenge

Using hotel key cards to drive more business: The Quay Hotel

If you’re still using generic hotel key cards, you’re missing a fantastic promotional opportunity. How one hotel is using key cards to their advantage  The Card Network has been supplying branded hotel key cards to The Quay Hotel & Spa in Deganwy, North Wales since 2010. The Quay Hotel is a luxury hotel and spa … Continue reading Using hotel key cards to drive more business: The Quay Hotel

Are you prepared for hotel conference season?

If you’ve got a large conference or exclusive event coming up, you’ll be immersed in planning. Branding, access and security are likely to be just some of your priorities. It might help to ask yourself the following: –    Have you made the most of the branding opportunities? –    How are you going to badge attendees … Continue reading Are you prepared for hotel conference season?