VISIONAPARTMENTS cleaning staff tablet application

VISIONAPARMENTS is focused on constantly improving the quality of service. We are always looking for innovations and creating new solutions to make a stay in our apartments an unforgettable experience. That’s why we created a tablet application dedicated to our cleaning staff. It revolutionized our operations in every VISIONAPARTMENTS property. Since its launch in 2017, VISIONAPARTMENTS has decreased the costs in the cleaning department by 40%!   Before launching the tablet application, VISIONAPARTMENTS had a standard cleaning management system. Every day, the tasks for the staff were printed out, and every form had to be filled out manually. After the client’s checkout, our employees had to inspect the apartments. All the damages had to be reported to the technicians and the logistics/sales teams personally or via e-mail. This was very time-consuming, resulted in a tremendous amount of paperwork and it was relatively easy to forget or miss some crucial information…

Interview with our partner Mark Hamilford, Senior Partner of Intermark

Moscow is among Europe’s biggest metropolises. The capital of Russia is not only its financial and political center, but also a prominent place for doing business and a fascinating tourist destination. It’s a city full of contrasts, and the Russian way of doing business is much different than in the Western Europe. We asked our partner in Russia, Mark Hamilford of Intermark Group, how did they achieve success there: Can you give us a short overview of Intermark? Intermark Group was established in 1993 and quickly became Russia’s largest relocation consultancy, working with large international corporations and embassies. In 2006, we  established Intermark Serviced Apartments, again servicing the corporate market. Over the years we have provided serviced accommodation throughout Russia and look forward to opening the 104 unit Intermark Residence in January next year. The Residence is a 4 star product offering a combination of studios and 1-, 2- and…

Interview with our partner Ken Brown, Vice President at Furnished Quarters

New York City is one of the most fascinating metropolises in the world. The “Big Apple” is not only a global financial center, it also offers a wide range of attractions, retail outlets, events, restaurants, bars and museums. It’s no wonder the story of Furnished Quarters, our partner in the United States started in New York. But now, after 20 years, they operate in a dozen locations, both on the West and East Coast.

Going for a long-term contract abroad – things you should know about

A different culture, a change of environment, a new job – it’s the dream of many people to earn a living in another country and start an international career! However, moving abroad does not only impact your personal but also your professional life. There are a few important facts to consider before buying your plane ticket and starting your adventure. Read our article and find out what you have to know when relocating to a new place! Working conditions while on your contract abroad Before you decide to accept an offer abroad, you must read the job description carefully. You should only sign the contract if it clearly states what is expected from you and your position. Not all countries have strict employment laws and even if they do, employers may not enforce them. Therefore, study the regulations of your destination country and your contract to avoid getting bamboozled! Go…