When it comes to hotel tech, we may all agree that PMSs are at the top of the food chain. It’s semantically already in the name itself: a PMS is the SYSTEM used to MANAGE your PROPERTY. This gives the software connotations of centrality in operations. However, a new wave of leaner systems is rising: PMSs are becoming “hubs” rather than all-in-one solutions, using open APIs to allow users to plug in other software and tools as needed. These systems are less about “managing the property,” and more about integrating third-party software.