Operto eyes growth in Australian rentals market with HomHero tie-up

Latest property management platform signs up to use Operto Guest Technologies Smart Stay solution

Operto Guest Technologies is targeting growth in the Australian market after striking a deal with property management system provider HomHero.

The hospitality sector solutions firm offer Smart Stay, its software that allows property managers to connect Internet of Things devices and improve the guest experience.

Operto provides a collection of curated hardware and custom-built software. HomHero provides tools to help short-term rental property managers automate their businesses to focus on bookings and growth.

It’s technology covers guest registration, communications, payments, reviews and maintenance for managers.

Steve Davis, chief executive of Operto said: “We are extremely excited to add HomHero to the growing list of quality property management platforms that we support.

“Offering a seamless, frictionless technology-driven platform to guests, owners, and ancillary service providers alike, is our core business.

“As an influential leader in Australia, HomHero fits perfectly into our vision of where the short-term rental market is headed globally.”

Hayden D’Arcy, director of HomHero, added: “It was clear very quickly that Operto was filling a gap in the Australian marketplace with technology that is nothing short of impressive.

“Our integration with Operto is going to help our mutual clients to not only manage access, but help enforce house rules relating to events and parties, which is a very hot topic presently due to the recent Code of Conduct changes being introduced in the STR industry.”