After having experienced several years of positive growth in the early 2000s, the North American hospitality point of sale terminal market suffered contractions in both 2008 and 2009. However, the reins on spending look to be loosening for 2010. The IHL Group tells all.
This annual Hospitality Technology supplement showcases the latest features and functions from leading point of sale software vendors to assist operators in their search for the perfect POS products.
To help restaurateurs better understand and reduce the costs associated with their credit card processing, the National Restaurant Association announced the development of an interactive online calculator for use by its members and the restaurant industry at large.
For Tabe Foods' fleet of mobile catering trucks, a cash-only payment system presented several drawbacks for business, including difficulty in monitoring sales, preventing theft and more. Learn about the mobile POS and payment engine that is helping to drive profitability for this San Diego staple.
Carisch, Inc., is testing WAND Corporation's Digital Menu Board solution in a newly remodeled Wisconsin location which features 42-inch LG Electronics commercial grade screens controlled by WAND technology, also utilizing WAND NextGen POS software.
The deployment, which includes four to five terminals at each restaurant running the already installed MICROS RES point-of-sale software, was completed in mid-March 2010 at 75 restaurants and provides Eat'n Park with a strategic universal platform.
This is an extension of SICOM's original approval by BURGER KING for North America, South America and the Caribbean.
Rodd Hotels and Resorts and YMCA of The Rockies expect to centralize operations, increase guest service, and boost staff productivity for 11 properties with the implementation of the Maestro Multi-Property Enterprise system.
The luxury property has installed Merchant Link's TransactionVault for Lodging, a hosted credit card data tokenization and security service that is available to users of any POS/PMS system that handles credit card data.
Travelex has purchased INETCO Insight to reduce payment settlement uncertainty and operational risk in their rapidly expanding payment processing environment.