McDonald's has handed IT support services for 1,000 restaurants to Unisys in a five-year, $30 million deal. The deal, which covers Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, is said to encompass end-to-end support of IT equipment in restaurants.
Each month, Hospitality Technology recaps the top point-of-sale headlines from across the hotel and restaurant industry. In case you missed them the first time, read out to find out what happened in November.
When customers reported being less than thrilled with long lines at Royal Caribbean's soda fountains, the cruise line installed self-service units. Guests who buy a beverage package are now given drink cups with RFID technology that validates the transaction.
Boyne Resorts is installing Squirrel Systems' Squirrel Professional POS software across four resorts. The vendor was chosen because of its strong mobile platform and cost-effective solution.
Zoup! Fresh Soup Company has chosen NEXTEP for order management system, point-of-sale, online ordering and dynamic digital menu displays.
After the launch of a B2B portal, Punch Taverns moves 21% of its sales online within 18 months. The company is seeing great success with an online ordering portal from MICROS.
As a growing number of applications are moved into the cloud, CIOs must ensure that their customers' transactional data is still safe. HT provides insight into the PCI Council's latest guidelines for protecting payments in a virtual environment.
A web-based inventory management tool, Ctuit RADAR, will help Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries in 137 locations.
HT recaps the top point of sale headlines from the month of October. Experts predict that tablets are poised for massive adoption.
Retail mobile Point-of-Sale case attaches to HP Slate 2 Tablet PC. The HP Slate 2 with barcode scanner and card reader speeds checkout and engages customers, too.