Peninsula Hotels announce that it will be upgrading all of its hotels to Opera v5.0 and deploying the OPERA Revenue Management System following the successful pilot at its Hong Kong and New York properties.
HT's editorial staff combed through 2008's articles to bring you our picks for the top ten headlines that are too important to be missed. You might not have read them the first time around, so here's your chance to catch up. From tops interviews with Dunkin' Donuts, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Fuddruckers executives, to insights into property management and point of sale execution strategies, these are the articles that are too important to miss in 2008.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will implement the Visual One PMS, POS, GolfPro and Spa Management solutions from Agilysys across all five Williamsburg, Va. properties.
Biometric fingerprint readers are beginning to find their way into restaurant security measures. Learn how one Southern-based Chili's franchisee is reinforcing employee accountability at its POS thanks to this next-generation peripheral.
Goldco LLC, a top 100 Burger King franchisee, deploys Aloha Point of Sale and MenuLink back office solutions in all Alabama, Georgia and Florida restaurants.
Management for Swissotel Chicago achieves its inventory cost reduction goals with a 3 percent drop liquor costs following the implementation of a RFID-based beverage tracker system from Capton.
Enhancements to SoftTouch's DineBlast Mobile will allow take-out, curb-side, QSR and table service patrons to use their mobile phones and PDAs to electronically place an order and pay for their meal while at the restaurant.
Hardee's franchisee, Boddie-Noell, knows what it takes to fully manage its customers' drive-thru experiences. The use of real-time drive-thru timers is helping to shave down drive-thru wait times and provide management with individual store performance indicators.
The latest releases in payment technology show continued focus on wireless and contactless solutions that promote payment security and efficiency. Cell phone enabled applications and wireless credit card readers are just some of the solutions on the market.
As the end of a tumultuous 2008 draws near, the majority of hospitality operators are looking for ways to cut costs, curb waste, and coax consumers into their doors. What many may not have considered is that one of their heaviest pieces of artillery in the battle against a downturned economy is their point of sale systems. Hospitality Technology puts a focus on POS trends, functions and releases to find out what exactly this system can do to help restaurants sell more and spend less in 2009.