Software uses reputation-based technology to scan inbound and outbound traffic, filter web access
Partnership also leverages HelmsBriscoe tools to help users book meeting space, audio visual equipment, catering for up to 100 participants
PCI-compliant broadband service to support Web ordering, POS, credit card processing
Touchscreen phones integrate with Renaissance Montgomery POS, PMS; guests can book reservations, check stocks and weather, view city maps and more
Integration of ChannelDirect, V5i Revenue Management enables TravelCLICK customers to push pricing to 120 third-party Websites in real time
MSI doubles the number of EnterprisePM-supported users through processor testing at Microsoft's Technology Center
A well-managed kitchen with a seasoned staff can be an operational wunderkind. At Bone Daddy's House of Smoke, a three-unit Texas BBQ chain, the kitchen has been known to pound out $10,000 in lunch sales in one four-hour shift.
Travelocity customers can view complete range of inventory and pricing, book directly into IHG's Holidex Plus reservation system
As buzz words go, "innovation," has racked up serious mileage in the information technology industry. The word appears on nearly every industry conference agenda in 2008 (HT owns up to its share) and continues to be a prime directive for many top IT leaders. But beneath all the next-gen talk and the innovation task forces, successful innovation in the quick-service industry requires a dedicated focus on three things: accuracy, speed and simplicity.
In the summer 2003, American Express aired a commercial with celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito purporting that "nine out of 10 restaurants fail in the first year."