Integration of ChannelDirect, V5i Revenue Management enables TravelCLICK customers to push pricing to 120 third-party Websites in real time
Touchscreen phones integrate with Renaissance Montgomery POS, PMS; guests can book reservations, check stocks and weather, view city maps and more
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."
Are you in the market for a new point of sale system? A sneak peek at Hospitality Technology's 10th annual Restaurant Technology Study tells us that one in five restaurant operators will look to replace their POS system within the next 12 to 24 months, with a keen eye to systems that can offer accounting and financial solutions, labor management, and business intelligence capabilities.
Information has become the essential ingredient to success in the increasingly cutthroat hospitality industry. However, actionable data cannot be properly amassed - let alone leveraged - without the implementation of sophisticated business intelligence systems that enable enterprise-wide data gathering, storage, analysis and communication.
In a country where four out of five hotels are independent, DerbySoft's broad portfolio helps Booking.com make significant inroads