In hospitality, constant change is commonplace and it often lends itself to a breakdown in communication between an organization's accounts payable department and their multitude of vendors and suppliers. To avoid this breakdown, which can lead to missed shipments, transaction errors, and strained relationships, companies must implement procedures to maintain effective vendor relationships. Fortunately technology can help.
Hotel 1000 worked with multiple technology vendors to install a fiber optics connection to the property, thereby enabling a 100MB connection to the already installed future proof internal fiber network.
The Casa Dorada Resort & Spa has recently completed the installation of Roomlinx, enabling guests to enjoy unlimited movies on demand, HSIA, virtual concierge services and more through the LCD TV in their suites.
Hotel Technology Next Generation has released three new technical specifications that provide standardized interfaces that connect the PMS with other hotel systems to guest-room devices, allow hotels to deliver rich descriptive content to distribution channels and websites, and support improved security for credit card processing.
Thailand's Grand Millennium Sukhumvit has recently completed the installation of VingCard's Signature RFID contactless electronic door locks with NFC cell phone compatibility.
From computer controlled hotel rooms to remote drive-thru ordering centers and everything in between, new technology is hot. So why have many operators been so slow to jump on the technology bandwagon? Phil Mott, assistant professor at Kendall College's School of Hospitality Management, offers three common reasons.
Cape Sienna Resort's VingCard Signature RFID door locks allow for contactless guestroom entry, are compatible with next-generation NFC cell phones, and offer additional green benefits.
The World, a 644-foot luxury residential ship, present staff with a unique challenge of finding and providing information on the best restaurants, shopping and entertainment in more than 100 ports of call. Learn how The World's international concierge team uses Concierge Assistant to share guest request information with other appropriate staff.
MSI and Libra OnDemand are among the industry vendors behind a hotel technology makeover contest that offers two lucky winners the chance for a complete technology overhaul. Contest ends October 20, 2009.
The Sea Pearl Villas Resort in Phuket, Thailand has completed the installation of VingCard's Signature RFID contactless electronic door locks with NFC cell phone compatibility.