Six Flags will offer foursquare players "badges" and special prizes including a chance to win a 50th anniversary "Exit Pass" allowing immediate ride access onto Six Flags signature coasters all season long; and each park's final foursquare "Mayor" will receive a 2011 Season Pass.
A joint study from PhoCusWright and Akamai reveals the importance of speed and usability on travel websites.
The applications enable consumers to place orders directly from their iPhone and BlackBerry devices, while allowing restaurants to send specials, promotions and surveys directly to their customers.
While many hotel companies worry about monitoring employees versus utilizing them when it comes to social networking use, The Roger Smith Hotel in New York City has taken the stance of encouraging online engagement from all departments.
Seminole Gaming selected the Rainmaker revolution Product Suite for its Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos because of its ability to ensure that the most valuable players always have a room at their properties.
Shifting consumer expectations, a brightening economy, and a bevy of up-and-coming applications are kicking once stalled hospitality self-service initiatives back into gear. Read about these trends and more in Hospitality Technology's annual Self-Service Technology Study.
In the ongoing debate over the paid versus free model of providing HSIA to hotel guestrooms, many operators are tapping into new ways to manage their bandwidth. Learn how the use of tiered pricing and active bandwidth management devices can help.
Although many of us may feel like we're just about at social-net overload, Foursquare is one tool that is full-on entrenched in the hospitality industry.
Customer demand for instant mobile access, coupled with the increased penetration of smartphone use in the United States is helping to drive hospitality's investment in mobile applications.
The Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Airport is providing its guests with enhanced travel services through the addition of FlyteBoard real-time airline information.