A Cornell University study compared eleven technologies commonly used in restaurants and found that customers are more comfortable with early dining stage technologies such as virtual menus, pagers and kiosks.
The Chicago luxury high-rise deploys an in-building wireless solution to guarantee consistent cell phone cover throughout its 28 floors of guest rooms and public areas.
Enhancements to Cvent's strategic meetings management toolset now include increased visibility and control of meeting spending.
A global survey shows that websites and hi-tech facilities are the top two criteria that guests look for when choosing a hotel, writes Miral Fahmy of Reuters.
PhoCusWright address the technologies and innovations that will drive change in the travel and hospitality segments for 2009 with the release of its annual publication. Mobile technology, cloud computing and more top the list.
Zipthru Rewards is a loyalty program that can be used in corporate cafes and dining centers. It is fully integrated with InfoGenesis POS by Agilysys, enabling promotions to be built around item-specific purchasing behavior.
Distinguished International Hotels, Residences and Resorts retains the reservations and revenue management services of Advantage Reserve, LLC for its collection of hotel properties.
The new partnership between Marriott International and Cvent will utilize the vendor's online supplier network to promote Marriott hotels with meeting planners.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will streamline its meeting and group registrations through the selection of Passkey's online group reservations system.
An Ernst & Young survey finds that major global hotel operators are refocusing operations and fortifying cash positions to navigate downturn and position for future growth.