The Canyon Ranch Miami Beach resort will offer guests a wide variety of studio films, virtual concierge services and entertainment through recent Extenway guest media installs.
In an effort to deliver seamless wifi connectivity throughout the entire facility, management for the Hyatt Regency Newport selected a managed wifi solution from BelAir Networks.
The Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa implements Agilysys' property management, POS, spa and club management solutions to enhance hotel operations and guest service.
Hotels, airlines and travel agencies can expect to face an uphill battle in 2009 as the economic recession continues to hit the travel industry hard, reports Kyle Peterson and Deena Beasley of Reuters.
As the demand for HSIA grows among hotel guests, operators need to be armed with enough bandwidth to meet guest expectations. Load-balancing applications are one way that hoteliers can meet bandwidth demand when HSIA revenues are down or being completely eliminated.
In the hotel industry, technology is often a brand differentiator and can greatly impact guest satisfaction and the likelihood for return visits. Learn which seven guestroom technologies were ranked the highest among guests from the University of Delaware's 2009 Hotel Guest Technology Study
Ask any restaurant operator and they will tell you that a poorly selected staff has grave repercussions on store efficiency and customer satisfaction. Claim Jumper is taking its hiring processes up a notch by ensuring that the right employees are in the right positions thanks to applicant screening technology.
On the loyalty battlefield, systems that once tracked guest preferences after they've gone are losing out to newer applications powered by predictive loyalty tools. Learn how hotels and restaurants are leveraging targeted offers, the power of partners, and mobile communication to boost customer traffic.
As more travelers turn to the Internet to research their lodging options, hoteliers will find that increased Internet visibility will result in higher hotel bookings. Yet this can pose to be a challenging obstacle to overcome in a downturned economy as traveler spending is on a decline. From basic website maintenance tips to targeted Pay-Per-Click campaigns, learn the top low-cost, high return-on-investment methods to attracting more guests.
The emergence of Web 2.0 is transferring brand buzz power into the hands of customers through new marketing strategies and applications such as social networking, cell phones and more. Hospitality Technology sits down with Don Zimmerman, CIO of the newly formed Wendy's/Arby's Group, to discuss which technology trends hold the biggest potential for driving customer loyalty in the emerging marketing landscape, and why.