Tangerine Global launches a variety of new in-room HD content offerings that include videos on demand and video Internet protocol television at HITEC 2008.
SAFLOK launches Messenger ZigBee, an online bi-directional wireless access control system, at HITEC 2008. Properties can have the ability to control the in-room environment when occupied by staff and provide tailored customer service.
In an effort to give guests access whenever and wherever they need it, the Crowne Plaza Houston announces their upgrade to the AFL Telecommunications' end-to-end solution at HITECH 2008. Wireless high-speed Internet access is now be available in 334 rooms, the conference center, lobby and pool.
As part of a multi-phase project, Omni Hotels will work with MICROS to restructure the central reservations system. Omni will soon be able to collect and manage guest preferences in a single database.
Newmarket International and Worktopia announce a joint partnership that will open up direct online connectivity between meeting planners and suppliers. This makes Worktopia the newest MeetingBroker enabled channel partner.
Lodgenet's suite is projected to provide greater choice for hoteliers according to management. New products include solutions for digital video on demand, IPTV, and free-to-guest and integrated HD hardware.
The collaboration between the Control4 and Simplikate, announced at HITEC, is expected to result in a single solution that offers digital concierge services with affordable with hotel room automation.
The Rosewood Mayakoba Luxury Resort announced today at HITECH that they have completed the deployment of a fully converged wireless mesh network from BelAir Networks. Guests and staff alike are enjoying the benefits of the wireless network.
In an effort to drive guest loyalty, Rita's Water Ice plans to launch Fishbowl's email program in over 500 locations.
When Nintendo's Wii Fit became the latest piece of technology to be tested at University of Delaware's X-Room, a new notion about how to engage hotel guests while in the guest room was born.