Rewards program links directly to POS to encourage repeat business for Prestons Restaurant.
A successful eCRM program at the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast has the luxury hotel company extending ZDirect's ZMail electronic communication platform to its Watermark Hotel Brisbane property.
Hotel management systems are shifting from on-property to cloud-based, from tethered to mobile, from data-heavy to insight-rich. Over the long-term, the result is the same: a massive, impending re-architecting of how properties are managed. HT spoke to both hoteliers and PMS vendors for feedback on trends ranging from cloud-based solutions to expanding mobile capabilities, the possibilities rich data can provide in personalizing the guest experience, and more.
Next-gen point of sale systems can be central to providing personalized service, but integration is key. The point-of-sale can play an important role in providing such service, while also creating opportunities for increased guest spending. In this month'S Executive Q&A, Jim Dennedy, CEO of Agilysys, talks about how high-tech, tightly-integrated POS systems are providing these opportunities.
As more consumers begin to rely on smartphones for even the most ordinary daily tasks, companies across all industries are looking to take advantage of the opportunities presented through mobile apps. This allows brands to interact with their customers, and in many cases, offer more convenience and options than a website.
Traditionally the property management system has been positioned as the central component in hospitality operations, however as the industry evolves and guests take more control of their stays, is a retooling of the term PMS a necessity to stay abreast of trends?
CoMMingle offers service for hotels to be prepared for engaging guests through the increasingly popular Google+.
New mobile application combines rewards, offers and a social platform.
Research finds customers are four times more likely to recommend restaurants when most satisfied.
Lodging Interactive to launch innovative new service for hospitality industry.