|How a Digital Culture Gave Red Mango Ground-Breaking Buzz |
Using social media to drive business is no longer a new concept, but when it’s used to generate buzz for a brand that hasn't even broken ground yet, that is truly forward-thinking. HT talks to Daniel Kim, founder of Red Mango USA, about how he envisioned a bold new future for frozen yogurt, not only through product development but by creating a digital culture that would appeal to the unique and devoted customers the company was cultivating through social media channels and loyalty programs.
|Fave Tweets from MURTEC and HTF|
The Twitterverse was buzzing at HT the last few months with two out of three major events taking place in March and April. Here we recap some of the best social buzz that had attendees at MURTEC and the Hotel Technology Forum talking, posting, liking, and re-tweeting.
|Website Design for Modern Travelers |
In a rapidly evolving e-commerce landscape, hotels must continually evaluate their websites to remain relevant and convert site surfers into overnight guests. HT offers best practices to optimize websites by combining design basics with technology that integrates social and mobile components.
|Exploit Your Systems for Full ROI|
Cornell Center for Hospitality Research identifies 48 behaviors that help hoteliers max-out investment returns.
|MURTEC 2013: A Hub of Innovation for Foodservice|
More than 550 restaurant executives and technology solution providers came together for networking and education at the 18th annual MURTEC. HT recaps the event with photos, outtakes from sessions, and attendee take-a-ways.
|The Growing Security Threat from Mobile Devices |
Fortinet's Kevin Flynn talks about the impact that consumer mobile devices are having on networks, and it's not all about bandwidth. There's a growing security threat that the industry will have address. Flynn shares strategies that can provide secure networking for customers with simplified more affordable management for businesses.
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|What's New in POS Hardware|
In this annual round-up of new POS hardware, HT gathers details and tech specs on many of the latest releases to hit the market, from terminals and mobile tablets to printers and customer displays. New releases focus on compact, energy-efficient and durable design.
|Wendy's Franchisee Overcomes Awkward Back-Office |
Allen Properties replaces inventory solution and saves $50K annually in food costs.
|2013 Security Showcase|
With the ever-changing payment landscape, security is a top concern for hospitality operators. In an increasingly mobile culture there are more touchpoints than ever that need protection from data breaches. This report highlights several of the latest additions to the security landscape that run the gamut from wireless networks, tokenization, encryption, and PCI requirements.