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Author: Abigail A. Lorden Editor
The sun rarely sets on the Hilton Empire. Between all of its brands, Hilton Hotels Corporation operates more than 2,800 hotels in 80-plus countries, employees 150,000 people world wide, and maintains nearly one half million hotel rooms.
|Bruegger's Standardizes POS, Polling Solutions|
Bruegger's Enterprises standardizes its restaurant point of sale and polling applications on MegaPath and will also leverage the MegaPath network to deliver WiFi access to its customers.
|Restaurants Not Leveraging Loyalty, New Study Finds |
Just 39 percent of respondents to the 9th annual Restaurant Industry Technology Study are currently operating a guest loyalty program, a trend that's been static for the past two years running, and one that shows both a challenge and an opportunity for the restaurant industry.
|RFID Makes World Debut in Amsterdam's Visitor Card |
As Americans wait patiently for pay-at-table capabilities to come to U.S. restaurants, Europeans continue to stay ahead of the hospitality technology curve.
|Managing More Property |
Author: George Koroneos, Contributing Editor
Add-modules and new features boost the functionality of property management systems
|Money Between the Mattresses|
Author: Lisa Terry, Contributing Editor tor
Six ways to save money with in-room technologies
|iPod as Teacher |
Author: Burger chain cuts training time by a third
Burger chain cuts training time by a third
|Room Rate Disparity|
Author: Cihan Cobanoglu
Evidence suggests that "best rate guarantees"can't live up to their word, as indirect booking prices beat direct every time.
|It's Our Pleasure to Serve You|
Author: Bradley Schmidt Assistant Editor
Three ways that POS systems improve customer service and boost the bottom line
|The New Plastic|
Author: Mary L. Carlin , Contributing Editor
10 hot trends in restaurant gift cards