November-December 2004

Front Burner:

A New Forum for Hotel Technology


Hospitality Technology magazine and Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG, are joining forces to create the first Hotel Technology Forum, April 20th to April 22nd at the Bellagio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Captain D's Upgrades its Kitchens


Captain D's, operator of more than 580 seafood restaurants is installing QSR Automations ( ePic Kitchen Management Solution, with 30 stores planned for completion by the end of 2004 and continued implementation efforts to occur throughout 2005.

Report challenges execs to rethink hotel discount strategies


A new report published by The Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell is challenging executives to rethink their hotel discounting strategies.

Wi-Fi Use


Most travelers would not return to a hotel where the Wi-Fi Internet service was unsatisfactory according to a BT survey of regular hotel users across North America.