| In This Issue|
| Magazine Sections|
|Landmark Convergence |
Author: Bradley Schmidt
Bernard Gay, CIO of Kerzner International Bahamas, puts the Lost City resort at the forefront of hotel operations. Banking on the future of integration, Atlantis Resorts' new tower gets industry's largest converged network
|Millenial Generation |
Author: Abigail A. Lorden Editor
The year was 1999, and the technology and business worlds were buzzing with Y2K predictions of doom and gloom. Meanwhile, at computer terminals everywhere, a far more lasting change was taking place --one that would have the most profound impact on technology and business in decades. Scores of youth were logging on to their PCs and connecting with the world.
|Customer's Emotions Linked to Positive Restaurant Profits|
A restaurant's bottom line is often most influenced when an emotional connection is made with customers
|Panera Updates Tech|
Panera Bread is utilizing Logic Controls' All-in-One terminals
|Powerhouse Keynoters Speak at MURTEC|
Nolan Bushnell, IHOP, Dunkin' Donuts, and Quiznos to address IT innovation in restaurant industry
|Booking Profits Through Spa and Golf |
Author: Bradley Schmidt Assistant Editor
Hotels maximize the revenue potential of their spas and golf courses with solid system integration and effective yield management tools.
|Point of Service:|
|Top POS Software Trends|
Author: Viki Powers Contributing Editor
The cell phone as the new credit card? It's coming. HT identifies these and other cutting-edge trends in the restaurant point of sale market. From text message payments to .NET technology, the latest POS solutions cater to tech-savvy customers
|Service Systems: Digital Signage|
Author: George Koroneos Contributing Editor
Retailers could see a 45 percent sales lift by catching consumer attention through digital signage. Enterprising hotels and restaurants explore the possibilities.
|Next-Gen Locking Systems|
Author: Lisa Terry Contributing Editor
From RFID chips to access via cell phone, the latest advancements in locking systems are easy to use and boost security and reporting.
|PCI What? |
Author: Cihan Cobanoglu
The hospitality industry's unsettling unfamiliarity with PCI Security Standards
|Demand Forecasting Success |
Author: Jim Rozell Contributing Editor
Demand-based operations will give hoteliers the most revenue management success