PAST ISSUE

October 2004


Front Burner:

HTNG Appoints Executive Director

10/01/2004

Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announces the appointment of Douglas C. Rice as Executive Director.

IHG Dumps Expedia, Hotels.com

10/01/2004

Following up on its new travel distribution guidelines, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has certified Travelocity (travelocity.com) as a third-party distributors of its more than 3,500 hotels worldwide.

McDonald's Commits to RFID

10/01/2004

McDonald's is now accepting MasterCard (mastercard.com) PayPass, a new "contactless" payment option utilizing radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

RevPAR Forecast

10/01/2004

PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts revenue per available room (RevPAR) to increase by 6.3 percent in 2004, the largest increase in 20 years.

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