Hospitality execs are flocking to table-side and mobile payment apps. But with Category 3 apps still delisted, what does the Council advice? Bob Russo, general manager for the PCI Council, reveals what progress has been made regarding Category 3 applications, the major challenges concerned with their certification, and what operators can do in the meantime to secure their devices.
New iPhone/iPad app connects business travelers and offers a tongue-in-cheek approach to social networking with its business jargonin decoder.
As employees increasing want to use their personal mobile devices for business, operators and vendors alike are racing to put security measures in place to protect corporate data in-motion. HT reveals the five most commonly held best practices for securing executive' mobile devices.
What sets a good mobile application apart from the rest? Hotel executives share their advice for creating a better app, from customer research and developer selection advice all the way down to interface design.
In May, Google marked its official entrance into the NFC-payment space with the introduction of Google Wallet. HT takes an in-depth look at this mobile payment advancement and its potential benefit to restaurants. Plus, Robert Notte, VP of IT for Jamba Juice, reveals the details behind his company's Google Wallet pilot.
The mobile site enables the nearly 13 million Best Western Rewards members to manage their profiles, review their balances and redeem points for travel and merchandise.
The acquisition is expected to open the door for Google to capitalize on the $140 billion that small businesses spend on local advertising.
New service redirects customers coming to a restaurant's regular website from a mobile device to a more efficient mobile website where they receive essential information about the restaurant.
The acquisition will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem and will enhance competition in mobile computing.
The application enables uses to find and share information on hotel rooms to secure the best room to fit their needs.