A new study by Juniper Research expects the mobile payment market to almost triple in value by 2015, reaching $670 billion.
With 65 percent of guests booking stays through a mobile device, IHG designed the new booking apps to include location awareness capabilities that assist guests in booking hotels close to their location and in navigating to the property.
iPads consume more Wi-Fi data on a monthly basis than the average iPhone, iPod or Android device, according to a new report.
The solution enables a guest to view all the details about the hotel, their own itinerary and their group's events.
GoConcierge application enables hotel concierges to viewed and edit guest activities and other information from anywhere and in real-time.
In-restaurant mobile payment system, created in conjunction with PayPal, allows customers visiting the 370-unit UK chain the ability to pay for meals, view menus and more.
The new Crypto Acoustic Credential Upgrade Module is designed to upgrade every major electronic-locking system to be mobile-device compatible in a cost-effective manner.
Hospitality venues are investing in new technology, as well as powerful wireless networks to handle greater data volumes and increasing demands for high-speed access from the customer and mobile workforce.
New features of Version 17 include: split check capabilities, real-time alerts, support for real-time inventory counters, and integration with the Linea-pro 4 Magnetic Card reader from Infinite Peripherals.
The nineteen-property hotel management company will roll out a guest service and asset management system to its remaining locations following a successful three-property pilot.