Guests can check flights, order room service, browse for local information and more, while a PMS integration allows hotel management to track guest requests and response times.
In its annual trend report, HT looks at some of the top consumer trends and technology advancements impacting the guestroom experience. This year, it's all about energy management, mobile phone integration, television content and the iPad.
Hotels can create brand-standard check-lists, track maintenance schedules, and optimize safety standards with Apple's iPad and other mobile devices.
Recipe Pad takes the Recipe Management application from the desktop to the kitchen, enabling users to browse, search, and view photographs of preparation instructions as well as edit recipes.
Catch Restaurant at Hotel Casa del Mar taps iPad-specific software to display detailed information on its 200+ wines, including ratings, pricing and pairing suggestions.
Upon opening, Stacked: Food Well Built will enable customers to look at meal options; design their own burgers, pizzas and salads; and pay for the meals via table-top iPads.
Orders and payments are transmitted to the POS in real-time, while menu data, pricing data, and tax data are transmitted to mobile apps and popular websites.
Annual global security report reveals food and beverage as the most breached industry, plus how attacks have shifted from traditional infrastructure to mobile users and endpoint devices.
If your New Year's resolutions typically loose their “umph" by Groundhog Day, maybe it’s because the shadow of their past is haunting them. This year, HT offers a fresh approach to four technology projects that have been on many executives’ to-do lists for too long: menu labeling, social media, PCI, and table-side ordering and payment.
Hospitality Technology speaks with executives from InterContinental Hotel Group, MGM Resorts International, and New York City's The Plaza Hotel to learn what they think our hotel guestrooms will look like in five to ten years.