The 11th Annual Restaurant Technology Study offers readers a historical glimpse of technology data so that they can easily track the trends within this segment. Learn how operators rank point-of-sale functions, peripherals, PCI DSS compliance, and more in 2009.
Whether it is hardwired or wi-fi, all hotel guest Internet networks can be subject to malicious attacks by outside users. A recent report from the Cornell Center for Hospitality tests the security of 147 hotels and explains why virtual local area networks (VLANs) are operators' most secure line of defense.
In an effort to deliver seamless wifi connectivity throughout the entire facility, management for the Hyatt Regency Newport selected a managed wifi solution from BelAir Networks.
Talk to anyone who has ever pursued a fully converged IP network and they will reveal that this complicated process requires more footwork then many hoteliers are prepared to handle. HT reveals the five most important questions that all operators should ask prior to installation.
The emergence of Web 2.0 is transferring brand buzz power into the hands of customers through new marketing strategies and applications such as social networking, cell phones and more. Hospitality Technology sits down with Don Zimmerman, CIO of the newly formed Wendy's/Arby's Group, to discuss which technology trends hold the biggest potential for driving customer loyalty in the emerging marketing landscape, and why.
In the hotel industry, technology is often a brand differentiator and can greatly impact guest satisfaction and the likelihood for return visits. Learn which seven guestroom technologies were ranked the highest among guests from the University of Delaware's 2009 Hotel Guest Technology Study
The M Resort Spa Casino opens in Las Vegas and features a wide array of technology installs in its guestroom and gaming area. Handheld, mobile gaming devices and seamless wireless access are just some of the solutions.
The new rugged design of Meraki's next-generation three-radio 802.11n device provides robust wireless connectivity across large areas quickly and cost effectively.
As wireless Internet access becomes a must-have feature for mid-level and upscale hotels this new trend has left many operators asking: What are the best practices to ensure wireless success? HT delivers tips for getting the most out of access points, site surveys and more.
Multiple brands including Residence Inn, Holiday Inn and more are set to deploy the LodgeNet/Ruckus high speed Internet access solution to provide improved WiFi quality, speed and security.