HT covers all things relevant to your POS in 2012. Leading point-of-sale software developers recap the advancements they've made to their platforms this year, and share their innovation plans for 2012. Plus, HT reveals the results of the POS Reader Survey for must-have features.
The updated Expedia application is said to help customers quickly identify, book and research over 130,000 hotels from iPhone and Android devices.
Starbucks adds mobile pay, eGifting, starbucks card and more to lineup of offerings. With that, the company saw a spike in transactions, to the tune of 26 million.
With Snapfinger, customers can now choose between more than 12,000 restaurant locations based on preference. The new app also is integrated into more than a dozen POS platforms.
The Hyatt Hotels Corporation has launched an iPhone application, which allows users to search and explore hotels while using location-based technology. Through the new technology, users are allowed to check-in and check-out, book new and view existing reservations and more.
Boutique NYC property Hotel Americano is putting iPads in guestrooms to feature its new guest services app from Runtriz. The customizable platform delivers hotel services and neighborhood activities.
Boyne Resorts is installing Squirrel Systems' Squirrel Professional POS software across four resorts. The vendor was chosen because of its strong mobile platform and cost-effective solution.
Motel 6 adds to its online presence with an Android app that lets users search and book rooms at more than 1,000 locations.
Crave GuestService+ from Crave Interactive allows hotel guests to place orders for food and drink from a mobile device while in their room, lounging poolside, or dining in the property's restaurants.
A web-based inventory management tool, Ctuit RADAR, will help Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries in 137 locations.