As guest demand for technological needs and requirements for staff efficiency increase, the economy lodging segment is faced with the challenge of reinventing brand prototypes in order to stay ahead of the competition. Making the leap is not as hard as it seems as long as you keep these three factors in mind: flat-screen television, Wi-Fi, and room design.
Claim Jumper Restaurants are currently installing VeriFone's ON THE SPOT CarsidePay solution with plans to rollout a tableside payment solution at 45 locations.
Tableside ordering and payment devices are beginning to gain more and more prominence in the United States, leaving restaurant operators to ask themselves two vital questions: "What are the benefits to my organization?" and "What do I need to do to implement it?"
The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel successfully deploys Bandspeed AirMaestro Wireless LAN Solution.
Radiant Systems' acquisition of the Austria based wireless handheld ordering devise manufacturer, Orderman GmbH, is expected to become the global headquarters for mobile solutions.
Capital Cruises enhances sightseeing experiences through their use of a GPS guided audio tour from AudioConexus. Available in six languages, the audio tour removes language barriers for foreign language travelers in Ottawa, Canada.
Through their partnership with Alcatel-Lucent, Hampshire Hotels and Resorts are improving guest experiences by leveraging an IP converged network. Guests can now receive increased access to entertainment and service options.
Accor, owners and operators of Motel 6 and Studio 6, announce the nationwide installation of Wi-Fi services in over 800 locations through an AT&T partnership. This follows the recent installation of Teledex's ExpressNet solution in an additional 520 properties.
Funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF), the not-for-profit affiliate of AH&LA, results reveal that wi-fi and customer satisfaction are among the top guest demand and motivation for upgrades.
Red Lion Hotels announces partnership with Telkonet to install wired and wireless high-speed Internet access in 5,400+ rooms in 30 hotels across the US, starting in Q2.