McDonald's customers can now pay for meals with a PayPass-enabled MasterCard credit card or mobile phone at more than 1,400 Canadian locations.
The network that gives guests direct interactive access to hotel services has already revealed some successes at the Hilton Chicago and the InterContinental Hotel Chicago.
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.