HT's editorial staff combed through 2008's articles to bring you our picks for the top ten headlines that are too important to be missed. You might not have read them the first time around, so here's your chance to catch up. From tops interviews with Dunkin' Donuts, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Fuddruckers executives, to insights into property management and point of sale execution strategies, these are the articles that are too important to miss in 2008.
MyCity Alerts allows restaurants to send coupons and special offers to potential customers who are located within a five mile radius of their business.
The acquisition of Newbury Networks will enable Trapeze to deliver a broader set of WLAN products to growing market segments worldwide and to integrate best-of-breed location capabilities into its products.
The new Motel 6 prototype, the "Phoenix," will feature a number of green environmentally friendly features, as well as multiple technology upgrades including WiFi, flat screen TVs and more.
The latest releases in payment technology show continued focus on wireless and contactless solutions that promote payment security and efficiency. Cell phone enabled applications and wireless credit card readers are just some of the solutions on the market.
Hotels fight the battle against workforce miscommunication with six system trends that are efficient and undetectable by guests. Text massaging, Blackberry-type devices and WiFi connectivity top the list.
The trials for Hypercom's contactless cell-phone enabled payment solutions are currently underway in 12+ Australian retailers.
With only a few weeks left to 2008, Hospitality Technology looked at our data to countdown the 10 most read articles of the year. Point of sale, PCI and in-room technology are just some of the topics on this must-read list. Your peers have already read them, have you?
AT&T is set to acquire wi-fi provider Wayport in an effort deliver enhanced wireless access to nearly 20,000 U.S. hotspots.
The newly remodeled Crowne Plaza Glen Ellyn-Lombard brings Roomlinx's interactive Media, Entertainment & Business Solution to all guestrooms, including HD movies, high speed internet access, music, local news updates, business productivity tools, and more.