Hilton Hotels expand Hilton Meetings across North America. After first being introduced in 2000, it is expected that the majority of Hilton properties will include these new meeting rooms by the fourth quarter of 2008.
Trump Hotels and Resorts announce that they will provide high-speed internet access to three of their Atlantic City locations through a deal with Wayport, Inc.
When it comes to payment processing, the future is now (kind of). New technologies are helping restaurants get customers out the door with speed and efficiency, but do these new tools have what it takes to make contactless payment secure? HT takes a closer look.
Replify's Reptor allows enterprises to deliver content and run applications faster to branch offices and distributed workforces over constrained networks like broadband and wireless connections
VeriShield employs Hidden-Triple Data Encryption Standard technology within tamper-resistant security modules of VeriFone's payment systems
Sapphire designed to continually monitor and measure networks and end-user application quality
Lee Holman, lead retail analyst for IHL Group shares with HT his predictions for POS trends that will continue to have an impact on the foodservice industry over the coming year. Holman and IHL Group identify workforce, environment among top POS concerns for restaurant operators.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group wants Bluetooth operating over high-bandwidth 802.11 WiFi by 2009. That means fast Internet connections and high powered downloads. Sounds like just the type of cutting-edge tech that you'd be proud to put in the hands of your guests. But as telecom analyst Teresa Cottam discovered during her investigation, the hospitality industry should carefully consider its entry into this market.
Touchscreen phones integrate with Renaissance Montgomery POS, PMS; guests can book reservations, check stocks and weather, view city maps and more
On a trip to San Francisco in August of 2007, I had a meeting with a client that finished just before lunch time. Needless to say, I was hungry, and being in San Francisco, I knew I could find some interesting eateries.