Couldn't make it to the 2010 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show? HT was on-hand to cover the latest in-room and property-wide innovations. Plus, discover which vendors took home top industry accolades this year and the operators who are using their solutions.
The FaceCash mobile payment system will allows consumers in certain California SUBWAY locations to use their cell phones to make purchases at the point of sale.
The Starbucks Digital Newtork is designed to connect, inform and entertain customers by offering a selection of hand-picked premium content.
GoMo Promo utilizes Microsoft TAGS and the Inmar Onix platform to enable in-the-moment mobile couponing for in-store and in-advertisement incentive programs.
Maggiano's hopes to engage customers by testing location-based marketing and mobile wallet technologies in select locations.
In taking home J.D. Power and Associates' top honors in guest satisfaction in 2010, the 45-unit Omni Hotels & Resorts is solidifying its place as a leader in the upscale pack. Richard Tudgay, Omni's VP of technology, reveals how technology has helped the hotel chain make a name for itself in this competitive segment, and even carve out its own unique niche: "innovative luxury."
Will U.S. customers embrace the chance to make purchases with a swipe of their smartphones? A recent article from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania brings the future of mobile payment into the spotlight.
The Federal Trade Commission told a Senate Subcommittee that it supports proposed legislation that would require companies to use reasonable data security policies and procedures, and require those companies to notify consumers when there is a security breach.
A new widget enables businesses to recognize and reward Foursquare users in real-time by showing custom Foursquare content on digital displays inside their venues.
First Data's financial institutions and merchant customers will be able to securely and efficiently issue payment cards, including credit and debit cards, prepaid and gift cards to the mobile device.