Broad portfolio of Samsung technology helps restaurants set themselves apart from the competition with new options for guest entertainment, interactivity and efficiency.
MICROS debuts new MICROS mTablet E-Series and the MICROS Engagement Feature at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago.
Lavu adds Epson OmniLink i-Series smart devices to its iPad POS.
Ovation Brands has selected cloud-based MICROS Simphony and MICROS iCare as its next-gen tech solution for all locations.
OpenWays offers new solution using technologies that supports all mobile technology platforms.
BitPay has partnered with Revpar Guru making it easy for hotels to add bitcoins.
Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar has teamed with Buzztime to roll out new tableside tablets at nine locations and all future corporate and franchise restaurants.
The OpenView booking engine from Pegasus helps resort drive direct online reservations.
According to HT's 2014 Restaurant Technology Study, tableside ordering and payment devices are the single largest growth area in full service restaurants, with a third of respondents planning a rollout by the end of next year. Vendors are rolling out new solutions — including those that are mounted at the table and those that servers carry — that allow for mobile payment, faster table turns, upselling and more. Restaurant operators are turning towards tableside devices to incorporate payment functionality while enjoying longer battery life, upselling and more.
Combining property management with other management systems is a necessary next-step for hoteliers to achieve the level of operational efficiency and data control they are seeking. In a roundtable Q&A, HT reached out to several industry executives to find out where the industry stands on system-wide integration.