The New Yorker Hotel offers free WiFi Internet access for guests as part of its recent $70 million renovation.
HSI's Profit Series POS will be on display at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show at Chicago's McCormick Place May 16-19, 2009.
VingCard Introduces a contactless RFID version of its classic by VingCard for customers currently operating magnetic-stripe guestroom door locks.
Meraki launches its Enterprise Wireless local area network (LAN) product line, consisting of a cloud-based controller and new high performance 802.11n wireless access points.
Guaranteeing information security in the hospitality segment requires more than compliance with PCI standards. Learn the best practices to creating a culture of information security, from the ground up.
Designed for iPhone and iTouch users, iSchedule enables employees to access schedules, input upcoming schedule requests, review messages and more while on the go.
Internet-hosted applications, commonly referred to as cloud computing, are poised to be technology's next "big thing," revolutionizing the way that businesses store and access information. With applications that cater to of bevy of functions, experts are predicting that 20 percent of what we do in IT will be hosted or "in the cloud" by 2013. HT de-clouds the hosted Web-service mystery to reveal what it is, and how hotels and restaurants can leverage this technology to promote efficiency and cost savings.
In an economy where hoteliers cannot afford to lose one customer to a competitor, it is crucial that operators understand guest technology preferences and accommodate them. Two technologies that have a lot of influence on guests' decisions to return to a hotel: reliable cell phone coverage and high speed Internet access.
Point of sale terminals may be the brains of the POS, but the peripherals are the true workhorses, interacting with humans to collect and deliver essential transactional data. HT delivers a round-up of the latest PIN Pads, printers, scanners and more.
Investing in managed network security to undertake some of the manual or repetitive tasks that face restaurateurs can increase efficiency, reduce staffing costs, and support business innovations. Here's how.