CityCenter's ARIA and Vdara hotels have received LEED Gold Certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Resort management anticipates Gold or Silver LEED certification for its remaining developments.
The launch of Omni Hotels' new iPhone and iPod touch application enables guests to book reservations in real-time, check-in, contact customer service and more while on the go.
Texas Roadhouse has selected Knotice's Concentri Mobile to enhance overall guest convenience and experience through creating dynamic text-messaging dialogs and static keyword mobile marketing programs.
The new Hard Rock CafÃ© Las Vegas officially opened on September 5 and features a slew of innovative technologies including Microsoft Surface, a massive touch screen digital wall and more.
Despite the upfront costs associated with going green, the lodging industry shows no signs of turning its back on its commitment to sustainability. Hotels set their sights on the solutions that offer the most cost- and resource-saving benefits.
Hoteliers from across the market, ranging from economy to luxury brands, discuss the in-room innovations that are creating truly 'smart' guestrooms: IP-based guestroom controls, next-gen media solutions, bandwidth-building devices, and more.
IPTV video services over WiFi enable the Hotel International & Terminus in Switzerland to offer guests a full range of entertainment and hotel services including access to more than 100 TV channels, a wake-up service and more.
Since its founding in 1953, Sonic, America's Drive-In has believed in the franchisee system, with a motto that "owners make better operators." Now, more than 50 years later Sonic is in the midst of a re-franchising initiative, partnering with its franchise base to foster innovation and expansion in a tough economic climate. HT talks to Sonic's VP of brand technology Brad Sheriff and franchisee Angela Owen about the communication strategies, technology solutions and partnership best practices that are creating opportunities for the entire Sonic community.
In support of its overall business strategy to leverage hosted applications, Noodles & Company, operator of more than 210 corporate and franchise locations, taps above store POS reporting to boost security and streamline operations.
Resorts World Sentosa, a $6.59 billion integrated resort, expects to maximize efficiency and provide advanced security with the selection of Vingcard's new RF-online wireless locking system.