Stopping profit loss at the point of sale is a top priority for many operators. To combat shrink, technologies such as integrated video and biometrics are converging at the POS.
A quick return on technology investments is more important now than ever. Learn how hospitality operators are leveraging back office solutions to save time, boost efficiency, and save capital.
Porter Apple Company, a Midwest Applebee's franchisee, adopted the Merchant Link Gateway and TransactionVault to better manage and protected credit card transactions.
When it comes to guest room amenities, some technologies are considered "must haves" by your guests, while others are considered a nice added benefit. Hotel guests identify the top two amenities that are important to them.
In hospitality, constant change is commonplace and it often lends itself to a breakdown in communication between an organization's accounts payable department and their multitude of vendors and suppliers. To avoid this breakdown, which can lead to missed shipments, transaction errors, and strained relationships, companies must implement procedures to maintain effective vendor relationships. Fortunately technology can help.
DigitalPersona's new Pro ID Server software enablesMicrosoft Windows-based PCs and networks to recognize thousands of users in Active Directory solely by their fingerprint.
Hotel 1000 worked with multiple technology vendors to install a fiber optics connection to the property, thereby enabling a 100MB connection to the already installed future proof internal fiber network.
The Casa Dorada Resort & Spa has recently completed the installation of Roomlinx, enabling guests to enjoy unlimited movies on demand, HSIA, virtual concierge services and more through the LCD TV in their suites.
QSR Automations will showcase two online solutions that enable guests to enter the wait list or make a reservation via the Internet or their iPhone at the Nation's Restaurant News Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference.
Hotel Technology Next Generation has released three new technical specifications that provide standardized interfaces that connect the PMS with other hotel systems to guest-room devices, allow hotels to deliver rich descriptive content to distribution channels and websites, and support improved security for credit card processing.