Despite the down attendance at the 2009 National Retail Federation trade show, two very important observations stood out: people are still dining out despite the economy, and the overwhelming presence of self-service tech offerings continue to validate the solution as a cost center cutter.
Cell phones are no longer a means of traditional communication practices. New applications and capabilities are making these prevalent devices an integral solution for operators as they search for new ways to create operational efficiencies.
Freeman's purchase of AVT follows its corporate strategy of continuing to invest long-term in the face-to-face industry where there is opportunity for growth.
The Lion & Rose British Restaurant and Pubs are using a RFID-based beverage tracker from Caption in an effort to curb lost profits at the tap.
FS/TEC 2009, held February 4-7, offers attendees a glimpse at some of the newest technology releases for the foodservice market. Couldn't make it to the convention? Hospitality Technology offers this round-up of some of biggest announcements that you missed from the show.
Multiple brands including Residence Inn, Holiday Inn and more are set to deploy the LodgeNet/Ruckus high speed Internet access solution to provide improved WiFi quality, speed and security.
In an effort to build guest loyalty in its four distinct business locations, Magnolia Hotels sought for an advertising solution that would allow management to create targeted, but unobtrusive campaigns. The selection of a networked messaging system is allowing management to do just that.
Over the last decade, the movement towards ecologically sound tourism has swept across the globe with implementation practices that are as diverse as the different geographies that embrace them. In part two of this four part global Ernst & Young study, researchers explore green practices across Asia and India.
Over the last decade, the movement towards ecologically sound tourism has swept across the globe with implementation practices that are as diverse as the different geographies that embrace them. In part one of this four part global Ernst & Young study, researchers explore green practices in the United States and the Middle East.
Domino's Pizza, which already uses Microsoft's store system software to serve up best-in-class standardization across 2,500 locations, will extend solution rollouts to its 8,700-store global network.