In an effort to give guests access whenever and wherever they need it, the Crowne Plaza Houston announces their upgrade to the AFL Telecommunications' end-to-end solution at HITECH 2008. Wireless high-speed Internet access is now be available in 334 rooms, the conference center, lobby and pool.
Teledex's DECT-based phones are hospitality-specific IP cordless phones and can be integrated with many IP-PBX systems.
At HITEC, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces announced the selection of Wayport as the preferred high-speed Internet access provider for their three U.S. locations. Wi-Fi service will be available in guest rooms, meeting rooms, and hotel common areas.
The Rosewood Mayakoba Luxury Resort announced today at HITECH that they have completed the deployment of a fully converged wireless mesh network from BelAir Networks. Guests and staff alike are enjoying the benefits of the wireless network.
TheWit Hotel, located in downtown Chicago, enters into a partnership with Lorica Solutions and the ECD Company to build the Lorica Room Center. The Lorica Room will serve as a communications hub that will monitor all in-room technology.
Lodgenet's suite is projected to provide greater choice for hoteliers according to management. New products include solutions for digital video on demand, IPTV, and free-to-guest and integrated HD hardware.
Merchant Warehouse's new PCI compliant solution, MerchantWARE eliminates the internal theft of unencrypted credit card information that is transferred through POS networks by encrypting data at the card reader.
Seattle's Hotel 1000 opened in 2006 with one of the industry's first fully-converged IP networks, and since then has continued to exceed guest and industry standards for IT innovation. In this exclusive interview with the hotel's management company MTM Luxury Lodging, HT offers the inside scoop on how Hotel 1000 is leveraging its network with new applications that wow guests and offer many happy returns.
Tableside POS peripherals are gaining popularity in the United States for their fast service, increased table turnovers, and improved customer security. HT reviews the technological advancements on the market.
Property management systems are essential to the operation of any hotel. In this first-ever peer review, HT asked a selection of its readers to informally discuss how their systems meet their unique needs.