Amid soaring prices and declining customer traffic and profit margins, restaurants and bars now face a new problem: rising beer prices. In an effort to monitor draft beer wastage and theft, one California franchisee has adopted a new technology that they hope will stem the draining profits from its bottom-line.
As guest demand for technological needs and requirements for staff efficiency increase, the economy lodging segment is faced with the challenge of reinventing brand prototypes in order to stay ahead of the competition. Making the leap is not as hard as it seems as long as you keep these three factors in mind: flat-screen television, Wi-Fi, and room design.
Ypartnership and Acuity Mobile announce that they will partner to develop mobile marketing programs for clients in the travel, leisure and entertainment industries. Clients will be able to create targeted mobile marketing campaigns to leverage customer relationships, preferences and demographic data.
Hampshire Hotels & Resorts select Alcatel-Lucent's IP communications solution for a variety of in-room functions. Bedside video phone intercoms, interactive LCD displays and Internet protocol television are among the new features to be installed.
RedPrairie's enhanced workforce management capabilities now provides access to employee work schedules and other information through a web portal or WAP-enabled device.
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery's 330 unit installation of Merchant Link's TransactionVault credit card security solution is expected to bring increased payment security to the point-of-sale.
Claim Jumper Restaurants are currently installing VeriFone's ON THE SPOT CarsidePay solution with plans to rollout a tableside payment solution at 45 locations.
Envysion Inc., a managed video as a service provider, passes PCI-DSS certification and is poised to provide restaurants and hospitality establishments with greater assurance against credit card security breaches.
Multiple Sage Hospitality Resources and Vacation Resorts International locations select Envysion Video for monitoring their properties. Capabilities also include pos and remote monitoring.
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel's selection of NORTHWIND's Maestro PMS is expected to bring increased Internet functionality and staff productivity, according to hotel management.