The Westin St. Francis becomes the first hotel to pilot iCon, a solution designed to function as a mobile concierge that can be used as a bedside communication device for guests or a mobile control for use by property staff.
HITEC 2009, held June 22-25, offers attendees a glimpse at some of the most innovative and cutting edge technologies on the market today. Couldn't make it to the convention? Hospitality Technology is there to bring you the biggest announcements as they are being revealed live from the show floor.
New features within the OPERA enterprise solution allow guests to manage their hotel reservations and travel itineraries from mobile devices, order room service with a PDA, receive confirmation texts, and more.
Dunkin' Donuts unveils Dunkin' Run, an interactive website and iPhone app created to make group orders faster and more convenient.
A Minnesota-based Wendy's franchisee installs WAND's 46 inch digital outdoor presale board to promote popular combos in real-time high definition video.
Through a newly announced agreement with MICROS, Merchant Link's hosted credit card security solution will soon enable OPERA PMS users to achieve PCI compliance and protect personal guest data.
The YCD MuVi Wall has a simple-to-use user interface designed for non-technical users, and dynamic content can be changed at the press of a button, giving viewers the sensation that the content is up-to-date at all times.
The Marriott Nashville Airport hotel is giving its lobby a self-service update with the addition of multiple touchscreen concierge stations. Local area guides, airline check-ins and Internet access are just some of the functions improving their guests' stays.
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The Hyatt Regency Tampa becomes the city's first hotel in downtown to be awarded Florida Green Lodging's Two Palm designation in recognition of increased energy consumption and pollution prevention.