The SENTINEL II features Elsafe's exclusive anti-cloning technology and works in tandem with VingCard's Signature RFID/NFC contact-less electronic lock, meaning the in-room safe can only be opened with the designated RFID guest device or a NFC-equipped cell phone.
In the ongoing debate over the paid versus free model of providing HSIA to hotel guestrooms, many operators are tapping into new ways to manage their bandwidth. Learn how the use of tiered pricing and active bandwidth management devices can help.
From advanced data analysis reporting capabilities to remote management solutions, operators dish on the technology solutions that are helping them to combat the three most common areas for profit loss.
In its annual round-up of new property management system technology, HT checks in with the vendor community to discover their latest releases and development plans. Web functionality, mobile applications and upgraded CRM modules are just some of the latest offerings.
Customer demand for instant mobile access, coupled with the increased penetration of smartphone use in the United States is helping to drive hospitality's investment in mobile applications.
In an exclusive Q&A, Robert Webb, CIO for Hilton Worldwide, shares how outsourcing certain elements of Hilton's IT infrastructure, while simultaneously reinvesting internally in other areas, is strengthening the company's global operations, generating substantial savings, and empowering growth across the Hilton portfolio.
By using Mocapay's mobile suite, merchants are able to launch mobile payments and deliver promotional offers before, during and after encounters with guests, allowing for ongoing engagement with their customers.
Shifting consumer expectations, a brightening economy, and a bevy of up-and-coming applications are kicking once stalled hospitality self-service initiatives back into gear. Read about these trends and more in Hospitality Technology's annual Self-Service Technology Study.
The new iPhone app, which will make its debut at HITEC 2010, provides general managers with immediate access to actionable business insights delivered by Alloso's Portfolio One system.
In addition to guest amenities, the InnerWireless distributed antenna system delivers safety communications and guarantees that the two-way radios of police/fire/rescue personnel will work flawlessly inside the 67-acre metropolis.