Interfacing with the hotel's property management system, it will charge guests when towels are not returned.
Fundamental enhancements for location-based service include virtualized LBS software, calibration-free deployment, user presence and integrated support for BLE beaconing.
Cloud computing: At first just a buzzword for computing services delivered via the Internet, the Cloud has matured and fueled innovation in the hospitality industry.
Real-time insights are expected to allow smoother payment processing, increased speed of service and improved operating efficiency.
Referral partnership with CrowdCompass by Cvent and PSAV will strengthen adoption of mobile tech for meetings and events.
New cloud-based, touchscreen point-of-sale system features digital menu boards, kitchen video screens, customer-facing displays for advertising, and integrated security cameras.
Mitel acquisition of TigerTMS coincides with shift in hospitality IT investment as hotels look to drive customer loyalty with applications-based services and cost efficient and flexible cloud platforms.
New feature allows guests to hold a reservation made through a mobile device for up to 24 hours without booking.
In a new report, Gartner analyst reveals that large enterprises are using user behavior analytics to detect breaches before significant damage occurs.
Next-gen point of sale newsmakers include: Domino's rolling out Twitter ordering, Pizza Hut testing Uber-like delivery, McDonald's experiments with on-demand delivery and more.