As more and more technologies are finding their way into the cloud, the point-of-sale is one that is not to be left behind. Industry experts, as well as operators who have taken the plunge, reveal what cloud-based POS systems are on their way to becoming the norm rather than the exception.
Guestroom energy management pilot helps one Hawthorne Suites location to garner 40 to 48 percent in energy savings without sacrificing guest comfort.
From digital menu boards, to headphones, to timers, a variety of technologies are helping QSR operators to improve speed and service at the drive-thru. HT takes a look at some of the latest drive-thru technology advancements, and looks ahead at possible next-generation applications.
As mobility pushes websites into the 3.0 generation, HT has best practices for showcasing your brand and converting customers.
The ezRez product allows members of loyalty programs – such as mileage and hotel rewards programs – to use their point balances as virtual currency to pay for merchandise and services across the Internet.
Among other findings, LoyaltyOne research shows 74% of U.S. and Canadian consumers don’t see benefit of sharing personal information with marketers.
A new release of SpeedLine 6.3 is dedicated to delivering the flexibility and scalability restaurant companies need for a cost-effective POS implementation
Increases in staff and budgets suggest optimistic outlook for hotel industry in 2012
QSR customers can order and pay via mobile device prior to arrival.
New system allows hotel guests to post reviews on the hotel's own website.