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.
Your peers are reading them, have you? Hospitality Technology looked at our data to compile a list of the top 8 most read articles of the summer. Point-of-service, tableside payment and in-room technology top the list of articles that should be next on your summer reading list.
Online games and banner ads are among the components that make up Arby's test of an in-store and online campaign in the Savannah and Montgomery market. Arby's plans to extend the campaign to include more local market initiatives online.
Through a recent deal, StarCite and Amadeus agree to provide integrated online travel management and meetings management services. This new integration will enable meeting attendees to book travel on Amadeus e-Travel Management directly from the StarCite Attendee Management application when they are registering for a meeting.
Ovations Food Services' selection of Radiant Systems' Quest point-of-sale and VenueManager back office solution is expected to enable better management of inventory in sports and entertainment venues across the country.
Design Hotels plans to install Rubicon's signature product, MarketVision, for its market intelligence and detailed rate comparisons.
Newmarket International, Inc., a sales and catering software solutions for the hospitality industry, signs a new partnership with The Knot Inc, an international wedding planning resource to connects meeting planners and consumers with hotels and other event venues.
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.
Loews Hotels' new guest incentive program is based on stays, not points. Free Internet, late checkout, guaranteed rooms and upgrades are among the incentives that guests can quality for after a minimum of two visits per year.
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.