Since its founding in 1953, Sonic, America's Drive-In has believed in the franchisee system, with a motto that "owners make better operators." Now, more than 50 years later Sonic is in the midst of a re-franchising initiative, partnering with its franchise base to foster innovation and expansion in a tough economic climate. HT talks to Sonic's VP of brand technology Brad Sheriff and franchisee Angela Owen about the communication strategies, technology solutions and partnership best practices that are creating opportunities for the entire Sonic community.
As part of a capital improvement project, the Phoenician, a luxury resort located in Scottsdale, Arizona, sought to upgrade its network so that all 250 acres of the resort would be covered. Learn how the Phoenician was able to overcome multiple networking challenges in its journey to ensure complete resort coverage.
Movenpick Hotels & Resorts' new mobile website supports more than 5,000 different mobile phone models worldwide and offers users access to real-time room availability, reservations and more.
iPhone and iPod Touch users can now find and book reservations with La Quinta Inns & Suites through the hotel's new mobile application.
Red Hawk Restaurant Group, a Moe's Southwest Grill franchisee, is able to improve its store economics by 3.4%, a $250,000 yearly savings for the company, with help from back-office software tools from RTIconnect.
Classic British Hotels, operator for 3, 4 and 5 star properties in England, Scotland and Wales has implemented RateTiger's RTSuite to manage its online sales.
Genetec's Security Center seamlessly merges Genetec's Omnicast IP video surveillance system and Synergis IP access control systems into a single innovative platform.
Red Mango will implement a two-terminal MICROS RES POS solution, along with MICROS' labor management and managed service bureau to 50 of its stores over the next 24 months.
Aspen Meadows Resort will offer event attendees the convenience of online hotel booking while easing planner angst through its selection of Passkey.
In an open letter to its customers, Radisson Hotels & Resorts alerted guests of a recent data security breach that occurred between November 2008 and May 2009. Hospitality Technology sits down with security experts to discuss Radisson's breach and what strategies hotels need to take to rebuild customer confidence.