HT unveils the 2014 Industry Outlook, an annual check-in with our Advisory Board on the top tech and trends impacting their hotels and restaurants, right now. The Board answers HT's questions about technology that's got potential, and technology that's falling flat. Plus they share details on the projects topping their own to-do lists.
Security concerns combined with a lack of resources are hampering the progress data consolidation practices.
Interstate inspires owner success with insightful business-driven technology solutions from a cloud-based operating platform to mobile BI site.
Rocco Forte Hotels partners with eRevMax for real-time price intelligence.
New sales engagement platform enables lead generation and selling on LinkedIn and Google+.
Revel Systems expands its enterprise offerings as the chosen POS solution for national pizza chain.
iPad POS providers makes accepting Bitcoin even easier.
Hotel and restaurant companies are chipping away at mountains of data for quantifiable returns in profit and loyalty. The ability of technology systems to understand the volume, variety and velocity of information available has reached a fever pitch as operators seek ways to differentiate themselves, increase sales, improve efficiency and save money.
The latest capabilities of online ordering systems take the POS to a new level of functionality and profitability. Offering online ordering has become expected by modern consumers and options for doing so run the gamut from proprietary sites to third-party portals. Here HT examines the benefits and pitfalls of both.
Full-service digital marketing and social media engagement agency Lodging Interactive says videos convey visual and emotional touch points which are present in almost every travel offering, and that is what drives bookings.