This past April, Hospitality Technology magazine announced the winners of the 2012 Hotel Visionary Awards at the Hotel Technology Forum. Four forward-thinking hotels were awarded the honor in two categories: Infrastructure Innovator and Guest-Facing Innovator. This year's honorees are Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaylord Entertainment, Hilton Worldwide and La Quinta Inns & Suites. The executives behind the technology initiatives share the award-winning hotels' stories.
Heartland Brewery safeguards against losing potential event clients with Imbookin.com. The restaurant, which has seven locations in Manhattan and books about 1,000 events a year, uses the online tool to boost its business while decreasing labor.
The hospitality industry as a whole should embrace the benefits of cloud technologies as services ranging from human resources to business intelligence all have cloud-based options.
Operators use property management systems to increase revenue, streamline operations and drive direct online bookings.
UniFocus has unveiled applications that allow managers to remain on floor while communicating with both employees and customers.
EzRMS is now deployed in all seven of Trump Hotel Collection's luxury properties.
Hotel Technology Next Generation has released standards to steel systems against PCI issues and sets its sights on standardizing interfaces between POS and PMS.
The G1 Group prepares for further expansion by implementing MICROS systems for loss prevention and POS solutions.
HTNG hotelier members have voted Philips Media Suite the winner of the third annual Innovation Award Competition.
The Orient-Express has implemented the MICROS OPERA Sales & Catering Module for its hotels worldwide.