Jimmy Buffett-themed destination leverages smartcard technology and PMS to drive guest loyalty, online upsell revenue, merchandising and direct website reservations.
In this exclusive Q&A, Mike Blake, CIO for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, reveals cloud technology's role in helping streamline communications for its 40,000 "deskless" workers, plus gives insights into the company's overall technology strategy.
For several years, hoteliers and technology vendors alike have been working toward a more integrated world when it comes to their technology systems. HT talks to hotel operators and Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) to determine their biggest integration hurdles and what is being done to overcome them.
Accenture provide Hilton Worldwide with application development and support services for its property management systems and multi-brand, transactional websites covering more than 3,600 hotels.
The dashboard integrates in-room electronic systems and status including occupancy, locks, safes, lighting, energy management and more.
MICROS will provide Travco with a complete enterprise software solution comprised of several fully integrated modules to manage Travco's vast operations and provide seamless information sharing.
In addition to the newly released specifications, the HTNG board of directors just approved the charters of two new workgroups to address cellular coverage and entertainment systems.
Epoque Hotels' members are expected to benefit from an all-in-one booking engine product, complete with consortia management, GDS connectivity, booking engine integration and customization.
Couldn't make it to the 2010 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show? HT was on-hand to cover the latest in-room and property-wide innovations. Plus, discover which vendors took home top industry accolades this year and the operators who are using their solutions.
One of the first companies to use the application is Boyd Gaming Corporation, which has incorporated Mobile ResNet into 'B Connected Mobile,' a multi-property, loyalty program-based smartphone application.