The specifications create new standard interfaces for connecting hotel guest kiosks to property management systems, as well as for simplifying connectivity of payment systems and enabling a new model for more accurate and seamless hotel distribution.
Maestro's new kiosk utilizes a touch screen that enables guests to enter their name or swipe a credit card to identify reservations, capture a signature, and check to themselves in.
Over the past few years, La Quinta Inns & Suites has gone through a significant transition, modernizing its technology footprint using cloud computing and strategic partnerships with several best-of-breed IT services providers. Vivek Shaiva, CIO for La Quinta, shares the story behind his company's strategy for centralizing its IT systems, as well as some of their significant results.
Rodd Hotels and Resorts and YMCA of The Rockies expect to centralize operations, increase guest service, and boost staff productivity for 11 properties with the implementation of the Maestro Multi-Property Enterprise system.
Delta Hotels and Resorts selected the centrally-hosted MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution as its central systems solution and will engage MICROS to host the entire central systems suite, and provide maintenance, processing, and data storage services.
The luxury property has installed Merchant Link's TransactionVault for Lodging, a hosted credit card data tokenization and security service that is available to users of any POS/PMS system that handles credit card data.
A new partnership between the Northwind and Shift4 enables Maestro PMS users to utilize any bank or payment processor for the lowest cost card services.
The Miraval Arizona has selected Agilysys' property management, point of sale, and guest marketing systems to streamline operations and enhance guest service.
One of the best resources to learn about the benefits of a specific property management systems is to ask current users. In this informal PMS peer review, hotel operators reveal which property management system they are using and why.
In this special report, Hospitality Technology peeks behind the "authorized personnel only" door to cover one of the most critical aspects of any hospitality operation: its workforce. Explore national labor predictions for the year ahead, labor management software innovations, mobile communication tools and more.