The Doubletree Dallas/Richardson modernizes its security system with a wireless RF-online system and contactless RFID electronic locking solutions from VingCard.
The two-way interface, which is the first in a series of Best Western deployments, allows the hotel to review daily recommendations provided by its revenue management system and then upload them immediately and directly into its PMS.
Wytestone Properties has selected and installed MSI's WinPM and Web-Booking Engine to operate all three independent Wytestone Virginia properties; the English Inn in Charlottesville, Wytestone Suites in Woodbridge and Fredericksburg.
Hospitality Technology offers its annual roundup of the latest property management system releases and upgrades. Cloud computing, iPhone and iPod touch applications and web-based training are just some of the newest vendor offerings.
The availpro.com integration with MICROS-Fidelio Suite8 means that availability is automatically distributed to the major third party booking sites each time it changes in the Suite8 PMS.
Hotel Technology Next Generation has released three new technical specifications that provide standardized interfaces that connect the PMS with other hotel systems to guest-room devices, allow hotels to deliver rich descriptive content to distribution channels and websites, and support improved security for credit card processing.
After gathering feedback from its 550 member hotels on what their "dream" central reservation system (CRS) would include, HotelREZ has partnered with Trust International to develop the new CentralREZ system utilizing Trust's yourVoyager CRS.
Smoky Mountain Resorts has installed NORTHWIND-Maestro PMS' ASP multi-property PMS, ResWave online booking software, sales and catering, condo and timeshare owner management software to maximize RevPar and cross selling online for its seven properties.
MSI and Libra OnDemand are among the industry vendors behind a hotel technology makeover contest that offers two lucky winners the chance for a complete technology overhaul. Contest ends October 20, 2009.
Hotels can now directly transmit distribution data from their property management system, or from any other system linked to CultSwitch, to the GDS through an XML interface.