The lodging industry's commitment to sustainability may have been side-lined for the most part in 2009, but "green" hotel projects are expected to be a high priority in the year ahead. Green operators discuss the top strategies and innovations that are working for them, plus some insight into future eco-friendly innovations.
As part of a major renovation, the Ocean House has opted to install a number of ResortSuite hospitality management software modules including PMS, spa, catering and more.
With the certification, Genares and GenaRaterSM offer thousands of hotels and their customers a secure central reservations system with seamless GDS and PMS connectivity.
PCI compliance, direct website bookings for lower costs, total guest experience to boost loyalty, yield management to maximize revenue, and social marketing are essentials for success in 2010.
MICROS Systems, Inc. is expanding its Web services portfolio by acquiring TIG Global, a leading interactive marketing company for the hospitality and travel industries worldwide.
One&Only Resorts has selected MICROS OPERA PMS for all of its properties worldwide. In addition, the Cape Town location is leveraging MICROS' Hospitality Management System and its Workstation 5 to manage its entire enterprise dining and retail operations.
CityCenter's ARIA Resort & Casino and the Mandarin Oriental hotel are leveraging a technology from Control4 to give guests control of every aspect of their room environment, while providing CityCenter with an unparalleled control of energy usage.
Upon opening in January, the Santa Claran Hotel Casino will utilize Agilysys' Guest 360, an open database and cross-platform PMS that utilizes Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) to provide a highly scalable and flexible solution.
Twenty-one hotel operators are preparing for growth in 2010 with the selection of Maestro PMS. Operators cite the PMS' powerful online capabilities, PCI compliance and Diamond Plus Service as key factors for success.
ResortSuite WEB, a high performance, customizable and automated online booking engine, enables operators to maintain complete control of their own inventory without utilizing the costly services of any third party reservation tools.