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.
The implementation of ResortSuite will assist Hershey Entertainment & Resorts with the rollout of its 'One Call, One Card' concept, which allows a guest to be identified at a full profile level at any point of sale across the entire entertainment and resort complex in Hershey, Pa.
Affordable Hospitality Group has selected PhoneSuite as the telephone system for its latest property due to the solution's ability to reduce the amount of time between transactions at the front desk.
The Taboo Resort & Spa leverages Maestro PMS' integrated booking engine, dynamic packaging and real-time yield management tools in an effort to boost online bookings for guest rooms, spa appointments and more.
LAHotels' multi-property installation will include a bundle of features available through Amadeus Hotel PMS, including front office, conference management, sales & marketing and interfaces for local third-party systems.
The SiteMinder integration to Opera means that availability and pricing is distributed automatically to the major third party booking sites each time it changes in the Opera PMS.