HT profiles the latest in hardware and software solutions from vendors serving both foodservice and lodging companies. Download the 2014 New Tech Showcase for more information on these innovative solutions which include: the latest in mobile POS and app technology; new customer service and loyalty platforms; cloud-based solutions for point of sale, property management and distribution; plus business intelligence and analytics applications.
Revel Systems expands its enterprise offerings as the chosen POS solution for national pizza chain.
Hotel and restaurant companies are chipping away at mountains of data for quantifiable returns in profit and loyalty. The ability of technology systems to understand the volume, variety and velocity of information available has reached a fever pitch as operators seek ways to differentiate themselves, increase sales, improve efficiency and save money.
The latest capabilities of online ordering systems take the POS to a new level of functionality and profitability. Offering online ordering has become expected by modern consumers and options for doing so run the gamut from proprietary sites to third-party portals. Here HT examines the benefits and pitfalls of both.
Attendees at the recent Smart Card Alliance 2014 Payments Summit, while agreeing that EMV Chip payments are the best option, still are uncertain of best practices for implementation.
An official statement from White Lodging seeks to clear confusion about suspected breach.
White Lodging releases additional info about data breach investigation.
The PCI Council encourages multi-layered approach to protecting customers.
The Miami Herald reports that management company, overseeing Marriott brands, is looking into fraud patterns in connection with systems that process credit cards.
As expected, mobile and cloud remain two of the top priorities in regards to point of sale, but payment security also continues to gather steam as a high-level concern.