FreedomPay has announced a fully-functional PCI-certified platform that provides breach protection.
PCI Special Interest Group guidance provides merchants with payment security best practices for working with third-party providers.
The same digital technologies that enable freedom-of-choice can be used to build lucrative guest loyalty. NCR's Sherry Shirah, director of consumer engagement solutions, offers guidance into how the same technologies that empower consumers – mobile, social and location-based – can also help restaurants build loyalty. Sponsored.
Privacy and security are hot issues these days, fueled by high-profile data breaches affecting companies like Target, and closer to home, Wyndham Worldwide. Hotels are seeking ways to bolster privacy policies with scanning and monitoring procedures. Technology plays a part, but can only be effective when coupled with rigorous training and transparent guest communication.
From mobile payments and tablets, to real-time analytics and social loyalty, the technology wish list for many restaurant operators is expanding. However, without standards for creating open architecture between systems, integration is a challenge. HT talks to restaurant operators about how they’re expanding capabilities in a fragmented market.
P.F. Chang's CEO, Rick Federico has released an update regarding the chain's reported June 2014 credit card breach.
The shift to mobile options continues to revolutionize the point of sale and operators continue to seek solutions that integrate with legacy systems and loyalty programs.
The hospitality company announced it will enable room selection and customization via mobile and web-based floor plans plus guests will be able to use their smartphone as their room key in majority of hotel rooms by 2016.
Certification covers testing to confirm compliance of NFC-enabled mobile devices.
Sandman Hotel Group becomes first Canadian hospitality company taking Bitcoin as a form of payment.