In 2007, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts launched Link@Sheraton, a unique concept for its lobbies that melds technology with social interaction. These lobbies strive to create an ideal work-play environment, complete with all-in-one workstations, free HSIA and, in some locations, Microsoft Surface touch-sensitive tables. Find out why both guests and owners are raving about these concept lobbies in this exclusive interview with Starwood execs Hoyt Harper, SVP of brand management, and Mark McBeth, VP of IT.
In a study recently released by the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, three researchers found that restaurant customers place a higher value on some types of technology than they do on others. Find out how customers ranked pagers for table management, online reservations, Internet-based ordering, kiosk-based payment and more.
With the rise in consumers' desire to be online 24/7, management for the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf thought that it was time to offer free WiFi connectivity in their stores to create local buzz and to keep store lobbies full during non-peak periods. Learn how this decision has led to an increase in consumer spending and the technology partners that are making it so.
The release of VeriFone's PAYware Transact Version 3.1.4 includes the addition of new certifications, processing network support, and additional features.
To comply with wireless PCI requirements, Fuddruckers has selected AirMagnet Enterprise to remotely manage and detect any rogue devices on its network that may violate the PCI standard.
VeriFone's PAYware PC version 1.0.5 features a number of new updates including added support for Givex and ECHO payment processing networks and more.
The mixed-use property, featuring 150 hotel guestrooms, 90,000 square feet of office space and 40 condos, will complete the installation by the end of the year, with the first phase scheduled for completion in July.
Bruce Carey Restaurants and Clamity Jae's have selected Shift4 technology solutions for their cost savings benefits, security, and to simplify PCI compliance.
The QX1000 plug-and-play contactless solution from VeriFone utilizes a SingleCI architecture to provide easy upgrades for existing POS, ECR and PC-based payment systems.
It is hard to believe that only a few years ago, Joie de Vivre hotels had a very disjointed IT operation, with no standardized or centralized property management system. Learn how the hotel brand is able to manage its 38 hotels and PMS environments through a hosted application from MICROS.