Enhancements to SoftTouch's DineBlast Mobile will allow take-out, curb-side, QSR and table service patrons to use their mobile phones and PDAs to electronically place an order and pay for their meal while at the restaurant.
As the end of a tumultuous 2008 draws near, the majority of hospitality operators are looking for ways to cut costs, curb waste, and coax consumers into their doors. What many may not have considered is that one of their heaviest pieces of artillery in the battle against a downturned economy is their point of sale systems. Hospitality Technology puts a focus on POS trends, functions and releases to find out what exactly this system can do to help restaurants sell more and spend less in 2009.
The latest releases in payment technology show continued focus on wireless and contactless solutions that promote payment security and efficiency. Cell phone enabled applications and wireless credit card readers are just some of the solutions on the market.
Best Western generates 30 percent more in incremental revenue following an eight week loyalty reward pilot that encouraged guests to upgrade their membership level through increased hotel usage.
CafÃ© Venture selects Transtar POS to provide multiple restaurant technology solutions for seven Fuddruckers locations in Texas.
The trials for Hypercom's contactless cell-phone enabled payment solutions are currently underway in 12+ Australian retailers.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will centralize 300+ locations with the implementation of a gift card program from Mercury Payment Systems.
With only a few weeks left to 2008, Hospitality Technology looked at our data to countdown the 10 most read articles of the year. Point of sale, PCI and in-room technology are just some of the topics on this must-read list. Your peers have already read them, have you?
A new program from the PCI Standards and Security Council ensures that Qualified Security Assessors and Approved Scanning Vendors provide consistent and quality service to merchants.
Control4's SC-200 is a compact in-room controller that promotes a personalized guest experience.