Features modern look, advanced security and seamless interface with DirectKey system.
Biometric readers from Crossmatch enable simplified and secure point-of-sale sign in for fast casual chain.
Solution prompts eligible guests to check in online the day prior to their booked stay by sending an automated email, which also allows for reviewing or changing reservation details, adding additional conveniences such as breakfast or parking passes, and paying online.
OpenKey mobile tech can now be used in conjunction with ASSA ABLOY's mobile access enabled hotel door locks.
In this Thought Leadership Q&A, "Hotel Tech for the Future Guest," three leading technology suppliers, Comcast Business, Skytouch Technology, and TTI Technologies, offer their predictions on must-have tech for future hotel guests. They share input on what hotels should be looking at both near- and long-term to cultivate great relationships with consumers; and they offer input on a range of trends, including IoT, mobile check-in, loyalty, free WiFi and more.
Cardholders can securely pay in-store and within Android apps with new Android Pay.
With the increasing use of mobile payment technologies, mobile coupons, and loyalty apps, operators must plan ahead in order to prevent profit loss. HT takes a look at three areas that can pose potential fraud risks for operators and offers precautions.
Current install rates for cloud-based PMS hover at around 9 percent, and an additional 15 percent of hotels are planning a migration in the year ahead. HT offers guidance from those who've taken the leap above property with four factors to consider before making a purchase.
The global standard for chip-enabled payment cards, known as EMV, promotes a more secure payment infrastructure with lower risk and fraud potential that should benefit the entire payment ecosystem. While a standard in Europe for 25 years, implementation in the U.S. has created a stir as uncertainty and misinformation permeate the marketplace. Steve Barrow, vice president IT for Luby's Fuddruckers, addresses the roadblocks that remain for foodservice to see benefits of EMV implementation.
Real-time insights are expected to allow smoother payment processing, increased speed of service and improved operating efficiency.