Today's Hotel Technology News http://www.hotelnewsresource.com Today's Hotel Technology News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource http://www.nevistas.com/nev_logo.gif http://www.hotelnewsresource.com support@nevistas.com Hilton to Enable Room Selection and Customization Via Mobile and Web-based Floor Plans http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article79014Hilton_to_Enable_Room_Selection_and_Customization_Via_Mobile_and_Web_based_Floor_Plans.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article79014Hilton_to_Enable_Room_Selection_and_Customization_Via_Mobile_and_Web_based_Floor_Plans.html Company also announces that guests will be able to use their smartphone as their room key in majority of hotel rooms by 2016 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:11:23 EST Over Five Thousand Hospitality Technology Professionals Gather for HITEC 2014 in Los Angeles http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78965Over_Five_Thousand_Hospitality_Technology_Professionals_Gather_for_HITEC______in_Los_Angeles.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78965Over_Five_Thousand_Hospitality_Technology_Professionals_Gather_for_HITEC______in_Los_Angeles.html 2014 was one of the highest attended HITEC‘s with 5,745 hospitality professionals representing 57 countries. The conference addressed important issues, including system selection, ethics, mobile and guestroom technology, data security, PCI Compliance and more. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:40:45 EST Hotel SystemsPro Appoints Daphne Dickson Vice President of Customer Satisfaction http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78961Hotel_SystemsPro_Appoints_Daphne_Dickson_Vice_President_of_Customer_Satisfaction.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78961Hotel_SystemsPro_Appoints_Daphne_Dickson_Vice_President_of_Customer_Satisfaction.html Dickson Builds on 10 Years of Operations Experience; Heads Professional Support Division for Leading Web-Based Hospitality Solutions Provider Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:06:40 EST Finnish Hospitality Chain Selects ERevMax for Online Expansion and Revenue Growth http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78960Finnish_Hospitality_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_for_Online_Expansion_and_Revenue_Growth.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78960Finnish_Hospitality_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_for_Online_Expansion_and_Revenue_Growth.html 5 Kotimaailma Apartments leverage RateTiger channel manager for rate and inventory management Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:00:42 EST Vizergy® Client Websites Increase Engagement, Conversions and Direct Revenue http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78906Vizergy_______Client_Websites_Increase_Engagement__Conversions_and_Direct_Revenue.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78906Vizergy_______Client_Websites_Increase_Engagement__Conversions_and_Direct_Revenue.html Beacon South Beach Hotel and Grand Historic Venue Earn Company Interactive Media Awards™ Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:01:07 EST VingCard Elsafe Brings Home the Trophy in Hotel Security During Football World Cup 2014 in Brazil http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78899VingCard_Elsafe_Brings_Home_the_Trophy_in_Hotel_Security_During_Football_World_Cup______in_Brazil.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78899VingCard_Elsafe_Brings_Home_the_Trophy_in_Hotel_Security_During_Football_World_Cup______in_Brazil.html World’s leading provider of hotel door locks and safes provides edge in security for national teams including tournament winners Germany at purpose-built camp. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:25:10 EST Sandman Hotel Group Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Reservations http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78874Sandman_Hotel_Group_Accepts_Bitcoin_for_Hotel_Reservations.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78874Sandman_Hotel_Group_Accepts_Bitcoin_for_Hotel_Reservations.html As the first Canadian hospitality company to accept bitcoin, guests can now make reservations at over 40 hotels across Canada using the online currency. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:20:56 EST Dictate a Clear Purpose with Information Architecture http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78871Dictate_a_Clear_Purpose_with_Information_Architecture.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78871Dictate_a_Clear_Purpose_with_Information_Architecture.html Conversion is king when it comes to web presence within the hospitality vertical. The more matter-of-fact way of saying it is, putting heads in beds. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:52:07 EST Be Smart Madrid Diana Aeropuerto Hotel Chooses Pegasus Connect+ Premium http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78863Be_Smart_Madrid_Diana_Aeropuerto_Hotel_Chooses_Pegasus_Connect__Premium.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78863Be_Smart_Madrid_Diana_Aeropuerto_Hotel_Chooses_Pegasus_Connect__Premium.html The hotel is one of Globalia’s Be Smart portfolio of 4-star city hotels, and is now available online and through the global distribution systems (GDSs) under the Pegasus Connect+ 'UI' chain code. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 EST Hotel SystemsPro Appoints Katherine Stewart As VP of Hotel Performance http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78857Hotel_SystemsPro_Appoints_Katherine_Stewart_As_VP_of_Hotel_Performance.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78857Hotel_SystemsPro_Appoints_Katherine_Stewart_As_VP_of_Hotel_Performance.html Stewart to Direct Client Revenue Growth and Staff Efficiency; What Does She Bring to Her Role? GM Experience and 10+ Years’ in Multi-Property Operations, hotel SystemsPro User Support Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:37:53 EST Maestro Web Delivers Secure, Browser-Based Property Management from the Cloud http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78856Maestro_Web_Delivers_Secure__Browser_Based_Property_Management_from_the_Cloud.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78856Maestro_Web_Delivers_Secure__Browser_Based_Property_Management_from_the_Cloud.html Maestro Web Reduces Platform Costs for Independent Point Pleasant Lodge; NORTHWIND Takes over Data Security and Redundancy Responsibility, Provides PCI-Compliant Hosting Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:32:36 EST Hotel Responsive Web Design Is Not As Costly As You Might Think http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78844Hotel_Responsive_Web_Design_Is_Not_As_Costly_As_You_Might_Think.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78844Hotel_Responsive_Web_Design_Is_Not_As_Costly_As_You_Might_Think.html The importance of staying competitive in an ever-changing, increasingly mobile online marketplace has never been greater. Responsive website design offers real solutions that allow the hospitality industry to increase conversion rates, provide a better user experience and more. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:05:33 EST Systematic Laundry in Singapore Installs InvoTech UHF-RFID Laundry System for Efficient Operations http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78841Systematic_Laundry_in_Singapore_Installs_InvoTech_UHF_RFID_Laundry_System_for_Efficient_Operations.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78841Systematic_Laundry_in_Singapore_Installs_InvoTech_UHF_RFID_Laundry_System_for_Efficient_Operations.html Why InvoTech’s Laundry System? It Eliminates Unaccounted Losses, Cuts Labor Costs, Pays for Itself in One Year Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:09:11 EST Sweden Hotel Endorses ERevMax As the Preferred Channel Manager Partner http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78785Sweden_Hotel_Endorses_ERevMax_As_the_Preferred_Channel_Manager_Partner.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78785Sweden_Hotel_Endorses_ERevMax_As_the_Preferred_Channel_Manager_Partner.html Recommends RateTiger solutions for its affiliated hotels Wed, 9 Jul 2014 07:34:45 EST 42% of Consumers Expect a Response Within One Hour. Are You Even Listening? http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78775____of_Consumers_Expect_a_Response_Within_One_Hour__Are_You_Even_Listening_.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78775____of_Consumers_Expect_a_Response_Within_One_Hour__Are_You_Even_Listening_.html Lodging Interactive's 24/7/365 Social Customer Service provides hotels with listening agents that will proactively engage as well as respond to guests on social networks. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 18:20:13 EST The Astotel Group Renews with Pegasus Connect+ Premium http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78762The_Astotel_Group_Renews_with_Pegasus_Connect__Premium.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78762The_Astotel_Group_Renews_with_Pegasus_Connect__Premium.html Paris’ Top Independent Hotel Group Keeps Full Portfolio with Pegasus Solutions Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:09:04 EST ResorTime Connects with ERevMax Channel Ecosystem for Upgraded Connectivity http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78679ResorTime_Connects_with_ERevMax_Channel_Ecosystem_for_Upgraded_Connectivity.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78679ResorTime_Connects_with_ERevMax_Channel_Ecosystem_for_Upgraded_Connectivity.html California based vacation accommodations rental site completes XML integration for greater access to hotel inventory Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:15:20 EST Accor Release Virtual Concierge Usage Data http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78668Accor_Release_Virtual_Concierge_Usage_Data.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78668Accor_Release_Virtual_Concierge_Usage_Data.html At the close of HITEC 2014, The Virtual Concierge has now curated over 65k local recommendations across the globe, accumulated over 1.6 million online imprints from guests sending Novotel Digital Postcards, and continues to reach upwards of 5.8 million guest-usage interactions. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:17:40 EST Atlantis Hotel Vienna Signs with Pegasus Connect+ http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78649Atlantis_Hotel_Vienna_Signs_with_Pegasus_Connect_.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78649Atlantis_Hotel_Vienna_Signs_with_Pegasus_Connect_.html Atlantis Hotel Vienna has signed with Pegasus Connect+ from Pegasus Solutions. The hotel, which belongs to IPP Hotels of Austria, is now available online and through the global distribution systems (GDSs) under the Pegasus Connect+ 'UI' chain code. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:40:13 EST Filarchipelago Hospitality in the Philippines Chooses Pegasus Connect+ http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78618Filarchipelago_Hospitality_in_the_Philippines_Chooses_Pegasus_Connect_.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article78618Filarchipelago_Hospitality_in_the_Philippines_Chooses_Pegasus_Connect_.html By using the comprehensive solution from Pegasus Solutions, the boutique hotel is able to affordably attract worldwide bookings through the global distribution systems (GDSs), online channels, and both its desktop and mobile sites at www.markshotels.com. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:53:47 EST