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 Digital Alchemy and Concept Software Systems Announce Product Integration http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89501Digital_Alchemy_and_Concept_Software_Systems_Announce_Product_Integration.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89501Digital_Alchemy_and_Concept_Software_Systems_Announce_Product_Integration.html Hospitality CRM Solutions Leader Digital Alchemy Partners with Leading International Spa, Golf and Leisure Booking System Company to Connect with Guests and Strengthen Loyalty and Revenue Tue, 31 May 2016 09:58:32 EST Jovago Partners with SiteMinder to Introduce Seamless Online Distribution for Hotels http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89490Jovago_Partners_with_SiteMinder_to_Introduce_Seamless_Online_Distribution_for_Hotels.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89490Jovago_Partners_with_SiteMinder_to_Introduce_Seamless_Online_Distribution_for_Hotels.html As the No. 1 and fastest-growing OTA in Africa, Jovago.com's partnership with SiteMinder creates massive opportunity for its large client base of hotels to reach and attract guests, and increase both occupancy and revenue in return. Tue, 31 May 2016 07:41:04 EST The Townsend Hotel Selects Saflok, Extends Long-Term Partnership with Kaba http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89461The_Townsend_Hotel_Selects_Saflok__Extends_Long_Term_Partnership_with_Kaba.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89461The_Townsend_Hotel_Selects_Saflok__Extends_Long_Term_Partnership_with_Kaba.html Historic Luxury Hotel Focuses on Guest Convenience with Installation of Kaba RFID Electronic Door Locks from Trusted Tech Provider Thu, 26 May 2016 11:38:23 EST POS Partners Inc Is Pleased to Announce the Creation of a New Subsidiary POS Partners CO1 LLC http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89431POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Subsidiary_POS_Partners_CO__LLC.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89431POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Subsidiary_POS_Partners_CO__LLC.html POS Partners Inc is pleased to announce a new addition to our family: POS Partners CO1 LLC, doing business in the state of Colorado, led by Rich Phillips. Wed, 25 May 2016 08:56:24 EST Why Independent Hotels Should Take Notice of the Growing Technology Landscape - By Beth Harvey http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89423Why_Independent_Hotels_Should_Take_Notice_of_the_Growing_Technology_Landscape___By_Beth_Harvey.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89423Why_Independent_Hotels_Should_Take_Notice_of_the_Growing_Technology_Landscape___By_Beth_Harvey.html Fueled by a more tech savvy market with ever-changing demands and competition from bookings giants, the landscape of hotel technology is growing at a more rapid rate each year. Hotel tech companies are creating applications that bring the focus back to hotels, personalize the guest experience and build closer relationships with travelers. With this growth, independent hotels have the opportunity to take advantage of these new technologies and create a strategy to remain relevant in today's high tech market. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:48:00 EST TripRebel Helps Travelers Save After They Book Hotels - Tnooz http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89412TripRebel_Helps_Travelers_Save_After_They_Book_Hotels___Tnooz.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89412TripRebel_Helps_Travelers_Save_After_They_Book_Hotels___Tnooz.html TripRebel is a consumer travel booking platform with a price-guarantee twist: if a hotel rate drops the day after a customer reserves it through the site, it rebooks the customer automatically at the cheaper price. If a better room is available for the same price, the customer receives a free upgrade. Tue, 24 May 2016 10:04:44 EST Marriott VP Digital Marketing on Digital, Apps and Guests - Chief Marketer http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89379Marriott_VP_Digital_Marketing_on_Digital__Apps_and_Guests___Chief_Marketer.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89379Marriott_VP_Digital_Marketing_on_Digital__Apps_and_Guests___Chief_Marketer.html Andy Kauffman is a digital guru. He is vice president, digital marketing & Marriott.com for Marriott International working as the general manager for Marriott.com. He oversees everything from product strategy, digital acquisition, digital personalization and the digital brand strategy teams that collectively manage demand generation programs, one-to-one marketing, digital marketing and engagement strategies for Marriott’s portfolio of global brands. Here he talks about how Marriott’s strategy plays out across digital. Mon, 23 May 2016 09:40:13 EST ERevMax Wins Big with NH Hotel Group China http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89343ERevMax_Wins_Big_with_NH_Hotel_Group_China.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89343ERevMax_Wins_Big_with_NH_Hotel_Group_China.html NH China managed properties sign up for RateTiger solutions to improve online revenue Wed, 18 May 2016 06:18:42 EST Join Priceline, Alaska Airlines, Hyatt and IHG in Las Vegas http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89341Join_Priceline__Alaska_Airlines__Hyatt_and_IHG_in_Las_Vegas.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89341Join_Priceline__Alaska_Airlines__Hyatt_and_IHG_in_Las_Vegas.html 500+ Senior Travel Executives to Meet in Las Vegas Wed, 18 May 2016 06:01:23 EST Groupize Launches EmailBids© to Replace the Outdated E-RFP Methods for Sourcing and Managing Small Groups and Simple Meetings http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89321Groupize_Launches_EmailBids_______to_Replace_the_Outdated_E_RFP_Methods_for_Sourcing_and_Managing_Small_Groups_and_Simple_Meetings.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89321Groupize_Launches_EmailBids_______to_Replace_the_Outdated_E_RFP_Methods_for_Sourcing_and_Managing_Small_Groups_and_Simple_Meetings.html Groupize bridges direct communication between Planners and Sales Managers; makes it easy to connect via emails, avoiding the need for third party extranets Tue, 17 May 2016 11:20:06 EST NAVIS Launches Competitive Edge Calculator to Help Hotels and Vacation Rental Management Companies Uncover How Much Revenue They Are Leaving on the Table http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89318NAVIS_Launches_Competitive_Edge_Calculator_to_Help_Hotels_and_Vacation_Rental_Management_Companies_Uncover_How_Much_Revenue_They_Are_Leaving_on_the_Table.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89318NAVIS_Launches_Competitive_Edge_Calculator_to_Help_Hotels_and_Vacation_Rental_Management_Companies_Uncover_How_Much_Revenue_They_Are_Leaving_on_the_Table.html Improving your team’s ability to convert existing demand may be the holy grail for lodging providers to increase profits; interactive new tool offers insights into cost of missed opportunity Tue, 17 May 2016 11:10:04 EST TravelClick’s IHotelier Web 3.0 Booking Engine Named Best Hotel and Lodging Interactive Application http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89314TravelClick______s_IHotelier_Web_____Booking_Engine_Named_Best_Hotel_and_Lodging_Interactive_Application.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89314TravelClick______s_IHotelier_Web_____Booking_Engine_Named_Best_Hotel_and_Lodging_Interactive_Application.html Innovative Reservations System and Merchandising Platform Wins Prestigious Web Marketing Association Award Tue, 17 May 2016 10:58:58 EST Holiday Inn KCI Expo Center Selects Flyte Systems for Hotel and Expo Events and Flight Information http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89313Holiday_Inn_KCI_Expo_Center_Selects_Flyte_Systems_for_Hotel_and_Expo_Events_and_Flight_Information.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89313Holiday_Inn_KCI_Expo_Center_Selects_Flyte_Systems_for_Hotel_and_Expo_Events_and_Flight_Information.html Kansas City Expo Center Delivers Hotel Flight Information: Events and Property Meetings Share One Screen with Kansas City International Tue, 17 May 2016 10:56:07 EST SiteMinder and HiRUM Partner to Increase Integrated Distribution Solutions for Australia’s Hotels http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89311SiteMinder_and_HiRUM_Partner_to_Increase_Integrated_Distribution_Solutions_for_Australia______s_Hotels.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89311SiteMinder_and_HiRUM_Partner_to_Increase_Integrated_Distribution_Solutions_for_Australia______s_Hotels.html The partnership involves the integration of HiRUM’s Front DeskTM PMS with SiteMinder’s Channel Manager, which will automate online bookings for the companies’ mutual hotel customers to reduce the time and costs involved in overbookings and manual management of reservations. Tue, 17 May 2016 10:29:20 EST Hotel Cybersecurity: Closing the Doors Before the Horses Leave the Barn - By Jim Butler http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89226Hotel_Cybersecurity__Closing_the_Doors_Before_the_Horses_Leave_the_Barn___By_Jim_Butler.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89226Hotel_Cybersecurity__Closing_the_Doors_Before_the_Horses_Leave_the_Barn___By_Jim_Butler.html One of the great breakout sessions at our recent Meet the Money® hotel conference in Los Angeles was organized by my partner Bob Braun and moderated by Jeff Higley of HotelNewsNow. I was particularly impressed by the panel’s evidence of how costly cybersecurity breaches can be, how much can be done to prevent or limit exposure, and how reasonable the cost can be for a pro-active approach. Wed, 11 May 2016 09:40:03 EST Maestro’s GEM Guest Response System Builds Repeat Business and TripAdvisor Ratings http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89223Maestro______s_GEM_Guest_Response_System_Builds_Repeat_Business_and_TripAdvisor_Ratings.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89223Maestro______s_GEM_Guest_Response_System_Builds_Repeat_Business_and_TripAdvisor_Ratings.html Same-Day Online Guest Experience Feedback Strengthens Relationships, Improves Property Services and Loyalty Wed, 11 May 2016 09:18:24 EST Hilton Enhances Digital Check-in with Room Selection Enhanced by Google Maps Integration http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89219Hilton_Enhances_Digital_Check_in_with_Room_Selection_Enhanced_by_Google_Maps_Integration.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89219Hilton_Enhances_Digital_Check_in_with_Room_Selection_Enhanced_by_Google_Maps_Integration.html In a new benefit available exclusively to Hilton HHonors members, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has integrated Google Maps into the app, giving members the unprecedented ability to see more details about the hotel’s surroundings and their room’s potential view before making a room selection. Wed, 11 May 2016 08:25:42 EST Award Winning Cornell Studies Analyze Mobile Apps and Hotel Conversions http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89199Award_Winning_Cornell_Studies_Analyze_Mobile_Apps_and_Hotel_Conversions.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89199Award_Winning_Cornell_Studies_Analyze_Mobile_Apps_and_Hotel_Conversions.html Two Cornell studies - one analyzing hotel brand conversions and the other surveying travelers' mobile preferences - have been named Industry Relevance Award winners for 2016. Tue, 10 May 2016 10:43:42 EST How Attendees and Exhibitors Can Maximize Their Time at the World’s Largest Hospitality Technology Event - By Alan Young President, Puzzle Partner Ltd http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89197How_Attendees_and_Exhibitors_Can_Maximize_Their_Time_at_the_World______s_Largest_Hospitality_Technology_Event___By_Alan_Young_President__Puzzle_Partner_Ltd.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89197How_Attendees_and_Exhibitors_Can_Maximize_Their_Time_at_the_World______s_Largest_Hospitality_Technology_Event___By_Alan_Young_President__Puzzle_Partner_Ltd.html Whether you're heading to the Big Easy as an attendee or plan to showcase your own product in an exhibit, four days can go by in a flash. If you want to maximize your time at HITEC 2016, consider the following tips to help you stay on point during the conference. Tue, 10 May 2016 10:04:48 EST ERevMax Completes Integration with Fastpayhotels http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89164ERevMax_Completes_Integration_with_Fastpayhotels.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89164ERevMax_Completes_Integration_with_Fastpayhotels.html Interface to help hotels distribute their non-refundable early bird rates to tour operators Mon, 9 May 2016 09:02:46 EST