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 ROI on Hotel Technology: Are You Measuring It 'The Right Way'? https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93758ROI_on_Hotel_Technology__Are_You_Measuring_It__The_Right_Way__.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93758ROI_on_Hotel_Technology__Are_You_Measuring_It__The_Right_Way__.html Hospitality technology has come a long way from being just a back-end operations booster to guest-facing integral instrument. At this point, how do you calculate ROI you get on hotel software? While investing in hotel technology, how do you measure the returns and benefits you get from it? Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:57:14 EST Oracle Hospitality Fosters More Meaningful Guest Experiences with New Mobile POS and Robust Analytics https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93751Oracle_Hospitality_Fosters_More_Meaningful_Guest_Experiences_with_New_Mobile_POS_and_Robust_Analytics.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93751Oracle_Hospitality_Fosters_More_Meaningful_Guest_Experiences_with_New_Mobile_POS_and_Robust_Analytics.html Mobile POS and Enhanced Reporting and Analytics Solution Are Engineered to Increase Revenue Opportunities for Food and Beverage and Hotel Companies Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:58:05 EST HFTP Launches New Multi-Event Mobile App for Expanding HITEC Brand https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93742HFTP_Launches_New_Multi_Event_Mobile_App_for_Expanding_HITEC_Brand.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93742HFTP_Launches_New_Multi_Event_Mobile_App_for_Expanding_HITEC_Brand.html Available for download from the iTunes Apple Store and Google Play, the app will serve as a comprehensive guide for information on education sessions and exhibits while also providing social feeds and in-app correspondence capabilities for exhibitors and attendees. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:16:51 EST ERevMax Impresses Hotels with LIVE OS at ITB Berlin 2017 https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93733ERevMax_Impresses_Hotels_with_LIVE_OS_at_ITB_Berlin_____.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93733ERevMax_Impresses_Hotels_with_LIVE_OS_at_ITB_Berlin_____.html Signs up new clients and partners Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:15:51 EST Nor1 to Introduce Innovative Machine Learning Pricing Methodology at INFORMS 2017 Business Analytics Conference https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93722Nor__to_Introduce_Innovative_Machine_Learning_Pricing_Methodology_at_INFORMS______Business_Analytics_Conference.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93722Nor__to_Introduce_Innovative_Machine_Learning_Pricing_Methodology_at_INFORMS______Business_Analytics_Conference.html Nor1’s Vice President, Technology, Kirby Bosch and Senior Vice President, Global Gaming, Pavan Kapur will illustrate this leading-edge approach during their presentation 'Practical Approaches Using Customer Web Behavior to Maximize Hospitality and Gaming Revenue' on Monday, April 3 from 11:30 am – 12:20 pm at the INFORMS 2017 Business Analytics Conference, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:15 EST Maestro PMS Housekeeping App Personalizes Guest Engagement https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93719Maestro_PMS_Housekeeping_App_Personalizes_Guest_Engagement.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93719Maestro_PMS_Housekeeping_App_Personalizes_Guest_Engagement.html Automated 'Room is Ready' Text Message Gets Guests into Their Room Faster via Integrated Hotel Management Software App Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:07:12 EST HeBS Digital’s Parent Company, Hotel360 Technologies, Acquires Serenata IntraWare to Create the Industry’s First Fully Integrated Past/Future Guest Engagement & Acquisition Platform https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93710HeBS_Digital______s_Parent_Company__Hotel____Technologies__Acquires_Serenata_IntraWare_to_Create_the_Industry______s_First_Fully_Integrated_Past_Future_Guest_Engagement___Acquisition_Platform.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93710HeBS_Digital______s_Parent_Company__Hotel____Technologies__Acquires_Serenata_IntraWare_to_Create_the_Industry______s_First_Fully_Integrated_Past_Future_Guest_Engagement___Acquisition_Platform.html Combining Serenata with HeBS Digital, an existing portfolio company, Hotel360 is launching the hospitality industry’s first Fully-Integrated 360-Degree Past/Future Guest Engagement and Acquisition Technology and Marketing Platform. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:49:39 EST Newest Las Vegas Hotel Casino, The Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, Opens with the InvoTech RFID Uniform Management System https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93703Newest_Las_Vegas_Hotel_Casino__The_Lucky_Dragon_Hotel___Casino__Opens_with_the_InvoTech_RFID_Uniform_Management_System.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93703Newest_Las_Vegas_Hotel_Casino__The_Lucky_Dragon_Hotel___Casino__Opens_with_the_InvoTech_RFID_Uniform_Management_System.html The InvoTech System manages the uniform inventory and assignments to over 800 Employees at the Asian Themed Hotel Casino Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:42:33 EST Upgrading Your Revenue Management Capabilities? Here Are a Few Recommendations https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93693Upgrading_Your_Revenue_Management_Capabilities__Here_Are_a_Few_Recommendations.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93693Upgrading_Your_Revenue_Management_Capabilities__Here_Are_a_Few_Recommendations.html Upgrading revenue management capabilities means not only implementing the right technology solution and using the right data sources - ones that have been shown to improve forecast accuracy and pricing decisions - but also putting the right organizational resources in place and creating a revenue-maximizing culture. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:09:20 EST EZee’s CEO Speaks On Future Plans And Growth https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93691EZee______s_CEO_Speaks_On_Future_Plans_And_Growth.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93691EZee______s_CEO_Speaks_On_Future_Plans_And_Growth.html Aeijaz Sodawala, eZee Technosys’s CEO speaks on future plans, business expansion agendas, employee engagement and his journey so far. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:48:40 EST Brewer Digital Marketing Hires Tech and Hospitality Veteran As New VP of Sales https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93689Brewer_Digital_Marketing_Hires_Tech_and_Hospitality_Veteran_As_New_VP_of_Sales.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93689Brewer_Digital_Marketing_Hires_Tech_and_Hospitality_Veteran_As_New_VP_of_Sales.html Bob Kippola takes on the executive role to help deliver success for BDM customers Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:13:55 EST Oracle Hospitality Launches Enhanced Reporting and Analytics Service for Food and Beverage Operators - By Sarah Clelland https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93669Oracle_Hospitality_Launches_Enhanced_Reporting_and_Analytics_Service_for_Food_and_Beverage_Operators___By_Sarah_Clelland.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93669Oracle_Hospitality_Launches_Enhanced_Reporting_and_Analytics_Service_for_Food_and_Beverage_Operators___By_Sarah_Clelland.html Join our webcast on April 5th and find out more: 11am ET and 7pm ET. This latest version of Reporting and Analytics brings a whole number of fantastic benefits to food and beverage operators. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:26:06 EST Why You Need Package Management to Be a Distinct Component of Your Concierge Technology https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93667Why_You_Need_Package_Management_to_Be_a_Distinct_Component_of_Your_Concierge_Technology.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93667Why_You_Need_Package_Management_to_Be_a_Distinct_Component_of_Your_Concierge_Technology.html Most front of house hotel systems do not consider package management an important toolset for the concierge and front desk, but they should. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:57:09 EST Pan Pacific Hotels Group Appoints TrustYou To Manage All Guest Reviews and Surveys Through One Feedback Platform https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93641Pan_Pacific_Hotels_Group_Appoints_TrustYou_To_Manage_All_Guest_Reviews_and_Surveys_Through_One_Feedback_Platform.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93641Pan_Pacific_Hotels_Group_Appoints_TrustYou_To_Manage_All_Guest_Reviews_and_Surveys_Through_One_Feedback_Platform.html TrustYou has been appointed by Pan Pacific Hotels Group to combine its online reputation management and the collection of guest surveys across its two brands, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts and PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:22:57 EST Hotel Management Agreement Negotiations - Guest Data - Who Owns It, Who Can Use It and for What Purposes https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93630Hotel_Management_Agreement_Negotiations___Guest_Data___Who_Owns_It__Who_Can_Use_It_and_for_What_Purposes.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93630Hotel_Management_Agreement_Negotiations___Guest_Data___Who_Owns_It__Who_Can_Use_It_and_for_What_Purposes.html Traditionally the guest data is available to both the hotel's owner and operator during the term of the management agreement and, perhaps more importantly, following the termination of the management agreement. In more recent times there has been a tendency on the part of some operators to stipulate that the guest data is effectively the 'property' of the operator. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:13:38 EST Revenue Management: Which Solution is the Right Solution? https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93621Revenue_Management__Which_Solution_is_the_Right_Solution_.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93621Revenue_Management__Which_Solution_is_the_Right_Solution_.html When it comes to upgrading their revenue management capabilities, hoteliers want to know: Which solution is the right solution? The answer, of course, is: It depends. By asking the right questions, prospective buyers can rule out some options while narrowing down others. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:15:45 EST Aptech Computer Systems Launches New Service-Focused Website https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93589Aptech_Computer_Systems_Launches_New_Service_Focused_Website.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93589Aptech_Computer_Systems_Launches_New_Service_Focused_Website.html Site Personalizes Client Relationships; Spotlights People, Services, and Hotel Software Solutions Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:22:21 EST Hotel Technology - The Easiest (and Most Costly) Decision is Not to Make a Decision - By Jos Schaap https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93586Hotel_Technology___The_Easiest__and_Most_Costly__Decision_is_Not_to_Make_a_Decision___By_Jos_Schaap.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93586Hotel_Technology___The_Easiest__and_Most_Costly__Decision_is_Not_to_Make_a_Decision___By_Jos_Schaap.html For several years now, we have observed the frustration - sometimes even exasperation - that many hotel executives feel toward information technology and their IT departments. There can be as many as 56 different types of hotel software systems in a single hotel. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:49:05 EST Kaptivating Hospitality Deploys Video Based Learning for Marketplace Intelligence© Clients https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93567Kaptivating_Hospitality_Deploys_Video_Based_Learning_for_Marketplace_Intelligence_______Clients.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93567Kaptivating_Hospitality_Deploys_Video_Based_Learning_for_Marketplace_Intelligence_______Clients.html Kaptivating Hospitality Group, a leading provider of next-generation dynamic marketing technology for hotels, announced today that it has deployed a full video based learning and support approach for client’s using Marketplace Intelligence©. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:56:15 EST How to Move to the Cloud - 8 Essential Considerations for Hospitality Operators https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93565How_to_Move_to_the_Cloud_____Essential_Considerations_for_Hospitality_Operators.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93565How_to_Move_to_the_Cloud_____Essential_Considerations_for_Hospitality_Operators.html You’ve done your homework and know all about the benefits of moving to the cloud. You’re excited about the opportunity to reduce IT cost and complexity. And you can’t wait to explore innovations that will enhance guest experiences in previously unimaginable ways. The time to transition has finally arrived. But where and how to begin? Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:07:50 EST