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 TRIPBAM and TrustYou Announce Hotel Review Data Integration Partnership https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93214TRIPBAM_and_TrustYou_Announce_Hotel_Review_Data_Integration_Partnership.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93214TRIPBAM_and_TrustYou_Announce_Hotel_Review_Data_Integration_Partnership.html TrustScores and Meta-Reviews to be Integrated into TRIPBAM Technology to Support Its Hotel Shopping Service Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:54:24 EST Hotels Generate $2.1 Billion Worth of Online Bookings with ERevMax https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93213Hotels_Generate______Billion_Worth_of_Online_Bookings_with_ERevMax.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93213Hotels_Generate______Billion_Worth_of_Online_Bookings_with_ERevMax.html eRevMax has reported today that it has processed $2.1 billion worth of reservation revenue for its hotel clients in 2016. This is an increase of over 11% in reservation revenue as compared to the previous year. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:47:21 EST Sir Adam Amsterdam Installs Dormakaba Saflok RFID Electronic Door Locks https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93196Sir_Adam_Amsterdam_Installs_Dormakaba_Saflok_RFID_Electronic_Door_Locks.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93196Sir_Adam_Amsterdam_Installs_Dormakaba_Saflok_RFID_Electronic_Door_Locks.html Trendy Amsterdam Hot Spot Trusts Reliable Quantum RFID Guest Electronic Door Lock System Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:24:24 EST New Study Reveals Hoteliers Envision Similar Industry Technology in 2020 As Ten Years Ago https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93193New_Study_Reveals_Hoteliers_Envision_Similar_Industry_Technology_in______As_Ten_Years_Ago.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93193New_Study_Reveals_Hoteliers_Envision_Similar_Industry_Technology_in______As_Ten_Years_Ago.html Research by Peter O’Connor, IDeaS, Revinate and SiteMinder shows little progress planned for future advancement within hotel technology. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:25:31 EST Cloud PMS - A Safe Bet for Security, Liability and Payments - By Jos Schaap https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93171Cloud_PMS____A_Safe_Bet_for_Security__Liability_and_Payments___By_Jos_Schaap.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93171Cloud_PMS____A_Safe_Bet_for_Security__Liability_and_Payments___By_Jos_Schaap.html In the hotel industry, nothing is more important than making guests happy. Nothing that is, except keeping them safe. This is relevant no matter what the issues are and whether technology is involved or not. It’s every hotelier’s worst nightmare: a data breach that shatters the brand’s reputation and destroys guest trust. In the past, managing data security as a hotel owner may not have been a priority, but it is now - and should be top of mind. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:32:25 EST Time to Upgrade Your Property Management System? Here Are 5 Features to Keep in Mind https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93166Time_to_Upgrade_Your_Property_Management_System__Here_Are___Features_to_Keep_in_Mind.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93166Time_to_Upgrade_Your_Property_Management_System__Here_Are___Features_to_Keep_in_Mind.html There are plenty of reasons for hoteliers to migrate from a legacy property management system (PMS) to a state-of-the-art system designed to meet their current and future market needs. In fact, according to The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Hotel Property Management Systems, more than one-quarter (27%) of hoteliers who had not upgraded their PMS within the past 3 years indicated that they planned to do so in the next 12 months. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:18:38 EST Why Should A Hotelier Go for Technology https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93162Why_Should_A_Hotelier_Go_for_Technology.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93162Why_Should_A_Hotelier_Go_for_Technology.html In the vogue of technological advancements in the hospitality industry, eZee reveals the need for hoteliers to embrace technology. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:52:15 EST NAVIS Sets Record in 2016: $138M in Client Booked Revenue Through RezForce® https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93150NAVIS_Sets_Record_in___________M_in_Client_Booked_Revenue_Through_RezForce______.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93150NAVIS_Sets_Record_in___________M_in_Client_Booked_Revenue_Through_RezForce______.html Overflow and after-hours call center staffing solution comes of age Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:00:35 EST Hospitality Revenue Management: New Edition of Popular Guide Offers Roadmap for Success https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93122Hospitality_Revenue_Management__New_Edition_of_Popular_Guide_Offers_Roadmap_for_Success.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93122Hospitality_Revenue_Management__New_Edition_of_Popular_Guide_Offers_Roadmap_for_Success.html The 2017 Smart Decision Guide to Hospitality Revenue Management features the latest research findings, insights and recommendations for achieving increased hotel occupancy, revenue and profitability with next-generation revenue management technologies. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:52:06 EST Hotelier’s Gain on Interface of Jio Money with EZee https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93114Hotelier______s_Gain_on_Interface_of_Jio_Money_with_EZee.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93114Hotelier______s_Gain_on_Interface_of_Jio_Money_with_EZee.html Empowering hoteliers with an option to offer secure digital payments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:53:51 EST Year in Review: HeBS Digital Achieved 2200% ROI and an Average Direct Distribution Cost of 4.5% for Its Hotel Partners in 2016 https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93113Year_in_Review__HeBS_Digital_Achieved_______ROI_and_an_Average_Direct_Distribution_Cost_of______for_Its_Hotel_Partners_in_____.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93113Year_in_Review__HeBS_Digital_Achieved_______ROI_and_an_Average_Direct_Distribution_Cost_of______for_Its_Hotel_Partners_in_____.html The results are in: the firm that has put driving direct bookings first for 15 years generated an average 2200% ROI and 4.5% direct distribution cost for its hotel partners last year. By increasing their direct bookings and lowering distribution costs, hoteliers across the globe saw their investment in HeBS Digital returned to them at a rate of 22 to 1. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:39:02 EST TravelClick and Weebly Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Web Solution for Global Hoteliers https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93081TravelClick_and_Weebly_Partner_to_Deliver_Best_in_Class_Web_Solution_for_Global_Hoteliers.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93081TravelClick_and_Weebly_Partner_to_Deliver_Best_in_Class_Web_Solution_for_Global_Hoteliers.html Partnership Combines TravelClick’s Award-Winning Web Design with Weebly’s Innovative Website and E-Commerce Platform to Enable Hoteliers to Drive Direct Bookings Wed, 8 Feb 2017 18:41:24 EST HFTP is Now Accepting Applications for Entrepreneur 20X at HITEC Toronto https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93079HFTP_is_Now_Accepting_Applications_for_Entrepreneur___X_at_HITEC_Toronto.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93079HFTP_is_Now_Accepting_Applications_for_Entrepreneur___X_at_HITEC_Toronto.html HFTP is bringing back its cut-throat pitch competition for technology startups to the world’s largest hospitality technology event Wed, 8 Feb 2017 18:07:44 EST Maestro PMS Announces 2017 Software Roadmap for Independent Operators https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93077Maestro_PMS_Announces______Software_Roadmap_for_Independent_Operators.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93077Maestro_PMS_Announces______Software_Roadmap_for_Independent_Operators.html Handheld Tools for Guest Interaction, Streamlined Workflow for Higher Productivity, Tablet Enhancements for Personalized Service, and Direct Booking Flexibility Give Independents an Edge Wed, 8 Feb 2017 17:51:47 EST InterContinental Confirms Credit Card Breach at 12 Hotels - Fox News https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93074InterContinental_Confirms_Credit_Card_Breach_at____Hotels___Fox_News.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93074InterContinental_Confirms_Credit_Card_Breach_at____Hotels___Fox_News.html Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has confirmed that a credit card breach impacted at least a dozen properties between August and Dec. 2016. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:27:57 EST Lightstone Installs Aptech’s Execuvue® Business Intelligence https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93073Lightstone_Installs_Aptech______s_Execuvue_______Business_Intelligence.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93073Lightstone_Installs_Aptech______s_Execuvue_______Business_Intelligence.html Developer with $2B portfolio in 26 states analyzes performance data, delivers reports to investors and management. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:08:02 EST SiteMinder Announces Integration with Agilysys to Offer Integrated Distribution Solution to PMS Customers https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93071SiteMinder_Announces_Integration_with_Agilysys_to_Offer_Integrated_Distribution_Solution_to_PMS_Customers.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93071SiteMinder_Announces_Integration_with_Agilysys_to_Offer_Integrated_Distribution_Solution_to_PMS_Customers.html SiteMinder today announces a partnership agreement with Agilysys, Inc. whereby SiteMinder’s Channel Manager will connect with Agilysys’ next-generation cloud hospitality platform, rGuest®, to integrate with Agilysys’ award-winning property management systems and automate the flow of rates, availability and reservations for hotel customers. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 09:42:03 EST Safeguarding the Future of the Concierge Through Technology: Why Your Concierge Needs a Technology Upgrade https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93069Safeguarding_the_Future_of_the_Concierge_Through_Technology___Why_Your_Concierge_Needs_a_Technology_Upgrade.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93069Safeguarding_the_Future_of_the_Concierge_Through_Technology___Why_Your_Concierge_Needs_a_Technology_Upgrade.html Few roles in the hotel have been as affected by technology as that of the concierge. Mobile internet and apps have decreased the reliance of most guests on the concierge, while at the same time changing the relationship concierges have with their own workplace tools. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 09:16:25 EST Marriott Redesigns IOS App https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93056Marriott_Redesigns_IOS_App.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93056Marriott_Redesigns_IOS_App.html Today marks the launch of the newly redesigned and engaging Marriott Mobile app for iOS users in five languages, with Android coming soon. Guests will enjoy new and expanded digital features; customized travel content; simple, one-button navigation; and a new swipe-able discovery home screen. Tue, 7 Feb 2017 10:56:35 EST POS Partners Inc Is Pleased to Announce the Creation of a New Office Location in San Francisco, California https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93052POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_San_Francisco__California.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article93052POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_San_Francisco__California.html POS Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce their newest office location; San Francisco, California. Managing this location is new team member Jack Stevens. Tue, 7 Feb 2017 10:09:28 EST