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 Long-Term InvoTech Client American Casino and Entertainment Properties Cuts Costs with Multi Property Uniform System Upgrade http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81810Long_Term_InvoTech_Client_American_Casino_and_Entertainment_Properties_Cuts_Costs_with_Multi_Property_Uniform_System_Upgrade.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81810Long_Term_InvoTech_Client_American_Casino_and_Entertainment_Properties_Cuts_Costs_with_Multi_Property_Uniform_System_Upgrade.html System Allows Multiple Locations to Share Garment Inventory; Company Installs System at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur Property Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:49:01 EST Award Winning BlackLine Systems Now Tailored Specifically for Hospitality by PAS http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81808Award_Winning_BlackLine_Systems_Now_Tailored_Specifically_for_Hospitality_by_PAS.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81808Award_Winning_BlackLine_Systems_Now_Tailored_Specifically_for_Hospitality_by_PAS.html PAS and BlackLine Systems announce global partnership Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:57:39 EST Spain’s Largest Boutique Hotel Club, Rusticae, Selects SiteMinder for Online Distribution http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81806Spain______s_Largest_Boutique_Hotel_Club__Rusticae__Selects_SiteMinder_for_Online_Distribution.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81806Spain______s_Largest_Boutique_Hotel_Club__Rusticae__Selects_SiteMinder_for_Online_Distribution.html One day ahead of FITUR, the world’s tourism trade fair for the Ibero American markets being held in Madrid, the global hotel industry’s leading provider of online distribution and direct booking technology, SiteMinder, today announces it has signed on Rusticae – the largest quality club for boutique hotels in Spain. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:41:48 EST How Can Hoteliers Take Advantage of the Disruptive Shift from Desktop to Mobile? - By Max Starkov http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81784How_Can_Hoteliers_Take_Advantage_of_the_Disruptive_Shift_from_Desktop_to_Mobile____By_Max_Starkov.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81784How_Can_Hoteliers_Take_Advantage_of_the_Disruptive_Shift_from_Desktop_to_Mobile____By_Max_Starkov.html The 2014 device usage results are in! The massive shift from desktop to mobile and tablet devices continued its rigorous pace: Last year over 38% of web visitors and nearly 40% of page views were generated from non-desktop devices (mobile and tablet), while nearly 21% of bookings and 17% of room nights came from tablets and mobile devices. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:46:31 EST L.E. Hotels Implements Revcaster Rate Parity Verification for 150 Hotels Worldwide http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81723L_E__Hotels_Implements_Revcaster_Rate_Parity_Verification_for_____Hotels_Worldwide.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81723L_E__Hotels_Implements_Revcaster_Rate_Parity_Verification_for_____Hotels_Worldwide.html Guests Book Faster When Rate Shopping Tools Drive Standard Online Rates; Revcaster Automatically Tracks Multiple OTAs to Enable Cross-Channel Hotel Rate Parity Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:23:04 EST Reserve Interactive Launches Reserve Cloud(sm) http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81722Reserve_Interactive_Launches_Reserve_Cloud_sm_.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81722Reserve_Interactive_Launches_Reserve_Cloud_sm_.html New Web-Based Software Marks Company’s Biggest Release In History Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:17:23 EST SiteMinder Secures Sercotel Chain to Cement Growing Footprint in Spanish Hotel Market http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81718SiteMinder_Secures_Sercotel_Chain_to_Cement_Growing_Footprint_in_Spanish_Hotel_Market.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81718SiteMinder_Secures_Sercotel_Chain_to_Cement_Growing_Footprint_in_Spanish_Hotel_Market.html Sercotel says, to date, nearly half of the hotel chain’s portfolio in Spain – which comprises 124 predominantly four-star properties with a total of 16,000 rooms that attract 4.6 million overnight stays per year – have signed up to use SiteMinder’s Channel Manager, the industry’s leading channel management platform, with more properties expected to go live in 2015. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:36:44 EST Infographic - How Mobile and Data is Changing the Travel Industry - 5 New Emerging Trends http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81675Infographic___How_Mobile_and_Data_is_Changing_the_Travel_Industry_____New_Emerging_Trends.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81675Infographic___How_Mobile_and_Data_is_Changing_the_Travel_Industry_____New_Emerging_Trends.html An Infographic identifying 5 new trends emerging in reaction to the increasing use of data and mobile by the airline, hotel, OTA and travel industry was today release by Eyefortravel. It outlines the more subtle changes that are happening at an organisational, business model and financial level. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:06:53 EST This App Wants to Be the Hotel Industry’s Uber - Quartz http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81670This_App_Wants_to_Be_the_Hotel_Industry______s_Uber___Quartz.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81670This_App_Wants_to_Be_the_Hotel_Industry______s_Uber___Quartz.html It’s yet another example of the Uberization of everything. Booking Now, which hit iOS stores today, is a hotel booking app that pairs a user’s GPS location with nearby hotels offering last-minute deals. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:43:11 EST FTSE 350 Companies Feel Unprepared to Manage Cyber Risk in an Increasingly Digital World http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81669FTSE_____Companies_Feel_Unprepared_to_Manage_Cyber_Risk_in_an_Increasingly_Digital_World.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81669FTSE_____Companies_Feel_Unprepared_to_Manage_Cyber_Risk_in_an_Increasingly_Digital_World.html Just 1% of companies surveyed feel their board is fully informed and skilled enough to manage innovation and risk in the digital world. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:34:40 EST Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Select Revinate to Improve Guest Satisfaction http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81608Millennium___Copthorne_Hotels_Select_Revinate_to_Improve_Guest_Satisfaction.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81608Millennium___Copthorne_Hotels_Select_Revinate_to_Improve_Guest_Satisfaction.html Revinate today announced that Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C) has selected Revinate’s SaaS solution for online reputation management across its global portfolio of hotels. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:27:02 EST Driving Better Revenue for One Million Rooms http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81578Driving_Better_Revenue_for_One_Million_Rooms.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81578Driving_Better_Revenue_for_One_Million_Rooms.html Powered by SAS®, IDeaS Revenue Solutions’ global presence expands as leading technologies surpass one million hotel rooms priced daily Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:08:20 EST JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo Implements InvoTech Uniform and Linen Systems http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81570JW_Marriott_Hotel_Santo_Domingo_Implements_InvoTech_Uniform_and_Linen_Systems.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81570JW_Marriott_Hotel_Santo_Domingo_Implements_InvoTech_Uniform_and_Linen_Systems.html Luxury Resort Uses RFID Technology to Track and Manage 2,000 Uniforms and 15,000 Linen Items with Increased Efficiency, Reduced Labor and Losses Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:06:00 EST TravelClick Acquires Hotel Video Solutions Provider TVtrip http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81569TravelClick_Acquires_Hotel_Video_Solutions_Provider_TVtrip.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81569TravelClick_Acquires_Hotel_Video_Solutions_Provider_TVtrip.html TVtrip Bolsters TravelClick’s Web and Reservation Offerings to Enable Hotels to Increase Online Traffic and Conversions Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:00:06 EST Hospitality Technology Magazine Seeks to Honor Hotel Companies for Outstanding Technological Innovations http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81564Hospitality_Technology_Magazine_Seeks_to_Honor_Hotel_Companies_for_Outstanding_Technological_Innovations.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81564Hospitality_Technology_Magazine_Seeks_to_Honor_Hotel_Companies_for_Outstanding_Technological_Innovations.html Hospitality Technology magazine is accepting nominations for the 2015 Visionary Awards. The Visionary Awards seek to honor hotel companies for their outstanding achievement, vision and leadership in technological innovation. The submission deadline is February 4, 2015. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:33:29 EST Check out This Smart Hotel Room Controlled Entirely by WeChat - Tech in Asia http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81551Check_out_This_Smart_Hotel_Room_Controlled_Entirely_by_WeChat___Tech_in_Asia.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81551Check_out_This_Smart_Hotel_Room_Controlled_Entirely_by_WeChat___Tech_in_Asia.html On the sidelines of CES in Las Vegas, Ceasars Entertainment partnered up with WeChat to give tours of new smart hotel rooms at The LINQ, a local hotel and casino. Visitors could use an app inside WeChat to control lighting, thermostats, and curtains. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:43:10 EST Canadian Hotel Chain Partners with ERevMax for Real-time Price Intelligence http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81513Canadian_Hotel_Chain_Partners_with_ERevMax_for_Real_time_Price_Intelligence.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81513Canadian_Hotel_Chain_Partners_with_ERevMax_for_Real_time_Price_Intelligence.html Monte Carlo Inns leverages RateTiger Corp for monitoring competitor rates and rate parity Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:44:29 EST Calling All Online Travel Start-ups http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81512Calling_All_Online_Travel_Start_ups.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81512Calling_All_Online_Travel_Start_ups.html Top travel entrepreneurs meet with start-ups in San Francisco to share the secrets to success Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:29:18 EST HeBS Digital Invites Hoteliers to Boost On-Property Revenues and Guest Satisfaction http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81499HeBS_Digital_Invites_Hoteliers_to_Boost_On_Property_Revenues_and_Guest_Satisfaction.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81499HeBS_Digital_Invites_Hoteliers_to_Boost_On_Property_Revenues_and_Guest_Satisfaction.html HeBS Digital, the award winning hotel digital technology, website design, full-service digital marketing and website revenue optimization consulting firm, is offering a free Guest Portal to clients who purchase a Responsive/Adaptive Design Package in the first quarter of 2015. The Guest Portal allows hoteliers to boost revenues and guest satisfaction from their on-property guests. Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:47:26 EST Westin Buckhead Atlanta Implements INNCOM to Meet Its Starwood '30/20 by 20' Environmental Initiatives http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81494Westin_Buckhead_Atlanta_Implements_INNCOM_to_Meet_Its_Starwood________by_____Environmental_Initiatives.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81494Westin_Buckhead_Atlanta_Implements_INNCOM_to_Meet_Its_Starwood________by_____Environmental_Initiatives.html Westin Buckhead Manages Guestroom Energy Use; Reduces Room Cooling Cost by 35%, Winter Energy Use by 55% with INNCOM System Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:46:32 EST