Today's Hotel Technology News Today's Hotel Technology News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource WorldSIM is Now the Most Connected Mobile Network in the World With the launch of WorldSIM Infinity, WorldSIM’s network now encompasses 50 million Wi-Fi hotspots and 600 mobile networks in 200 countries. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:08:01 EST POS Partners Inc Is Pleased to Announce the Creation of a New Office Location - San Diego, California POS Partners Inc is pleased to announce our newest office location; San Diego, California. Managing this location is Ray Costello. With 25 years of foodservice, sales and technology experience, Ray Costello has joined our team as a Business Development Professional. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:56:19 EST Wyndham New Yorker Hotel Recommends ERevMax for Optimizing Distribution Leverages RTConnect to improve online sales efficiency Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:16:38 EST TravelClick’s New Media Suite Offering Increases Direct Hotel Bookings Media Suite integrates Rate360 into TravelClick’s Single Media Subscription solution. This new product allows hotels and TravelClick media campaign managers to systematically monitor and ensure hotels maintain in rate parity with OTAs. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:22:44 EST Starwood Expands SPG Keyless Program Rollout Starwood is also expanding SPG Keyless to enable multiple guests sharing the same room to take advantage of keyless entry. All they need is an SPG account and the SPG app. In this upcoming product update, SPG is also expanding mobile check-in capabilities on the SPG app, rolling out over the next few months. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:49:18 EST Why Hotel Operators Are Upgrading Their Restaurant Technologies When it comes to next-generation technologies, resort and hotel operators often focus on property management systems, channel management and reservations solutions, booking engines, and revenue management capabilities – as, of course, they should. Not to be overlooked, however, are the technologies that enable food and beverage service operations. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:04:24 EST Consumers Don't Want to Give Up Personal Data Brands Are Struggling to Balance Personalization, Data Collection and Innovation Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:52:20 EST New Guide to Restaurant Technologies: Two Key Concepts To Keep In Mind There are a number of key concepts that restaurant operators should keep in mind when researching next-generation restaurant management and POS solutions. These key concepts include 'must-have capabilities' necessitated by new payment methods and security requirements as well as 'nice-to-have capabilities' unrelated to 'point of sale' such as inventory management and employee management. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:00:07 EST Kaptivating Hospitality Group Unveils 'Marketplace Intelligence™' Online Cloud-Based Marketing Solution Kaptivating Hospitality Group, a leading provider of next-generation marketing technology for hotels today announced at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) in New Orleans this week the release of their Marketplace Intelligence version 3.1. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:24:29 EST 3-Property Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts Grows Loyalty with Digital Alchemy’s Email Communications ‘Land of Love’ Resorts Work With Digital Alchemy to Mine PMS Database for Guest Preference Emails that Combine Recognition with High Revenue Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:35:57 EST ERevMax Strengthens Its South American Sales Force Alex Moura returns as Regional Sales Director Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:16:24 EST Hospitality Technology & HTNG Announce Combined Event, HT-NEXT Taking place in spring of 2017, HT-NEXT will marry the most popular parts of the organizations' previous conferences (HT's Hotel Technology Forum and HTNG's North American Conference) into one new combined event. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:04:52 EST Use of Wearables in the Workplace is Halted by Lack of Trust The use of wearables in the workplace is being stalled by a lack of trust as people worry that their employer may use the data against them and not for their benefit, according to new PwC research. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:50:05 EST ResortSuite Expands RS OPS With Release of New Golf Starter App The ResortSuite Golf Starter App is part of the ResortSuite OPS (Operations) framework, which uses tablet- based devices, including iOS and Android tablets, to deliver cost-effective and highly specific functional use cases. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:31:36 EST How to Prepare for Sales Success During Hospitality’s Golden Age 3-Step Process Can Increase Sales for Tech Vendors. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:00:47 EST Kaba and Zaplox Partner for Mobile Access Integration at HTL Hotels Integrator Partnership Between Kaba and Zaplox Delivers Mobile Access System at Scandinavian Hotel Chain HTL Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:50:44 EST SiteMinder Launches 'Prophet', Real-Time Hotel Pricing Intelligence for the Modern Age SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, today launches ‘Prophet’, a real-time market intelligence solution that takes the guesswork out of pricing hotel rooms and brings hotel software to the modern age. Prophet is being unveiled at HITEC and forms the latest addition to SiteMinder’s award-winning suite of smart and simple technology for hoteliers who are looking to attract, reach and convert guests globally online. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:44:14 EST Fuel Showcases Advanced Developments of Guest Express Mobile App at HITEC 2016 During the show, Fuel will demonstrate how the app allows hoteliers to drive revenue through flash sales, room upgrades and in-app guest service purchases. The Guest Express Mobile App also supplies both hotel guests and owners with a mobile solution for easier check-ins and check-outs, while also providing intelligent guest communication. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:39:09 EST Restaurant Management and POS Systems: Definitive Guide Explains the Whys, Whats and Hows of Next-Generation Technologies The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS systems is now available for complimentary access, helping restaurant operators maximize success with next-generation technologies Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:42:15 EST Hotels Warned over Startups That Will Peel Away Their Dominance - Tnooz CBInsights reckons it has identified more than 60 travel startups that will in various ways erode the power of major hotel chains. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:14:44 EST