Today's Hotel Technology News Today's Hotel Technology News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Success in Hospitality Revenue Management Means Answering the Right Pricing Questions According to hoteliers who participated in the survey for The 2015 Smart Decision Guide to Hospitality Revenue Management, the top challenges include selecting the right technology solution, hiring the right talent (e.g., revenue managers with the requisite skills and experience to do the job) and engaging the right revenue management consulting services, for those companies that wish to outsource the function or leverage third-party expertise to enhance their in-house capabilities. Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:39:50 EST Financial Institution Now Uses PASS’s Build Your Own Online Booking Tool (OBT) A global financial institution with more than 200,000 business trips worldwide each year is PASS’s newest client for its Online Booking Tool (OBT). The challenge lies in the complex country-specific travel policies, as well as in achieving savings in millions by using intelligent corporate contract handling and high online adoption even for business class travelers. Thu, 1 Oct 2015 22:05:06 EST Game Changing A/C Technology Improves Guest Comfort, Slashes Energy Costs Emerging A/C technology brings hotels sustainable and affordable HVAC solutions Thu, 1 Oct 2015 08:59:30 EST TravelClick Expands Advertising Partnership with Amadeus The multi-year agreement will allow TravelClick to provide targeted advertising solutions within the Amadeus travel technology ecosystem to all hotels. Thu, 1 Oct 2015 08:46:08 EST HFTP to Hold HITEC 2017 in Canada for the First Time Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has named Toronto as the host city for the 2017 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC). Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:37:08 EST Next-Generation Hotel Management Systems: Automation and the Cloud While hotels, resorts and other lodging properties have differing needs, there are a number of day-to-day operational capabilities that most hoteliers will expect of a next-generation hotel property management system (PMS). These expectations largely center on the desire to improve operational efficiencies across all parts of the organization - in other words, the degree to which the PMS can automate different core functions and processes. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:33:41 EST Sustainable HVAC Refurbishment Project Completed at Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott AirRevive announces the completion of the hotel guestroom fan coil unit refurbishment project at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, a fixture at Newark Airport since 1983. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:39:14 EST Upgrading Your Hospitality Revenue Management Capabilities? Here Are Two Considerations Selecting the right consulting partner and/or technology solution provider (sometimes the two are one and the same) for a Hospitality Revenue Management initiative can be a daunting task. There are a large number of well-established players, each with differing focus areas and competencies. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:08:17 EST Amway Grand Relies on Digital Alchemy to Strengthen Guest Relationships Full-Service Independent Uses Custom Email Services, eSurveys to Build Guest Loyalty Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:58:50 EST From Home To Hotel Room ButlerPad is smart living, everything you need at the touch of a smartphone button Mon, 28 Sep 2015 10:12:33 EST When Researching Property Management Systems, Be Sure to Ask the Right Questions With Property Management Systems now accounting for the largest portion of the budget for hotel technology investments, a growing number of PMS solution providers are vying for the attention of prospective buyers. By asking the right questions, hoteliers can quickly rule out some options while narrowing down others until they arrive at their shortlist of contenders. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:00:47 EST Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport Installs FlyteBoard for Fly-Away Guest Convenience New-Build Hilton Garden Inn Creates a Smooth Travel Experience for Guests on the Go with Flyte Systems Flight Information Display Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:30:07 EST Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Partners with China Hospitality Technology Alliance With great excitement, USA-headquartered Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has announced an extended partnership with the China Hospitality Technology Alliance (CHTA) for the purpose of furthering each association’s resources used to educate and certify hospitality technology professionals. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:58:16 EST Lodging Interactive's CoMMingle Reputation Management Offered In 12 Languages Lodging Interactive, the digital marketing and social media engagement firm exclusively serving the hospitality industry, today announced that its CoMMingle reputation management service is now available in 12 languages. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:55:32 EST Sustainability Meets Luxury, AirRevive Completes Fan Coil Unit Refurbishment at Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove AirRevive, the leader in sustainable HVAC refurbishment and re-commissioning services for commercial clients, announced its completion of a guestroom fan coil unit refurbishment project for the Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13:33:54 EST Google Expands Direct Commission-based Bookings for Hotels - Tnooz Today Google announced some changes to how it markets and distributes hotel inventory, making it easier for hotels to list their properties directly on its site - and to collect leads seamlessly on mobile devices - while skipping middlemen like online travel agencies (OTAs) and other metasearch sites. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:23:02 EST Cornerstone Information Systems Announces Workforce Expansion and Ground Breaking for New Headquarters in Bloomington Indiana With a 22% growth in product demand by enterprise clients, Indiana’s travel technology leader Cornerstone is actively looking to expand their labor force by the end of the year Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:34:47 EST HTNG European Conference Agenda to Cover a Wide Range of Hospitality Technology HTNG 2015 European Conference on 20-22 October in Nice, France Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:35:41 EST See What Is Inside a Guestroom Fan Coil Unit After Renovation, Don’t Let This Blow Inside Your Renovated Guestrooms! During a guestroom renovation the carpets are typically pulled up. With it comes dust, debris and allergens. There is typically drywall work. Drywall produces very fine dust that finds its way to the fan motor. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:25:13 EST ERevMax Completes 2-way Integration with for Seamless Connectivity The channel, a specialized 'search and book' website for halal-conscious travelers, is the latest addition to the eRevMax Channel Ecosystem that connects hotels to over 150 global distribution channels. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 10:37:40 EST