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 Mexican Hotel Chain Selects ERevMax to Improve Online Sales http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90365Mexican_Hotel_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_to_Improve_Online_Sales.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90365Mexican_Hotel_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_to_Improve_Online_Sales.html 9 Grupo Presidente hotels using RateTiger for managing distribution Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:43:37 EST Separating Signal from Noise in Emerging Technology http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90356Separating_Signal_from_Noise_in_Emerging_Technology.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90356Separating_Signal_from_Noise_in_Emerging_Technology.html PwC analysis identifies the 'Essential Eight' technologies that businesses should consider Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:39:12 EST HotelPlanner and MEETINGS.com Enhances Meeting Planner Services with E-destinACCESS, Inc. Partnership http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90343HotelPlanner_and_MEETINGS_com_Enhances_Meeting_Planner_Services_with_E_destinACCESS__Inc__Partnership.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90343HotelPlanner_and_MEETINGS_com_Enhances_Meeting_Planner_Services_with_E_destinACCESS__Inc__Partnership.html HotelPlanner and MEETINGS.com continue to make further advancements as the industry leader in online group bookings by providing a full service solution for meeting and event planners by leveraging the e-destinACCESS, Inc. nexgenmtgs platform. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:45:25 EST Why Hoteliers Are Upgrading Their Restaurant Management Capabilities http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90296Why_Hoteliers_Are_Upgrading_Their_Restaurant_Management_Capabilities.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90296Why_Hoteliers_Are_Upgrading_Their_Restaurant_Management_Capabilities.html It’s clear that hoteliers have technology on the brain, including restaurant technology: Almost one-quarter (24 percent) of operators who have not purchased a new restaurant management and POS system within the past three years plan to do so in the next 12 months, according to research from the newly released 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:03:32 EST How Many Hotels Are Embracing Pokemon Go? - Travel Pulse http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90281How_Many_Hotels_Are_Embracing_Pokemon_Go____Travel_Pulse.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90281How_Many_Hotels_Are_Embracing_Pokemon_Go____Travel_Pulse.html According to data from hospitality CRM company Ryan Solutions, 9.2 percent of the 5,000 hotel and resort Twitter accounts it analyzed this month mentioned Pokemon at least once between July 6 and July 17. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:34:50 EST Groupize Partners with Concur to Deliver Small Meeting Self-Booking Tool http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90217Groupize_Partners_with_Concur_to_Deliver_Small_Meeting_Self_Booking_Tool.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90217Groupize_Partners_with_Concur_to_Deliver_Small_Meeting_Self_Booking_Tool.html Groupize to provide next-gen travel management solution for corporations to reign in their spend and gain greater visibility into their meetings activity with Concur integration Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:31:30 EST Cornerstone™ Information Systems Names Global Industry Executive Thomas Lacny As Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Advisory Services http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90208Cornerstone_______Information_Systems_Names_Global_Industry_Executive_Thomas_Lacny_As_Executive_Vice_President_of_Sales__Marketing___Advisory_Services.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90208Cornerstone_______Information_Systems_Names_Global_Industry_Executive_Thomas_Lacny_As_Executive_Vice_President_of_Sales__Marketing___Advisory_Services.html Former HRG Sales and Marketing Veteran Joins Team to Help Drive Corporate Growth and Strategy Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:14:54 EST Travelport and Groupize Launch New Small Group Booking Tool http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90186Travelport_and_Groupize_Launch_New_Small_Group_Booking_Tool.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90186Travelport_and_Groupize_Launch_New_Small_Group_Booking_Tool.html Cloud based, mobile self-booking tool saves time, helps drive new revenue growth for TMCs Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:23:11 EST Amadeus Hospitality’s New CEO Discusses the Hotel Tech Landscape - Tnooz http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90182Amadeus_Hospitality______s_New_CEO_Discusses_the_Hotel_Tech_Landscape___Tnooz.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90182Amadeus_Hospitality______s_New_CEO_Discusses_the_Hotel_Tech_Landscape___Tnooz.html Six months into his new gig, Horgan sat down with Tnooz to give us the lowdown on what’s up with its new business unit, officially rebranded last month as Amadeus Hospitality. Horgan talked about what hotel customers say they’re worried about and what Amadeus’ overall game plan in hotel IT is. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:55:05 EST Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport Provides Guests with InfoBoard Travel Convenience http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90178Hampton_Inn_Des_Moines_Airport_Provides_Guests_with_InfoBoard_Travel_Convenience.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90178Hampton_Inn_Des_Moines_Airport_Provides_Guests_with_InfoBoard_Travel_Convenience.html Guests Enjoy Access to Digital Signage Information on Area Attractions, Local Dining, Airline Flights and Current Traffic Status without Searching their Mobile Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:24:03 EST POS Partners Inc Is Pleased to Announce the Creation of a New Office Location in Tampa, Florida http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90169POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_Tampa__Florida.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90169POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_Tampa__Florida.html POS Partners Inc is pleased to announce our newest office location in Tampa, Florida. Industry veteran Robin Bowser will be managing the office. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:59:42 EST Indie Operators Expand with Maestro Multi-Property Management and Loyalty Programs http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90154Indie_Operators_Expand_with_Maestro_Multi_Property_Management_and_Loyalty_Programs.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90154Indie_Operators_Expand_with_Maestro_Multi_Property_Management_and_Loyalty_Programs.html Independent Hotel Management Groups Tap Maestro Multi-Property to Support Growing Portfolios; Add Loyalty Programs, Cross Enterprise Consolidated Marketing and Promotions Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:27:01 EST Winwinbooking Partners With ERevMax To Provide Hoteliers With Seamless Connectivity http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90124Winwinbooking_Partners_With_ERevMax_To_Provide_Hoteliers_With_Seamless_Connectivity.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90124Winwinbooking_Partners_With_ERevMax_To_Provide_Hoteliers_With_Seamless_Connectivity.html winwinbooking is a social platform that allows travelers to book accommodations recommended by their friends, providing trustworthy opinion, instead of several reviews from strangers who most likely do not share the same taste and expectations. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:56:42 EST TrustYou Acquires Checkmate and Integrates Live Messaging Into Its Guest Feedback Platform http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90122TrustYou_Acquires_Checkmate_and_Integrates_Live_Messaging_Into_Its_Guest_Feedback_Platform.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90122TrustYou_Acquires_Checkmate_and_Integrates_Live_Messaging_Into_Its_Guest_Feedback_Platform.html Builds first integrated guest feedback platform that covers entire traveler journey - from searching and booking to on-site messaging to post stay feedback Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:42:09 EST DHISCO Partners with Nirvana, Continuing Reach into Middle East http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90091DHISCO_Partners_with_Nirvana__Continuing_Reach_into_Middle_East.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90091DHISCO_Partners_with_Nirvana__Continuing_Reach_into_Middle_East.html The partnership is the latest in a series of new alliances DHISCO has forged to help the growing Middle East travel sector expand globally by ensuring companies like Nirvana Travel and Tourism have access to the best rates and room inventory around the world through its online booking system. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:47:07 EST The Whaler at Kaanapali Beach Resort Reduces Energy Costs 30% with Honeywell Energy Management http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90059The_Whaler_at_Kaanapali_Beach_Resort_Reduces_Energy_Costs_____with_Honeywell_Energy_Management.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90059The_Whaler_at_Kaanapali_Beach_Resort_Reduces_Energy_Costs_____with_Honeywell_Energy_Management.html In 2014 The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach Resort on the island of Maui installed Honeywell’s INNCOM INNcontrol™ 3 real-time Hotel Energy Management System (EMS) and realized a 30.4% energy cost savings in the first eight months of use. Estimated savings for the first year’s use of INNCOM at The Whaler at Kaanapali Beach Resort are $325,405 based on an energy reduction of 611,047 kWh. Thu, 7 Jul 2016 11:24:40 EST Portuguese Hotel Chain Selects ERevMax for Improving Online Revenue http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90024Portuguese_Hotel_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_for_Improving_Online_Revenue.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90024Portuguese_Hotel_Chain_Selects_ERevMax_for_Improving_Online_Revenue.html 6 Continental Hotels use RateTiger for channel management and managed reports Wed, 6 Jul 2016 10:27:37 EST Hotels and Resorts Upgrade Their Restaurant Operations with Next-Generation Technologies http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90022Hotels_and_Resorts_Upgrade_Their_Restaurant_Operations_with_Next_Generation_Technologies.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article90022Hotels_and_Resorts_Upgrade_Their_Restaurant_Operations_with_Next_Generation_Technologies.html According to The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems, next-generation restaurant management and POS systems are having a profound impact on business operations, guest satisfaction, revenue growth and overall profitability in hotel and resort operations. Wed, 6 Jul 2016 10:18:28 EST Americans Spend More of Their Vacation Time on Their Phones Than They Do Relaxing by the Pool http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89959____Of_Travelers_Say_Their_Smartphone_Is_Their_Number_One_Travel_Accessory.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89959____Of_Travelers_Say_Their_Smartphone_Is_Their_Number_One_Travel_Accessory.html On your summer vacation you'll spend more time glued to your smartphone than your beach chair, according to the Hotels.com Mobile Travel Tracker. This global study of 9,200 travelers across 31 countries, reveals that like to gloat on social media, use mobile to search for our next meal and engage in Facebook competitions with our travel friends. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:30:49 EST Revinate Closes Series C Financing, Expands Professional Services to Meet Surging Customer Demand http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89949Revinate_Closes_Series_C_Financing___Expands_Professional_Services_to_Meet_Surging_Customer_Demand.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article89949Revinate_Closes_Series_C_Financing___Expands_Professional_Services_to_Meet_Surging_Customer_Demand.html New investor Sozo Ventures joins Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital, Formation 8, Northgate Capital, GC Hotel Tech, Tao Capital Partners, and Industry Ventures to bring total funding to over $45 million Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:56:51 EST