Today's Hotel Technology News Today's Hotel Technology News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Get the Report - The State of Hotel Search and Bookings What were the seasonal and regional shifts in hotel search? How are hotel booking lead times changing? What are the top 10 hotel cities searched in each region of the world? What are the implications of these trends for hotel marketers? Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:06:18 EST AHLEI Publishes New Edition of Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry This textbook provides an overview of the information needs of lodging properties and food service establishments. Readers will learn the basics of purchasing, implementing, maintaining, and managing a variety of technology systems used in hospitality. This edition has been updated with new information on gesture interfacing, multicore processors, PCI DSS with regard to POS systems, and a new section on tablet POS systems. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:55:14 EST Hilton Worldwide Has Identified and Taken Action to Eradicate Malware Hilton Worldwide worked closely with third-party forensics experts, law enforcement and payment card companies on this investigation, and determined that specific payment card information was targeted by this malware. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:23:05 EST Hospitality Finance and Technology Association - HFTP - to Discuss USALI and Specialized Hospitality Resources at HOSPACE 2015 Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) is bringing its unique expertise to HOSPACE this week. Association leaders will be onsite to present on topics such as accounting practices and technology. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:21:37 EST New Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery Selects InvoTech RFID Linen Management System to Reduce Expenses Third Poarch Band of Creek Indians Property Taps InvoTech to Control all New Linen Purchases and Inventory with Less Manual Labor, Improved Profitability and Loss Reduction. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:32:43 EST Starwood Notifies Customers of Malware Intrusion Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced today that the point of sale systems of a limited number of its hotels in North America were infected with malware, enabling unauthorized parties to access payment card data of some customers. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:51:31 EST Find Out What Technology Starwood Finds Truly Enhances the Customer Experience Have you ever wondered how you can use technology to elevate your customer's experience of your brand? Do mobile, wearables, Whatsapp and keyless entry for example add real value? Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:55:34 EST LogNet Travel Offers SaaS with New Version of WebGuru LogNet Travel, a global provider of web development platforms for travel agencies, has launched a new version of WebGuru, its online travel solution. WebGuru empowers travel agencies expand their online sales and grow their businesses over the internet in a cost-effective manner. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:42:02 EST Maestro and Revinate Marketing™ Connect with New Integration to Enhance Property Reputation Management and Personalized Guest Communication Maestro’s API Integration Gives Property Operators Easy Set Up and Access to Rich Guest Profiles Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:24:10 EST Time to Get Organized, Take Charge...The Smart Phone Way Time for a little pop quiz: What is the hardest part of organizing a group of people? Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:35:10 EST Two-Way Chat Feature on Marriott Mobile App Adds Four More Brands Marriott International Inc., is expanding Mobile Requests, the two-way chat feature on its Mobile app to five additional brands - JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels and Marriott Executive Apartments. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:45:13 EST Video: Top Tips to Implement Successful Data Driven Strategies Your biggest opportunity today is to use analytics to get the right travel product in front of the right customer at the right price at the right time. But there are four key components which need to be aligned to ensure your organization is well placed to do this. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:21:29 EST UK Companies Lag Global Competitors on Digital Investment Remain Unconvinced About the Correlation Between Digital Spend and Financial Gain Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:35:48 EST HFTP CEO, Frank Wolfe, CAE Discusses Global Hospitality Technology Trends at the China Hospitality Technology Alliance Global Conference This week Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) CEO Frank Wolfe addressed more than 125 CEO/CIO/COO from global hotel groups at the 2015 CHTA Global Conference, November 11 – 13 in Macau. Wolfe shared his expertise on global hospitality technology trends. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:14:26 EST How Willing Are Americans to Unplug? More Than 7 in 10 Americans Think Technology has Become Too Distracting and is Creating a Lazy Society Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:52:07 EST Sojern Releases Interactive Hotel Insights Report That Reveals New Hotel Search and Booking Trends While Booking Lead Times for Hotels Continue to Shrink, Travelers’ Path to Purchase is Lengthening Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:46:38 EST Gene Juarez Salons & Spas Partners with Digital Alchemy to Connect with Clients Across 10 Locations Largest Salon in the Pacific Northwest Uses Personalized Email Confirmations and eSurveys to Coordinate Thousands of Yearly Spa Visits Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:05:40 EST Buying a New Property Management Solution (PMS)? Here’s What to Keep in Mind Most hoteliers are likely to have many of the same technology requirements on their 'must-have' lists when it comes to a next-generation property management solution (PMS). At the same time, the buying considerations are sure to vary widely from one hotelier to another depending on specific needs, including the category, size and typology of their property. Mon, 9 Nov 2015 09:08:16 EST TravelClick Announces Additions to Its Senior Leadership Team in 2015 The Company appointed Barrett Boston in Q1 to the position of President, Americas, Scott Falconer in Q4 as Executive Vice President / General Manager, Media Solutions and Rebecca Bursky in Q2 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Thu, 5 Nov 2015 12:09:16 EST Kaba and Hetras Implement Mobile Key Guestroom Access at Village Hotels Kaba Mobile Key Access Integrates with hetras PMS; Delivers ‘Automated Guest Journey’ at Village Hotels Thu, 5 Nov 2015 11:14:55 EST