Meet Minneapolis: Travel to the Twin Cities this Summer for HITEC 2019

Featured · 14 Feb

We all know that travel can be a real hassle. So, what about a trip makes it worth packing up your suitcase, saying goodbye to your family for the ne

Behind the Scenes of Hotel Review Sites: Four Things Hotels Can do to Improve their Ratings
Behind the Scenes of Hotel Review Sites: Four Things Hotels Can do to Improve their Ratings — By Raj Singh

Go Moment · 19 Jul

Before booking their next stay, today's traveler simply refers to their choice of hotel review sites to skim through a handful of reviews and real-life traveler photos. Travelers of all ages now routinely rely on the fast-evolving User Generated Content (UGC) model as one of the key drivers in their peer-driven decision making process. With an abundance of content available, online reviews are likely to be the first stop, and the first impression, many guests have of a hotel or resort. It's critical that hoteliers actively manage their online reputation at these hotel review sites.

TripSource App Update Coming
TripSource App Update Coming

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Jul

A new version of the TripSource mobile app will launch this month.

The HITEC Minneapolis Innovations Digest
The HITEC Minneapolis Innovations Digest

HospitalityNet · 19 Jul

Over the last four weeks HospitalityNet has presented the new and innovative products which where on display at HITEC Minneapolis. After guestroom te

PAR Technology Announces New PixelPoint POS Software Integration With Guestline
PAR Technology Announces New PixelPoint POS Software Integration With Guestline

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 19 Jul

ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a provider of point-of-sale (POS) solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced the integration of PixelPoint POS

Berkshire Hotels Group Launches SalesAndCatering.com STS Cloud System
Berkshire Hotels Group Launches SalesAndCatering.com STS Cloud System

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 19 Jul

Solution lets property teams cross-sell remotely and verify room inventory, rates and meeting space availability from a client's office.

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SOCi Launches Google My Business Posts Integration
SOCi Launches Google My Business Posts Integration

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 19 Jul

New integration enables local businesses to efficiently manage a social marketing strategy on Google, enabling engagement with Google's vast user bas

Join our webinar: Decoding the hotel guestprint

eHotelier.com · 19 Jul

Learn how to use marketing technology to intelligently recognize guest preferences with startling precision in our webinar, 29th July, 12 PM Pacific

Skift Global Forum: Hilton's Tech Innovations Drive Brand Growth

skift.com - Hotels · 19 Jul

Hilton understands the true conundrum of running a hotel business: Customer preferences will always change faster than the market can react. That is

    The Tipping Point for Innovations in Vacation Rental and Timeshare Technology
    The Tipping Point for Innovations in Vacation Rental and Timeshare Technology — By Karen O'Neill

    Knowcross Solutions Pvt. Ltd. · 18 Jul

    As Malcolm Gladwell points out, "Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. It is not. With the slightest push—in just the right place—it can be tipped." This rings especially true for the vacation rental and timeshare market which simply isn't what it used to be.

    The future of global hospitality and sustainable technology
    The future of global hospitality and sustainable technology — By Diane Estner

    Technological changes coming rapidly down the line represent a massive disruption globally, writes Danni’s Diane Estner – not just in hospitality and travel, but more fundamentally in changing the way we operate and live as human beings. The hotel world will be radically affected.

    InnSpire forms strategic partnership with Quadriga
    InnSpire forms strategic partnership with Quadriga

    Hotel Management · 18 Jul

    The agreement is intended to open up new markets for the technology partners.

    Beach Retreat & Lodge installs STS Cloud
    Beach Retreat & Lodge installs STS Cloud

    Hotel Management · 18 Jul

    The new software from SalesAndCatering.com helps the South Lake Tahoe, Calif., hotel manage groups and events.

    Plaza Hotel & Casino upgrades magstripe door locks
    Plaza Hotel & Casino upgrades magstripe door locks

    Hotel Management · 18 Jul

    The 1,000-room hotel in Las Vegas now features dormakaba's radio frequency ID electronic locks.

    Hotel Guests Will Soon Be Able to Use QR Codes to See if Sheets Are Clean
    Hotel Guests Will Soon Be Able to Use QR Codes to See if Sheets Are Clean

    Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 18 Jul

    A laundry service in China is giving guests a new way to see how clean their sheets are, and it may just put an end to those sleepless nights.

    How Clean Are the Hotel Sheets? New Tech Tracks Laundry Dates

    Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 18 Jul

    A laundry service in China is giving guests a new way to see how clean their sheets are, and it may just put an end to those sleepless nights.

    Seasoned Travelers Most Likely to Book Flights on Mobile Apps
    Seasoned Travelers Most Likely to Book Flights on Mobile Apps

    CWT · 18 Jul

    The most active business travelers are most likely to book flights on their smartphone, according to research conducted by CWT, the B2B4E travel mana

    Caesars Entertainment, Margaritaville & The Travel Corporation Join Forces on Ground-Breaking Personalization Webinar
    Caesars Entertainment, Margaritaville & The Travel Corporation Join Forces on Ground-Breaking Personalization Webinar

    EyeforTravel · 18 Jul

    The most senior executives from travel's most unique hotel, resort, tour operator and casino brands will kick off a webinar on the most innovative re

    Berkshire Hotels Group Launches SalesAndCatering.com STS Cloud System
    Berkshire Hotels Group Launches SalesAndCatering.com STS Cloud System

    SalesAndCatering.com, LLC · 18 Jul

    SalesAndCatering.com announced that Berkshire Hotels Group has added STS Cloud Sales and Catering System at its two hotels in Massachusetts. The Fair

    Why you should bet on the dark horse – expanding your reach with the GDS
    Why you should bet on the dark horse – expanding your reach with the GDS — By Michael Territt

    GuestCentric Systems · 18 Jul

    Although it has long been said that the GDS systems are out-dated, with limited capabilities and benefits, the facts suggest otherwise.

    What is a data platform and how does it work in hospitality?
    What is a data platform and how does it work in hospitality? — By Carson Booth

    With massive amounts of data now available to hotels, it’s safe to say that all future technologies will rely on data and integrations. The importance of data is evident, writes SnapShot’s Carson Booth, but it’s essentially worthless unless it is properly stored, intelligently connected, and made accessible. Without the technology to bring data together, data becomes unmanageable and data silos are unavoidable. The decentralized nature of the hotel and restaurant business and the lack of integrations between channels across the industry have made the need for an independent system to collect and connect all hotel data inevitable. Enter the data platform.

    6 hotel challenges for smaller properties (and technology that can help)
    6 hotel challenges for smaller properties (and technology that can help)

    Bookingsuite Blog · 18 Jul

    Find out how to solve common hotel challenges of smaller properties with the help of technology.

    Interactio Translation App [Review]
    Interactio Translation App [Review]

    EventManagerBlog.com · 18 Jul

    Interactio is a mobile app that serves multilingual events by facilitating simultaneous translation without the need for specialized headsets or on-s

    Pincho Launches Loyalty App, Online Ordering
    Pincho Launches Loyalty App, Online Ordering

    Hospitality Technology Magazine · 18 Jul

    Restaurants partner with Thanx to create branded apps.

    The Ranch at Laguna Beach Streamlines Operations and Elevates Guest Experience with AI-Powered Ivy Smartconcierge
    The Ranch at Laguna Beach Streamlines Operations and Elevates Guest Experience with AI-Powered Ivy Smartconcierge

    Hospitality Technology Magazine · 18 Jul

    Go Moment's Ivy provides responsiveness, efficiency and profitable opportunities for high-end California Beach Resort.

    Lodging Interactive Launches CoMMingleDIRECT
    Lodging Interactive Launches CoMMingleDIRECT

    Hospitality Technology Magazine · 18 Jul

    Service provides 24/7 social media reputation & crisis management for hotels and resorts covering Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

    6 Ways the Travel Industry Has Changed
    6 Ways the Travel Industry Has Changed

    Hospitality Technology Magazine · 18 Jul

    After his first 12 months on the job, Avvio CCO reflects on the death of the travel agent, how tech is changing the industry, and the evolution of lo

    5 Steps for Hotels to Drive Direct Bookings - Part 2/2
    5 Steps for Hotels to Drive Direct Bookings - Part 2/2

    Hospitality Technology Magazine · 18 Jul

    In the second installment of this two-part series, hotel executives from brands such as Red Roof, G6 Hospitality, Choice Hotels, Jupiter Hotel and ME

    Cvent Struggles to Streamline Its Thousands of Tech Features

    skift.com - Travel Services · 18 Jul

    Cvent continues to stay on the forefront of new digital technology for meetings and events, but it still faces difficulties in user experience. At Cv