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What's next for PMS firms in Airbnb's ecosystem? 14 October 2018
The news this week that Airbnb rival Wimdu is closing, despite $90million in funding, proves that Airbnb continues to dominate the home lodging & vacation rental industry.

Kitchen Cut leading the way at Kitchen & Bar Tech Live 24 September 2018
Kitchen CUT are excited to be exhibiting their cutting edge F&B Management Software at this year's Restaurant and Bar Tech Live at Excel, London on 25th and 26th September. As the largest show of its kind in the industry, visitors will be able to see, test, discover, and experience the latest and greatest products and technology, making it the perfect forum for industry experts and professionals to see the Kitchen CUT system in action, talk to the team and learn more about the way it can save both time and money, whilst increasing profits.

Technology: A sustainability enabler for hospitality professionals 19 September 2018
It’s well known that technology is only as useful as the user (and the purposes for which it is being used). The many uses of technology in business present fantastic opportunities to tap into broader markets and opportunities; it’s an enabler that should be embraced, and that’s the message the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) is driving in this year’s World Tourism Day’s (27th September 2018) theme: transformative technology in tourism.

RateGain announces Rate Shopping Solution, Optima 19 September 2018
RateGain Technologies, a leading hospitality and travel technology solutions company, today announced the launch of an all-new, smart User Interface and Experience for its premier rate shopping tool , Optima, with the introduction of Cluster Dashboard and Smart Shopping. The new, sleek Cluster Dashboard presents all the essential rate shopping data in a visually appealing and descriptive manner. With this set of releases, the users surely will have all the ammunition to power their pricing decision in a single dashboard.

Hotel Revenue Certificate Workshops in Singapore, Melbourne and Hong Kong 18 September 2018
Registration to HSMAI Two Day Hotel Revenue Workshops in Singapore, Melbourne and Hong Kong for October, November and December are now open.

US$180 billion Muslim Travel Market set to dominate ITB Asia 2018 22 August 2018
ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip, for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit. Set to deliver an unrivalled conference, ITB Asia is this year launching a newly dedicated Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion to host panel discussions from 17 – 19 October 2018 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands.

Credits to cost of sales in Food & Beverage 20 August 2018
Giving the proper credits to your food and beverage operation is an important task. You want to insure its done consistently and fairly. This article examines all the usual credits, the different types, the proper way to take them and why we need to take them.

The latest from the innovators in hotel technology 16 August 2018
Held annually near the end of June – this year in Houston – the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) ostensibly represents the pinnacle of tech shows for what hotel properties can implement to increase guest satisfaction and back-of-house efficiencies.

Alila Hotels and Resorts chooses Infor 15 August 2018
AlilaInfor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced that Alila Hotels and Resorts has deployed Infor Hospitality Management System (HMS) and Infor Revenue Management Solution (RMS) for its hotel operations in Kuala Lumpur to increase business agility and further enhance efficiencies.

OTA Insight continues U.S. growth leading into Hotel Data Conference 14 August 2018
OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, continues to expand its presence in the U.S., following the recent signings of key partnerships with Westmont Hospitality Group, Sandman Hotel Group, Dimension Development, Kana Hotel Group and Outrigger Hotels and Resorts.

Preliminary July data for Sydney hotels 13 August 2018
STR’s preliminary July 2018 data for hotels in Sydney, Australia, indicates performance affected by significant supply growth and less market events.

How hotels can tap into the growing package market 13 August 2018
International package demand is growing. Hoteliers can learn from the top international feeder markets to tap into this increasingly valuable market.

Welcome Systems and Cendyn offer tailored guest marketing campaigns 10 August 2018
In a move designed to help independent and boutique hotels better engage with and retain their guests, Welcome Systems has announced a strategic partnership with Guestfolio, Cendyn’s customer relationship management (CRM) platform.

Broadvine and Hotel Effectiveness partner to integrate labour management data into financial performance management software 19 June 2018
Labour costs are the most significant operating expense for hoteliers and essential for effective hotel management and improved profitability. This partnership will allow customers to manage and predict labour costs more accurately.

Local Measure launches real-time customer feedback tool for businesses 19 June 2018
Local Measure, the leading location-based customer experience platform, announced the launch of Pulse, a new real-time feedback tool for the hospitality, tourism and retail industries. The product has been designed to help businesses collect feedback from on-site customers so that businesses can immediately action any issues, thereby improving bottom line metrics like NPS and thwarting negative reviews.

LG drives Hospitality industry's 4K UHD transition with dynamic guest centric solutions, technologies 18 June 2018
Driving the hospitality industry’s transition to 4K Ultra HD technology, LG Electronics is expanding its portfolio of award-winning 4K UHD Hotel TVs, from entry-level to premium models, all with four times the resolution of Full HD and high dynamic range (HDR) capability.

Tech firm Avvio urges hotels to adopt AI for competitive advantage 14 June 2018
Hoteliers must adopt artificial intelligence (AI) now to stay ahead of the game, according to leading hotel technology provider, Avvio. Avvio has invested heavily in AI technology, and major groups including Hilton Hotels and Resorts and Edwardian Hotels have already adopted an AI-based technology strategy.

Onyx FutureSource Conference Wrap-Up 13 June 2018
The second annual Onyx FutureSource customer conference concluded on May 17th and focused on the theme “Partners in Progress: Embracing Change to Prepare for the Future”.

How and why you have to deal with the watershed that is GDPR 7 June 2018
If you are reading this, you have probably been inundated with emails from companies announcing that they have adopted new and better privacy and security policies and procedures. This isn’t a coincidence – as of May 25, 2018, the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), requires every organization that does business in the EU, or that collects information from EU citizens, to guarantee the privacy and accuracy of personal information.

Rategain integrates with IDS Next for effective channel management 6 June 2018
RateGain Technologies, the market leader in hotel channel and revenue management, today made a key announcement of its integration with IDS Next, a leading provider of ERP and technology solutions for the hospitality and leisure industry. This connectivity will enable RateGain to manage and distribute all three: Availability, Rate and Inventory for all its partner hotels. With this enhanced connectivity, RateGain’s channel manager is the first to have successfully connected to IDS Next on all the parameters of distribution.

Revolutionary technology for small businesses to showcase at NoVacancy 6 June 2018
For smaller and family operated accommodation providers, it’s becoming tougher and tougher to compete with larger businesses in the industry – until now. A real-time price robot developed by Allotz offers a revolutionary solution to change hotel pricing forever, and it’s being showcased at the upcoming NoVacancy Accommodation Business Expo.

OpenKey and Intelity join forces to unlock the key to a great hotel stay 5 June 2018
OpenKey, the industry leader for universal mobile keyless hotel access, and Intelity, developer of the world’s first and most widely used integrated guest-services platform, today announced an integration partnership to make a mobile key for hotel guests the standard. The leading hotel technology innovators have joined forces to provide a modern and convenient hotel experience for guests.

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism - Seizing the Power of Technology 2 June 2018
Around 600 participants from 52 countries gathered at the 4thUNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism (Bangkok, Thailand, 30 May to 1 June 2018). Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Thailand, in collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center.

LG & Marriott revolutionise in-room guest experience 1 June 2018
LG Electronics USA Business Solutions and the brand new Marriott Marquis Chicago at McCormick Place have teamed up to debut the first installation of commercial-grade LG OLED TVs designed specifically for hotel rooms. These razor-thin 55- and 65-inch class TVs combine the stunning picture quality of OLED –perfect blacks, intense colors and infinite contrast – with LG’s industry-leading hotel TV technologies, for the first time.

The real threat to hotels from Airbnb: research results 31 May 2018
Since the entry of Airbnb into the hospitality industry in 2008, media attention has largely focused on the disruptive nature of the service. Industry reports, as well as lively debates at hotel, travel and tourism conferences, have kept the spotlight on Airbnb’s growth and success. But despite all this attention, we still know little about its real impact on hotel sales.

Matrix to participate in HITEC Houston 31 May 2018
Matrix will be unveiling its recently launched eXtreme series of NVR (Network Video Recorder) at HITEC Houston.

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