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The latest from the innovators in hotel technology

eHotelier.com 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.
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Alila Hotels and Resorts chooses Infor

eHotelier.com 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.
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OTA Insight continues U.S. growth leading into Hotel Data Conference

eHotelier.com 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.
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Preliminary July data for Sydney hotels

eHotelier.com 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.
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How hotels can tap into the growing package market

eHotelier.com 13 August 2018
International package demand is growing. Hoteliers can learn from the top international feeder markets to tap into this increasingly valuable market.
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Welcome Systems and Cendyn offer tailored guest marketing campaigns

eHotelier.com 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.
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Broadvine and Hotel Effectiveness partner to integrate labour management data into financial performance management software

eHotelier.com 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.
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Local Measure launches real-time customer feedback tool for businesses

eHotelier.com 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.
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LG drives Hospitality industry's 4K UHD transition with dynamic guest centric solutions, technologies

eHotelier.com 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.
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Tech firm Avvio urges hotels to adopt AI for competitive advantage

eHotelier.com 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.
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Onyx FutureSource Conference Wrap-Up

eHotelier.com 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”.
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How and why you have to deal with the watershed that is GDPR

eHotelier.com 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.
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Rategain integrates with IDS Next for effective channel management

eHotelier.com 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.
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Revolutionary technology for small businesses to showcase at NoVacancy

eHotelier.com 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.
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OpenKey and Intelity join forces to unlock the key to a great hotel stay

eHotelier.com 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.
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UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism - Seizing the Power of Technology

eHotelier.com 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.
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LG & Marriott revolutionise in-room guest experience

eHotelier.com 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.
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The real threat to hotels from Airbnb: research results

eHotelier.com 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.
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Matrix to participate in HITEC Houston

eHotelier.com 31 May 2018
Matrix will be unveiling its recently launched eXtreme series of NVR (Network Video Recorder) at HITEC Houston.
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5 miconceptions regarding hotels bidding systems

eHotelier.com 29 May 2018
Over the last 10 years, eBay spread the online bidding model to all business areas. You can now bid to buy any hospitality goods or services including a car rental, a flight or a hotel room. Bidding systems are everywhere today and hoteliers get often proposals for different solutions whose common objective is always the same: to sell your hotel rooms!
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20,974 attendees from 51 countries visited DES2018

eHotelier.com 29 May 2018
DES, Digital Enterprise Show, closed yesterday evening after three days talking about the technologies that are driving the business world into the digital economy. The attendance grow 17% than past edition, DES2018 is already the world’s largest international forum on digital transformation and digital economy that helps C-Level executives and public administrations to understand how Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud or Cybersecurity affect the company’s financial statement and how they can take advantage of them.
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Hotel technology moving from silos to clouds

eHotelier.com 27 May 2018
To compete efficiently and effectively in today’s environment, hoteliers need to get their data houses in order. The problem is that relevant data typically resides in many different silos. In the pursuit of advancing their technology capabilities, hotels have tended to proliferate standalone platforms, function-specific modules and guest-facing apps. The end result oftentimes is an ungovernable mass of data spaghetti.
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5 hotel chain tech trends heading the way of independents

eHotelier.com 23 May 2018
If you’re an independent hotelier frustrated by the feeling that big hotel industry players get all of the tech toys ahead of anyone else don’t abandon hope. While the upfront cost of investing in cutting-edge systems may seem to be an obstacle for independents, tech trends tend to find a way of trickling down eventually.
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HRS selects RateGain as its Channel Management partner for their newest connectivity platform

eHotelier.com 23 May 2018
RateGain Technologies, the market leader in channel & revenue management for hospitality, today announced that it has successfully upgraded its channel manager connectivity with HRS group, one of the biggest global hotel solutions provider headquartered in Germany. RateGain is the first partner to have successfully implemented the latest version of the HRS connectivity.
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9 ways to ensure full occupancy at your hotel

eHotelier.com 22 May 2018
One of the most persistent challenges faced by hoteliers is how to increase hotel occupancy. While there are several tricks in the book to achieve full occupancy, few prove effective in the long-run.
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Top meeting hotels in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific

eHotelier.com 18 May 2018
The annual list highlights top performing group business hotels worldwide.

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