Sentiment Survey Report Released by Hospitality Net Reveals Surprising Insights from Industry Leaders
Sentiment Survey Report Released by Hospitality Net Reveals Surprising Insights from Industry Leaders

Featured · 26 Oct

Hospitality Net™, the most-trusted source for hospitality industry news, and HFTP, a global nonprofit association that is dedicated to solving indust

First Impressions Count?
First Impressions Count? — By Paula Carreirão

HotelTCS · 17 Feb

Yes, first impressions count. You might be able to change one’s perception along the way (or the stay), but it does get much harder to change the game once you are already falling behind. I believe that most hoteliers are aware of this. And that’s why they put so much effort and attention to make the check-in process as smooth as it can be.

Benchmarking 101: Golf Course Operation
Benchmarking 101: Golf Course Operation — By David Eisen

HotStats Limited · 17 Feb

Let's face it, when it comes to benchmarking, most hotel professionals historically put their efforts into measuring room revenue. Sadly, if you're only focused on rooms, you're missing out on ancillary revenue and, ultimately, profit.

STR: Miami hotels shatter Super Bowl Weekend records for ADR, RevPAR
STR: Miami hotels shatter Super Bowl Weekend records for ADR, RevPAR

STR · 14 Feb

Miami hotel performance exceeded projections and reached record levels in both average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR) durin

Coronavirus upends revenue management strategies for hotels and airlines
Coronavirus upends revenue management strategies for hotels and airlines

Phocuswright · 14 Feb

The impact of the coronavirus is shifting daily, as the number of confirmed cases and deaths continues to rise and governments and companies around t

​‘We Don’t Talk Anymore, Like We Used To Do’ - 4 Reasons Why Messaging Is Such A Popular Way Of Communication
​‘We Don’t Talk Anymore, Like We Used To Do’ - 4 Reasons Why Messaging Is Such A Popular Way Of Communication

CWT · 14 Feb

Technology is changing our life - from how we work to how we shop. It is even defining the way we interact with each other and build our personal rel

ONE Newsletter
MANY Sources
Brought to you by HFTP
Hotel rate parity: Your complete industry guide
Hotel rate parity: Your complete industry guide

SiteMinder Blog · 14 Feb

Hotel rate parity is an important and sometimes contentious issue for hoteliers today. If you're selling rooms via third-party channels you need to b

Ready's Split Check Feature Recognized for Top UX
Ready's Split Check Feature Recognized for Top UX

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

For guests, Ready allows them to use their phone to split and pay their check whenever they're ready

Shift4 Payments Adds Order-at-the-Table Functionality
Shift4 Payments Adds Order-at-the-Table Functionality

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

SkyTab offers Order- and Pay-at-the-Table solution, including customer engagement and marketing tools.

Starbucks Reimagines Airport Experience
Starbucks Reimagines Airport Experience

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

Starbucks teamed up with OTG to introduce a fully re-imagined Starbucks customer experience at US airports.

Buying hospitality technology in the future
Buying hospitality technology in the future — By Pete Simpson

Buying hotel technology today is too hard, says protel’s Pete Simpson. The sales cycle today is a long, tortuous path for the average hotelier. Even when hoteliers know what technology they want to deploy in their hotels and already have a firm commitment from their management teams, it still takes many months to source, buy, deploy and finally have the software operational.

Toast Raises $400M in Series F Funding
Toast Raises $400M in Series F Funding

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

Funds will be used to invest in developing tech to streamline the guest experience and improve the employee experience.

U.S. Hotel Brand Loyalty Contribution Reaches an All-Time High in 2019
U.S. Hotel Brand Loyalty Contribution Reaches an All-Time High in 2019

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

Loyalty-related bookings account for more than 50% of the total hotel bookings in the U.S.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Offers Free Delivery Through March
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Offers Free Delivery Through March

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 14 Feb

During the penultimate football game between the Chiefs and 49ers, the Texas-based barbecue franchise saw their biggest day in delivery, an 89% incre

What's next for hotel tech: Long-range wireless charging

eHotelier.com · 13 Feb

Long-range wireless charging is more than a convenience for guests, it's both a cost-effective operational solution and an opportunity to collect pow

High-Tech Industry at Adobe Summit
High-Tech Industry at Adobe Summit

Adobe Digital Marketing · 13 Feb

High-tech companies have experienced explosive growth over the last decade, but maintaining that growth is anything but a sure thing.

IDeaS and Silverbyte Partner to Provide Two-Way Data Integration
IDeaS and Silverbyte Partner to Provide Two-Way Data Integration

IDeaS · 13 Feb

IDeaS announced today a new technology partnership with Silverbyte, Ltd. The two-way data integration between IDeaS' sophisticated revenue management

Impala raises $20 million to build the API of the hotel industry
Impala raises $20 million to build the API of the hotel industry

Impala · 13 Feb

Impala has raised another round of funding just a few months after raising an $11 million Series A round. This time, the startup is raising a $20 mil

Future-Proofing Your Hotel: Three Experts Discuss the Challenges and Opportunities in the Emerging Hospitality Tech Landscape
Future-Proofing Your Hotel: Three Experts Discuss the Challenges and Opportunities in the Emerging Hospitality Tech Landscape

Shiji · 13 Feb

Mike Medsker, from Focal Revenue Solutions, Scott McGraw, from Shiji Professional Services and Daniel Melnyk, from iVvy, sit down ahead of Hotel Reve

ITB Berlin 2020: Display Halls Fully Booked And Strong Demand From The Middle East
ITB Berlin 2020: Display Halls Fully Booked And Strong Demand From The Middle East

Messe Berlin GmbH · 13 Feb

ITB Berlin is in strong demand, and with 10,000 organisations and companies from over 180 countries attending it is booked up again this year. "Our f

The truth about technology adoption in the hotel industry
The truth about technology adoption in the hotel industry — By Alan Young

Change is good – and often needed – but as Puzzle Partner’s Alan E. Young asks: Is it always welcomed? As we witness the gradual (or in some cases, rapid) evolution of new technology, we also witness the adoption process which follows suit. In some cases, new tech is widely celebrated, and in others, it may fall flat or be left behind.

The Power Of Predictive Thinking In Driving Program Compliance
The Power Of Predictive Thinking In Driving Program Compliance

CWT · 13 Feb

Imagine if you have a crystal ball that tells you what's in store for you in the future. People who opt to know often do so in order to be prepared f

Social Media is the New Search Engine

Oracle Hospitality Check-In · 13 Feb

Google and Bing are rushing to make deals with Twitter and Facebook and other darlings of social media. That's because they know people value peer re

iPalapa Announces Company Name Change To Realtime Reservation LLC.
iPalapa Announces Company Name Change To Realtime Reservation LLC.

RealTime Reservation LLC · 13 Feb

iPalapa Corporation announces its corporate name change to RealTime Reservation LLC, effective immediately.

PAR Technology Announces New API Integration with Bite and Brink POS Software
PAR Technology Announces New API Integration with Bite and Brink POS Software

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 13 Feb

Bite software is powered by AI allowing it to make suggestions to a guest's order based on time of day, guest preferences, past orders, and more.

From IQ to EQ: Innovation Gut Check
From IQ to EQ: Innovation Gut Check

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 13 Feb

Modern hospitality is the nexus of tradition and technology, where IQ must meet EQ. Emotion and intelligence are key to what will create the experien

The Second Derivative of Digital Dining
The Second Derivative of Digital Dining

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 13 Feb

Doubling down on digital and data to grow the bottom line, restaurants will look to leverage technology investments for three key areas in 2020.

Mexico City's Fiesta Americana Viaducto Aeropuerto Hotel Launches IoT Smart Guest Room
Mexico City's Fiesta Americana Viaducto Aeropuerto Hotel Launches IoT Smart Guest Room

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 13 Feb

Hotel wanted to provide a unique, connected in-room experience while also conserving energy use.