Monthly Archives: May 2013

35 Percent of Restaurant Spending Goes to POS

At the recent MURTEC, held March 13-15 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Hospitality Technology magazine presented the results of its 2013 Restaurant Technology Study. Key findings from the report reveal that the foodservice industry feels under pressure to enhance guest … Continue reading

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HTNG Announces Series Specifications to Improve Guest Satisfaction and Front-office Efficiency

New guestroom technology and point-of-sale interfaces available, as well as expanded customer profile and distribution specs Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the premier technology solutions association in the hospitality industry, today announced a series of specifications that help hotels improve guest … Continue reading

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RezNext speaks about distribution challenges, growth markets

Technology has obviously transformed the way hotels operate compared to the good old days of the 1990s. No more so than in distribution, which has arguably faced the most dramatic changes. Hotel industry has seen several technology influence, that includes … Continue reading

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Who’s winning the tablet war?

Hotels are moving in many different directions with tablets. Which direction is right? You might think from the title that I’m going to talk about the fight for market share among Apple, Android and Windows tablets. But this article has … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Improvements That Can Help You Save Money While Being Green

There’s a growing push for hotels, resorts, and other hospitality properties to become more environmentally-friendly. Not so long ago, that meant shelling out precious cash to purchase energy-efficient equipment and supplies without seeing any financial benefit from these investments. But … Continue reading

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Mobile and video influence Middle East travelers, but technology restrains conversions

Google has unveiled data to show how travellers in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia travelers use mobile, video and search engines in their travel decisions. The search giant released its report at the Arabian Travel Market last week. Web … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing and the Hospitality Industry

Hospitality and technology have a unique relationship. Technology has the means for hospitality to provide better services for its customers and aid the development of tourism. However many tourists on holiday choose to detach themselves from technology and the real-world … Continue reading

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