MURTEC 2013: A Hub of Innovation for Foodservice

The foodservice industry is becoming increasingly customer and technology driven. This shift presents more opportunities than ever for both vendors and operators to work together to create and utilize next-generation solutions to increase sales, efficiency and customer loyalty. The 18th annual production of Hospitality Technology’s Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference (MURTEC), held March 13-15, 2013 at Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, focused on this very concept with a theme of “Restaurant Technology in a Customer Driven Landscape.”

Roundly considered the gold standard for insights into restaurant technology, MURTEC boasts an industry-leading mix of informational sessions, networking, topic tables and exhibition space. MURTEC’s draw has long been its ability to balance a relaxed and interactive networking environment while still being a hub for leading-edge technology discussions. This year’s conference delivered the same winning combination, balancing an ever-swelling “wait list” of attendee and sponsor hopefuls with the desire for an intimate setting. Read more

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By:  Dorothy Creamer


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Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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