Hotel News Resource - Technology News Technology Hotel Industry News EN Hotel News Resource - Technology News Choice Hotels Launches Virtual Pay Online Hotel Technology Choice Hotels With one click during the checkout process, corporate travel managers now have the option to book reservations using a centralized form of payment, and without having to supply each traveler with a physical card or provide an authorization form. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:00:07 EST How Small Hotels Can Avoid Mobile Booking Abandonments Hotel Technology Hotelogix As of 2016, it is said that 73% of travelers used mobile devices to research travel options. Understandably so, wouldn’t you think? Who wouldn’t like the convenience of their mobile devices to browse through the scores of options that are available and make plans! Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:29:53 EST Nor1 to Offer Its Upgrade, Upsell, and Merchandising Platform to More Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Through Partnership with HRS Hotel Technology Nor1 Jason G. Bryant, Nor1 Founder and CEO, and Joanne Vaughan, CEO at HRS announce distribution partnership to expand Nor1’s reach around the world. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:02:56 EST Triphop Brings Blockchain to Travel and Tourism With Rewards for Social Posts - Venture Beat Hotel Technology Hotel News Resource A social travel and rewards platform, Triphop has launched a cryptocurrency travel program that incentivizes hotel guests to share their experiences on social media in return for exclusive benefits such as complimentary room upgrades, in-stay benefits, and the startup's own Tripcoins. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:05:56 EST Top 5 Insights to Understand How Indian Hoteliers Are Looking at New-age Hospitality Technology Hotel Technology Hotelogix For every business organization, learning is a never-ending process. Only learning can help an organization to have clarity on many things – be it market demand or clients’ buying preferences. In this piece, we are going to explain how the changing time has driven hoteliers to look at the cloud. We have learned these top 5 insights about their concerns during our recently concluded hospitality industry event. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:01:22 EST Silken Hotels Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Pegasus Solutions Hotel Technology Pegasus Solutions Silken Hotels will leverage a full suite of Pegasus products including GDS, ADS, Voice, Channel Interfacing, RFP Management, Corporate Demand Services, Account Management and Data Services. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:31:51 EST Reserve Direct Expands Hotel Connectivity With SiteMinder Hotel Technology SiteMinder Reserve Direct, an online travel agency featuring over 2,000 shows, attractions, theme parks, activities, tours and hotel packages in 20 destinations throughout the United States and Canada, today announced a partnership with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:08:18 EST Oliver Companies Goes Mobile: Installs Aptech PVNG Enterprise Accounting for 18 Properties Hotel Technology Aptech Mobile Oliver Execs Access Financials in Web-Based PVNG to Get Work Done Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:55:52 EST Scandinavian Hotel Group Story Hotels Brings PMS Flexibility to Its Portfolio With StayNTouch's Cloud-Based Solutions Hotel Technology StayNTouch, A Shiji Group Brand StayNTouch announced it has partnered with Story Hotels with the deployment of its Rover PMS™ and Zest™ products at Story Hotel Riddargatan (Stockholm, Sweden), Story Hotel Signalfabriken (Sundbyberg, Sweden), and Story Hotel Studio Malmö (Malmö, Sweden). Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:49:28 EST How to Boost International Bookings at Your Hotel - Hotelogix Hotel Technology Hotelogix With the world becoming more and more connected, travel (especially, international travel) is no longer a luxury. As per recent statistics, the travel and tourism industry contributed over 7.6 trillion US dollars in 2016, to the global economy. This has fueled tremendous change within the hospitality sector as well, prompting more and more hoteliers the world over to open their doors to international travelers. Sounds like a lucrative idea! But how does one go about it? Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:03:45 EST How Hotels Can Leverage the Psychology of Impulse Buying to Capture More Revenue and Enhance the Guest Stay - By Jos Schaap Hotel Technology StayNTouch, A Shiji Group Brand The good news is that the trend for impulse booking has seen a recent surge as consumers search for last-minute deals on flights and hotels. With online booking platforms and the option to view virtual tours, chat with hotel representatives online and book instantly, the hospitality industry has seen a 150% surge in travel-related searches for 'today' and 'tonight' in the past two years. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:45:37 EST Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology Builds mycloud Hospitality Platform into Curriculum Hotel Technology mycloud Hospitality Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology has chosen to use the mycloud hospitality platform as part of its curriculum, introducing the next generation of students to this leading software. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:25:38 EST Webinar: How Tech and Data Can Give Your Brand Back Its Soul Hotel Technology EyeForTravel Exclusive webinar with TUI, Expedia and Loco2 Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:53:46 EST Fuel Hotel Marketing Podcast: Shocking Revelations About Converting the Customer: EyeforTravel Report Takeaways Hotel Technology Fuel Today we are talking about our takeaways from part two of a three-part study performed by EyeforTravel in the Behavioral Analytics Report Series. This report is all about driving consumers through the purchase funnel and ways to improve conversion rate. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:47:13 EST Marriott International to Provide Personal Alert Devices for Housekeepers and Other Hotel Associates Across the US and Canada Hotel Technology Marriott As part of its ongoing focus on safety, Marriott International [NASDAQ: MAR] today announced it is ramping up the deployment of alert devices for housekeepers and other on-property associates allowing them to discretely summon help if they feel harassed in any way, need quick support or spot a guest in distress. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:22:18 EST 5 Must-Have Technologies That Hotels Need In Their 2019 Budgets - By Trevor Lynn, CMO, Social Tables Hotel Technology Social Tables Ready or not, hotel budget season is upon us. As you know, this time of year gets hectic fast, so it can be useful to take a deep breath and remind yourself what’s important about the budgeting process: now is the time to choose the tools your team needs to hit its 2019 goals and show ROI. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:41:35 EST Epoque Hotels Announces New Partnership with REVPAR GURU Adopting Their Strategic Revenue Management System Hotel Technology RevPar Guru The Epoque Hotels chain and its affiliated brands of boutique hotels chose to implement Revpar Guru's smart pricing solutions in order to optimize the price of rooms of the various hotels of the brand across the world. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:33:18 EST Hotel Technology Hotellobot An innovative software and desktop robot to revolutionise guest information services Fri, 7 Sep 2018 11:39:15 EST HFTP and HTNG Sign Partnership Agreement to Strengthen Resources for the Hospitality Industry Hotel Technology HFTP Two hospitality technology organizations to work together to cross-promote education and resources Thu, 6 Sep 2018 13:01:21 EST Meet Gen Z and How Your Hotel Can Appeal to Them Hotel Technology Hotelogix Hotel marketing ideas are increasingly shifting from traditional (read generic) to more 'targeted' - whether it is geo-specific marketing, catering to a specific demographic or even a tiny subset of a larger demographic. And the next big thing that every hotelier is focussing on is the 'Generation Z or iGeneration'. Thu, 6 Sep 2018 11:21:06 EST