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Mar
2017

Top Tech Predictions For Hoteliers in 2017

For accommodation providers in 2017, it's no longer enough to rely on the well-trodden paths to acquiring occupancy. You must also become experts in emerging distribution platforms, predict what guests expect when they walk into your lobby, and remain agile enough to navigate the ever-shifting trends to make the ...

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Mar
2017

Ming Fai to Showcase NEW Kube Essentials Mobile Device Charger at HOTELEX Shanghai

This week at HOTELEX Shanghai 2017, Ming Fai will unveil a new multi-device charger for guestrooms that features unmatched versatility in its charging output. Not only can the new Kube Essentials alarm clock power ALL mobile electronics, including smartphones, tablets, cameras, and wearable technologies, but it's AC output enables ...

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Mar
2017

Using Technology to Improve Guest Communication | By Alar Ülem

When thinking about improving guest communication, most people assume we are talking about guests talking face-to-face with a receptionist. Something that happens in the lobby or in hallways. But studies show that 52% of people use mobile devices to find information while travelling (https://www.slideshare.net/adobe/adi-2016-travel-report) and ...

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Mar
2017

Xn protel Systems launches next generation cloud-based Central Reservation System xmsEnterprise CRS

Global hospitality management software company Xn protel Systems today announced the general release and availability of xmsEnterprise CRS, a modular, cloud based, mobile ready, reservations and distribution platform. This follows successful pilot projects in Europe, UK, Middle East and Asia and more than five years' intensive software engineering led by ...

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Mar
2017

What Hoteliers Need To Know About Personalisation Technology | By Sarah Came

In today's world of easily accessible big data, personalisation (admittedly in variably successful forms) is ubiquitous. People you have never had a conversation with in your life send you marketing emails addressed to you by name, and Facebook wishes you happy birthday, knows what news you will be interested ...

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Mar
2017

Guestline showcase extensive suite of cloud based hospitality solutions at HITEC Amsterdam

Guestline, leading providers of hospitality software solutions with over 25 years' experience in the hospitality sector, will be showcasing PMS, distribution and digital marketing technologies at HITEC Amsterdam.

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Mar
2017

Swiss Hotel Chain Mövenpick Uses Cloud To Avoid 'Cemetery Of Brands' | forbes.com

Mövenpick is hoping to escape what its CEO Olivier Chavy called the “cemetery of brands” during a presentation at Oracle Industry Connect here this morning. Profit margins in the hotel industry are between 1% and 2%, and are being squeezed by a combination of macroeconomic and industry-specific factors, such as ...

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Mar
2017

Finally a faster way to find better hotel rooms: Search by image

Imagine you can search for hotel rooms by how they look, or if they have a great view, or a canopy bed, or... That would totally disrupt the way we do it now: first figure out what you want to do where and when, then see if you can find ...

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Mar
2017

How Monscierge is Killing the Cheeseplate

When Monscierge first began our journey, we spent several days working in the back-of-house with staff at a well-known hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Their team talked with us about their passion for our industry, their love for their guests, and the challenges they face every day. I asked one ...

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Mar
2017

Oracle Hospitality Fosters More Meaningful Guest Experiences with New Mobile POS and Robust Analytics

Yesterday Oracle Hospitality announced the launch of two new innovations for food and beverage and hotel customers, at the annual Oracle Industry Connect event in Orlando, Florida. The new Oracle MICROS Tablet 720 provides new mobility capabilities for hospitality operators, while the launch of Oracle Hospitality Reporting and Analytics 9 ...

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