Category Archives: Apps

Etihad to offer onboard wireless


Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad Airways plans to offer onboard wireless internet on selected routes to Europe by the end of the year, the airline’s CEO James Hogan said Wednesday. The state-backed airline said two planes would offer onboard internet … Continue reading

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Hotel websites generated 68% of the room nights booked via electronic channels in 2010; up from 62% in 2009, according to Middle East and Africa data from Micros-Fidelio partners. By Louise Oakley Rotana corporate vice president front office, Dominic Carr. … Continue reading

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MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is delighted to announce that Alrov Properties & Lodging Ltd. has selected MICROS technology for all of its hotels located in Europe and … Continue reading

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PCI Compliance: What Every Hotelier Should Know and Do


Article by:Geoff Griswold Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance has become a very important consideration for hotels. Some hotels are not in compliance and don’t even know it. There are significant penalties associated with non compliance including … Continue reading

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SmartCellarSM Technology Newly Adopted by 27 Restaurants Worldwide


Source and Article by: (http://www.hospitalityupgrade.com) August 26, 2011 – Incentient, LLC announced the recent installation of SmartCellarSM, a revolutionary new technology that allows fine diners to make wine and other selections from an Apple® iPad®, in 27 fine dining establishments … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s travelers will expect even more convenience and functionality from their mobile devices, and corporations and travel management companies must meet those needs or risk being left behind. Sabre Travel Network today offered a sneak peek into the results of … Continue reading

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Getting the most out of the data you have


Article by: Christopher Crenshaw It seems every week I get another solicitation to purchase the newest data collection technology. Each one claims to give the best insight into my business and give me data I have never seen before. Recently … Continue reading

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Marriott mobile app a hit


By Nathan Greenhalgh on 8/25/2011 Since its soft launch on August 5, Marriott International’s new cross-brand mobile phone application has been downloaded over 140,000 times and it cracked the iTunes top 10 list for free apps, where it remained on … Continue reading

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Marketing engine turns anonymous website visitors into future guests


Source : Ron Callari Flip.to, a marketing engine which engages guests to boost brand awareness and earn new guests. Flip.to’s latest feature is a component that converts anonymous website visitors into future guests. At its core, it is a service … Continue reading

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HVS Asia Pacific Newsletter


New Oakwood Property Opens In Chengdu Oakwood Asia Pacific has expanded its portfolio in China to five properties, with the opening of the 237-unit Oakwood Residence Funder Chengdu in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The new property is located on the city’s … Continue reading

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