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Tuesday, February 16
HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala, February 16, 2016,
New York, NY

Wednesday, February 17
HSMAI's Digital Marketing Strategy Conference 2016, February 17, 2016,
New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

Monday, February 22
Agilysys Inspire User Conference & Executive Summit 2016, February 22-24, 2016,
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

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MerchantLink Achieves EMV Certification with Chase Paymentech and First Data on the VeriFone VX Device Family
February 09, 2016 - Merchant Link, a provider of payment gateway and data security solutions, announced that its TransactionLink™ product together with Verifone VX devices is certified for EMV® Chip and PIN Card acceptance for retail, restaurant and lodging in the United States with Chase Paymentech and First Data.

HFTP to Assist Open Travel Alliance with Hospitality and Travel Object Oriented Platforms
February 08, 2016 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) announced that they will assist the Open Travel Alliance with its new 2.0 Object Oriented Platform in the lifestyle development areas of golf and spa.

Flip.to Increases Guest Engagement at Hotel Zephyr in San Francisco
February 08, 2016 - Flip.to, an advocacy platform for hotels that captivates and inspires new audiences of travelers, has helped Hotel Zephyr amplify its reach to over 200,000 potential new guests in only six months.

DSE's Early Registration Discounts to Expire February 12
February 08, 2016 - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), an international tradeshow and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, has announced that early registration discounts for its March 15-18, 2016 Annual Educational Conference program will expire after Friday, February 12.

Agilysys Promotes Jim Walker to SVP of Global Revenue
February 04, 2016 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim Walker to senior vice president of global revenue, effective immediately.

StayNTouch Secures $9.5M Financing led by Concur’s Perfect Trip Fund and Shiji Ltd
February 03, 2016 - StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and property management systems for hotels, announced the closing of a $9.5M financing led by Concur, through its Perfect Trip Fund, and Shiji (Hong Kong) Ltd, to build out the company’s solutions worldwide.

HFTP Chapters to Host Regional Events Across the United States
February 03, 2016 - Several chapters of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) have joined together to host regional educational conferences in 2016.

HFTP to Produce Digital Day of Learning
February 02, 2016 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) will hold a full day of digital education programming for its members and anyone interested in participating free of charge.

Diamond Resorts International Completes Acquisition of Intrawest Resort Club Group
February 01, 2016 - Diamond Resorts International, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously disclosed acquisition of the vacation ownership business of Intrawest Resort Club Group from Intrawest Resort Holdings, Inc.

Aptech Computer Systems Adds Office Space and Staff to Serve New Clients
January 28, 2016 - Aptech Computer Systems announced that it added new office space and increased staff to support the growing number of hotel companies that implemented its Targetvue Budgeting and Forecasting, Execuvue® Business Intelligence, and Profitvue® and PVNG Enterprise Accounting systems.