Springer-Miller Systems SpaSoft Adds Enterprise Functionality
January 17, 2017 - Springer-Miller Systems (SMS), a leading provider of guest-centric hospitality and spa management systems, announced the general availability of the latest version upgrade for SpaSoft Spa Management System.

AiRstayz™ Unlocks Keyless Room Access with OpenKey
January 17, 2017 - AiRstayz™, a growing coalition of hoteliers and accommodation providers, is elevating the guest experience at the Birches Serviced Apartments in Melbourne by implementing smart keys, also known as mobile keys, for guest rooms via the OpenKey App.

StayNTouch Rover™ PMS Integrates with Vertical Booking to Enhance Booking and Channel Management Capabilities
January 17, 2017 - StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and Property Management Systems (PMS) for hotels, is happy to announce a new integration between Rover™, its cloud-based property management system (PMS) and Vertical Booking, a global central reservation system for hotels.

SHR, Developer of Windsurfer® CRS, Announces New Senior Management Appointments to Address Aggressive Growth Objectives
January 16, 2017 - SHR, an innovative developer of central reservation system (CRS) software for hotels, has announced the addition of two key leadership positions at the company’s headquarters in Houston.

What to Expect from Global Hospitality Association HFTP in 2017
January 13, 2017 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC®), has widely extended its global reach for this upcoming year.

1/12/2017 Releases New Apple TV App
January 12, 2017 -® announced the release of its Apple TV® app which provides travel inspiration to help find destinations, activities and places to stay.

Lodging Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Hilton Worldwide, Marriott, Expedia and Wyndham Worldwide
January 12, 2017 - has issued research reports on the following equities: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT), Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), and Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE: WYN).

HSMAI to Honor HeBS Digital with Nine HSMAI Adrian Awards, Including Two Gold
January 11, 2017 - The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has recognized HeBS Digital for excellence in digital technology, innovation and marketing with nine Adrian Awards for 2016.

Maestro PMS Acquires Strategic Software Assets of Navicom Inc. to Strengthen Integrated Guest Engagement Offerings
January 11, 2017 - Maestro PMS, a leading provider of enterprise hotel management software for independent hotels, resorts and multiproperty groups, announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the guest feedback software and service assets of Navicom Inc.

Digital Signage Expo 2017 to Present “Best Practices for Outdoor Digital Signage”
January 11, 2017 - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), one of the world’s largest international trade shows and educational conferences dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced that as part of its Digital Signage End Users Seminar Program at DSE 2017, will offer a session entitled, “Best Practices for Outdoor Digital Signage.”

Sabre Announces Two Senior Executives to Lead Product Management and APAC Region for Its Hospitality Business
January 10, 2017 - Sabre Corporation, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced the appointment of two executives for strategic roles in its hospitality business.

HSMAI Honors Randy Smith and Melanie Brandman with Lifetime Achievement Awards
January 10, 2017 - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) announced the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards. Randy Smith, chairman and co-founder, STR, will be honored with the 2016 Albert E. Koehl Award. Melanie Brandman, founder and CEO, The Brandman Agency, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Winthrop W. Grice Award for Public Relations.

Hotel Internet Services In-room Access Point White Paper Offers Expert Insight on Implementing Fast, Reliable and Affordable Guestroom Wi-Fi
January 10, 2017 - Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of Internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, announced the release of a comprehensive new white paper, outlining how hoteliers can finally affordably implement Wi-Fi networks that are capable of meeting today’s increasingly high guest needs and expectations.

Millennium Hotels® Announces Enseo® Rollout Across All U.S. Properties
January 10, 2017 - Enseo, a trusted in-room entertainment systems integrator, recently completed its hospitality-grade installation for all 14 of Millennium Hotels & Resorts’ North American hotels.

Barceló Hotels & Resorts signs with SiteMinder
January 10, 2017 - SiteMinder, a leading provider in cloud platform technology, announced a partnership between 109 properties belonging to Barceló Hotels & Resorts, the third largest hotel chain in Spain and the 42nd largest in the world.

Digital Signage Expo 2017 to Offer Educational Opportunities in Digital Signage for Hotel Operators, System Administrators, Marketers and Technologists
January 10, 2017 - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), one of the world’s largest international trade shows and educational conferences dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks will present new educational opportunities designed specifically for hotel operators, system administrators and technologists March 28-30, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

HITEC Amsterdam Online Registration Open Now
January 09, 2017 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC®), has announced that attendee registration for its inaugural HITEC Amsterdam is now available online. Also available on the HITEC Amsterdam website is information on travel and hotel reservations.

OpenKey Announces Exclusive Partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts
January 09, 2017 - OpenKey, a leading provider of universal mobile key access solutions for the hospitality industry, announced an exclusive partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's largest independent hotel brands.

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts adopts Sabre’s hospitality solutions to provide customers with industry-leading reservation technology
January 09, 2017 - HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has completed the migration of its member hotels to Sabre’s SynXis Central Reservations and device responsive booking engine, securing its ability to provide more than 1,000 HotelREZ customers with access to Sabre’s industry-leading technology.

SHR Developer of Windsurfer® CRS and Roomer Travel Announce Alliance to Drive Hotel Revenue and Enhance Guest Satisfaction using Life Happens Cancellation Protection
January 09, 2017 - SHR, developer of the Windsurfer® CRS hotel reservation and distribution platform, announced a partnership with Roomer Travel to offer Life Happens™, providing free added value to hotels utilizing its TopSail™ Internet Booking Engine (IBE).

Canyon Ranch® Expands Its User Experience with Launch of New Website and Creative Campaign
January 06, 2017 - Canyon Ranch®, an industry-leading proponent of the wellness lifestyle, has unveiled a website redesign and creative campaign that conveys the energy and spirit of the brand in a compelling format that is contemporary and relevant to today’s consumer.

StayNTouch Partners With Modus Hotels
January 05, 2017 - StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and property management systems (PMS) for hotels, announced its partnership with Modus Hotels where it will deploy its Rover PMS™ and Zest™ products at seven Modus hotels in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, including: Avenue Suites Georgetown, The River Inn, The Normandy Hotel, Hotel Hive, One Washington Circle Hotel, Pod DC and the Windsor Suites.

New York City’s Skyline Hotel Using ALICE for Back of House Insights and Front of House Peace of Mind
January 05, 2017 - Hotel operations platform ALICE announced The Skyline Hotel, in New York City’s storied Hells Kitchen, is using ALICE for back of house insights and front of house peace of mind.

Hilton Grand Vacations Debuts as Public Company
January 05, 2017 - Hilton Grand Vacations, a leading global timeshare company, debuted today as an independent, publicly traded company following its spin-off from Hilton.

FCS Launches New Corporate Website with Streamlined Solutions and Enhanced Functionality
January 05, 2017 - FCS Computer Systems (FCS), a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, announced the launch of a fully redesigned corporate website aimed at providing visitors with all the tools needed to learn about the latest offerings in hotel operations technology.

Whistle Selected by Genre Hotels for Innovative Guest Messaging
January 04, 2017 - Genre Hotels has recently announced a new partnership with Whistle®, a customer service and communication tool for hotels, which allows team members to have the ability to use text messaging and mobile messaging to communicate in real-time with staff members and guests.

OpenKey Wins Best of 2016 in the 15th Annual Mobile Star Awards
January 04, 2017 - OpenKey, a leading provider of mobile key access solutions, has been named one of the best mobile products of year in the 15th annual Mobile Star Awards program.

Portlander Inn Selects Next-Generation Agilysys Suite to Optimize Efficiency and Strengthen Guest Connections
January 03, 2017 - Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced that Portlander Inn in Portland, Ore. has selected its groundbreaking rGuest® Stay property management system and rGuest® Pay payment gateway to optimize efficiency, maximize revenue and enhance guest service.

New Release of Agilysys Visual One PMS Delivers EMV Readiness, Enhanced Security and Support for the Latest Microsoft Products
January 02, 2017 - Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced general availability of Visual One® PMS v8.7.

StayNTouch Partners with Hotel on Rivington
January 02, 2017 - StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and property management systems (PMS) for hotels, announced the deployment of its Rover PMS™ and Zest™ solutions at Hotel on Rivington, a 108-room luxury hotel in New York City, N.Y.