News


8/27/2015
Attendee Registration Now Open for HX: The Hotel Experience
August 27, 2015 - Attendee registration is now open for the newly renovated HX: The Hotel Experience (formerly IHRMS) which will take place Nov. 8-10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.



8/26/2015
Bulk TV Deploys DRE PLUS Solution at Hotel RL Baltimore
August 26, 2015 - Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV) has announced its agreement with RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) to provide the DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) at the premier Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor, the company’s first location of the new full-service, lifestyle brand.



8/26/2015
HFTP Announces Release of New Valuable Industry Resource
August 26, 2015 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) has announced an exciting new service to its members and the industry at large — a fully searchable directory of consultants specializing in accounting, finance, technology, human resources and legal issues. 



8/21/2015
Global Gaming Expo to Tackle Industry’s Most Pressing Issues in 2015 Seminar Line-Up
August 21, 2015 - The Global Gaming Expo 2015 (G2E), presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA), will host elite experts exploring a $240 billion industry through in-depth presentations in Las Vegas on Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.



8/20/2015
Sabre Wins Several Interactive Media Awards
August 20, 2015 - Sabre Corporation has announced that its hospitality business has won several Best-In-Class Interactive Media Awards for excellence in website design and development.



8/20/2015
Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort Chooses Agilysys Solutions
August 20, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced that Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort in Hogansburg, N.Y., has selected the InfoGenesis® POS system and the rGuest® Pay payment gateway solution to streamline operations, enhance guest service and provide secure credit card payment.



8/20/2015
Hilton Austin Goes Green with INNCOM for Guest Comfort and Energy Savings
August 20, 2015 - The Hilton Austin launched a $22 million renovation, primarily to simplify guest comfort and boost energy efficiency, and installed INNCOM's energy management system.



8/19/2015
The Venza Group Helps Davidson Hotels & Resorts Protect Guest Information
August 19, 2015 - The Venza Group is working with Davidson Hotels & Resorts to support the company’s efforts to protect data security at its portfolio of 35+ properties throughout the United States.



8/19/2015
Hotels Generate Near $11 Billion in Revenue with SiteMinder
August 19, 2015 - SiteMinder has revealed that it powered more than $10.8 billion in revenue for its hotel customers over the 12 months ending June 30, 2015.



8/18/2015
Kaba and OpenKey Install Mobile Keyless Access System at Major Ashford Property
August 18, 2015 - Kaba has announced a partnership with OpenKey to develop and implement a full-property mobile access system, with the first installation now live at a North American property operated by Ashford.



8/18/2015
Rainmaker Group Marks Fifth Year on Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List
August 18, 2015 - The Rainmaker Group has made the Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year, a distinction that has earned it a coveted spot on the magazine’s Honor Roll.



8/18/2015
Infor Listed as Champion in Info-Tech Research Group's 2015 Hotel Property Management Systems Vendor Landscape
August 18, 2015 - Infor Hospitality Management Solution has been listed as a Champion in this year's Info-Tech Research Group Hotel Property Management Systems (PMS) Vendor Landscape as well as a winner of the Trend Setter Award.



8/18/2015
Agilysys Releases Integration of rGuest Analyze with LMS Property Management System
August 18, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced that rGuest® Analyze, Agilysys' business intelligence solution, is now integrated with the company's Lodging Management System® (LMS) property management solution, giving hoteliers quick and easy access to existing PMS data in order to gauge demand, increase revenue and enhance guest satisfaction.



8/17/2015
BirchStreet Platform Available on Multiple Browsers
August 17, 2015 - BirchStreet Systems has announced that its procure-to-pay platform now has the ability to support multiple browsers.



8/14/2015
Agilysys' Jim Dennedy Among Georgia's Who's Who in Hospitality Technology
August 14, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced that Jim Dennedy, president and chief executive officer of Agilysys, has been included in the Technology Association of Georgia's 'Georgia Who's Who in Hospitality Technology' list featured in the latest issue of the organization's Hub Magazine.



8/12/2015
HSMAI Accepting Nominations for Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds Awards
August 12, 2015 - The nomination period is open for the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Lifetime Achievement Awards and its Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization.



8/12/2015
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Taps Digital Alchemy for Personalized Online Guest Services
August 12, 2015 - Digital Alchemy, a provider of hospitality customer relationship management, guest communications and email marketing for hotels, announced Nemacolin Woodlands Resort has implemented its suite of online guest communication and digital marketing tools for hotels.



8/12/2015
Travelodge Partners with Monscierge
August 12, 2015 - Travelodge has partnered with hospitality technology firm Monscierge to develop a series of technology platforms to help the customer journey, from planning right through to checking out and sharing the hotel experience socially.



8/11/2015
InvoTech Expands to Larger Offices and Adds Staff
August 11, 2015 - As part of a global expansion plan, InvoTech Systems, Inc., a leader in RFID inventory control systems, relocated its headquarters to larger offices to accommodate new staff and worldwide client growth.



8/11/2015
RoamBOOST Appoints John Chaffin as Regional Vice President of Sales
August 11, 2015 - Hospitality industry veteran John Chaffin is shifting his focus from selling mobile key solutions and guestroom access control systems to campaigning for improving the cellular infrastructures of hotels across the Southeast as the newly appointed regional vice president of sales for RoamBOOST.



8/10/2015
HFTP Partners with HSMAI-E for Two Major Hospitality Events in Europe
August 10, 2015 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), a leader in hospitality finance and technology professional associations, has announced a new partnership with the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International – Europe (HSMAI-E).



8/10/2015
Hyatt Place Jermuk Implements ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Solutions
August 10, 2015 - ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has implemented a full range of its industry leading product solutions at the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Armenia, the Hyatt Place Jermuk.



8/6/2015
AH&LA Announces Opposition to Expedia Proposed Acquisition of Orbitz
August 06, 2015 - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), a national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee lodging industry, has announced its opposition to the pending Expedia-Orbitz combination currently being reviewed by the Department of Justice.



8/5/2015
Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis Chooses IDeaS to Drive Better Revenue
August 05, 2015 - IDeaS Revenue Solutions has announced a new strategic partnership with Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis to increase revenue performance across the property's 1,460 rooms with IDeaS G3 Revenue Management System (RMS).



8/4/2015
SkyTouch Technology Announces New Chief Executive Officer
August 04, 2015 - SkyTouch Technology has announced the appointment of Jonah Paransky as the new chief executive officer of SkyTouch Technology, provider of a widely used cloud-based hotel operating system.



8/4/2015
Pita Pit USA Selects PAR Brink POS™ For All Restaurants
August 04, 2015 - PAR Technology Corporation has announced that Pita Pit USA has selected PAR’s Brink POS software and service solutions for its 250 restaurants throughout the country.



8/4/2015
Newmarket Acquires Hotel SystemsPro
August 04, 2015 - Amadeus is to expand its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket, an Amadeus company.



7/31/2015
HFTP Supported Research Reveals Guests’ Willingness to Disclose Personal Information to Hotel Apps
July 31, 2015 - A study supported by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), reveals that only 34 percent of guests would disclose personal information, in general, on a hotel app; but drilling down through the responses, the positives increased based on whether a specific detail would impact a hotel stay.



7/31/2015
Windstream Recognized in Two Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant Reports
July 31, 2015 - Windstream has announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche Quadrant of the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service, North America[1] and the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, North America[2].



7/30/2015
INNCOM by Honeywell to Provide MGM Resorts International with Reliable Large Scale Smart Networks
July 30, 2015 - MGM Resorts International is working with INNCOM® by Honeywell to develop and implement a scalable, multi-vendor corporate network platform for more than 20,000 guestrooms.