News


9/28/2016
Sabre Fosters True Hospitality Experience with Integration of Award-winning TripCase App
September 28, 2016 - Sabre is helping hoteliers make a meaningful, personal connection with their guests through the power of technology, by integrating the SynXis Central Reservations (CR) and TripCase, its award-winning mobile app which is already used by millions of travelers.



9/28/2016
TravelClick's Demand360 Enhances IDeaS Advanced Revenue Management Solutions
September 28, 2016 - TravelClick, a global provider of data-driven solutions that enable hotels to maximize their revenue, and IDeaS Revenue Solutions, a provider of revenue management software solutions and advisory services, announced that TravelClick's Demand360® customers are now able to integrate their subscription data into IDeaS systems to allow forward-looking data that power revenue management strategies.



9/28/2016
Monscierge Receives Patent for Providing Mobile Services to Hospitality Customers
September 28, 2016 - Oklahoma City-based technology company, Monscierge, announced the award of a patent for the communication process of receiving and servicing hospitality guests requests through the use of mobile technology.



9/28/2016
Boyd Gaming Completes Acquisition of Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa
September 28, 2016 - Boyd Gaming Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of ALST Casino Holdco, LLC, the holding company of Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa.



9/28/2016
iRiS and Nu-Menu Partner to Bring a New Digital Dining Experience to South African Restaurant Market
September 28, 2016 - iRiS, an enterprise mobile solutions provider for the hospitality industry, has partnered with Nu-Menu, pioneers in the development of F&B mobile and tablet applications for the South African market.



9/27/2016
First Edition of HITEC Dubai will be Hosted by HFTP and Naseba in 2017
September 27, 2016 - In partnership with Naseba, a business facilitation company based in Dubai, HFTP will now be bringing HITEC to the Middle East for the very first time. 



9/27/2016
Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts Introduce Two Roads Hospitality
September 27, 2016 - Recently merged, Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts unveiled their new overarching company: Two Roads Hospitality.



9/27/2016
The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park Looks to Agilysys to Boost Efficiency and Expand Operations
September 27, 2016 - Agilysys, Inc. announced that The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park in North Bend, Ore., has selected Visual One® PMS and InfoGenesis® POS to enhance efficiency and guest service at the 203-room property.



9/27/2016
Motor City's Group 10 Management Puts Guest Security First with dormakaba Door Locks
September 27, 2016 - Group 10 has selected dormakaba's Saflok and ILCO guest door locks to ensure security at its properties.



9/27/2016
RoamBOOST Says Hotels Need to Invest in Celllar Infrastructure Today
September 27, 2016 - The 2016 Lodging Technology Study predicts that technology spending will hit a record-high this year, with 54 percent of hotels planning to invest more in technology today than the previous year, and RoamBOOST agrees.



9/26/2016
TTI Technologies Partners with David Escobedo as Business Director for TTI in Mexico
September 26, 2016 - TTI Technologies, a supplier of ID/passport scanners, business centers, lobby tablets and hotel information boards, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with David Escobedo as business director for its Mexico-based service and sales.



9/23/2016
Agilysys CEO to Participate on Gaming Industry Panel at G2E 2016
September 23, 2016 - Agilysys, Inc. announced that Jim Dennedy, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be featured on an industry panel at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas.



9/23/2016
Interstate Hotels & Resorts' 2016 Momentum Results In 70 Hotels Signed to Date
September 23, 2016 - Interstate Hotels & Resorts' momentum in 2016, with 70 new hotels under management or signed pipeline, aggregating to 14,000 rooms in the U.S., U.K., Germany and the Netherlands, showcases its ability to operate, reposition and open any hotel or resort, no matter asset class or brand, in any market worldwide.



9/21/2016
Expedia Launches Rev+, a Revenue Management Tool
September 21, 2016 - Expedia, Inc. has officially launched Rev+, a revenue management tool designed to provide hotel partners with smart, actionable data and insights.



9/20/2016
SHR, Developer of WindsurferCRS™, Secures Growth Capital To Support Expansion
September 20, 2016 - SHR, developer of the WindsurferCRS™ hotel reservation and distribution platform, announced it has secured $20MM in growth capital to support its expansion in the U.S. and in Asia-Pacific.



9/20/2016
Marriott's Acquisition of Starwood Receives Antitrust Approval in China
September 20, 2016 - Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced their merger transaction has received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.



9/20/2016
DerbySoft Announces "One" to Target European Hoteliers
September 20, 2016 - DerbySoft, a hotel business technology provider, announced "One," an easy-to-use online distribution management platform as part of European expansion efforts.



9/20/2016
Hotel Internet Services Unveils HIS Property Dashboard for Maximum Visibility and Control Over Network Performance
September 20, 2016 - Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of Internet services and solutions for the hotel industry, has announced the launch of its newly developed HIS Property Dashboard, a proprietary portal that provides clients with the ability to maintain direct control over every aspect of Internet performance at all times.



9/19/2016
For Fifth Consecutive Year, Bulk TV & Internet Named in Prestigious Inc. 5000
September 19, 2016 - Inc. magazine recently named its 35th Annual Inc. 5000, the well-known ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Bulk TV & Internet, a leading provider of television solutions to commercial properties nationwide, had the distinction of being part of this prestigious list for the fifth time in a row – this year at No. 3,297.



9/17/2016
Red Lion Hotels Corporation to Add 1000 Hotels, Enters Agreement to Acquire Vantage Hospitality Group
September 17, 2016 - Red Lion Hotels Corporation, a growing hospitality company that operates and franchises upscale, midscale and economy hotels, announced this week that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the global brands and brand operations of Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc. based in Coral Springs, Florida for an initial aggregate price of $23 million in cash and 690,000 shares of the Company's common stock.



9/16/2016
HFTP Announces 2016 Paragon Award Recipients
September 16, 2016 - Raman (R.P.) Rama B. Com, CHA Emeritus, CHTP, CHAE and Kris. S. Shoemaker, CMA, CGFO, CHAE, CHTP, CPFIM were selected as the 2016 Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Paragon Award recipients for their unwavering support of HFTP, and substantial contributions to increase knowledge sharing and promote growth in the hospitality industry at large.



9/16/2016
Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel Selects MCOM HOTstream Solution
September 16, 2016 - The new Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts' Legend Collection, has chosen MCOM HOTstream hospitality solution to provide guests with in-room technology.



9/15/2016
HX: Tech to Showcase Hot Trends and Tech Innovations for Hospitality Professionals
September 15, 2016 - HX: The Hotel Experience 2016, taking place November 13-15, will highlight how technology is transforming the hotel, restaurant and hospitality industry.



9/15/2016
Agilysys Sponsors Research on Next-Generation POS Systems
September 15, 2016 - Agilysys, Inc. announced availability of The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems, published by Starfleet Research.



9/14/2016
2016 Maestro PMS Users’ Conference Focuses On Strategies for Success
September 14, 2016 - Maestro PMS wrapped up its 2016 Maestro Users’ Conference on Sept. 1, 2016, where executives and staff from more than 50 properties attended the sold-out event at The Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto, Canada.



9/14/2016
Wyndham Hotel Group Revolutionizes Marketing, Quality and Technology Catering to the Everyday Traveler
September 14, 2016 - Wyndham Hotel Group has revealed much-anticipated details supporting its industry-defining transformation, including innovative brand initiatives and an ongoing, unrelenting focus on better quality, marketing and technology.



9/13/2016
HFTP and Naseba Partner to Host 20th Edition Hotel Technology Summit
September 13, 2016 - On Nov. 16-17, 2016, hospitality buyers and experts from around the Middle East will gather in Dubai for the Hotel Technology Summit which will be hosted by HFTP and Naseba.



9/13/2016
BirchStreet Systems Acquires AccuBar
September 13, 2016 - BirchStreet Systems, a cloud-based procure-to-pay technology provider for the hospitality industry, announced its acquisition of AccuBar, a cloud-based, mobile enabled beverage inventory software solution provider.



9/13/2016
Blue Mountain Resorts to Pilot VENZA’s Learning Eco-System Gamification Platform to Reinforce Essential PCI and PII Compliance Requirements
September 13, 2016 - Ontario-based Blue Mountain Resorts will be the first beta tester organization for VENZA’s new VENZA® Learning Game Eco-System, a mountain-scape, mobile-friendly gamification platform for reinforcing critical PCI and PII requirements so that associates are equipped to keep guest data safe.



9/13/2016
Marco Pierre White Restaurants Partners with iRiS Software Systems
September 13, 2016 - Marco Pierre White Restaurants has partnered with iRiS Software Systems to launch its first tablet digital wine menu in its flagship Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill in Birmingham, U.K.