hotel technology next generation
ALICE CTO & Co-Founder Elected to the HTNG Vendor Advisory Council
ALICE | July 22, 2020
ALICE is proud to announce its CTO & Co-Founder, Dmitry Koltunov, has been elected to the Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) Vendor Advisory Council. ALICE is the hospitality industry’s leading operations technology, connecting every department of the hotel with one platform for all staff communication and guest requests. More than 25,000 hoteliers across the world’s top brands trust ALICE. Hospitality Technology Next Generation is a global not-for-profit trade association that fosters, through collaboration and partnership among hospitality professionals and technology providers, the development of next-generation solutions t...
INTEREL’s Energy Management Meets Water Management at the 2016 HTNG Techovation Awards
INTEREL | February 25, 2016
Dubai, February 2016: INTEREL, the world's fastest-growing manufacturer of integrated room technologies in the luxury, upper scale and cruise line hospitality industry, has officially entered its new TCP/IP-based Water Management System into the HTNG North American Conference 2016 TechOvation Award competition taking place on Tuesday March 1 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. "For a number of years, hoteliers around the world have focused on reducing their properties' energy consumption and costs to make their operations greener and more sustainable, and we see great results in this space. However, water consumpti...
HTNG Names Keynote Speakers for 2016 North American Conference
Hotel Technology Next Generation | December 1, 2015
CHICAGO (December 1, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that unites the world's hospitality companies and technology innovators to solve industry challenges, announces the keynote speakers for the 2016 North American Conference. Henry Harteveldt is a well-known analyst and advisor in the travel industry, named by Skift as one of its 30 "movers and shakers" in May 2014. Harteveldt's keynote, "The Three I's Influencing Hotel IT," will discuss how three factors driving the future of the hospitality business – immediacy, inspiration and individualism – both arise from improved lodgi...
HTNG Adds Strength to Its Board With New Members
Hotel Technology Next Generation | November 12, 2015
CHICAGO (November 12, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announces additions to its Board of Governors, the key direction-setting body for the organization. Consisting of CIO-level hotel IT executives from 21 of the world's leading hotel groups, it has the technology responsibility for over 3.5 million guest rooms. The election of Todd Davis and Wendy Mertz as Governors and John Burns as an Executive Advisor further solidifies HTNG as the leading hospitality technology association in the industry. Todd Davis is Chief Information Officer for Choice Hotels International. In this position, Davis establishes and overs...
The 2016 TechOvation Award Competition Open for Entries for HTNG’s North American Conference
Hotel Technology Next Generation | November 3, 2015
CHICAGO – (November 3, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announces the launch of the 2016 TechOvation Award competition. HTNG will build on last year's successful revamp of the TechOvation Award, and five previous years as the Most Innovative Hospitality Technology Award competition, to showcase the latest technology solutions and services launched for hospitality over the past year. "The changes we made for last year's TechOvation Award competition were well received by attendees and contestants alike, so we will continue with the format that allows vendors to present their cutting-edge technology again t...
HTNG Releases EMV Hospitality White Paper
Hotel Technology Next Generation | October 7, 2015
CHICAGO (October 7, 2015) – Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announces the release of the EMV for the US Hospitality Industry white paper, produced by the Secure Payments Framework working group. The document clears up the confusion surrounding EMV and provides hoteliers with valuable information they can use to prepare for EMV at their hotels. New rules issued by the major card brands in the United States related to EMV technology went into effect on October 1, 2015. The rules have generated a lot of questions from hoteliers trying to understand what EMV is and what they need to do to support it. EMV refers to a set of tec...
HTNG Names Michael Blake to Succeed Douglas Rice as CEO
Hotel Technology Next Generation | April 21, 2015
CHICAGO (April 21, 2015) - Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that unites the world's hospitality companies and technology innovators to solve industry challenges, has named Michael Blake to succeed Douglas Rice as its Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. Blake will start immediately, and will assume the CEO title when Rice retires on August 1, 2015. Michael Blake has been an active HTNG supporter since shortly after joining Hyatt Hotels Corporation as its CIO in 2009. He served on HTNG's Board of Directors from 2010 through early 2015, and as Treasurer from 2012 through early 2015. Blak...
Mandarin Oriental CIO Monika Nerger Elected as New President for HTNG
Hotel Technology Next Generation | November 19, 2014
New Leadership Also Includes Several CIO-level Additions to its Board of Governors CHICAGO (November 17, 2014) - Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that unites the world's hospitality companies and technology innovators to solve industry challenges, announced a planned succession of its volunteer leadership, as well as several high-profile CIO-level additions to its Board of Governors. Monika Nerger, Chief Information Officer of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, succeeds Jeremy Ward as President of the association. Nerger has served on the Board of Governors since 2012 and as Vice President since 2013. She ...
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