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TraknProtect Captures Coveted “Judges’ Choice” Award at E20X (Entrepreneur 20X) Competition at HITEC 2019

TraknProtect | June 18, 2019

Leading innovator of employee safety button technology selected by a panel of judges as winner of top industry award recognizing innovative startup companies in the hospitality sector Minneapolis – HITEC Booth #3017 – June 18, 2019 – TraknProtect, a leading provider of real-time location technology purpose-built for the hospitality environment, has continued its winning streak, claiming the top industry innovation award in this year’s Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) competition at HITEC Minneapolis. Selected by an expert panel of judges comprised of hotel technology professionals, TraknProtect was honored with the Judges’ Choice Award, ...

CallTek Introduces the Odyssey Cx Comprehensive Call Center Platform at HITEC

CallTek | June 18, 2019

Hospitality Technology’s First Step in Guest Satisfaction Minneapolis – HITEC 2019 (June 18) – CallTek, the technology industry’s preferred white label support company, introduced a comprehensive call center insight platform, Odyssey Cx, at the HITEC hospitality technology conference in Minneapolis. The proprietary cloud-based platform records and analyzes every voice interaction, providing the industry with most extensive understanding of the guest experience when communicating with voice agents for reservations and technical support. Hospitality Technology professionals at HITEC in Minneapolis can experience Odyssey Cx at the...

Percipia Collaborates With Lenovo to Debut Lenovo Smart Tab for Hospitality

Percipia | June 18, 2019

Chicago, IL – Percipia, the leader in hospitality telephony and mobility solutions, has partnered with Lenovo™ to bring their technology to the guest-room. Percipia’s PMS interface gateway, Parallax, along with Percipia’s mobility platform, Latitude, power the Lenovo Smart Tab to bring the ultimate hospitality experience to each and every guest-room. Percipia is known for their hospitality interface engine, Parallax, which ties in any hospitality system on property, to give guest and staff a seamless experience. When guests interact with Latitude mobile application platform, they communicate to all hotel systems like the PMS, conci...

Cendyn Announces Strategic Follow On Equity Investment From Accel-KKR

Cendyn | June 18, 2019

Boca Raton, Florida – June 18, 2019 – Cendyn, the leading provider of hotel CRM and hotel sales platforms for the hospitality industry today, announces a strategic follow on investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley based technology-focused investment firm. This investment for Cendyn will enable the business to further scale and innovate its solutions for the hospitality industry. As part of the transaction, Charles Deyo, CEO & Founder will move to the role of investor and board member. Tim Sullivan will drive day-to-day operations of the business and serve as its President. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed...

Nomadix Integrates New Passpoint™ Hotspot 2.0 Technology Powered by Global Reach Technology to Simplify and Ensure Seamless Hotel Wi-Fi Network Conn

Nomadix | June 18, 2019

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – June 18, 2019 – Nomadix Inc., Nomadix, a provider of guest-facing cloud-managed network edge devices, has announced the addition of Passpoint™ Hotspot 2.0 technology from Global Reach Technology to its Wi-Fi network gateway solutions. Mirroring today’s cellular connectivity experience, the integration of Hotspot 2.0 with Nomadix gateway technology offers a next generation Wi-Fi experience to secure and streamline guest Wi-Fi authentication. The integration will be showcased for the first time at HITEC 2019 in Minneapolis at booth #1646. Hotel guests will now be able to securely and frictionlessly connect to a pr...

Kerten Hospitality Partners With Ireckonu

Ireckonu | June 18, 2019

DUBLIN/AMSTERDAM, JUNE 18 2019: Specialist mixed-use operator Kerten Hospitality, has selected Ireckonu as its IT platform partner to accelerate the group’s innovative and customer-centric service strategy and to enable its hotels and serviced offices to deliver a smart, efficient and personalized guest experience. Understanding the needs of its two most important stakeholders - guests and investors, Kerten Hospitality manages a portfolio of hotel, food and beverage and office space and co-working brands. The industry disrupter has engaged in a strategic partnership with Ireckonu that will drive the groups’ digital transformation with ...

Hotel Internet Services Named In-Room Entertainment Technology Champion by Info-Tech Research Group

Hotel Internet Services, Inc. | June 17, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. — June 18, 2019 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has been recognized as an in-room entertainment industry champion in a recent vendor landscape report published by the Info-Tech Research Group Gaming & Hospitality Research Center (GHRC). Selected as one of only five companies to be awarded the title of champion, HIS with its BeyondTV guestroom content casting and voice control solution earned consistently high scores for its ability to seamlessly cater to guest demands for casting personal content, enhanced convenience and data pr...

HSMAI ROC: NextGuest Partner Insights Workshops You Won’t Want to Miss

NextGuest Digital | June 17, 2019

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International will be hosting its annual Revenue Optimization Conference on June 18-19. The 2019 HSMAI ROC conference is part of The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, which is being held this year in Minneapolis. This event is designed for hotel marketing and revenue leaders to learn about fresh and innovative initiatives that will drive revenue for their hotel and stand out in the hospitality industry. The conference is the largest of its kind in the world. Fresh from its recent rebrand, NextGuest will be in attendance and speaking about the latest in hospitality. Former...

Angie Hospitality to Unveil Expanded Line of Hospitality-Focused Virtual Guest-Room Assistants at HITEC 2019

Angie Hospitality | June 17, 2019

New product lineup by hospitality’s leading innovator of virtual assistant and AI technology offers three options, including Angie Spark, Angie Luxe, and Angie Luxe+. San Jose, Calif. & Minneapolis – HITEC Booth #1646 – June 17, 2019 – Angie Hospitality, developer of the industry’s first 24-hour interactive guest room assistant purpose-built for the hotel environment, is unveiling an expanded product line of virtual guest room assistant solutions at HITEC 2019 on June 18-20 in Minneapolis. Each of the three distinct models now available are capable of addressing a specific set of hotel needs, while providing all the enhanced ...

HIS Showcases Latest Advances in Guest Casting Abilities With BeyondTV GuestCast™ at HITEC 2019

Hotel Internet Services, LLC | June 17, 2019

Attendees to be provided with demonstrations of how guests can obtain straightforward and fully secure access to the personal device-to-television casting of more than 1,000 mobile apps. MINNEAPOLIS — June 17, 2019 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, is set to exhibit the latest in hotel guest streaming technology with its BeyondTV GuestCast™ solution at HITEC 2019. Taking place at the Minneapolis Convention Center during June 17-20, attendees visiting HIS at booth #2132 will have the ability to interact with an advanced casting solution that, while...

HITEC News: dormakaba Launches RT Plus BLE-Enabled RFID Lock for Easy Magstripe Upgrades

dormakaba | June 17, 2019

At HITEC in Minneapolis Visit dormakaba in Booth #1308 JUNE 17-20, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center Ready to Convert to RFID? dormakaba’s RT Plus Lock Simplifies Transition from Magstripe to Mobile-Enabled RFID MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks will demonstrate its new RT Plus mobile-enabled RFID guestroom electronic door lock at HITEC booth 1308. The RT Plus has BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology integrated in its reader and is ideal for magstripe or mechanical lock retrofit. dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry and one...

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions Unveils Vostio Location Solutions With Staff Safety Alert Features at HITEC Minneapolis

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions | June 17, 2019

Leading provider of security access technology introduces advanced platform for hotel staff alerts, asset management tracking and location-based marketing Stockholm – June 17, 2019 – ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions is set to debut its latest enhancements in staff safety technology, officially unveiling its Vostio Location Solutions platform at this year’s HITEC Minneapolis, taking place June 17-20 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Vostio Location Solutions will be showcased at ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions booth #2708, where attendees will learn how state-of-the-art IoT and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology can be leveraged to ensu...

Nomadix Launches New Cloud Offering to Provide a Single Source for Managing Guest Wi-Fi Across Multiple Properties

Nomadix | June 17, 2019

New unified solution elevates the online guest experience while simplifying the scalability, management and support of disparate Wi-Fi networks across multiple hotels. AGOURA HILLS, Calif. & MINNEAPOLIS HITEC Booth #1646 – June 17, 2019 – Nomadix, Inc., a provider of guest-facing cloud-managed network edge devices, today unveils Nomadix Cloud, a fully integrated suite of tools to manage a hotel’s Wi-Fi network and provide unparalleled network flexibility, reliability and scalability. The Nomadix Cloud will be showcased for the first time at HITEC 2019 in Minneapolis at booth #1646, where attendees will learn how the comprehens...

Knowcross to Unveil New App and Showcase Latest Innovations at HITEC Minneapolis June 17-20

Knowcross | June 17, 2019

Knowcross to offer a sneak peek of a highly anticipated new app that caters to Commercial Office Complex/Vacation Rental/Timeshare market and demo advancements and integrations at HITEC booth #2546 Washington D.C., USA (June 17, 2019) – Attendees at this year's HITEC in Minneapolis will be introduced to the latest inspiring products and advancements from Knowcross®, the preferred service quality management platform of the finest hotels across the globe. The company will be exhibiting their industry-leading software at the conference which takes place June 17-20 at booth #2546. Knowcross specializes in hotel housekeeping software, hot...

Martello Partners With GuestTek to Power Internet for Hotel Guests

Martello Technologies Group | June 17, 2019

Martello’s SD-WAN and link balancing helps GuestTek deliver reliable high speed internet connectivity for hotel guests. Minneapolis, United States (June 17, 2019) – Martello Technologies Group Inc., (“Martello” or the “Company”) (TSXV: MTLO), a leading provider of solutions that deliver clarity and control of complex IT environments, today announced a partnership with GuestTek, a global leader in broadband technology and interactive solutions for the hospitality industry with operations in 85 countries and serving more than 3,500 hotels. Together, the two companies are delivering reliable high speed internet access (HSIA) to m...

TraknProtect Unveils New Staff Alert Button With Enhanced Design and Expanded Functionality

TraknProtect | June 17, 2019

Newly released safety button adds valuable features to industry-leading platform, creating a higher standard of safety for hospitality employees Chicago and Minneapolis - HITEC Booth #3017 - June 17, 2019 – TraknProtect, a pioneer of location-based technology purpose-built for the hotel industry, is revealing its newly enhanced employee safety button at HITEC 2019, taking place June 17-20 in Minneapolis. The TraknProtect Version 2.0 safety button has been completely re-engineered from the ground up to offer a host of valuable new features, including better visual reporting, increased functionality and improved monitoring capabilities to...

Infor Hospitality Continues to Invest and Innovate in Products and Service

Infor | June 17, 2019

Infor Wins Confirmit Achievement in Customer Excellence Award for 10th-Straight Year NEW YORK –June 17, 2019 – Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced its significant product investment and commitment to its Hospitality suite of solutions. Over the past fiscal year ending April 30, 2019, Infor has overhauled product suites, partnered with leading companies, acquired organizations to expand its breadth of products, and received significant acknowledgement for industry-leading customer service. Infor’s solutions and acquisitions delivered new and expanded relationships with more than 4...

Margaritaville Resorts & Hotels Standardizes Operations With Infor

Infor | June 17, 2019

Infor Hospitality Management Solution Awarded Brand Standard Status  for New Lifestyle Hotel Brand NEW YORK – June 17, 2019 – Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced that Compass Properties and Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts have selected Infor Hospitality Management Solution (HMS) for their property management system (PMS). Margaritaville, which has been rapidly expanding throughout the United States and the Caribbean, has launched a new lifestyle, select-service hotel brand, Compass by Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts, and Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma, which will offer a...

Cloud5 Demonstrates AI-Powered HDX Platform at HITEC 2019

Cloud5 Communications  | June 17, 2019

Results of the Network Management Platform’s first 100+ Properties, Booth 720 MINNEAPOLIS - HITEC 2019 (June 17, 2019) – Powered by artificial intelligence and self-healing network technology, Cloud5’s Hospitality Dashboard Experience (HDX) is the first-of-its kind platform for managing connectivity from the guest perspective. Hospitality technology professionals can see how HDX provides a holistic view of network services and experience in the Cloud5 Communications booth #720 during HITEC 2019 in Minneapolis. Cloud5 HDX has been collecting and aggregating data from more than 100 properties to offer valuable guest-centric network ...

Infor Announces New Solution for Hoteliers to Simplify Pricing

Infor | June 17, 2019

Infor Hospitality Price Optimizer to Help Increase Profits for Individual Hotels and Chains of Any Size NEW YORK – June 17, 2019 – Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced the launch of Infor Hospitality Price Optimizer (HPO), to be generally available this summer. Infor HPO is a comprehensive, built-for-the-cloud solution that delivers pricing decisions for hoteliers. The application considers the pricing process from the guest’s point of view, including what sources a guest looks at, and compares, to make a booking. Infor HPO will help hoteliers make better decisions more quickly, confident...

Springer-Miller Systems Partners With iVvy Venue Management Solution

iVvy | June 17, 2019

New Integration with iVvy to provide SMS with new generation advanced sales and catering capabilities Queensland, Australia - June 17th 2019 - iVvy Inc., the award-winning Venue Management Software company, today announced a partnership with Springer-Miller Systems (SMS) the leading guest-centric hospitality management system. The integration between the two industry leaders will strengthen Springer Miller’s sales and catering capabilities, empowering hotel customers with the most intuitive sales and catering solution available on the market today. By piecing together an industry that's traditionally fragmented processes, iVvy’s pla...

MCOMS Teams With Volara to Offer Revolutionary Voice Control of Guestroom TVs

Volara | June 17, 2019

New York, NY, June 17,2019 - MCOMS, an innovative guest-facing solution provider for the hospitality industry and Volara, the voice hub for the hotel industry, have teamed up to deliver a unique guest experience utilizing the latest in hospitality technology. This integration partnership combines Volara's conversation-management software + secure integrations hub with MCOMS in-room entertainment platform to enable guests to intuitively control in-room TVs using voice commands. Through Amazon Echo, Google Assistant, IBM Watson, or SmartBeings Woohoo devices located in their rooms, guests can make voice requests to turn on and off the TV, op...

SIXTY Hotels Seeing Success With New Mobile Shift Schedules From Beekeeper

SIXTY Hotels | June 17, 2019

Luxury boutique hotel brand says accessing ‘Shift Schedules’ is easy via mobile app; Visit Beekeeper at HITEC Minneapolis in Booth 919 Minneapolis, Minn. – June 17, 2018 – Beekeeper is pleased to announce that SIXTY Hotels, a collective of luxury lodgings in New York, Los Angeles, and coming soon Miami, is using its new Shift Schedules mobile capability. Shift Schedules is enabling every SIXTY Hotel associate to check the most up-to-date work schedules personalized to them and delivered straight to their pocket via Beekeeper. Shift Schedules will be on display at HITEC Minneapolis in Beekeeper Booth 919, June 17 through 20 at the M...

Allbridge Develops Robust Data Service Portal to Enhance Network Management

Allbridge | June 13, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C., June 13, 2019 -- Allbridge, the leading provider of data, video, and voice solutions for Hospitality, Healthcare, and Higher Education properties nationwide, introduces Skyway, a powerful data management tool available exclusively for Allbridge systems. The portal delivers groundbreaking insight and a rich feature set offering property owners and operators the ability to manage their environment the way they want — whether a single location, an ownership group, or an entire brand. Developed by the Allbridge team specifically to meet the needs of hospitality users, Skyway offers robust network reporting within an easy-to-us...

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