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1,000-Room Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Upgrades Magstripe Door Locks to dormakaba RFID

dormakaba | June 19, 2019

At HITEC in Minneapolis Visit dormakaba in Booth #1308 JUNE 17-20, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center dormakaba Makes Hospitality Safe and Secure at The Plaza Hotel & Casino Las Vegas MONTREAL, June 19, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks announced the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas upgraded guest door locks at the 1,000-room property to dormakaba’s MT RFID electronic locks. The Plaza Hotel & Casino upgraded its legacy magstripe door locks with dormakaba’s more secure guestroom locks. The full-service Plaza has 1,003 updated rooms and suites, a classic Vegas ...

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe Installs STS Cloud to Manage Groups and Events at Full-Service Destination Resort

SalesAndCatering.com, LLC | June 19, 2019

System Provider SalesAndCatering.com Delivers Affordable Full-Service Cloud System Functionality to Help Lake Tahoe Team Close More Business   MOUNT PLEASANT, SC, June 19, 2019 – Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe launches STS Cloud Hotel Sales and Catering software by SalesAndCatering.com to sell and manage events at the resort destination. STS Cloud is a full-function, cost-effective hotel sales and catering software system used by hundreds of properties and multi-property hotel groups. Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe is a year-round full-service resort on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Click here for information on SalesAndCatering.com....

Vertical Booking USA Launches a New Mobile CRS App & Releases a New Update to CRO

Vertical Booking | June 19, 2019

Both these tools help hotels to manage their reservations more efficiently. Portland, OR – June 19, 2019 – Today, Vertical Booking USA - the leading reservation technology provider to hotels around the globe - is launching a new, mobile, app-based version of their Central Reservation System (CRS) and an updated version of their Central Reservation Office (CRO) solution. With the two new releases, Vertical Booking USA is providing hoteliers with all of the reservation tools that they need to minimize reservation headaches and increase direct bookings and revenues. Vertical Booking USA’s mobile CRS application makes it possible for ...

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...

GuestTek Launches Its OneView Internet Cloud Platform

GuestTek | June 18, 2019

Centralized WiFi Management Provides Secure, High Performance Connectivity for Less Calgary, Alberta – June 18, 2019 – GuestTek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., the global leader of end-to-end hospitality technology solutions, is excited to announce the launch of its OneView Internet Cloud (OVI Cloud), which the company will debut this week at HITEC Minneapolis. OVI Cloud’s advanced platform seamlessly integrates with hotel properties’ existing network hardware to provide secure, high performance connectivity with no up-front capital expenditure. Plus, GuestTek’s long-standing partnerships with the industry’s leading hardware...

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

Hotel Internet Services, Inc. | June 18, 2019

HIS and BeyondTV solution listed as industry champion in newly published vendor landscape report recognizing strong market presence and ability to serve as an industry trendsetter. 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 conten...

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions Showcases Cloud-Based Vostio Access Management at HITEC Minneapolis

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions | June 18, 2019

With multiple properties already leveraging the solution, attendees are set to gain valuable insight into why cloud-based technology is the future of hospitality security access management Stockholm – June 18, 2019 – ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions is set to showcase Vostio Access Management at this year’s HITEC Minneapolis, taking place June 17-20 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. A next generation cloud-based solution that allows hoteliers to manage their security access operations from anywhere and at any time, Vostio Access Management is already utilized by several properties around the world, with those visiting HITEC booth #270...

INTELITY to Introduce the Newest Addition to Its In-Room Tablet Offerings at HITEC Minneapolis

Intelity | June 18, 2019

New tablet developed to deliver on hotelier’s continued demand for more capability Los Angeles, CA (June 18, 2019) - INTELITY™, best known for providing the hospitality industry with the broadest guest engagement and staff management platform, announced today it will showcase its newest in-room tablet at HITEC Minneapolis. The new ten-inch Android tablet design is fully customized for hospitality and targets expanded capabilities and improved ease of use. INTELITY’s new in-room tablet features a sleeker design, a larger screen compared to other tablets on the market, and a new docking station, which includes built-in Bluetooth spe...

Hotel Zetta Now Featuring Volara-Powered Alexa Technology in Every Guest Room

Volara | June 18, 2019

This installation expands Volara’s corporate relationship with Viceroy Hotels & Resorts; Visit Volara in Booth 2408 at HITEC Minneapolis New York and San Francisco — June 18, 2019 — Hotel Zetta, managed by Viceroy Hotels and Resorts and boasting ultra-modern guest rooms, innovative health and wellness programming and cutting-edge tech experiences in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling SoMa district, is giving its guests a fun and intuitive way to engage with the hotel and in-room technologies by featuring Amazon Alexa voice assistants powered by Volara in its guestrooms. Guests can speak commands to order hotel service dir...

AEi Communications Announces New Partnership With Percipia to Debut Percipia’s Software on AEi Smart Display Phones

Percipia | June 18, 2019

Millbrae, CA – June 18th, 2019 – Percipia, a hospitality telephony and mobility leader, and AEi Communications, a major manufacturer of guestroom phones, have entered into a partnership to develop an application suite for AEi’s 4.3-inch screen SIP handsets designed specifically for the hospitality industry. These hospitality applications were developed to integrate hotel systems and services and display them on AEi handsets. Percipia’s hospitality interface gateway and XML engine, Parallax, and AEi’s IMM software, make displaying content on AEi’s SIP display phones a breeze. “AEi has always been a great hardware manufacture f...

Clear Sky’s Beverage Inventory Control Software Up and Running at the New Westin Irving Convention Center in Dallas

Clear Sky Software | June 18, 2019

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – June 18, 2019 – Clear Sky Software, Inc. ® announced today that the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas recently completed the installation of its beverage inventory control software. This brand new and busy convention center hotel in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex selected Clear Sky Software to help control all beer, liquor and wine inventory. Called Clear Sky BEVERAGE, this system is a comprehensive, perpetual inventory system that tracks and controls all beverage products. Functions include purchasing, receiving, outlet transfers/issues/returns and physical inventory. Also insta...

Duetto, RMS Cloud Enter Technology Partnership

Duetto | June 18, 2019

Cloud-based hospitality tech firms announce two-way integration, helping joint customers better manage pricing, inventory and segmentation. San Francisco, June 18, 2019 — Duetto, hospitality’s innovative provider of cloud-based Revenue Strategy applications, today announced its latest technology integration – with RMS Cloud Property Management System. The new two-way integration between Duetto’s GameChanger and the RMS 9+ Cloud PMS will enable users of both solutions to optimize pricing and better manage inventory and segmentation. In addition, the integration also allows for sharing folio data, providing added benefits to us...

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, ...

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...

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

New enhancement provides instant authentication of Wi-Fi-enabled devices and seamless, secure online experience for guests connecting to Nomadix gateway-supported networks. 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 authenticatio...

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...

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 ...

Take Your Direct Bookings and Online Sales Strategy to the Next Level

Springer-Miller Systems | June 18, 2019

WorldNXT case study reveals substantial annual savings STOWE, VT — June 18, 2019 – Springer-Miller Systems (SMS), the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality and spa management systems continues to provide value added solutions for its guest. WorldNXT is a comprehensive platform of browser-based and mobile booking solutions that is customizable to cater to the unique needs of a wide variety of hotels and resorts. The suite of options available within the WorldNXT platform complements the robust core product offerings that Springer-Miller Systems provides today. WorldNXT Lodging Booking Engine WorldNXT Lodging Booking Engine e...

Lodging Interactive Launches All-Inclusive Website, Social Media and Reputation Management Packages

Lodging Interactive | June 18, 2019

Lodging Interactive, an award-winning digital marketing and social media engagement agency exclusively serving the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of its all-inclusive full-service digital marketing packages. For one monthly price properties can now choose from a variety of digital marketing packages. Digital marketing packages include website design and digital marketing, social media marketing and engagement, and guest review responses services. "For nearly twenty years we have continued to develop hospitality focused digital marketing products and services to ensure our clients maximize their online visibility and reven...

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...

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