Every year, Hospitality Technology magazine seeks to acknowledge lodging leaders who have succeeded in achieving measurable impact on service and operations with forward-thinking tech initiatives. The 2015 Visionary Awards were presented to Hilton Worldwide, for its rollout of digital room selection; Fontainebleau Hotel, for its achievements with a speedier mobile check-in strategy; and SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, for its infrastructure upgrade and ERP project that delivered operational improvements and positioned the company for continued growth. This month's cover story features exclusive interviews and profiles of the award-winning initiatives.
In the competitive lodging and travel industry, hotel operators are seeking innovative ways to drive business and enhance the service they provide to guests. Technology is increasingly becoming a key differentiator. Hospitality Technology has selected three lodging operators to honor with 2014 Hotel Visionary Awards. Red Lion Hotels for its inspired website and booking channel, La Quinta Inns & Suites for its performance management solution, and Mandarin Oriental for its physical IT test lab that mimics an actual guest room. This month's cover story offers exclusive interviews and profiles of each award-wining initiative.
This past April, Hospitality Technology magazine announced the winners of the Hotel Visionary Awards at the annual Hotel Technology Forum. The 2013 awards were presented to four forward-thinking hotels in two categories: Infrastructure Innovator and Guest-Facing Innovator. The 2013 honorees are: Hyatt Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Red Roof Inn. The executives behind the innovative initiatives share their stories.
This past April, Hospitality Technology magazine announced the winners of the 2012 Hotel Visionary Awards at the Hotel Technology Forum. Four forward-thinking hotels were awarded the honor in two categories: Infrastructure Innovator and Guest-Facing Innovator. This year's honorees are Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaylord Entertainment, Hilton Worldwide and La Quinta Inns & Suites. The executives behind the technology initiatives share the award-winning hotels' stories.
Each year HT honors a select group of hoteliers that have demonstrated outstanding technological innovation. This year's Visionary Awards winners, including Royal Caribbean, Choice Hotels International, Morgans Hotel Group, and Galt House Hotel, discuss the innovations and collaborations that helped them to stand out from the pack.