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6 Technologies Shaping the Hospitality Sector

This thought leadership article from Off Piste, an online marketing company, explains how the top 6 technologies are shaping the hospitality sector.

Smart Hotels Will Apply, Integrate with Smart City Tech

As cities overhaul mass transit systems to offer residents targeted, proximity-based notifications, hotels could improve the guest experience with similar technologies.

Guests can be connected to mobile ordering menus through QR codes and NFC tags built into and around wireless chargers.

The Clarion Hotel sees increased guest satisfaction scores with a mobile check-in roll-out.

In one month, the resort's spa generated $20,502 in services that would not have otherwise been booked.

The app allows employees to be able to “hear” from corporate management while still receiving localized information relevant to their personal employment and hotel property.

With the increasing use of mobile payment technologies, mobile coupons, and loyalty apps, operators must plan ahead in order to prevent profit loss.  HT takes a look at three areas that can pose potential fraud risks for operators and offers precautions.

Starting from a single location in 1956, Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems now boasts 1,300+ locations nationwide and has been named a top fast-growing chain by several industry sources.

From the Starbucks POS outage to major foodservice locations rolling out tableside, mobile or online ordering, April was a big month in the point of sale.

With the deadline for merchants to be capable of accepting EMV looming, the hospitality industry as a whole must take appropriate actions to be prepared.

As mobile keys continue to gain ground, hoteliers are engaging further functionalities of locking technologies to streamline and personalize customer service.

Executives from MerchantLink and Task Retail Tech answer questions about EMV preparations, mobile wallet, and their combined impact on hospitality.

Room entry has emerged as a top area of focus for hoteliers who want to provide the most current, secure and reliable means of cross-property accessibility to tech-savvy travelers. HT takes a look at the technologies that will eventually replace magstripe.

EMV, NFC and mobile ordering options round out the top headlines in POS.

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