A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Platforms.

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Platforms.


  • Guest Checks Neglected?

    While restaurants have a much more balanced approach to business objectives in 2011, such as increasing same store sales and guest counts, increasing the average dollar value of guest checks ranks low on their priority list.
  • How Hospitality Must Rise Above the POS

    As the restaurant industry continues to struggle with POS integration, perhaps operators should look to the hotel space where some progress has been made in integration between multiple systems.
  • Wilbur Labs Launches VacationRenter

    VacationRenter searches the top sites to help travelers book vacation rentals
  • Innovate Like a Girl

    A recent advertising campaign garnered national attention and praise for exposing the damaging repercussions of using the phrase “like a girl” as an insult.
  • Curiosity Inspires Innovation

    In the weeks prior to finalizing this issue,
  • The Journey is the Experience

    An experience is the sum of its parts. For consumers, the interaction with a brand often starts before they even set foot in a store or make a payment. It begins when a potential guest is considering what to eat, where to travel and book a hotel room, or even what time to get there.
  • The Objective of Innovation

    I am often perplexed by organizations that seem to refuse to update their systems. I was recently called for jury duty.
  • Commodities Trading

    Does your accounting department provide a competitive advantage for your company?
  • Go Big Green

    Not since April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets to protest for a cleaner environment has "going green" be so en vogue.
  • Band Wagonesque

    If you want to get any attention or get a project approved these days, there is one sure trick: frame it around collaboration.
  • Platforms: Peninsula, Fairmont, MTM Luxury Lodging Win Hotel Visionary Awards

    More than highly-qualified 40 nominees were considered, and the results are in. Hospitality Technology announces the winners of its fourth annual Hotel Visionary Awards, recognizing lodging companies for outstanding achievement in technology innovation.
  • New Year, New Us

    I've never been particularly good at skiing, could really do without the excessive cold, and shoveling snow is near the top of my "worst ways to spend my time" list.
  • To Pump or Not to Pump

    No one loves a fast, sporty car more than me. I've often mused about strapping into a Jaguar XK Convertible or a Corvette Z06. These days, I drive the ultimate hot car: the Toyota Corolla S-type.
  • Come As You Are

    It's nice to feel wanted. I have to admit, for much of my life, I've felt my generation--Generation X--has not garnered much attention.

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Platforms.