Separating Signal from Noise in Emerging Technology
PwC analysis identifies the 'Essential Eight' technologies that businesses should consider
Its clear that hoteliers have technology on the brain, including restaurant technology: Almost one-quarter (24 percent) of operators who have not purchased a new restaurant management and POS system within the past three years plan to do so in the next 12 months, according to research from the newly released 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems.
Walking the exhibit floor at HITEC, it was evident to me that what weve been searching for is well and truly here. From the Internet of Things (IoT) to robotics, mobility, and payment security, HITEC 2016 had it all. Here are three companies that piqued my interest, and which I believe are poised to impact the hospitality industry in the near future.
Your booking engine is more than a place of transaction or a page for your guests to check prices, room types and availability. Your hotels booking environment also holds a goldmine of free data, but only if you take the time to unearth it.
According to The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems, next-generation restaurant management and POS systems are having a profound impact on business operations, guest satisfaction, revenue growth and overall profitability in hotel and resort operations.
Mobile technology continues to make it easier for travelers to manage their own travel while in-transit and the majority of global business travelers are embracing this trend, according to a new study released today from the GBTA Foundation in partnership with Sabre Corporation.
When it comes to next-generation technologies, resort and hotel operators often focus on property management systems, channel management and reservations solutions, booking engines, and revenue management capabilities as, of course, they should. Not to be overlooked, however, are the technologies that enable food and beverage service operations.
There are a number of key concepts that restaurant operators should keep in mind when researching next-generation restaurant management and POS solutions. These key concepts include 'must-have capabilities' necessitated by new payment methods and security requirements as well as 'nice-to-have capabilities' unrelated to 'point of sale' such as inventory management and employee management.