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Nov
2017

Global Hotel Groups Support HFTP’s Hospitality Certification Programs

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) offers two certification programs that are globally recognized for setting industry standards for hospitality finance and technology professionals: Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE®) and Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP®). These certification programs have been named a requirement for information technology and accounting employees at ...

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Nov
2017

The New Age of Meetings and Events

In an age when travelers are used to being able to plan and book their travel with a quick search on their PC or a few taps on their phone, the world of meeting planning has remained largely a manual one.

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Nov
2017

NAVIS RezForce® Lux Services Top-Rated By Forbes Travel Guide

Demonstrating its continued commitment to being the number one reservation sales and marketing platform for hotels, resorts and vacation rentals, NAVIS today announced that its RezForce® Lux call center services have received five perfect scores this year, according to Forbes Travel Guide.

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Nov
2017

Attracting the frictionless consumer | By Michael Schubach

For hoteliers, the rapid ascent of OTAs and sharing economy models threaten to dilute even the strongest brands. But the rapid technology evolution doesn’t have to leave brand loyalty behind, writes Infor’s Michael Schubach. One need only look at the immediacy and convenience of making an Amazon purchase ...

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Nov
2017

Fifteen questions to zero in on the “room of the future” | By Xavier Etcheberrigaray

Technology is necessary and useful, says Xavier Etcheberrigaray, but it’s not the only component to building the future. Here he describes fifteen perspectives he and his colleagues thought about when tasked with the job of imagining the room of the future.

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Nov
2017

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas Announces Technical Ambassador Appointment: ‘Pepper’, The Humanoid Robot

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is excited to announce the appointment of Pepper®*, the humanoid robot, as hotel Technical Ambassador. The newest team member will primarily be based in the Sky Lobby located on the 23rd floor, greeting guests, and complementing hotel services through engaging and playful entertainment.

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Nov
2017

Virtual Reality In Tourism Becoming More Real | tourism-review.com

Virtual reality has a place in the tourism industry; stakeholders around the world are realizing this fact and integrating it into their customers' purchasing experience. In this way, the Australian Tourism Office is offering a 360° video via its YouTube channel allowing people to take a virtual tour of the ...

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Nov
2017

How Virtual Reality Could Transform Guest Expectations | By Dean Minett

Try before you buy is an old concept, and it's been applied to any number of things commercially. Cars, homes, electronics and vitamins — just about every corner of the retail industry has offered no-risk money back arrangements with consumers. People want to know what they're getting into before ...

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Nov
2017

SGS Hospitality Experience (HX) Helps Maximize The Hotel Guest Experience

Hospitality Experience (HX) is a comprehensive property audit solution that aims to maximize the guest experience within the hotel industry. HX is comprised of four modules of certification audits, covering: risk, sustainability, corporate social responsibility and quality of service experience...

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Nov
2017

mycloud Hospitality Platform and Vertical Booking USA Combine to Offer Ultimate Package to Hoteliers

mycloud hospitality platform has taken the next step in achieving its mission of providing a smart and integrated yet simple-to-use hospitality solution as a service to hotels. The innovative platform from tech experts Prologic First has integrated with Vertical Booking USA to offer the ultimate bookings and management solution to ...

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