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Property management systems: make the right Choice 10 August, 2012 Having established its property management system in the US, Choice Hotels International is installing it worldwide. Phin Foster discusses the web-based platform with John Thompson and Duncan Berry.... > read more

Good word of mouth: the social hotel 03 August, 2012 Social media’s popularity has skyrocketed and hospitality brands have finally begun to capitalise on this opportunity. In the past two years, companies have harnessed the power of everything...

Technology: access all areas 27 March, 2012 Despite the outlandish speculations regarding the hotels of the future, operators are going back to basics. Monika Nerger of Mandarin Oriental, Ingvar Herland of Peninsula Hotels and...

Back to the future: hospitality trends 27 March, 2012 EHMA president Peter Bierwirth looks back at the organisation’s annual congress in Vienna. Attendees discussed long-term customer trends within the hospitality industry, including the impact...

Socially apped: Mobile apps for business-savvy hotels 17 January, 2012 Searching for hotels online is a slow process for the new generation travellers. They need mobile apps at their finger-tips if they are to book a night stay or review your hotel. Sarah...

IT and eco design – wrapping up the top hotel innovations of 2011 16 December, 2011 Innovative design concepts in IT and eco-design are at the heart of cutting edge hospitality. To wrap up 2011, Rowan Watt-Pringle takes a look at some of the most innovative IT concepts...

Top 10 green hotels 14 April, 2011 Hotels are becoming ever more adventurous in their approaches to green practices and amenities. Rod James takes a look at how natural boreholes, reclaimed fence posts and onsite...

Business Class Accommodation 08 February, 2011 Conference facilities and supportive technology can amount to big business for the business-vacation industry. We break down the essential technology to support business events and how the...

Management Systems: Meeting the Right Needs 17 January, 2011 Proprietary property management systems are swiftly growing in popularity amongst hoteliers. Catherine Park talks to Todd Davis of Choice Hotels about how complex new systems are helping...

Under Surveillance 08 July, 2010 Modern technology is playing an increasingly pivotal role in hotel security. Andrea Ashfield talks to Arup's Gregoir Chikaher and the Information Systems Security Association's Kevin Richards...

Ensuring ROI with New Technologies 08 April, 2010 As the global economy slowly recovers, hotel managers must be prepared to compete in the marketplace using innovations in the latest technology. We talk to IT provider Agilysys about...

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