Okay Google, Are Apps Dead? Alexa, Do Hotel Guests Want You?

By Amanda Belarmino Are apps dead? This was a question presented during a session on mobile applications at HITEC Toronto 2017. Between upgrades to phone operating systems and the rapid…

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What I Learned at HITEC Toronto

Written By: Ron Hardin Confession: I can not stop playing with the fidget spinner I picked up at the ALICE booth.  My wife, a well-known “anti-fidgeter” (ask my kids), rolled her…

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Dispatches from HFTP Global: CHTA Disruptive 2017 Innovation and Technology Expo

Written By: Evita Ma This is the second time I have attended a China Hospitality Technology Alliance (CHTA) event. Last month, I attended the CHTA Disruptive 2017 Innovation and Technology…

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Super Monday

HITEC Monday is the day of super sessions that last up to two and a half hours. Does anyone know how to condense four of these into my 500-word limit?…

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It’s All About the Guest

Hundreds of vendors are about to spend three days hawking their wares to thousands of attendees at HITEC. It’s a thrilling time for all the techies who attend. It’s like…

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[Ask the Experts] Valyn Perini

As we lead up to HITEC 2012 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to various hospitality professionals about hospitality technology through the Ask the Experts column. A Distribution Professional’s…

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[Automatic Minibars] Automatic Revenue

The latest generation of automatic minibar technology is simplifying hotel operations while improving guest satisfaction and enhancing the hotel’s bottom line For decades, the minibar has been a staple of…

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