The Challenge for Hotels When It Comes to Securing Their Systems

In hotels, guests are a unique challenge to securing hotel systems. One of the first things a hotel guest does once they reach their hotel room is to check their…

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FCC Tackles Wi-Fi Blocking

By Koyulyn Miller, Paul Besozzi, and Monica Desai of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) continues to flex its enforcement muscles, most recently…

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Employees Untethered

This is the year of the tablet. Try and find a vendor, that doesn’t have a tablet as part of their product. In two years we will have forgotten that…

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It’s Going to Change Bigtime

The REALLY Big Show “The Rise of the Metamediaries” sounds like a science fiction horror show. The “rise” occurred on Tuesday afternoon and It was a REALLY big show starring…

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Brad’s Laws for Good Hotel IT Products

I’m going to start with a caveat: An old, jaded and cynical hospitality software developer wrote this post. I think in terms of return on investment. If you think that…

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[HITEC Guest Blogger] Meet Tyrone Davis

HFTP Connect is featuring four guest bloggers throughout HITEC 2012. The bloggers will be providing you their insights on all things HITEC. Before we get to Baltimore next week, get…

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Explore Opportunites with Hotel Wi-Fi Networks

Last week HFTP hosted a webinar “Why Mobility” featuring a presentation by Shawn Tsetsilas, director of business development for Cellular Specialties. Shawn presented some new ideas how hotels can capitalize…

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Changing Wi-Fi From Amenity to Opportunity

In my previous post, I cited a 2010 J.D. Powers and Associates study in which more than 53,000 guests who stayed in hotels between May 2009 and June 2010 were…

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Wi-Fi: Low Cost, High Opportunity

With the US hotel industry enjoying resurgence in spite of the trying economic landscape, there may be no better time than right now to tap into additional revenue streams that…

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Tapping Into Wi-fi’s Potential

Wireless Internet is becoming a “must-have” for the hospitality industry. In the recent past, guests would expect either a hardline T-1 connection or cable in their room, or possibly some…

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