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HITEC TV: An Amazing Chat with Even Frydenberg, CEO of Zaplox AB

Zaplox AB has been around for quite some time, but it has been within the last few years that the business is really taking off. Their commitment to ensuring that the guest journey is as flawless and seamless as possible is impressive. Our time will be spent chatting with Even Frydenberg, the relatively new CEO of Zaplox and how the company is deadly focused on offering a turnkey platform for managing the guest’s hotel stay, improving the check-in and check-out process, and distributing m...
Tags: Travel, HITEC, Zaplox, Zaplox AB


HITEC TV: Guest Room Technology – Wi-Fi and So Much More

Guest room technology used to include the phone, the remote and the television. If you were lucky, you would get a cool bedside alarm clock that would work with your iPod. Today, guest room technology has come a long way. Hotel guests are using more bandwidth during their stay and now streaming services are top of mind.
Tags: Travel, HITEC


Pirate Exhibitor Prevention Maintains High Value of HITEC 2021

To maintain its high value, plans for preventing pirate exhibitors (also known as Outboarders or Suitcasers) at HITEC® 2021 (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference) have been established for the upcoming show. It is common for unaffiliated or non-exhibiting vendors to take advantage of the show's popularity by promoting their wares leading up to and near the show, or on the exhibit hall floor in an unofficial capacity. Some plan product demonstrations and similar events...
Tags: Travel, HITEC


HITEC TV: The Future of The Property Management System - Panel #2

It’s not your old PMS anymore. The Hotel Property Management System is now a guest interaction platform as well as the connectivity hub for the many disparate systems that our industry needs in order to deliver the ultimate in guest engagement and experience. We are excited to have some amazing panelists pitch in on this discussion.
Tags: Travel, HITEC, Property Management System Panel


Hospitality Net Launches HITEC TV Express Product Update at No Charge to HITEC Exhibitors

Hospitality Net, the global hospitality industry’s #1 ranked website, today launches an exciting new video initiative, the HITEC TV Product Update, at no charge, for HITEC 2021 exhibitors. The HITEC TV Product Update is a quick and effective way to let HITEC attendees and the viewership of Hospitality Net hear about your presence at HITEC, delivered via HITEC TV before, after, and during the highly anticipated annual event.
Tags: Travel, HITEC, HITEC TV Product Update


HITEC TV: Kevin King – COO of Shiji Global Discusses How Openness is the Future of Tech Adoption

Kevin King has been in the hotel technology industry for quite some time and fully understands that the sincerity of leadership is paramount, and this includes the fact that hotel tech companies need to be able to deliver on their product promise. Kevin also discusses the Shiji Enterprise Platform. This new platform has been developed over 8 years and has been a adopted by The Peninsula Group.
Tags: Travel, Kevin, HITEC, Kevin King, Shiji Enterprise Platform


HITEC TV: It’s Not Your Old Revenue Management System Anymore

Revenue Management has come a long way since its start in the airline industry. Hoteliers have embraced revenue management to help them make better decisions on a day-to-day basis. Many innovative RM platforms are using Artificial Intelligence are Machine Learning to get a handle one the new normal of hotel booking pace and revenue optimization.
Tags: Travel, Hôteliers, HITEC


HITEC TV: Kevin King – COO of Shiji Group Discusses How Openness is the Future of Tech Adoption

Kevin King has been in the hotel technology industry for quite some time and fully understands that the sincerity of leadership is paramount, and this includes the fact that hotel tech companies need to be able to deliver on their product promise. Kevin also discusses the Shiji Enterprise Platform. This new platform has been developed over 8 years and has been a adopted by The Peninsula Group.
Tags: Travel, Kevin, HITEC, Kevin King, Shiji Group, Shiji Enterprise Platform


HITEC TV: Developing and Delivering the Contactless Guest Experience

Watch and listen to 3 hotel technology companies and how they work together to ensure that one of the largest hotels in Las Vegas, delivers on its guest promise and enhances the guest experience. Even Frydenberg, CEO of Zaplox, Nicolás Aznar, President of the Americas for ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions and Rohith Kori, Vice President of Product and Corporate Strategy at Agilysys, discus how the evolving pandemic has influenced the contactless guest experience.
Tags: Travel, Americas, Las Vegas, HITEC, ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, Zaplox Nicolás Aznar, Rohith Kori


Infor Hospitality at HITEC 2021

This year’s HITEC event in Dallas Texas is an exciting opportunity to meet with hospitality industry leaders to discuss how technology for hotels will help organizations meet new challenges. If you plan to attend this year’s event too, we look forward to connecting with you. Whether you’ll be at HITEC 2021 in person or not, the best way to connect with Infor is to book a meeting with us here.
Tags: Travel, Dallas Texas, HITEC, Infor, Infor Hospitality


Cloud5 Communications Set to Showcase Managed IT Services, Virtual Guest Services, Conference Services, and Guest Engagement Solutions at HITEC 2021

Cloud5 Communications, a leading provider of communications solutions and Managed IT Services for the world’s top hotel brands and management companies, is set to exhibit at HITEC 2021, which will take place in Dallas from September 27-30. Exhibiting at Booth #1211, Cloud5 will showcase the company’s well-known Internet and voice solutions, as well as a new suite of services designed to maximize hotel resources, reduce costs, drive new revenue streams, and engage guests like never before.
Tags: Travel, Dallas, HITEC, Guest Engagement Solutions


HITEC TV: The contactless guest journey is here to stay, or is it?

Created as a consequence of COVID-19, CONTACTLESS TECH is at the heart of the paradigm shift that most industries, especially those in Travel and Hospitality have had to lean on to ensure their survival and avert the spread of the virus. The Guest journey comprising numerous round and square pegs has had to be re-imagined and at the same time dynamically re-engineered to cope with the fluidity and complexity of requirements and compliance needs of the new now.
Tags: Travel, HITEC


HITEC TV: The Future of The Property Management System - Panel #1

The Property Management System (PMS) has always been seen as the beating heart of the hotel technology stack. Is this still the case? How has COVID-19 changed the PMS landscape and what does the future hold for companies that offer this solution? Watch three PMS innovators discuss a myriad of questions that directly affect every hotel and every guest. Our panelists for this session include Michael Schubach, Product Guru from Infor, Jason Hughes, VCIO of Visual Matrix and Firas Bacha, VP o...
Tags: Travel, HITEC, Michael Schubach, Property Management System Panel, Infor Jason Hughes VCIO, Firas Bacha


HITEC TV: A Discussion with Aaron Shepherd, a Travel Industry Technology Icon

Aaron has seen the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the design, development and implementation of Hotel and Travel Technology. With over 40 years of hands-on experience, we chat with Aaron Shepherd, the Co-Founder of Above Property about his past, his thoughts on the future and how Above Property will change the way hoteliers think about technology and how it affects hotel operations.
Tags: Travel, Aaron, HITEC, Aaron Shepherd, Travel Industry Technology Icon, Co Founder of Above Property


Zoox Smart Data to Showcase Advanced Innovations in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Technology at HITEC 2021

Zoox Smart Data (“Zoox”), an international provider of technological solutions that harnesses big data to build customer profiles from existing Wi-Fi networks, is set to exhibit its latest technological innovations at HITEC 2021 in Dallas, Texas. During the event, which will take place from September 27-30, Zoox will offer visitors at Booth #5112 the opportunity to learn how innovations in big data technology can empower a hotel’s existing network infrastructure with the ability to maximi...
Tags: Travel, Big Data, Dallas Texas, HITEC, Zoox, Zoox Smart Data


HITEC TV: A chat with Jason Floyd of Infor - How the Past Has Influenced the Future

Jason Floyd started out his career serving in the US Army, then he was grasped by the hospitality bug. For over 24 years, Jason has been committed to the hotel technology industry assisting hoteliers to find better ways to utilize technology to enhance revenues, guest expectations and service. This 30-minute interview offers insights into Jason’s background, his passion for our industry and how Infor is positioned to deliver primary multiple platforms (PMS, CRS, RMS, F&B, etc.) to the glo...
Tags: Travel, US Army, Jason, HITEC, Infor, Jason Floyd


HITEC TV: The Future of Hotel Door Locks and The Contactless Revolution

Our world has changed, and the hotel industry is embracing solutions that adapt address our guests needs and expectations. Industry experts Ron Owens, CEO of OpenKey, Beth Kahwajy, Hospitality Lead for Salto Systems and Nicholas Aznar, President – Americas for Assa Abloy, discuss how guests will interact with entry systems in the future and how it will impact the guest experience. Long gone are the days where key cards are the only way to access a room or amenity within a hotel property. ...
Tags: Travel, HITEC, ASSA ABLOY, Ron Owens, Nicholas Aznar


OTA Insight Showcases How Predictive Market Intelligence and Advanced Rate Strategies are Key to Hotel Recovery at HITEC 2021

OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, is honored to announce its participation as an official exhibitor at the upcoming HITEC Dallas tradeshow, taking place September 27-30. Exhibiting its range of advanced market intelligence solutions at booth #1805, OTA Insight will significantly provide attendees with expert guidance over how they can leverage the latest technologies to accurately predict upcoming demand as well as ensure the maintaining...
Tags: Travel, HITEC, HITEC Dallas


HITEC TV: ROOMDEX, Inc and its Vision of The Hotel Upsell Landscape

The world of hotel upselling is changing rapidly and as we get back to normal, guests will be looking to pamper themselves with early arrivals, late checkouts, and room upgrades, but that is not all. What will the next phase include? Is attribute selling really going to take hold in our industry?
Tags: Travel, HITEC, ROOMDEX Inc


HITEC TV: Where does the PMS sit in the new technology stack?

When it comes to hotel tech, we may all agree that PMSs are at the top of the food chain. It's semantically already in the name itself: a PMS is the SYSTEM used to MANAGE your PROPERTY. This gives the software connotations of centrality in operations. However, a new wave of leaner systems is rising: PMSs are becoming "hubs" rather than all-in-one solutions, using open APIs to allow users to plug in other software and tools as needed. These systems are less about "managing the property," a...
Tags: Travel, HITEC


Going to HITEC 2021? What You Should Know About Travel and Event Cyber Security Risks | By Jeff Venza

As anyone in the hospitality industry is undoubtedly aware, it is finally that time of year again. The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) is just around the corner, marking the long-awaited return of in-person events and tradeshows. This year, HITEC will take place in Dallas, Texas, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center from September 27-30th.
Tags: Travel, Dallas Texas, HITEC, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Jeff Venza


OpenKey to Attend Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC)

OpenKey, the industry standard for universal Digital Key in hotels, is thrilled to attend and participate in this year’s Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC), produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP). HITEC is the world’s largest and longest-running hospitality technology event. For nearly 50 years, this conference and exhibition has delivered world-class education and connection opportunities with the brightest minds and most advanc...
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HFTP Implements Extra Health Safety Measures for September In-person Events: HITEC and HFTP Annual Convention; Suggests Vaccines for All Participants

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced today additional steps to increase attendees’ comfort level at its upcoming meetings. Co-located are the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) North America and the HFTP Annual Convention, September 27-30, 2021 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas USA. In consideration of the ongoing pandemic, health safety guidelines and protocols are in place for the protection of ...
Tags: Travel, North America, HITEC, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas Texas USA, HFTP Implements Extra Health Safety Measures


HITEC TV: ROOMDEX, Inc and its Vision of The Hotel Upsell Landscape | By Jos Schaap

The world of hotel upselling is changing rapidly and as we get back to normal, guests will be looking to pamper themselves with early arrivals, late checkouts, and room upgrades, but that is not all. What will the next phase include? Is attribute selling really going to take hold in our industry?
Tags: Travel, HITEC, Jos Schaap, ROOMDEX Inc


HFTP Announces 2021 Inductees to the Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame: Mark G. Haley and Raman (R.P.) Rama; Honored at HITEC Dallas Next Month

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is pleased to announce two champions of hospitality technology: Mark G. Haley, CHTP+ and Raman (R.P.) Rama, B.Com, CHA Emeritus, CHTP+, CHAE as the 2021 HFTP International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame inductees, both recognized for their experience and leadership in promoting hospitality innovation and technology, and knowledge sharing. Haley is co-founder and partner at Prism Hospitality Consulting, LLC. Rama is president ...
Tags: Travel, HITEC, Haley, CTO CIO, Dallas Texas USA, Mark G Haley, Raman R P Rama, HITEC Dallas Next Month, Mark G Haley CHTP, Prism Hospitality Consulting LLC Rama


HSMAI ROC Americas Features Commercial Strategy Experts

The agenda is set for the return of HSMAI’s ROC Americas in-person, Sept. 28-29, 2021, in Dallas. Co-located with HITEC and HSMAI’s Marketing Strategy Conference as part of HSMAI’s Commercial Strategies Week, ROC will prepare attendees to fuel their company’s recovery, elevate their leadership and business acumen, anticipate and respond to headwinds, and drive profit throughout the customer journey.
Tags: Travel, Dallas, HITEC, Roc, HSMAI, ROC Americas, HSMAI ROC


Hospitality Industry Conferences Happening In-person; AAHOA This Week, HITEC and the HFTP Annual Convention Scheduled for September

This week the annual conference for the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) opened to a positive and enthusiastic group of attendees in Dallas, Texas, demonstrating the interest in professional, in-person meetings. Coming up on the calendar for industry events is the 2021 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) and the HFTP Annual Convention. The producers Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is planning the event with its co-lo...
Tags: Travel, North America, Dallas Texas, HITEC, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, AAHOA, Asian American Hotel Owners Association AAHOA


HITEC Ready to Welcome the Hospitality Technology Industry to Dallas in September, Event Given the Okay to Proceed at 100 Percent Capacity

As the 2021 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) nears, the event is ramping up its program and getting ready to welcome back the industry after a year off from taking place in-person. Now producers Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is planning for increased capacity as it was just given word from the convention center that there will be no attendance limitations. In consideration of the ongoing pandemic, health safety guidelines and ...
Tags: Travel, Dallas, HITEC, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Hospitality Technology Industry, HITEC North America


HFTP E20X Dubai Competition Debuts in the Middle East with Eight Start-up Competitors

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) successfully featured eight start-up companies with innovative technology solutions at its Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) competition at HITEC® Dubai on June 1, 2021. This was the Dubai debut for E20X, which was first established in 2015 at HITEC North America. The competitors each pitched their solution to a panel of six industry experts for four minutes, which was then immediately followed by four minutes of Q&A from the judges. At the...
Tags: Travel, Middle East, Dubai, HITEC, Dubai World Trade Center, HITEC Dubai, Dubai Competition Debuts


HFTP E20X Dubai Competition Debuts in the Middle East with Eight Start-up Competitors, Software Platform Company Hoick Announced Winner of the Judges’ Choice Award

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) successfully featured eight start-up companies with innovative technology solutions at its Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) competition at HITEC® Dubai on June 1, 2021. This was the Dubai debut for E20X, which was first established in 2015 at HITEC North America. The competitors each pitched their solution to a panel of six industry experts for four minutes, which was then immediately followed by four minutes of Q&A from the judges. At the...
Tags: Travel, Middle East, Dubai, HITEC, Dubai World Trade Center, HITEC Dubai, Dubai Competition Debuts