hospitality

Didi Checks Into Hotel Booking Industry
Didi Checks Into Hotel Booking Industry
October 30, 2018  |  Ridesharing

China’s largest ridehailing app Didi Chuxing is breaking into the hotel booking business. The news comes as the company tries to recover from two highly...

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How AI Is Helping Hotel Apps Get Onto Travelers’ Radar Screens
How AI Is Helping Hotel Apps Get Onto Travelers’ Radar Screens
October 25, 2018  |  Retail

With the help of travel experts, hotels can tap into a new channel to drive online bookings: Travelers can be inspired to book a reservation...

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NCR To Buy Payment Processing Firm JetPay
NCR To Buy Payment Processing Firm JetPay
October 22, 2018  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

NCR is expanding further into payments. The U.S.-based firm said Monday (Oct. 22) that it will buy Pennsylvania-based JetPay, “a provider of end-to-end payment processing...

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Marketplaces Find A Niche With Off-The-Beaten-Path Campsites
Marketplaces Find A Niche With Off-The-Beaten-Path Campsites
October 09, 2018  |  Retail

When Olaf Dunn wanted to go camping with his kids last year, finding an available campsite on short notice wasn’t easy. “In Canada, you need...

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How Merchant Link Thinks Hotels Can Maximize QR Code Growth
How Merchant Link Thinks Hotels Can Maximize QR Code Growth
August 14, 2018  |  Payment Methods

Alternative payments methods, such as contactless and QR codes, have been growing globally in popularity for the last half-decade or so. However, the year 2018...

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How Hoteliers Can Tap Into Modular Sleeping Capsules
How Hoteliers Can Tap Into Modular Sleeping Capsules
August 13, 2018  |  Retail

The hotel business is notoriously capital-intensive: Long before a property opens, a hotelier often invests millions in obtaining a property and constructing a building. But...

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How Hotels And C-Stores Can Tap Into Luggage Storage
How Hotels And C-Stores Can Tap Into Luggage Storage
August 08, 2018  |  Retail

Travelers often face a dilemma when they are exploring a city: Where can they store their bags when they check out of their accommodations and...

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Consumer Spending Increases In June Driven By Restaurants, Accommodations
Consumer Spending Increases In June Driven By Restaurants, Accommodations
July 31, 2018  |  Economy

Driven by spending at restaurants and on accommodations, U.S. consumer spending increased in June, setting the stage for a strong economy heading into the third...

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How ‘Butler Bells’ Improve Hospitality, Revenue In Restaurants, Hotels
How ‘Butler Bells’ Improve Hospitality, Revenue In Restaurants, Hotels
July 30, 2018  |  Retail

Restaurants and hotels are taking a new approach to helping guests order a new round or ask for a check: They are turning to digital...

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