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ITFAQ Systems – Bringing you an innovative ordering system

In a recent article based on the hospitality industries’ difficulties, it highlighted how the staff population is close to retirement in Canada and the youth are not as interested in the hospitality industry as it is “physically difficult” as stated by Ms. Jobin, a hotel employee for 32 years. It is challenging to find committed…
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HFTP Sells Out Exhibition for Upcoming HITEC Amsterdam 2018, A 20 Percent Space Increase from Previous Year

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), an international nonprofit association and producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), has sold all exhibit spaces for the upcoming HITEC Amsterdam 2018. HITEC Amsterdam will feature 84 exhibiting companies – a 20 percent increase from the inaugural 2017 event. A floorplan with a list of participating…
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HFTP and Naseba Set New Standard in The Middle East with HITEC Dubai

Co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, more than 600 hospitality technology professionals came together for the inaugural HITEC Dubai. The event served as a regional, Middle Eastern counterpart to HFTP’s 45-year-old Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) – the world’s largest and oldest hospitality technology exposition and conference brand. HITEC…
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Increase Hotel Revenue: Three Better Booking Experiences

Penned by: Frederick Sabty, Vice President of Hospitality Solutions, Avaya International Tajawal. Trivago. Hotels.com – As a hotel executive in the Middle East, you are likely to know these brands very well. All of these offer Arabic language platforms, aimed at attracting the growing digital population of the region. With hyper smartphone penetration rates and…
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GUEST POST (HOTELFY BLOG)

Travellers of today manage their daily lives through their smart phones – at home, and also when on the road. Many hoteliers are planning to get their own hotel app. The problem is that consumers do not want to download too many apps in their phones. And those who do, don’t usually keep them very…
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FORCIVE CASE STUDY: DATA IN HOSPITALITY

Forcive will be at HITEC DUBAI on November 14th -15th, 2017. Don’t lose the opportunity to join us at the Panel Discussion, Main Ballroom, November 15th at 10.45am. We will walk you through our innovative way to address some of the most complex issues related to Data in Hospitality. Forcive helps you gathering the most…
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HIGH-SPEED INTERNET AND THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY: AN INTERVIEW WITH M3CONNECT’S CEO

Due to the growing interconnectivity of today’s guests, High-Speed Internet Access has become an essential technology for the hotel industry to invest in. HFTP and Naseba sat down with Emilio Dragas, CEO of m3connect, a leading Wi-Fi Internet Service Provider (WISP) based in Europe. In our interview, he touched on the importance of guest interconnectivity,…
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HITEC DUBAI, officially endorsed by DTCM, aims to facilitate Tourism Vision 2020.

As part of Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020, approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, Dubai plans to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020. Dubai is renowned for raising the bar and making the impossible happen. EXPO 2020 will bring a…
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AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MARWAN AL ALI, HITEC DUBAI’S ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIR

HITEC, the world’s largest hospitality technology showcase will be coming to Dubai on November 14-15 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel. To plan the event’s educational program, an advisory council of experts with over 200 years of combined industry experience has been formed. Naseba and HFTP sat down with HITEC DUBAI’s advisory council chair, Marwan Al Ali, the Group Chief Information Officer of Jumeirah Group, one…
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AGILYSYS ANNOUNCES NEW MOBILE CAPABILITIES IN LATEST RELEASE OF INDUSTRY-LEADING PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Agilysys Announces New Mobile Capabilities in Latest Release of Industry-Leading Property Management System LMS 7.4 Includes Add-On Functionality for SMS Messaging, Mobile Pre-Check-in and Check-out, Mobile Housekeeping and More ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the latest version of its Lodging…
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HSMAI TO PARTICIPATE IN THINK TANK SESSION AT HITEC DUBAI

HSMAI will be organising a Revenue Management Think Tank at HITEC DUBAI taking place at the Conrad Dubai Hotel on November 14th and 15th HSMAI is a global organisation of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion…
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Rotana Hotel Management Corporation selects its next generation Point of Sale system from Xn protel Systems

Starting with all Centro Hotels in Saudi Arabia, Rotana will implement xnPOS, the enterprise Point of Sale system from Xn protel Systems. It will be hosted on Rotana’s private cloud in Abu Dhabi, enabling centralized Point of Sale operations Global hospitality management software company Xn protel Systems today announced Rotana Hotel Management Corporation is implementing…
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HFTP AND NASEBA ANNOUNCE HITEC DUBAI 2017 ADVISORY COUNCIL

The 20-member council met at Jumeirah Group’s headquarters in preparation for HITEC Dubai, the region’s largest hospitality technology showcase Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), the world’s largest hospitality technology conference brand, will be coming to Dubai, UAE on November 14-15, 2017 at the Conrad Dubai. Produced in partnership by Hospitality Financial and Technology…
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CENDYN CASE STUDY: AMPERSAND HOTEL

Cendyn is a cloud-based software and services provider that develops integrated technology platforms for driving sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. Guestfolio, one of Cendyn’s platforms, is a platform that allows hoteliers to personalise the reservation experience, gain insights on their guests, use tools that build lasting brand loyalty and encourage…
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RUCKUS WIRELESS AT HITEC TORONTO

Ruckus Wireless is an exhibitor at HITEC DUBAI, which is taking place at the Conrad Dubai Hotel on November 14th and 15th. Ruckus visited HITEC in Toronto this year to meet with customers and partners. Below is a recap of their visit: 
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