Monthly Archives: February 2017

STR Report: Occupancy rates predicted to drop. Here’s how to help stay ahead of the curve.

Street Corner Sales Tactics With occupancy predicted to drop by STR Global in 2017 for the first time since the Great Recession, plus an easing of RevPAR growth to a predicted 2.3 percent, the hotel industry is facing its first speed bump in years. That doesn’t mean you should sit back and let the decline own you. The hotel business [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:35:28+00:00February 24th, 2017|Hospitality Industry Trends|

Shift4 and SkyTouch Technology Debut Joint EMV Solution

Payment services and gateway provider Shift4 Corporation and cloud-based hotel PMS provider SkyTouch Technology have announced the general availability of their joint EMV-certified solution for hoteliers. This announcement comes after a year of revolutionary cloud-based EMV integration in hotels. Read full article here. 

By |2019-02-13T15:39:02+00:00February 13th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology In The News|

How Valentine’s Day Can Romance Your Hotel’s Bottom Line

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday in which to develop some fun romantic packages that boost business. It’s one that naturally leads to couples seeking a hotel stay to reconnect with each other. Plus, for the customer, it’s a great excuse to get out of the house for a couple of days away from the daily distractions of [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:46:47+00:00February 13th, 2017|Rate Management|

Shift4, SkyTouch Offer Hotel Industry a Joint EMV Solution

With Shift4’s DOLLARS ON THE NET and SkyTouch Technology’s cloud-based hotel management system, hoteliers can process EMV payments to help prevent the fraudulent use of stolen card data in card-present environments while adding the layered security of point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization. This keeps sensitive cardholder data out of the hotelier’s payment processing environment, greatly [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:38:54+00:00February 10th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology In The News|

Shift4 and SkyTouch Technology Bring Joint EMV Solution to the Hotel Industry

EMV Solution Is Available Today With Eight Processors in the U.S. and Canada LAS VEGAS and PHOENIX, Ariz. — Feb. 8, 2017— Payment services and gateway provider Shift4 Corporation and cloud-based hotel PMS provider SkyTouch Technology today announced the general availability of their joint EMV-certified solution for hoteliers. This announcement comes after a year of revolutionary [...]

By |2017-02-08T15:38:01+00:00February 8th, 2017|SkyTouch Technology Press Releases|

ALIS Reveals State of the Hotel Business

Last week, the hospitality industry came together for the the largest hotel related financial conference in the United States. This year, an astounding 3,000 people attended the Americas Lodging Investment Summit, commonly known as ALIS. It was a record-breaking event, beating the previous record, which was ominously set as the Great Recession descended upon America. The annual event is [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:38:53+00:00February 1st, 2017|Hospitality Conferences|