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Hospitality

The Holiday Inn Express at Roissy CDG Airport deploys Scale Computing

The Holiday Inn Express brand, part of the IHG Group, recently opened a 305 room hotel located in the heart of the largest international airport in France, Roissy CDG Airport. The hotel is set to see hundreds of visitors each day and is in a prime location near Terminal 1, while a free shuttle service […]


ASSA ABLOY Hospitality enhances security with NXP’s MIFARE Plus

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, provider of advanced security solutions for the hotel industry, is announcing an enhancement of its VingCard RFID electronic locks with the support of NXP Semiconductors’ MIFARE Plus EV1 smart card IC. Through this strategic collaboration, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is further strengthening its security protocol with the addition of a seamless and cost-effective […]


MASH continues European expansion with Oracle food and beverage cloud

Modern American Steak House (MASH), a high-end Danish restaurant chain, has chosen Oracle Simphony Cloud to power its steak house restaurants across Europe. With 13 restaurant locations across Denmark, Germany and the UK, and plans for additional international growth, MASH needed a technology platform that could support the strategic expansion of its business at scale. […]


Master keys to hotels can be created ‘out of thin air’

F-Secure researchers have found that global hotel chains and hotels worldwide are using an electronic lock system that could be exploited by an attacker to gain access to any room in the facility. The design flaws discovered in the lock system’s software, which is known as Vision by VingCard and used to secure millions of […]


Design-driven energy efficiency at Barcelona Tower Hotel

As a single-source, global solution provider, Schneider Electric helps Barcelona Tower Hotel achieve 30% energy savings through the design, installation and integration of software, systems and connected devices. The Barcelona Tower Hotel is situated in the district of Bellvitge in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. Its 105 metre tower spans 29 floors and is topped […]


Mastercard and Eataly launch Eataly Pay for in-store payments

At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard and Eataly announced a new partnership to roll out Eataly Pay app integrated with Masterpass, to enable multichannel, fast, simple and safe payments comfortably seated at the restaurant tables. “The digital revolution is changing our lives and our world,” explained Michele Centemero, Country Manager, Mastercard Italy. “Mobile solutions are a […]


Samsung and TBS: a smarter way of working

TBS are specialists in mobilising legacy IT systems, creating solutions that empower employees to work more effectively in the field. TBS wanted to innovate and create new and improved mobile solutions for businesses, so they engaged with Samsung. Wearable technology was seen as something that could transform the way field workers operate day to day. […]


Montgenèvre brings smart cities to the ski slopes via Orange mobile app

Orange Business Services has announced its first “Smart Resort” in Montgenèvre, in the Alps, as part of a concept that will be developed across France. Montgenèvre’s digital transformation is being coordinated through a “smart city” strategy, combining free Wi-Fi, a mobile app available from early December on iOS and Android, and Big Data analytics. The […]


Rabobank launches venture capital fund for food & agri companies

Rabobank is launching the Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund, which is part of Rabo Private Equity. This fund plans to invest in high-potential, early-stage food and agri companies in Western Europe and in the United States. One of the objectives the bank envisions to achieve through this fund is the promotion of innovation in […]