The Technological Considerations of Channel Management Automation

Perini, Valyn
October 2008
Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p144
Trade Publication
The article discusses the technical impact on the implementation of channel management automation on the business operations of the U.S. hospitality industry. According to the author, channel management automation offers various business opportunities which help determine pricing, revenue management and inventory application. It also offers information on the different messaging languages used in inventory system applications, programming flexibility and the standards of multiple connections as well as maintenance standards for the information management.


Related Articles

  • Following the Yellow Brick Road. Inge, Jon // Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p10 

    The article discusses ways on how to select and implement a multi-departmental information technology (IT) system for U.S. hospitality industry. The steps include the definition of an overall technology plan, selection of an operations head, creation of the project team, outline high-level...

  • Keeping A Clear Road Map at Campbell's Resort.  // Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p14 

    The article discusses the initiatives carried out by Campbell's Resort in changing their infrastructure system in Lake Chelan, Washington. Accordingly, resort president and general manager Art Campbell stressed that a good mix of people and IT staff has helped them design an optimized system...

  • THE IMPACT OF BUSINESS AND IT CHANGE ON STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS ALIGNMENT. Henry E. Newkirk; Albert L. Lederer; Alice M. Johnson // Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute;2008, p469 

    This research investigated the effect of business and information technology (IT) change on strategic information systems planning (SISP) horizon, of horizon on SISP, and SISP on the alignment of IS strategy with business strategy. A postal survey collected data from 161 IS executives. Using...

  • Constant Communication at MTM.  // Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p18 

    The article discusses the initiatives used by MTM Luxury Lodging in installing an optimized information technology (IT) infrastructure in its Hotel 1000 facilities in Seattle, Washington. IT director Chuck Marratt stated that constant communication between technology providers as well as regular...

  • Central-hosting Considerations at Millennium.  // Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p20 

    The article discusses the move of Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America to upgrade its property management system (PMS) into a single network structure in the U.S. Accordingly, IS&T director John Edwards stated that a centralized system presents a single and consistent data configuration...

  • IT Optimization: Providing Clarity On A Familiar Phrase. Vemuri, Ashok // Global Finance;Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p40 

    The article focuses on the information technology (IT) optimization. It defines the nature of such optimization and notes that the ideal IT optimization initiative simultaneously cut costs, increase efficiency within the organization, and provide a competitive level of scalability and...

  • Process Anew.  // PM Network;Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p6 

    The article presents information on a study examining whether it is important for the companies to align program with strategy to leverage project management offices (PMOs). According to the study in which 100 senior information technology executives took part, organizations that have a process...

  • To The Point.  // Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p25 

    The article focuses on the suggestions of systems consultant Mark Haley on how the U.S. hospitality industry can make their hotel staff interested with the new information technology (IT) infrastructure. He notes that the surest way for employees to become interested in the new system is to...

  • MAKE SURE A VENDOR CAN GET THE JOB DONE. Reynolds, Carol // Behavioral Healthcare;Feb2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p37 

    Claims that the responsibility for software project implementation often resides with an organization's operations or information technology management areas. Importance of choosing a vendor that views project implementation as an essential element of the software purchase or upgrade; Tools a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics