Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud is an enterprise platform for hotel operations and distribution based on cloud technologies. Secure, scalable, and mobile-enabled, the platform offers the comprehensive capabilities hotels need to deliver great guest experiences, improve operating efficiency, and enhance employee productivity. OPERA Cloud brings to the cloud the power of the OPERA software suite that leading hotels and casinos around the world have relied on for years to manage properties, hotel operations, and distribution.
The most successful food and beverage enterprises are able to do many things better than their competitors: deliver same-store sales growth; open new stores and concepts quickly; know what their customers want and deliver it consistently; measure performance and respond to opportunities; keep costs to a minimum...the list goes on. The good news for food and beverage executives is that there is a way to make these goals more achievable: cloud technology.
More than 40 percent of sports fans worldwide abandoned concession lines in the past 12 months – without making a purchase – because of excessive waiting, according to a just-released Oracle Hospitality Sports and Entertainment research report The Fan Experience: Changing the Game with Food and Beverage, published in partnership with Turnkey Intelligence, an industry-leading market research provider.
In this guest post, Dr. Peter Agel, global segment leader for hotels at software giant Oracle, explains how pay-as-you-go computing is helping the hospitality sector improve profitability and respond to changing consumer demands.
Leading hotel industry technology supplier Oracle has introduced a cloud services version of its industry-leading suite of hospitality solutions that’s been designed to help hospitality companies personalise all aspects of their engagement with customers while also delivering an excellent guest experience on site.
If you’re looking to cut costs in your store, you might have overlooked a wellspring of savings by not migrating to cloud technology. According to Oracle Hospitality, QSR stores can achieve significant reductions in IT costs through the use of cloud instead of traditional on-premise systems.
The traditional point-of-sale system, whether in restaurants or retail, brought many benefits to operators, including connectivity, visibility and speed. As technology has evolved – including how guests want to pay as well as how businesses want to operate – options have emerged to help restaurants run truly next-generation businesses. Cloud-based POS is a part of this progression. Hospitality Technology’s 2015 POS Software Trend Report reveals that cloud POS is a top functionality on shopping lists, with 35% of operators naming it a priority for their next POS upgrade
Oracle Hospitality is pleased to announce the launch of Oracle Hospitality Simphony Cloud 2.9, featuring enhancements designed to set new benchmarks in kitchen performance, cash management and event-driven financial reporting.
In our Oracle Hospitality Cost Control in Food & Beverage Report, 50% of the independent restaurants that we surveyed said that they are using cloud technology for their labor and inventory management systems.
Max Burgers has become the first fast-food restaurant chain in Sweden to have a mobile ordering application that allows customers to order directly through the app, with the help of Oracle's cloud integration tools.
As is the case with most industries today, technology plays a critical role in the success of a hotel business. It has permeated every aspect of the customer journey, from search and booking, to check-in and stay, and certainly check-out and beyond. Technology has enriched not only the guest experience, but the staff and enterprise’s experience as well – streamlining business operations, providing greater data visibility and information security, and enabling the delivery of a higher standard of overall service and brand consistency.