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Final Call to Hotel Technology Providers: "Most Innovative Hospitality Technology Award"

Sunday, February 19, 2012  

CHICAGO (February 19, 2012) – What do hotel technology’s leaders think was the most innovative technology to be introduced to hotels in 2011? Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the trade association chartered to advance the application of hotel technology, will soon close entries for a competition which will reveal the answer to this question. The entry deadline for the 3rd year of this industry award is Friday, February 24, 2012. HTNG will announce the winners of the Most Innovative Hospitality Technology award for 2011 at its eighth North American Conference on April 4, 2012.

The judges in the competition are the people who select, buy, and deploy technologies in hotels around the world. HTNG’s hotel members, which include top technologists from all of the world’s top 10 hotel brand as well as from smaller groups and independent hotels, will review all entrants on special display boards at the conference (or online) and will vote for their choices.

This year’s winner will join last year’s champion, ICE on iPads from Intelity, and the 2009 Winner , REX Room Expeditor from MTech, in an elite group of technologies recognized by hotels as exemplifying the leading edge of innovation. Past runners up include MobileAccessVE from Corning MobileAccess; Allegro Mobile-Web-Kiosk Check-in/Out Solution from Ariane Systems, and the original ICE product from Intelity. The award ceremony will occur on the second day of HTNG’s conference, which promises to be a powerful event for all attendees.

Vendors who are interested in submitting their technology for consideration can get more information and apply online at the award’s website: The deadline to get a product into the competition is Friday February 24, 2012; the final submission date for all of the entry material is March 5, 2012. For more information about the contest and an online entry form use one of the links below:

Award Main Website:

Award Information document:

Hotel technology professionals who are interested in attending the award ceremony can learn more about the innovative technologies from the people behind them at HTNG’s 8th Annual North American Conference and Members’ Meeting. This year’s HTNG event also includes a special celebration for HTNG’s 10-year anniversary.