Articles tagged “oracle”

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The hotel tech group that Jonas Hospitality has put together through acquisitions of Leonardo, MSI, Springer-Miller, and BookAssist is admittedly small. But its creation says a lot about the pressures to consolidate in hotel tech. Experts debate the pros and cons of such roll-ups.

2 months ago

Melia Tests Oracle’s Wearable Tech at Its Resorts and Nearby Merchants

Melia Tests Oracle’s Wearable Tech at Its Resorts and Nearby Merchants

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Meliá has followed the path of Disney and Carnival to introduce wearable tech. But it has taken the concept further, enabling nearby merchants like Starbucks to also accept payments made by guests via its new smart wristbands.

8 months ago

Oracle Hospitality Stumbled in Micros Integration But Says It Has Recovered

Oracle Hospitality Stumbled in Micros Integration But Says It Has Recovered

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Oracle Hospitality doesn't fold sheets, bus tables, or stock shelves, but its software does keep hotels in order. It's taking a few years for the company to get itself in order, too.

2 years ago

Oracle Pays $4.6 Billion to Acquire Micros for Hotel and Restaurant Software

Oracle Pays $4.6 Billion to Acquire Micros for Hotel and Restaurant Software

Dina Bass, Bloomberg

This is the wonky back-end equal to Priceline's purchase of OpenTable two weeks ago. Expect more acquisitions all along the customer management chain.

5 years ago

Ellison’s Hawaiian island purchase was a relative bargain (for him)

Forbes' calculations point out that the purchase of Lanai took as much out of Ellison's fortune as the purchase of a used Chevy would hit a simple millionaire.

7 years ago

Oracle’s Larry Ellison buys a Hawaiian island

Ellison is expected to further develop Lanai's tourism infrastructure by improving roads and investing more in two existing resorts (where HP likely won't be holding corporate retreats).

7 years ago