Wyndham’s biggest opportunity? “Technology,” Ballotti said. “We have just such an opportunity to provide best-in-class, cloud-based solutions that they don’t have to worry about in terms of hardware in their hotels,” he said. The company is ditching its problematic Wynguest system in favor of Sabre Corporation’s SynXis property-management system and central reservations platform as well as an automated revenue management tool in Infor’s EzLITE. The bundled package is a mandate for all 4,500 franchise hotels operating the Wynguest platform, said Keith Pierce, executive VP of global systems and operational support, during a news conference. He expects to migrate approximately 300 properties a month, meaning the entire process should take about a year and a half. Get the full story at Hotel News Now