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EMV Smart Card Payment Security is Available for Independent Hotels Lodge Tool’s Property Management System (PMS), InnTender, has been EMV certified by Heartland Payment Systems, a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services.

Atlanta, GA and Kansas City, MO – October , 2017 – Lodge Tools Inc., an inventive hospitality SaaS company that provides leading-edge property management solutions, has integrated its property management system InnTender with Heartland’s Pax S300 terminal processing reader providing full EMV secure payment processing for the independent hotel market.
Hotels today can experience substantial revenue loss from the use of counterfeit, lost and stolen cards when not using EMV readers to handle Chip based cards. The solution now available from Lodge Tools protects hotels from these costs. The solution also securely handles payment transactions, reducing the possibility of a breach of sensitive cardholder information . A breach of guest data can devastate the hotel’s financial stability and reputation. By investing in the right EMV capable technologies and partners, independent hotels can now have increased payment security.

“Our partnership with Heartland Payment Systems has been groundbreaking for independent hotels in many respects and the EMV integration addition is a major leap forward in secure payment processing. The independent hotels in America have experienced considerable difficulties with credit card fraud challenges that can now be avoided with the industry leading InnTender/Heartland advantage,” stated Kent Comfort, CEO of Lodge Tools.

“We have worked closely with Lodge Tools, and are pleased to assist them in adding support for heartlands approach to EMV for the Lodging industry. We were impressed with how quickly Lodge Tools added support for this technology to InnTender" adds Bob Lowe, Vice President POS Integration at Hear

For more information on Lodge Tool’s industry leading hotel management solutions, please visit

About Lodge Tools  | With offices in Kansas City, MO and Singapore, LodgeTools is a pioneer of cloud-based property management solutions, including the PMS InnTender and booking engine. Lodge Tools customers tout that the user-friendly interface and superb support are the company’s differentiators.

About Heartland Payment Systems | A Global Payments company. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), Heartland Payment Systems is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally.

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Kelly Whaley kelly@zdirect.comAndrea Roland ∣ Plan A Public Relations & Marketing, Inc. ∣ Phone: +1 407 905-0608 ∣

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