Updated Marriott property aims to satisfy more Millennials, who are more likely to extend a business trip into a vacation, are quicker to embrace loyalty programs, and want to stay more connected socially while on the go.
Due to the growing trend of BYOD in the hospitality industry, the company intends for the STB to offer a dynamic IPG and streaming capabilities via the likes of Miracast.
In this Thought Leadership Q&A, "Hotel Tech for the Future Guest," three leading technology suppliers, Comcast Business, Skytouch Technology, and TTI Technologies, offer their predictions on must-have tech for future hotel guests. They share input on what hotels should be looking at both near- and long-term to cultivate great relationships with consumers; and they offer input on a range of trends, including IoT, mobile check-in, loyalty, free WiFi and more.
Set-Top Box is now part of the interactive portfolio.
White Lodging combines guest comfort with savings by deploying INNCOM energy management system (EMS).
Latest eDrawer model provides for doorplate customization ability.
Reliable and accessible Internet is a top priority for hotels. Guests are often traveling with multiple Wi-Fi devices, and consumption continues to increase. Hotels agree that investing in a bigger pipe, however, is no longer enough. The next adaptions focus on more robust access points, and better security.
Glenn Withiam, director of publications, Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, offers insights from a new study that details the importance of combining the latest technological capabilities with personalized service to foster true customer satisfaction.
Ramada Plaza Waikiki has added the Bittel Classic Charger to raise the bar on guest satisfaction.
Motel 6 has selected DISH's smartbox to deliver in-room entertainment while offering scalability, space reduction and remote manageability.