The special exhibit, which displays the hospitality industry's most innovative technologies for the guestroom, is transforming from an annual project to releasing a new version of the model guestroom on alternating years.
The Westin St. Francis will soon complete the installation of SAFLOK's MT lock and system 6000 operating system in all 1200 guest rooms, 28 meeting rooms, and common areas.
According to a recent survey, nearly 60 percent of those aged 35-54 said that they would not return to a hotel due to poor or no cell phone reception.
The Bardessono Hotel in California's Napa Valley is able to increase housekeeping speed and efficiency with MTech's room expeditor tool operating on the Apple iPhone/iPod touch platform.
The Sleep Inn & Suites in Minot, ND enters into a 5-year agreement with Roomlinx to install its Interactive TV solution in its 176 rooms by July 2009.
Whether it is hardwired or wi-fi, all hotel guest Internet networks can be subject to malicious attacks by outside users. A recent report from the Cornell Center for Hospitality tests the security of 147 hotels and explains why virtual local area networks (VLANs) are operators' most secure line of defense.
The Courtyard by Marriott in Newark, Delaware becomes the first of three Shaner Hotels to receive Delaware's Green Lodging Certification. To qualify, the hotel established various conservation initiatives such as the implementation of natural light and water.
Hotel Nikko Tokyo will allow guests to connect their personal entertainment devices to the hotel's guestroom TV and sound system through the recent installation of TeleAdapt's MediaHub.
The Canyon Ranch Miami Beach resort will offer guests a wide variety of studio films, virtual concierge services and entertainment through recent Extenway guest media installs.
The Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa implements Agilysys' property management, POS, spa and club management solutions to enhance hotel operations and guest service.