Intelity ICE and iGoLoic are partnering to provide hoteliers with an in-room concierge and back-end monitoring system that organizes, tracks and measures all hotel activities through an integrated infrared touch-panel PC.
Thayer Lodging Group announces that they will double their inventory of PURE Allergy Friendly rooms from 280 to 560 this year, based off of the company's 171% cash return for its PURE room investment from 2008.
Chartres Lodging Group's Dallas and Denver Sheratons will complete the rollout of an occupancy-based energy management network from Telknet Inc. this April.
The Hilton Phoenix Chandler will be using iPods with 3-D animated instructions to train and coach its housekeeping staff in an effort to break existing language barriers that hinder consistency.
All W Hotels to be build over the next three years will feature the elements AM / FM radio from sonoro audio.
How much of an impact does technology really have on a hotel guest's experience? Learn how environmental, room control, entertainment and comfort technologies sit with guests when tested at the University of Delaware's X-Room: Experimental Guestroom.
Hotels are fighting the battle against lost entertainment revenue with the implementation of multiple entertainment must-haves. High-end audio/video technology, entertainment packages, and access to the latest video game systems are just some of solution that keeps guests coming back for more.
Peninsula Hotels is known for its in-room technology, delivering a customized and comfortable hotel experience to guests across the globe. In this exclusive interview, HT infiltrates Peninsula's research and development facilities, the nerve center for more than half of the hotel's custom-built and modified guestroom technologies, to examine its technology differentiators and to preview the next big innovations to come.
With the prediction that 2009 will be another challenging year for the hospitality industry, it is crucial that operators understand and exceed guest expectations in order to gain a better financial footing. From personalization to social networking, learn what technology and trends are influencing guest behavior in 2009.
Over the last decade, the movement towards ecologically sound tourism has swept across the globe with implementation practices that are as diverse as the different geographies that embrace them. In part three of its four part global Ernst & Young study, researchers explore green practices across the Caribbean and Europe.