TheWit Hotel, located in downtown Chicago, enters into a partnership with Lorica Solutions and the ECD Company to build the Lorica Room Center. The Lorica Room will serve as a communications hub that will monitor all in-room technology.
News from HITEC: The Kessler Collection and Roomlinx agree on a five year pact to provide in-room high-speed Internet services. The instillation is set to begin with the opening of The Bohemian Hotel Asheville at Biltmore Village in December.
At HITEC, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces announced the selection of Wayport as the preferred high-speed Internet access provider for their three U.S. locations. Wi-Fi service will be available in guest rooms, meeting rooms, and hotel common areas.
Ember and Bartech team up to provide hoteliers with remote monitoring of real-time changes to in-room mini bars and cooling units. The Web-based software can monitor the shelf-life of products and notify staff of cooling malfunctions.
Seattle's Hotel 1000 opened in 2006 with one of the industry's first fully-converged IP networks, and since then has continued to exceed guest and industry standards for IT innovation. In this exclusive interview with the hotel's management company MTM Luxury Lodging, HT offers the inside scoop on how Hotel 1000 is leveraging its network with new applications that wow guests and offer many happy returns.
When Nintendo's Wii Fit became the latest piece of technology to be tested at University of Delaware's X-Room, a new notion about how to engage hotel guests while in the guest room was born.
High speed internet access is becoming a necessary amenity for any hotel. Get the scoop on the five HSIA innovations that you need now.
The annual Hotel Visionary Awards recognize hotel companies on a basis of innovation, thought leadership, and forward-thinking vision. Peninsula Hotels, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and MTM Luxury Lodging take top honors in 2008.
The MotorCity Casino Hotel's installation of KoolConnect's Intrigue brings a wave of "industry firsts" to Detroit's gaming industry. Key functions include on-demand videos and an integration of property and customer management applications.
As the average hotel guest enjoys a wide array of the most current technological advancements at home, hotels are struggling to keep up with their in-room technology. What do hotels need to do in order to stay ahead of the curve and increase the rate of guest returns