Wyndham Hotel Group is ushering in an era of innovation that focuses on next-gen guest room technologies, sustainability, and connectivity for its guests. In this exclusive interview, HT sits down with senior level executives to discuss the company's deliberate strategy for tying IT development to revenue goals, and the 1,000 page document that paved the way. Also go inside the Wyndham guest room for a look at some of the proprietary solutions that are already boosting guest satisfaction, and a preview of what's still to come.
Travelers with a high readiness to use technology are also inclined to travel more often and pay a relatively high room rate. By learning more about your guests' preferences and habits, hoteliers will be able to understand how to effectively use technology to better serve patrons.
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