From in-room iPads to mobile check-in solutions, the top three most innovative technologies at HTNG 2011 were all focused on guest mobility.
AirWatch 5.13 also includes expanded capabilities for enterprise app management and integration to Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync.
eMarketer reveals that size and speed are the biggest concerns for the top mobile web users.
Guests can check flights, order room service, browse for local information and more, while a PMS integration allows hotel management to track guest requests and response times.
In its annual trend report, HT looks at some of the top consumer trends and technology advancements impacting the guestroom experience. This year, it's all about energy management, mobile phone integration, television content and the iPad.
Hotels can create brand-standard check-lists, track maintenance schedules, and optimize safety standards with Apple's iPad and other mobile devices.
Recipe Pad takes the Recipe Management application from the desktop to the kitchen, enabling users to browse, search, and view photographs of preparation instructions as well as edit recipes.
Catch Restaurant at Hotel Casa del Mar taps iPad-specific software to display detailed information on its 200+ wines, including ratings, pricing and pairing suggestions.
Upon opening, Stacked: Food Well Built will enable customers to look at meal options; design their own burgers, pizzas and salads; and pay for the meals via table-top iPads.
Orders and payments are transmitted to the POS in real-time, while menu data, pricing data, and tax data are transmitted to mobile apps and popular websites.