InterContinental Hotels Group is the first company to install the MobileKey entry solution at its Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Houston - Downtown Convention Center.
USA Today reports that Hilton Worldwide's iPhone application downloads and mobile room bookings are surpassing expectations.
The EthoStream Remote Management Console will allow for the monitoring of the performance of each location from a single application, ensuring a consistent and high-quality Internet experience at every participating location.
The current offering includes the iPhone platform, but releases for other popular platforms will soon follow.
Louvre Hotels, Choice Hotels Scandinavia and The Rezidor Hotel Group are also among those who will provide input on how to improve the guest experience and increase revenue opportunities related to hotel check-in/out processes.
David Reinhardt from The Next Web explains how the combination of social media, smart phones and location awareness will affect social media use.
Increasingly tech-savvy and eco-conscious clients will drive continued change in meetings and events management in the year ahead, according to Publicis Meetings USA.
InterContinental Hotels Group pilots a new solution at two of its properties that gives guests the option to use their personal cell phone as a mobile room key.
Will U.S. customers embrace the chance to make purchases with a swipe of their smartphones? A recent article from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania brings the future of mobile payment into the spotlight.
The Federal Trade Commission told a Senate Subcommittee that it supports proposed legislation that would require companies to use reasonable data security policies and procedures, and require those companies to notify consumers when there is a security breach.