Software-based locking system allows door codes to be sent to guest cell phones, email, allowing them to bypass the front desk for check-in
The proliferation of technology in American culture within the last decade caused the hospitality industry to have a bit of a technology identity crisis. But as the industry gains back its footing in the new landscape, it is finding new and more creative ways to leverage technology and create experiences unique to the hospitality industry. It is also going back to its roots and finding ways to be seen as a marketplace for technological innovation by implementing technology that few if any customers will possess or experience.
A few months back, I was standing on a trade show floor being shown a demo for a new form of e-marketing: targeted text messaging.
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