i-Guest Hotels Finder has been launched by FCS. The application allows users to search for hotels and play the directions to the hotel and nearest airport.
Morgans Hotel Group has agreed to purchase the interest in The Light Group, which supplies beverages and food to venues for MGM Resorts International. The acquisition is expected to close sometime this year.
Owners of Relais & Chateaux Hotel Heritage in Belgium are offering guests the iPad2 with a wide selection of music, movies, apps and other content.
Guests staying in Room 3120 at Novotel Hotels are in for a treat because guests will have the opportunity to utilize a room which is a bit of a break from the norm.
Orbitz will now be the main travel booking partner for AOL Travel. The firm has signed a multi-year agreement, and with the launch of the partnership, visitors to AOL travel can book hotels, flights and more.
Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research offers real insight into consumer use patterns for sites such as LivingSocial, Groupon, and Restaurant.com, and helps hotels and restaurants determine if participation is the right choice.
Restaurants can use NetWaiter to send out instant updates to menu changes, promotions and more using this social media and communication tool.
When customers reported being less than thrilled with long lines at Royal Caribbean's soda fountains, the cruise line installed self-service units. Guests who buy a beverage package are now given drink cups with RFID technology that validates the transaction.
Marriott has teamed up with Constellation Energy to improve energy efficiency and reduce electricity costs across more than 250 Marriott-managed hotels across the U.S.
Boutique NYC property Hotel Americano is putting iPads in guestrooms to feature its new guest services app from Runtriz. The customizable platform delivers hotel services and neighborhood activities.