Virtual Reality – The Next Game Changer for Hotels
Virtual reality has quickly gone from niche to ubiquitous in the travel sector, with professionals in every facet of the industry finding a purpose for the technology.
Securing Documents, Data and Personal Property in the Digital Age
Today almost everyone has a smartphone, laptop or tablet containing tens of thousands of pages of confidential information
The Rise of a Modern Era of Interior Design and Trends
There lies an enormous gap between luxury interior design of yesterday and today. We are evolving at a mammoth scale and redefining luxury like never before.
Finance Guide to Buying a Bed & Breakfast
What do you need to know if you’re actually going to follow through and buy a bed and breakfast?
Park Plaza Improves Profitability Reporting on Rooms
Park Plaza stores information needed for management reporting in different systems.
Using 360°/VR Imagery Improves Conversion Rates and Exposure!
There’s a new 360°/VR cloud based solution that can help you better demonstrate your offers in a fun engaging way!
Viceroy Hotels Give Employees New Smart Watches to Enhance the Guest Experience
The hotel is deploying the solution at their Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills with plans to roll out the wearable solution across their portfolio of hotels starting later this year
Marriott Embraces Alexa for Hospitality as Amazon Turns Its Attention to Hotels
Marriott International, which ranks as the world’s largest hospitality company, has signed up to be the first major hotel chain to offer the new service
SoHostel Implements Brand New Z-Hotelcard
Hotel owners are aware of the complicated relationship with Online Travel Agencies. OTA’s have huge online marketing power and reach
The Four Keys to Digital Transformation in the Hotel Industry
Digital transformation can help the hotel industry to increase profits, make internal processes more efficient, and comply with applicable regulations
Online Check-in: a remaining challenge for the digital transformation in hotels
The Internet has brought about a significant paradigm shift in this industry
Digitisation, the Future of the Hotel Industry
The consumption habits of travellers have changed and in the era we live in, the digitisation of your hotel is key to its survival.
Virtual Reality: The New Frontier for Hotel Marketing and Booking
With Virtual Reality (VR) your potential guests can fully immerse themselves in your hotel, moving within the rooms as if they are actually inside them
Using Tablets within a Hotel Environment to Enhance the Guest Experience
In the last few years however, a new type of customer has emerged. Online sources play an integral part of this customers booking experience, and planning
Why Should you Care About Sound in your Hotel?
Inside bedrooms or common spaces, sound environment can play a key role in the choice of travellers
Innovation: the Buzzword for the Cleaning Industry
Clients demand it, contracts can be won and lost on it and often more budget can be freed up if the products are deemed innovative
Give Your Hotel Room A New Lease Of Light With OLED Technology
Designers are always keeping their eyes peeled for the latest advancements in lighting, and OLED technology has created new possibilities for interior designers working in the hospitality sector.
Airbnb To Launch New Online Booking Platform
They are planning on becoming more than just an accommodation platform, they want to offer their customers personalised recommendations for travel as well as tiered levels of service...
A Handful Of The UK’s Top Hotels Have Been Acquired by DoubleTree by Hilton
Five new hotels have been added to DoubleTree by Hilton’s stellar UK portfolio. These hotels will welcome their first guests later on in the year.
Say Hello to Emma! Radisson Hotel Group’s New Unified Platform
The Radisson Hotel Group has begun their five-year strategic plan, and within its blueprint are many investments into different technologies which will be implemented throughout 500 of their hotels.
How should you deal with guests reviews that can make or break your hotel?
It is fundamental to the GM to manage the online reputation of the hotel but responding to each is difficult and very time-consuming
Hotel Safety Equals Revenue Return
Hotels that show they adhere to global best practices for guest safety are ideally positioned to win a bigger share of the global travel market.
Latest Tech in the Hospitality Sector: Why hotels should invest in a TV system?
TV systems are a must for all hotels looking to increase guest in-room spend
How Flexkeeping Revolutionises Hotel Operations and Housekeeping
To determine the extent to which the Flexkeeping solution benefits Hotel Operations and internal work processes in hotels, an internal study in cooperation with Union Hotels in Ljubljana was conducted.
Your Restaurant's Waste is Telling you Something
A good waste service provider can assist managers with how to handle materials properly, how to reduce spillage, slips and falls
New Era of Hotel Automation
Norway is one of the leading countries when it comes to automated hotels
Increase Profit Margin by Selecting the Right Mobile Ordering System
It’s a well-known fact that E-commerce increases revenues in all types of businesses.
The Hotel You Can Ski On!
The roof invites guests to ski down towards the slopes of Vallée de Joux, and five zig-zagging room slabs expand into a gently sloping exterior path, leading directly to the museum and local ski trails
The First Luxury Space Hotel to Open in 2021
Guests will have to partake in an intensive three month training to ensure they understand basic spaceflight, orbital mechanics and life in pressurised environments in space, before they visit the hotel
How Wi-Fi Can Make or Break Your Hotel
For hotels to improve their guest experience and increase revenue, balancing security with ease of access is essential
A Digital Key That Fits Every Hotel Lock!
The device will take data from any card whether it’s fully functional or not and will grant the user access to nearly any room in the hotel within just a few minutes.
A smarter way to save water
Showering is an area with high water and energy consumption – especially in the hotel industry – and therefore an area for intervention
How to create the ultimate bespoke feature wall using digitally printed wallpaper
ATADesigns worked on a design for the London Marriott County Hall project with RPW Design. They wanted to change the size and colour-way of an existing design to match their project colours.
Green solutions to improve your profitability
Studies have shown that when people feel more relaxed and positive in their mind-set they will spend up to 12% more on the same products in an area that included planting!
How Smart Pest Detectors Can Protect Your Guests from Bed Bugs
Although industry insiders know that bed bugs are a problem for all hotels from luxury to budget, guests are usually not so understanding!
The rise of smart hotels in Singapore
Hotels were initially concerned that robotics was “gimmicky”, but pilot programmes have since proven that robots can “enhance customer service and improve productivity”, Ong added.
Five trends driving the hotel industry for 2018
Hotels recently have put emphasis on technology to advance the guest experience and hotel operations, but it’s a new year and it’s time to evaluate the next big trends to drive the hotel sector forward. We look at the key drivers and the trends that are more likely to dominate.
Disruption: Driving Change for the Hotel Industry
The hotel industry is still predicted to face disruption in 2018 due to the rise in popularity for Airbnb as well as growing competition in the food and beverage space.
3D & VR Spaces for Hospitality: What's the deal?
The focus of using 3D and VR in the hospitality trade is to 'match the excitement' of your customers by providing a platform that quite literally says
The Impact of Smartphones on Hotels
Developments in technology are playing an ever-increasing role in the evolution of the hospitality industry. Hotels are achieving exceptional levels of consumer exposure thanks to the rise of search engines, social media and, above all else, smartphones.