Check-In 2.0

Hotels adopt easier check-in systems for consumer allure

Implications - In an effort to compete with the peer-to-peer economy and the sharing of accommodations, hotels are trying to make the travel process as seamless as possible for guests. Noting that convenience is paramount when it comes to travel, hotels are now offering digital, mobile or biometric check-ins to increase efficiency. Not only easier, this system also speaks to a consumer desire for greater control and independence.
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Keyless Check-In Systems - This New Hilton System Lets Members Check In With Their Smartphones
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Keyless Check-In Systems
This New Hilton System Lets Members Check In With Their Smartphones
Hilton’s all-new keyless check-in system allows Hilton rewards club members to use their cellphones to open their rooms. This means members no longer have to worry about carrying around... [More]
Hotelier Chain Apps - The Marriott Mobile App Makes It Easier to Access Hotel Services
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Hotelier Chain Apps
The Marriott Mobile App Makes It Easier to Access Hotel Services
The Marriott Mobile App is part of an effort by the global hotel chain to make it easier for its guests to access a wide variety of services related to their stay. The app, available on the Apple... [More]
Convenient Hotel Apps - The Accor Hotels App Allows For Easy Access to Hotel Information
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Convenient Hotel Apps
The Accor Hotels App Allows For Easy Access to Hotel Information
Accor Hotels announced the release of its very own Apple Watch app, which allows users to access a whole range of services and information for their convenience. The app allows users to receive... [More]
Biometric Hotel Check-ins - This New App Allows Travellers to Check-in with their Fingerprints
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Biometric Hotel Check-ins
This New App Allows Travellers to Check-in with their Fingerprints
Singapore-based start-up GTRIIP is now using the science of biometrics to streamline and simplify hotel check-ins. The company has developed a smartphone app that ties specific biometric data to a... [More]