Connected Accommodation

Hotels increase tech integration to broaden international market appeal

Implications - Satisfying consumer demand for on-the-go connectivity, hotel chains are incorporating enhanced technology including stronger WiFi networks and digital keys for seamless guest interaction. Of particular interest to the LGBT market segment and millennials, enhanced tech integration encourages interaction when travelling and negates the preconceived notion of 'disconnecting' when on vacation to satiate guest preference for consistent digital stimulation.
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Eclectic-Tech Integrated Hotels - The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel has Artfully Eclectic Interiors
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Warm 13,264 Clicks Pub: Jul 9, 13
Eclectic-Tech Integrated Hotels
The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel has Artfully Eclectic Interiors
The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel in Spain features an avant-garde design that mixes natural elements with high-tech gadgets. The luxuriously designed Ushuaia Tower was completed by Beltá-Frajumar, a... [More]
Hi-Tech Interactive Hotels - The ITH Room Xperience by Serrano Brothers is Futuristically Creative
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Warm 15,726 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 13
Hi-Tech Interactive Hotels
The ITH Room Xperience by Serrano Brothers is Futuristically Creative
The ITH Room Xperience takes the hotel industry to an excitingly interactive level. It is a hi-tech experience that puts the future as envisioned in the movie ‘Minority Report’ to shame.... [More]
Keyless Check-In Systems - This New Hilton System Lets Members Check In With Their Smartphones
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Average 325 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 15
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]
Social Media-Obsessed Hotels - Sol Wave House in Spain is the First Twitter Hotel
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Average 1,864 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 13
Social Media-Obsessed Hotels
Sol Wave House in Spain is the First Twitter Hotel
The Sol Wave House in Majorca, Spain is the first to cater to the social media experience, resulting in a themed Twitter hotel. The experience includes Twitter-inspired rooms and drinks, not to... [More]
Interactive Accommodation Apps - MIT's Future Hotel Experience Makes the Marriott More Interactive
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Average 906 Clicks Pub: Jul 15, 14
Interactive Accommodation Apps
MIT's Future Hotel Experience Makes the Marriott More Interactive
The Future Hotel Experience is an ongoing project between MIT’s Mobile Experience Lab and Marriott Hotels that started in 2012. One of the newest things to come from the partnership is the Six... [More]
Smartphone-Enabled Hotel Keys - This Hotel Allows You to Use Your iPhone as a Room Key
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Mild 505 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 14
Smartphone-Enabled Hotel Keys
This Hotel Allows You to Use Your iPhone as a Room Key
An American chain of hotels and resorts named ‘Starwood’ has enabled visitors to use their smartphone as hotel keys. This new system will turn your iPhone into your room key so you can... [More]
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