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Are Voice-Activated Assistants Worth the Investment?

Technology has become an ever-increasing part of the modern consumer lifestyle, continuously raising guest expectations of their hotel experience. This growing demand can be...
The Post Oak Hotel Lobby

This Luxury Mixed-Use Hotel Is Coming to Houston

The Post Oak is a luxury mixed-use high-rise in Uptown Houston that will soon become the first of its kind in the city. The...
WiFi

Expanding Bandwidth to Keep Up with Guests’ Tech Needs

A decade ago, guests may have brought their laptops along on a business trip. Today, they’re bringing their smart phone, tablet, smart watch, laptop,...
Groundbreaking Tech

Ahead of the Curve: Groundbreaking Tech

Nearly everyone has seen commercials for Amazon’s Echo. And most will admit they’re impressive. With the use of a simple “wake word”—“Alexa”—the voice-activated digital...
Holiday Inn Partners With Scholastic

Holiday Inn Kicks Off A Kid-Friendly Summer Campaign

ATLANTA–Holiday Inn, an InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) hotel, will host a collection of new experiences crafted specifically for families during its new “Summer of Smiles”...
Hotel Fitness—Credit: Scott Campbell

Hotels Embrace Technology and Innovation in Fitness Programs

A recent study by Cornell Center for Hospitality Research found that even though 46 percent of U.S. travelers intend to hit the hotel fitness...
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New York City

Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
data breach

12 Ways to Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
angry guest

The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
Kinley Chattanooga

Vision Hospitality Group Adds New Lifestyle Portfolio: Humanist

Chattanooga, Tenn.—Vision Hospitality Group unveiled plans for its newest boutique hospitality brand, Kinley. Kinley will be part of the overarching company’s new Humanist lifestyle...
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