Bartech Hotel Minibar

The Future of the Hotel Minibar is Automation

From booking stays to accessing guestrooms and requesting amenities, today’s guests have made their preferences for immediate service overwhelmingly clear to hoteliers. Yet when...
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A Hotel Room in an Airport: Sleepbox Expands To Washington, D.C.

Resting on the floor of an airport can be a difficult experience to avoid for frequent fliers. Travelers attempt to entertain themselves with reading,...
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How Technology Is Changing Hotel Staffing

The Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley can seat up to 1,000 guests for a formal dinner in its 14,000-square-foot banquet facility. Plenty goes into...
At CES 2020, LG Electronics (LG) President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. I.P. Park unveiled the framework for the future of artificial intelligence (AI) development with the title of “Levels of AI Experience: the Future of AI and the Human Experience”.

Hotel of the Future? Four Tech Trends From CES 2020

At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, which runs from Jan. 7-10, tech companies are showcasing new products and plans for shaking up a variety...
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Paying the Intermediaries: An Analysis of Hotel Commissions

The increasing incidence of intermediaries selling hotel rooms and other services is a major topic of discussion among U.S. hotel owners and operators. From online...

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Survey: 74 Percent of Hotels Will Lay Off More Employees Without Further Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new survey of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) members shows that the 68 percent of hotels have less than...
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Diversifying Hotel Distribution Strategies: Insights from the Boutique Lifestyle Digital Summit

Amid the rise of OTAs and an increasingly competitive hospitality space, independent hotels have had to find ways to differentiate their marketing and distribution...
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Recovery Patterns From Historical Recessions

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CBRE has analyzed the operating performance of U.S. hotels during historical economic recessions to estimate the level...
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