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Technology

Electronic quarantine tags another necessary evil that will discourage travel plans, says GlobalData

August 7, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The electronic quarantine tag recently introduced in Singapore has the potential to rattle the number of international departures from the country, which reached 16.8 million in 2019, as it is yet another aspect that will elevate consumer angst and postpone […]


Technology

5 Reasons Why Now is the Right Time for Hotels to Switch to a More Modern and Affordable S&C System

August 7, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

If great technology can act as a catalyst to the success of a business, it should come as no surprise that mediocre technology can have a detrimental impact on your overall technology strategy. This critical balance is aptly realized across […]


Technology

Why Hotel Chatbots Are the Next Big Thing in Customer Service

August 5, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

As hotel chatbots continue to improve, people will grow to expect them as a customer service option—and may even prefer them over human service. In fact, a Global Web Index survey last year found that nearly 4 out of 10 […]


Technology

Onyx CenterSource Launches Contactless Virtual Card Solutions

August 4, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

DALLAS – Onyx CenterSource, a leading global provider of B2B payments and business intelligence to the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of virtual credit card payment solutions to its hospitality and travel clients worldwide. Virtual credit card payments allow […]


Technology

WTTC Calls Upon Governments to Implement Comprehensive Testing Facilities at Airports

July 30, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

London, UK – Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: “WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial programme of investment to ensure comprehensive testing facilities are implemented at airports, which will help prevent the spread […]


Hotels, Technology

Coming Soon: Antiviral Hotel Beds To Block The Spread Of COVID-19

July 17, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Among the concerns travelers have now when they check into hotels amid the COVID-19 pandemic is whether the surfaces and touchpoints have been cleaned and disinfected. Most hotels have increased their cleaning measures including removing extraneous fabric accessories to which […]


News, Technology

HERE Mobility Boosts Pre-Booked Airport Taxi Offering on Booking.com in the US and Europe Through New Partnership

July 15, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

AMSTERDAM – Today Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, and HERE Mobility, the world’s first neutral and open global mobility marketplace, announced a new strategic partnership, that will eventually give travelers using the Booking.com app and platform […]


Technology, Travel

How Google Arts & Culture is Reinventing VR Travel

July 14, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Just a few years back, if you wanted to check out the Christ statue in Rio, or marvel at the 4,000-year-old mummy at Kolkata’s Indian Museum (yes, they have that), you would have had to visit the actual place. Not […]


Technology

Contactless Technology, Hospitality Services, and the Cloud

July 14, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Cloud technology in the hospitality industry is changing the way that hotels, resorts, and gaming organizations serve guests. The deciding factor to success is in how simple it is for a guest to get what they want from a hotel […]


Hotels, Technology

This Hotel Has a Robot Named Rosé That Will Deliver Wine to Your Room Without Human Contact

July 7, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

If you plan on traveling again soon, rest assured that hotels are doing everything they can to make sure you have peace-of-mind — that includes your room service. Popping open a bottle of wine and unwinding in your hotel is […]