Marriott and Expedia are negotiating hard over a new commission structure with both...
Japan’s all robot hotel Henn-na decommissions 50% of robots due to inefficiency
Japan’s Henn-na Hotel has axed 50% of its 243 robots after they created more problems for guests.
Acuant teams up with Intelity to streamline guest check-in
Acuant, a provider of identity verification solutions, has partnered with Intelity, an integrated mobile and in-room technology provider, to provide secure identity verification through the Intelity platform.
Marriott and Expedia: travel titans seek new terms on commission rates
Marriott and Expedia are negotiating hard over a new commission structure with both in the knowledge that they need each other.
Four Tips for a Secure Network
The past two years have seen numerous IT security issues affecting hotels – and making headlines. Threats like these, if they reach you, can take a heavy toll on your hotel’s daily activities as well as your reputation.
Alibaba’s A.I. Labs launches robot for hospitality sector
Alibaba A.I. Labs, the department leading AI product development at Alibaba, has launched service robots for the hospitality sector.
Japan’s Henn na Hotel provides weird check-in experience with robot dinosaur staff
Japan's Henn na Hotel claims to offer weird check-in experience to customers with robot dinosaur staff that can not only gesticulate with their long arms but also utter little phrases.
wi-Q Technologies teams up with Fetch.AI to launch AI-powered predictions
wi-Q Technologies, a provider of mobile ordering in the hospitality sector, has partnered with Cambridge-based Fetch.AI, an adaptive, self-organising 'smart ledger'.
Marriott and Alibaba JV to introduce facial recognition check-in at two hotels in China
The joint venture of Alibaba Group and Marriott International has announced the hotel chain’s facial recognition check-in pilot with Fliggy, Alibaba’s travel service platform.
SoftBank invests in hotel technology service provider Handy Japan
Japan-based technology firm SoftBank has invested in Handy Japan, a mobile device service provider for hotel guests that offers information on popular tourist destinations and internet access.
Alexa for Hospitality to help hotels offer new guest experiences
Amazon has announced its new product, Alexa for Hospitality, which will help hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations to deliver a new experience of voice assistance to their guests.