Time Hotel in Nyack, N.Y., installs Amazon's Alexa in guestrooms

Volara’s software allows the Time Hotel to manage voice interactions with its guests.

The Time Hotel in Nyack, N.Y., installed Amazon Alexa in its guestrooms and the Dream Hotel Group, which operates The Time Nyack, chose Volara to provide the software that manages voice interactions with their guests.

Planning your wedding? Due to this new technology, The Time Nyack now offers brides and grooms a chance to welcome their wedding guests with a personal greeting in their own voice over the Amazon Echo Dot. Hosting a corporate retreat? The Echo Dots at can share an in-room welcome in your CEO’s voice with your entire team to get them excited and engaged.
Every guest can have the services of the hotel—whether concierge, housekeeping or valet—at the tip of their tongue. Next time you forget your toothbrush, there will be no need to pick up the phone. Just ask Alexa.
“The Time Nyack brings modern amenities to a boutique hotel environment in the heart of the Hudson Valley The Volara-powered Amazon Echo Dot devices found in our guestrooms are well equipped to handle guest requests, like helping them find local restaurants, music, amenities and events,” said Christian Cooper, VP of IT at Dream Hotel Group, in a statement. “Volara’s software not only allows us to manage the voice interactions with our guests, but also to route requests to the appropriate member of our staff.”

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