Topic: the Internet of Things
AccorHotels took to Twitter, crystal-balling seven hospitality trends it thinks will be big in 2018.
It's a new year and another chance to get it right or wrong. In the hospitality industry, this means getting it right where it counts most: with customers.
Hilton introduces its Connected Room,a high-tech platform that allows guests to control their room’s thermostat, lighting, blinds, television and other amenities via their mobile phones.
A new hotel room prototype from Marriott would let guests control everything from the temperature of the shower to the color of the light with the sound of their voice.
The new system uses the company’s IoT platform and the cloud to monitor and control performance quality of Prolitec ambient scenting services.
Guests are traveling with multiple devices, and hotels are having trouble keeping up with the rising bandwidth needs.
Given the cross-cutting nature of travel and tourism, a smart city can help create and sustain smart tourism.