CSR & Booking Solutions

Choice Hotels Launches “Openings Portal” For Its Hotel Franchisees

With the launch of its new Openings Portal, Choice Hotels International is simplifying and improving the process of opening a hotel for its franchisees. The advanced project management platform was designed to let Choice owners […]

Hotel Technology News

Meliá Hotels: How Social Media Is Fueling the Brand’s Global Revenue Growth

Last month, Meliá Hotels International, the Spanish hotel chain with more than 350 hotels in 40 countries, announced that it achieved a 1.7 percent improvement in RevPAR performance globally last year. During that same period, […]

AI / Robots

FlyZoo Hotel: The Hotel of the Future or Just More Technology Hype?

By Debbie Carson, Associate Editor Much has been written this month about the opening of the 290-room FlyZoo Hotel, located in Hangzhou, China. The hotel was built using futuristic technology provided by Alibaba’s online travel […]

Hotel Technology News

InterContinental Hotels Group Pilots Circadian Lighting Technology

Traveling causes an imbalance in the body’s biological clock, disrupting 24-hour cycles known as circadian rhythms. These rhythms are measured by the rise and fall of body temperature, plasma levels of certain hormones, metabolism and […]

Hotel Technology News

A Clean Story about Hotel Technology

By Debbie Carson, Associate Editor This story about hotel technology innovation has nothing to do with self-services apps or robots or kiosks or voice-activated digital assistants or any of the other devices or solutions generally […]