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4 Key Facts on the Mobile Booking Boom

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The process of booking a trip has evolved tremendously in the last few decades. From face-to-face meetings with travel agents to phone calls to online booking—the process is nearly unrecognizable. The next step in this progression is mobile booking. The following facts about the shift come from a variety of compelling statistics. 1. Mobile search…

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5 Tech-Focused Hotel Trends

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There’s no denying that millennials have a remarkable influence on modern society. For that reason, many new hospitality amenities cater to their values and needs. Implementing these cutting-edge features can also enhance guest comfort, support staff duties and advance the hotel brand. With more competition than ever, staying current is essential for hotels and resorts….

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Top 10 High Tech Hotels Around the World

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Pengheng Space Capsules Hotel, Shenzhen, China Holographic meetings, robot concierges and underwater music systems are no longer items of science fiction—they’re current hotel amenities. These are 10 of the most high-tech hotels in the world right now. 1. The W Singapore at Sentosa Cove Sentosa Island, Singapore The W Singapore elevated the average dip in…

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Updated: Cvent Acquisition Cleared by Department of Justice

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Cvent Connect 2015 This week, the acquisition of Cvent, Inc., a cloud-based enterprise event management company widely used by planners and hoteliers, by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that invests in technology-enabled businesses, was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice. Cvent and Vista have agreed that all conditions to the completion of the merger…

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Infographic: Hotel Innovations of the Future

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The hospitality industry is constantly talking about future innovation. The next big thing in hotels is always right around the corner. The largest driver of those changes is customer integration; guests want customization and the ability to share their experiences. That means successful hotels will be open to customer review, will be social media-savvy, and…

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MGM Resorts Completes Nation’s Largest Rooftop Solar Panel Array

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Nevada’s hospitality industry continues its green streak with MGM Resorts International‘s newly expanded rooftop solar array, which is the largest of its kind in the United States. MGM partnered with NRG Energy, Inc. to expand the solar array atop Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Installed on the roof of Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the expanded solar…

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Millennials in Industry Feel Unheard

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Only 15 percent of millennials in the hospitality industry feel that their employers welcome their feedback on technology and other subjects, according to a recent survey. The survey, Millennials and Hospitality: The Redefinition of Service, was commissioned by Oracle Hospitality and was taken by more than 9,000 millennials in eight countries. The response to the feedback question,…

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Marriott Heads List of Digital-Savvy Brands

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Marriott Hotels was ranked as the best digital brand among upper-upscale and luxury global brands, and Starwood had the most brands in the top 12 in a recently released survey by a New York-based consultancy firm. Marriott, which took top honors for the second straight year, was the only brand to receive a genius level…

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