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Michal Christine Escobar

Senior Editor (Hotels)

Michal Christine Escobar is Hospitality Technology’s Senior Editor, with a concentration on the hotel industry.  She has more than five years of experience as a B2B journalist. She is responsible for the hotel beat at the magazine and often writes about AI, VR, IoT and other emerging technologies affecting hospitality.

Blog posts by this author

February 2019

With the advent of home sharing websites and short-term vacation rentals, many hotels and resorts have struggled to grow revenue.
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Articles by this author

October 2019

With improvements in location technology, robotics and artifi cial intelligence, security basics are bolstered by a trifecta of next-gen capabilities

LINK Hotel & Hub caters to tech savvy tourists and business professionals who want information and technology available at their fingertips.

Cambria Brand seeks to woo and win business segment through specific social media platforms and hyper-targeted and appropriate perks. Hint: Caffeine and transportation are key! 

When Concord Hospitality realized it was missing the opportunity to communicate with 70% of its workforce, it turned to technology for a remedy.

In this exclusive interview, Jessie Burgess shares how the economy brand giant has begun to overhaul back-office operations across 1400+ locations to become more agile.

September 2019

Hospitality benefits most from staff alert technology after researching solutions and implementing solid staff training programs.

Both hotels were compromised via their use of a third-party online booking website company call Roomleader.

Magic Blue in Playa del Carmen had been plagued for years with poor internet connectivity that affected both the guest and staff experience.

Partnership will create a single gateway for the redistribution of Marriott's wholesale inventory and will eliminate complexities and inefficiencies.

Program uses challenge-based learning in conjunction with advanced simulators to send officers on a challenging real-world voyage to improve communication, Environmental Officer knowledge, analytical skills and more.

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