Michal Christine Escobar

Senior Editor, Hotels
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Michal Christine Escobar is Hospitality Technology’s Senior Editor, with a concentration on the hotel industry.  She has a decade 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.



What You Need to Know Now About the Changing Cybersecurity Landscape

Did you miss HITEC’s cybersecurity session? Lucky for you, we didn’t! Check out our recap to see how cybercrime is changing the way hoteliers do business.

Why MACH Architecture Is the Winning formula for a New World of Hospitality

MACH enables operators to have the best of all worlds whilst building a tech stack.

ICYMI: The 7 Tech Innovators Participating in E20X at HITEC 2023

Entrepreneurs exhibited on the show floor and then took to the stage to demonstrate why their innovative technology deserved an award.

Why Do Hotels Keep Data in Silos?

By unifying data analytics hotels would access and analyze data without the need for specialized training. It would drive innovation and transformation and help to identify new business opportunities, optimize operations, and improve the customer experience.

Short-Staffed? Maintain Your High-Touch Hotel Experience with Cloud Solutions

To deal with ongoing staffing shortages, hoteliers are embracing technology capable of empowering existing staff and new associates while increasing overall efficiency.

Cloud-Hosted Hotel PMS Data: Who Holds the Keys and Why it Matters

Answering questions about data stored in the cloud and how hotel & resort operators can curtail uncertainty.

MGM Resorts Deploys VR Security Training Program

Using 3D digital twin and generative AI technology, MGM found a way to transform employee training into a more effective and fun learning experience.

How Hospitality Loyalty Programs Lead to Revenue Growth and Personalization

To keep up with the competition, hotels must prioritize initiatives and technology that empower guests and give them more choices. And often, the ideal platform to enact these initiatives and investments is the loyalty program.

How Digital Signage Sparks Spontaneous Experiences and Reshapes the Guest Experience

Digital signs can become invaluable allies, guiding visitors through the labyrinthine corridors, sharing personalized recommendations, and fostering an environment of seamless navigation.