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5 Ways Chatbots are Enhancing Hotel Guest Experiences

Chatbots are convenient for guests and free up staff time, allowing them to focus on providing a more personalized experience. 

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts Elevate Guest Services with Mobile Tech

Guests can now control their entire travel experience from the palm of their hand through a virtual concierge, mobile ordering and an app.

How Dream Hotels is changing the way guests communicate.

Dream Hotel staff and guests now have access to real-time voice translation at registration, concierge, and more.

In addition to incorporating neon lighting, digital signage, and hidden custom speakers; the hotel lobby has its own "digital brain" capable of shifting the atmosphere for different guests and events.

New workgroup structure supports industry’s key priorities

Guests of Milliken Creek Inn rely on the guest services team to help them take full advantage of everything the hotel and local area has to offer.

What impact will the Internet of Things (IoT) have on restaurants and hotels? Find out in this exclusive report, which explores how connected devices will drive service, operations, efficiency and investments.

Glenn Withiam, director of publications, Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, offers insights from a new study that details the importance of combining the latest technological capabilities with personalized service to foster true customer satisfaction.

Hilton is using interactive touch-screen televisions to give guests access to information at any time that ordinarily might require interaction with a conference manager or concierge. Hilton indicates that this is both an opportunity to serve its customers as well as a chance to give them a peek at technology of the future - much as hotels did when they first offered air conditioning or remotes in rooms.

How do hotel guests react to the presence of self-service kiosks, and are they as quick as many claim them to be? Cornell University analyzes guest satisfaction results and the financial implications from 163 hotels that installed kiosks in their lobbies.

Faced with outdated concierge and front desk practices that relied heavily on manual clerical tasks, the Peninsula Beverly Hills went in search of a solution that would allow staff to focus more of its time on guest interactions. By streamlining these time consuming tasks through the installation of a Web-based task-tracking and database solution, staff are now able to build closer relationships with guests.

The next generation traveler is a demanding guest, not in the context of a guest who is never satisfied, but in the context that they have grown with technology and expect hotels to adapt to technology. Learn the top four solutions that will have their tongues wagging.

Mounting airline fees, flight delays, and cancellations are among some of the biggest obstacles that travelers are facing in the current economic climate. With this in mind, the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ decided to install a solution that would not only ease traveler woes but increase property revenue.

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