Hotels will boost in-room technology budgets in 2015 with mobility topping the must-do list for many. HT connects with industry executives to find out what next-generation technologies hotels are forging ahead with in 2015.
The hospitality company announced it will enable room selection and customization via mobile and web-based floor plans plus guests will be able to use their smartphone as their room key in majority of hotel rooms by 2016.
Using beacons and geo-fences, hospitality operators gain greater access to customers, increasing business and loyalty. The latest in location-based tech also allows operators to capture information about a customer to offer more personalized service.