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Jan 11, 2019
The first hotel in AccorHotels' Orient Express project, inspired by the legendary luxury trains of the same name, will open its doors in Bangkok at the end of 2019. Located in the highe [...]
Dec 18, 2018
An architecture studio in Toronto had the idea of turning a driverless car into a compact hotel room. This “Autonomous Travel Suite” would enable users to optimise their time by pro [...]
Nov 2, 2018
The Hotels.com booking platform now features Siri Shortcuts – a new Apple functionality which enables the vocal assistant to have direct access to applications. This move is designed [...]
Oct 19, 2018
Built into the side of an abandoned quarry and due to welcome its first guests in October, the Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland is a unique hotel, lying largely below ground level. [...]
Sep 21, 2018
After winning over the air industry in recent years, facial recognition technology has now made an appearance in the hotel industry. Thanks to an innovative solution developed by Chines [...]
Jul 20, 2018
After shaking up the banking sector, blockchain could now be set to change the tourism industry, most notably in the way that loyalty programmes work. The technology enables the exchang [...]
Jul 16, 2018
Marriott is set to become the first hotel chain to trial Amazon’s voice assistant thanks to a version specially designed for the hotel industry, which will enable guests to order room [...]
Jul 13, 2018
Developed to help business travellers deal with the effects of jet lag, the Timeshifter application is currently being tested by guests in Six Senses hotels.
Jun 16, 2018
The hotel industry is embracing the latest advances in smart home devices and the Internet of Objects in offering new, ultra-smart and customised rooms to meet the requirements of their [...]
Apr 27, 2018
US startup Orion Span Inc. has announced plans to open a luxury hotel in space, 300km from Earth, in 2021.
Feb 16, 2018
According to the HRS group, which has just published its annual Hotel Price Radar report, the hotel industry experienced a widespread price increase in 2017.