Hotel

06.17.14
Marriott and MIT want to turn your hotel into a social network
06.17.14

Marriott and MIT want to turn your hotel into a social network

If you travel often, you know that it's hard to socialize at hotels; short of a chance encounter,...

By J. Fingas,   06.17.14
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04.27.14
Guests at the Hyatt Regency in Hong Kong can use this smartphone for free
04.27.14

Guests at the Hyatt Regency in Hong Kong can use this smartphone for free

I've found fruit baskets, chocolates, even a bottle of Honig wine in my hotel rooms over the years...

By Z. Honig,   04.27.14
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04.25.14
Android now lets you search for hotels and restaurants you can actually afford
04.25.14

Android now lets you search for hotels and restaurants you can actually afford

So far, Android search hasn't been very discriminating when it comes to hotels and restaurants; fi...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.14
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04.15.14
HotelTonight app now lets you preview room availability seven days ahead
04.15.14

HotelTonight app now lets you preview room availability seven days ahead

HotelTonight's namesake feature is also holding it back: You can only book a room beginning at 9AM...

By Z. Honig,   04.15.14
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01.27.14
Starwood swapping room keys for mobile phones at two hotels
01.27.14

Starwood swapping room keys for mobile phones at two hotels

Starwood plans to roll out refreshed SPG apps that can unlock your guest room later this quarter....

By Z. Honig,   01.27.14
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05.21.13
'The world's only 7-Star hotel' is giving 24k gold-plated iPads to guests
05.21.13

'The world's only 7-Star hotel' is giving 24k gold-plated iPads to guests

The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is often referred to as "the world's only 7-Star hotel." And now y...

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04.22.13
Priceline says mobile flight bookers like taking it easy
04.22.13

Priceline says mobile flight bookers like taking it easy

Priceline.com is one of the most well-known flight- and hotel-booking sites out there, and the...

By M. Schramm,   04.22.13
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12.06.12
UK retailer GAME invites Londoners to stay at its gamified hotel suite
12.06.12

UK retailer GAME invites Londoners to stay at its gamified hotel suite

Hotels and video games aren't a natural fit, so now that UK retailer GAME is inviting people to sta...

By Sinan Kubba,   12.06.12
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11.28.12
Daily iPhone App: Bad Hotel combines hotel building with music
11.28.12

Daily iPhone App: Bad Hotel combines hotel building with music

Bad Hotel is a great game that you may have missed on the App Store earlier this year. I certai...

By M. Schramm,   11.28.12
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