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Are you ready to spend even more money at Amazon? According to Skift, Amazon is preparing its own travel service, focused on independent hotels and resorts near major US cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Seattle. The travel news site discovered that two independent hotels have already si

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If you find yourself staying in a Marriott hotel later this month, you may encounter wireless charging in the lobby. The lodging outfit is set to install Qi-equipped tech from Kube Systems in the greatroom lobbies of 29 locations in October. Stations can power up to six devices at the same time wh

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If you travel often, you know that it's hard to socialize at hotels; short of a chance encounter, you'll probably end up drinking at the bar by yourself. MIT and Marriott may have a better solution in store with their Six Degrees app. The mobile software uses LinkedIn to find connections between

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Starwood plans to roll out refreshed SPG apps that can unlock your guest room later this quarter. The new tech, which the company refers to as \"keyless key\" in its intro video (embedded after the break), will soon let you bypass the front desk and enter your room using an Android 4.3 or iPhone 4s

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High-def and hotel rooms are nothing new but they are still exciting to us. nSTREAMS is the next hotel solution provider to offer the picture quality we all love so much. Their service is going put PPV HD movies in, hopefully, your next hotel room. No word on cost of each movie but it's likely that

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Tell us how much you hate it when you are staying at a high-end hotel that features HDTVs and they don't have high-def content on them. It sure annoys us. LodgeNet is working on changing that though. They are indicating that 2006 will be the year that HDTV content finally makes inroads towards the 1

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