Straight-to-room technology in hotels is going to revolutionize hotel stays

Technology has made the PBX operator nearly obsolete; check-out is already just a walk out the door. Will the day come when the front desk disappears completely? Yes, it will come … as we manage our lives through the power of “the device.” For the uninitiated, straight-to-room keyless entry allows guests to check-in to their … More Straight-to-room technology in hotels is going to revolutionize hotel stays

Don’t do what fast-food restaurants are doing

Going for a stroll through downtown Toronto (my home city), I come across an A&W, a popular Canadian fast food restaurant, proudly flaunting its newest menu item: sriracha burgers. I stop, scratching my head, troubled by this discovery. For those of you still strictly in the meat and potatoes camp, sriracha is a fiery Thai … More Don’t do what fast-food restaurants are doing

A staffless hotel for millennial travelers

Looking for hassle-free accommodation in Munich? A great choice is the new Hotel Buddy, where you can manage everything, including booking a room, checking in and out, and paying, from a mobile device. The brainchild of a Munich hotelier, Johannes Eckelmann, who already runs the well-known Cocoon Hotel brand, Hotel Buddy at Stachus Square is … More A staffless hotel for millennial travelers