TITLE

PLANNING FOR CONVERGENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Douglas
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Hospitality Upgrade;Fall2005, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the use of latest convergence technology for the proper functioning of the hospitality industry. Convergence is becoming one of the current hot topics in the hospitality industry. More recently, the ability to provide video-on-demand and free-to-guest programming via Internet Protocol has also been implemented. Since hotels are a reflection of their guests' requirements, it is not surprising that a corresponding level of convergence must occur within them as well.
ACCESSION #
19350506

 

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