Entertainment Tonight

Febbraro, Jennifer
June 2006
Hotelier;Jun2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p33
The article discusses several factors to be considered by hotels in providing entertainment-related technology for guests. According to Kim Vicente, author of "The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way People Live With Technology," hotel operators should avoid offering overly complex gadgetry. LodgeNet and On Command provide simplified entertainment systems. Pay-per-view service is important for travelling sports enthusiasts.


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