TITLE

Technology in the Crystal Ball

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Dan; Lewis, Ray
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2007, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article introduces demographics as the key ingredient in planning the marketing and operations of hotel industry in the U.S. It presents various technologies offered by a full-service hotels that includes radio frequency identification and real time locating system. These technologies allow hotel guests to have quick access to their rooms and will be leveraged for better guest identification.
ACCESSION #
25513277

 

Related Articles

  • CAN'T TOUCH THIS. Freundlich, Marc // Lodging Hospitality;10/1/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 15, p76 

    This article focuses on the emergence of the radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the hospitality industry. The technology is in the form of RFID key cards, key fobs and wristbands, which grant access to hotel guestrooms with a simple wave in front of the reader. Some RFID locking...

  • TECH BYTES.  // Lodging Hospitality;Nov2012, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p44 

    The article offers news briefs related to the hospitality industry in the U.S. including the trends in hotel bookings, the launch of the Duetto Edge revenue management solution by Duetto Research, and the acquisition of RFID Hotel by Lodging Access Systems LLC.

  • Guest Service Innovation through RID. Hanebeck, Hanns-Christian L. // Hospitality Upgrade;Fall2007, p174 

    The article discusses the operations efficiency potentials of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in hospitality industry. It could take many forms ranging from near-field communication (NFC) to RFID access cards that guest carry or receive upon checkin. Once the guest is already in the room,...

  • Industry's use of RFID lock technology increases. Sheivachman, Andrew // Hotel Management (21582122);2/1/2011, Vol. 226 Issue 2, p32 

    The article discusses the positive impact and numerous benefits of radio frequency identification (RFID) lock technology to hoteliers in the U.S. over the magnetic-stripe card systems that are used widely in hospitality industry.

  • RFID, mobile drive lock trends in 2012. Sheivachman, Andrew // Hotel Management (21582122);Jan2012, Vol. 227 Issue 1, p28 

    The article reports on the trends of RFID technology used in hospitality industry.

  • Electronic integration with housekeeping. Mest, C. Elliott // Hotel Management (21582122);10/22/2012, Vol. 227 Issue 13, p22 

    The article focuses on the use of radio-frequency identification microchips in hotel uniforms and linens which track the movement of uniforms or linens to and from washing areas to cut down on unnecessary washes.

  • Saving time saves money. Mest, C. Elliott // Hotel Management (21582122);10/22/2012, Vol. 227 Issue 13, p22 

    The article reports that the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in uniforms and linens saves not only money but the time and energy of a hotel's housekeeping staff.

  • RFID is still going strong into the new year.  // Hotel Management (21582122);1/1/2014, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p34 

    The article discusses the increasing popularity of RFID door locks at hotels during 2013 and 2014, and states that RFID locks are more secure than mag-stripe locks, and RFID locks also allow guests to open doors by using their mobile phones.

  • Integrated: Locks head online in 2014. Leposa, Adam // Hotel Management (21582122);1/1/2014, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p36 

    The article discusses the increasing popularity of online locks at hotels during 2014, and states that online locks include many new security features, such as intruder warnings and other alerts, and RFID locks enable interfaces with other hotel operations.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics