Technology Integration Services News
Mobile devices bring living room quality entertainment to hotel rooms
SONIFI Solutions and LG Electronics USA have launched an on-property trial of “Smart Mirroring,” a cutting-edge solution for hotel guests that seamlessly displays content from their personal devices on the in-room LG Smart TV.
OutBounding.org champions travel content excellence
With today’s launch of a new community-powered content curation tool, called OutBounding.org, excellent travel content has a new homepage on the web. OutBounding.org was conceived as a way to filter the overwhelming volume of digital travel content using professional and rigorous editorial criteria.
New ski app for Deer Valley Resort
CarteScape, a San Diego-based mobile development company, and Deer Valley Resort, one of the top five U.S. ski destinations in 2013 (ranked by Forbes), announce a joint development agreement for the new Deer Valley ski app due for release in November 2013. The customised and constantly updated mobile app provides skiers with a range of navigation and social media features while allowing resort managers to better market their services and track client metrics.
Over 20% of consumer online searches for Hotels made via Mobile Devices
The latest online search data released by award winning digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals 21% of the 2.5 million UK consumer online searches for hotels in May, were made using mobile devices. The majority, 59%, were for hotels in the UK, with London and York attracting the most queries.
Tuscany Now launches interactive map of Tuscany
Villas in Tuscany specialists Tuscany Now has today announced the launch of its interactive map of Tuscany, a new online resource that aims to unearth the discovery of the hidden gems of one of Italy’s most popular regions. Tuscany Now has been offering handpicked luxury villa rentals to its clients for over 20 years and created the map to share both their expertise and their customers’ detailed knowledge of Tuscany.
DFW International Airport releases new mobile app for travelers
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has launched its official mobile app for smartphones, giving customers the latest information and updates about flights, parking, shops, restaurants and airport services at their fingertips. The DFW Airport mobile app, which was developed with a considerable amount of feedback from DFW customers, is now available as a free download at the iTunes App Store , Google’s Android Play Store and BlackBerry App World.
Prague’s tallest hotel outfitted with VingCard Elsafe technology
VingCard Elsafe, the global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, proudly announces that Prague’s most glamorous hotel has selected RFID security technology among its launch amenities.
Boingo to launch Wi-Fi service at Norwegian airports
Boingo Wireless, the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced a new agreement with Oslo Lufthavn Tele & Data AS (OLTD) to manage and operate Wi-Fi services at the three most highly-trafficked airports in Norway.
Distress Signal app launched as travellers’ ideal safety companion
A new Android app called Distress Signal has been launched as the ideal companion for anyone travelling to foreign countries. Using SMS and GPS services, it makes contacting the emergency services as quick and easy as sending a text message and could be a real life-saver.
Hotel technology IPTV Company - “TiVUS” expands to Asia
TiVUS, Inc, a leading hotel technology IPTV company, today announced it has started operations in the Asia Pacific region. This region has provided hotel chains significant opportunities for growth. The top ten leading groups have cumulated a total inventory of more than 770,000 rooms under management as of 2011. The region will likely add another one million rooms in the next 3 to 4 years and TiVUS plans to be a part of that growth.
Director Hotels introduced Web 2.0 technologies to their website
Director Hotels announced the launching of an innovative booking engine on their website that provides demanding guests with an easy to use secure reservations system at www.director.cl
New YouTube videos showcase The Sarojin
Luxury boutique resort, The Sarojin, is utilising video content to help travel agents sell luxury holidays to Thailand. A selection of new films featuring the 56-room boutique property are now available on YouTube and showcase the hotel’s five-star product and the breathtaking beauty of its natural surroundings in Khao Lak. The three videos, presented by travel guru Amanda Statham and created in partnership with Tourism Authority of Thailand, are themed around “A Perfect Wedding”, “Pathways Spa” and “Romance & Weddings”.