Design Technology Trends

By Michael Prifti

Smartphones as door keys, tablet room controls, and touchscreen check-in terminals have begun to change the operations and experiences of hotels and resorts around the world. Much more technology can be found in back of house, making operations more efficient and often improving the guest experience. It’s no surprise that in a hospitality setting, the use of technology in the coming years will be more cutting edge, especially in mega resorts and boutique hotels aiming to cater to both discerning and hip guests. As we say goodbye to 2012 and usher in a new year, exciting changes are taking place within hotels, many which are already becoming apparent. So how will the incorporation of new and changing technology impact structural, operational, or interior design of hotels? To read the full article click here.