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Posts Tagged ‘hospitality’

  • WeChat recently partnered with InterContinental to open a smart hotel in Shanghai.

    The WeChat hotel experience of the future

    November 25, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The WeChat hotel experience of the future

    WeChat recently partnered with InterContinental to open a smart hotel in Shanghai. What makes this hotel “smart” is that users can book rooms, check-in remotely, and use their phones as key cards – all on the WeChat app and without any help...

  • Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

    Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

    April 10, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

    With the ever-growing influence of Millennials on the hotel industry, luxury hotel groups have started to consider them as the future’s most affluent customer segment. Yet, a recent research carried out at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne shows that luxury...

  • Top tips on how to secure your data and devices while working in public

    Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    December 19, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room. And what then of artificial intelligence (AI) and...

  • Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

    The importance of Wi-Fi in the hospitality industry

    September 26, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The importance of Wi-Fi in the hospitality industry

    Businesses in the Hospitality industry have to adapt from just providing hotel and guest-based services, to ensuring that they offer customers access to technology solutions that keep them connected at all times. Working with Meraki, Westcon-Comstor is...

  • Google's AI research lab in Ghana to solve real-world problems

    Opinion: What is Google’s impact on the hospitality sector?

    August 22, 2017 • Online & SocialComments Off on Opinion: What is Google’s impact on the hospitality sector?

    Google, whose mantra used to be ‘Don’t be evil’ (until it dropped it for the motto ‘Do the right thing’), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it’s trying to access arcane information...

  • Stop fraudsters from controlling your Online Banking this festive season

    How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

    April 4, 2017 • Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

    As online crimes continue to increase and effect an array of industries it is important to always be vigilant. The hospitality industry is not immune to this infectious rate of increase cyber crime, especially during festive periods where fraudsters target...

  • Jovago secures 75m EUR investment

    February 8, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Jovago secures 75m EUR investment

    Jovago.com, a leading hotel booking website, and Insurance provider Axa, announced today a partnership to develop the expansion of Jovago and a new round of funding to boost its activities in Africa. This would further ensure the expansion of the business to...

  • SA company uses sms to improve service in hospitality industry

    May 8, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on SA company uses sms to improve service in hospitality industry

    An innovative South African-based online accommodation booking service, SafariNow.com, is using an SMS service to boost service excellence in the tourism industry...