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  • 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...

  • The sharing economy: Opportunities for hoteliers

    The sharing economy: Opportunities for hoteliers

    December 15, 2017 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on The sharing economy: Opportunities for hoteliers

    Attend a hotel conference these days and the issue of the sharing economy is likely to raise its head, in particular competition from short-term rental services via the internet. Airbnb is a classic example of the sharing economy, as the online business...

  • Nigeria’s Hotels.ng raises $1.2M for African expansion

    May 27, 2015 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s Hotels.ng raises $1.2M for African expansion

    The largest hotel bookings website in Nigeria, Hotels.ng, has raised $1.2 million to expand across Africa from a number of investors including EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund and Omidyar Network, a venture capital firm launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Founded...