Latest Articles in Innovation and Smart Hotels

Hotel Spaces should be Multipurpose: Priya Paul

BW Hotelier speaks to the leading lady of the hospitality industry - Priya Paul, Chairperson of The Park Hotels, about the key trends of design and technology in the hospitality industry. Paul has worked over the years to create a distinctive brand keeping design as its unique attraction point.

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We are Working on bringing New Guest Experiences: Ashwani Nayar, GM Crowne Plaza

In an exclusive interaction with Prerna Lamba, the General Manager of Crowne Plaza Greater Noida, Ashwani Nayar talks about the recent developments and initiatives that the hotel is bringing in to establish itself as a hotspot of Delhi NCR. He also shares his thoughts on the current hospitality and tourism industry of the country.

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How Technology has Shaped the Hospitality Sector in 2019

Legacy technologies have started to give way to new and innovative technologies that will help the hospitality industry exceed guest expectations.

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Bird Group Becomes a ‘Monument Mitra’ and Launches its Multilingual App ‘Audio Odigos’ at Paryatan Parv

As a ‘Monument Mitra’, Bird Group will be responsible for providing the basic & advanced amenities at Gol Gumbad as well as for the operations and maintenance of the site amenities. Audio Odigos, created by BirdApps (Resbird Technologies), enables visitors to discover the rich heritage culture of the Indian iconic sites through immersive audio guided tours.

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Hyatt Regency Delhi Eliminates a Million with an in-house Water Bottling Plant

Environment-friendly measures are being adopted by many industries, and the growing hospitality industry recognises its critical role in shouldering this responsibility as well. The fully automated water bottling plant at Hyatt Regency Delhi endeavours to eradicate approximately 1.08 million plastic bottles a year, by making the switch to reusable glass bottles! This process saves 28 tons of plastic waste every year.

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The Highest Roof Top Lounge Opens its Doors at The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat

This new rooftop lounge can accommodate 170 guests, this brings a new standard of excellence by offering scrumptious food and beverages

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RateGain Acquires BVC to Help Hotels Provide Guest Satisfaction

This acquisition will further help RateGain unlock revenue across hotel chains, airlines, car rentals, OTAs, cruise lines, package providers, TMCs, and vacation rentals.

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Welcome to the Digital Hotel!

The hospitality industry is one of the industries where digital disruption is being witnessed first-hand by consumers like us! According to a Meltwater report titled ‘Digital Disruption of the Hospitality Industry’, Asia’s hospitality sector boasts an industry growth of 4 percent to 5 percent per annum.

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Revenue Management – A Game-Changing Function

Revenue Management is now being looked at as a need to do things differently. It involves a lot of risk-taking backed by strong analytics. The answer to whether one should go beyond threshold inventory levels to optimise revenues lies between a yes and a no.

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Forecasting is Important For Rooms & FnB

To understand what drives the customers and at what time of the year with forecasting trends is very important for a hotel.

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