Latest Articles in Innovation and Smart Hotels

Evolving Technology: Essential in Hospitality

In the ‘Green Forum’ session of BW Hotelier event, Several Chief Engineers and General Managers came together to discuss ‘The Guest Above All: New HVAC Technologies That Can Uplift the In- Room Experience’. The eminent panelist on the dice were Anirban Sarkar General Manager, Country Inn and Suites, Sector-29, Gurgaon; Rajat Tuli General Manager, Radisson Blu, Agra; John Samuel Chief Engineer, ITC Grand Bharat; Anil Kumar Director of Engineering, The Imperial, New Delhi and Debajit Sen, Product Group Head, Commercial AC, Haier.

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‘Fixing the Basics Right to Fix the Green Hotel’

In the GM’s Round Table session of the BW Hotelier event, several General Managers came together to discuss ‘The ROI Perspective: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Switching to New Green Technologies’. The eminent panellist for the hour were, Zubin Songadwala, General Manager, ITC Maurya, New delhi; Michel Koopman, General Manager, The Leela Ambience, Gurugram; Rajat Sethi, General Manger, The Grand Vasant Kunj and Dhananjay kumar, General Manager, The suryaa New Delhi.

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'By 2020, 40 Per Cent of Energy should be from Renewable Sources’

In the keynote address of BW Hotelier Smart Hotels Conclave and Expo 2017 at The Park, new Delhi named ‘Chasing the Green Dream: What My Experience as Serial Hotel Builder Has Taught Me About Energy Conversation Technologies’, Ashish Jakhanwala, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, SAMHI Hotels gave a message on his understanding of Smart Hotels.

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Marriage of Heritage and Technology

Aman Nath is a historian by education. From an early age he has written poetry, as also practiced graphic design and copywriting for several path-breaking advertising campaigns. He has co-written and authored thirteen large-format illustrated books on art, history, architecture, corporate biography and photography, two of which have won national awards.

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Imperial Green!

Every year The Imperial is increasing revenue by saving on energy cost. In 2015-16 the savings were around 8 to 10 percent of their budget. In 2016-17 the hotel saved around 15 percent and now they are aiming for savings of around 17 to18 percent.

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Hyatt Regency Delhi gets LEED Platinum Rating

As a LEED Platinum five Star Hotel, Hyatt Regency Delhi is now recognised on the basis of excellence in sustainable Design, Water Efficiency, Energy & Atmosphere, Material & Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Innovation in Operations.

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Idea Money Partners with OYO For Seamless Booking

Idea Money’s Retailer Assisted Model (RAM) will assist mobile phone users to access and book OYO’s budget hotels. Users can book standardised, affordable stays offered by OYO across 200 Indian cities.

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Turning Wet Waste to Gold

NobleExchange ties up with hospitality companies and converts their wet waste into 100 per cent combustible, zero emission gas, which is used by some larger hotels.

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SPG’s Keyless Entry Now Extended to Other Brands

Travel innovation leader opens even more doors by expanding keyless technology to Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, and Four Points properties, unveils multi-key functionality

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The Sharing Economy Revolution: India Primed to Take Next Big Leap

The major side effect of disruptive technology such as smartphones and tablets is that it has made us more connected. The knock on effect of this development has been that we are more engaged than ever before – not only when it comes to our friends and family but people across the country, even halfway across the world.

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