Latest Articles in Innovation and Smart Hotels

AxisRooms Unveils New Service for Homeowners with Multiple Properties

Axisrooms will now offer a unique combination of property management and property maintenance services to vacation rentals and homestay segments.

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FCS Messenger V1.3 Makes Communication Among Hotel Staffs Easier

Hospitality's leading push-to-talk mobile app further enhanced to streamline, track and safeguard task information among staff and operations departments.The solution also works to guarantee the secure transmission of any communication by solely operating on a hotel's private network, ensuring that only those authorised by management are able to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

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Treebo Launches ‘Instaconnect WiFi’ For Guests at its Hotels

Treebo’s ‘InstaConnectWiFi’ will allow guests who have made the booking or checked-in to a Treebo using a valid phone number to automatically connect their devices - mobile, laptop, and tablets as soon as they arrive at the hotel. Irrespective of their mode of booking- app, website or walk-in, the guests will now be able to access the hotel WiFi by simply using their mobile number.

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Modern Hotels are Going Local

In a session on ‘Housekeeping Forum’ the topic for the discussion was ‘Go Local, Go Green: Switching Over to Made in India, Eco- Friendly Room Essentials’. The session moderated by Bikramjit Ray, Executive Editor, BW Hotelier had some of the esteem panelists on dice namely Sareena Kochar Vice President (Housekeeping), Lemon Tree Hotels; Harinder Kishore Director (Housekeeping), Andaz Delhi; Vanita Arora Director (Housekeeping) The Park New Delhi; Juna Banerji Executive Housekeeper, ITC Maurya, New Delhi and Reetha Thomas Executive Housekeeper, Radisson Blu MBD Noida.

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Refurbishing Old Structures with New Technologies

In the 3rd BW Hotelier Smart Hotels Conclave and Expo at The Park New Delhi, Bobby Mukherji spoke upon the 'Architect's View: Old Structures, New Technologies, a Seamless Refurbishment Experience'.

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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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