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Smarter WiFi

When the Mandarin Oriental hotel opened in Manhattan in 2003, guests were hardly clamoring for wireless Internet access. But a few years later, Apple released the iPhone and Amazon launched its Kindle e-reader. Then came the iPad, and suddenly guests ...

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Stay Connected

More than half of all mobile phone subscribers in the United States own smartphones, according to a recent Nielsen estimate. To cater toward the growing trend of mobile applications, technology companies are developing new solutions that allow hotel employees to ...

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What Makes You So Special?

I’d call my member of Congress, but I’m too busy. Someone else will send this letter to Capitol Hill—I’ll send one next time. Does this sound familiar? As an industry we are facing critical issues that require your involvement, but ...

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4 Questions for Cody Bradshaw, Starwood Capital Group

The Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA), an organization of professionals responsible for proactively increasing asset values on behalf of hotel owners worldwide, launched the Certified Hotel Asset Manager (CHAM) designation in April. Created in conjunction with some of the world’s ...

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Here Come the Profits

The U.S. lodging industry recovery may have begun in 2010, but it wasn’t until 2011 that most hotels in the country shared the improved prosperity. In 2011, 80.5 percent of the properties that participated in PKF Hospitality Research’s (PKF-HR) Trends ...

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