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Expedia Now Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Purchases

Expedia Now Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Purchases

BELLEVUE, Wash.—Expedia.com now accepts bitcoin as a form of payment for hotel purchases. Offering travelers another way to book online, customers can now shop from the inventory of more than 290,000 bookable properties available on Expedia.com and easily pay for ...

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Starwood Introduces SPG App for Google Glass

Starwood Introduces SPG App for Google Glass

STAMFORD, Conn.—Developing for Google Glass, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has introduced a new SPG app that is the first from a hospitality company to leverage this emerging, wearable technology platform. The SPG app for Google Glass was designed and ...

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Outlook for Ultra HD TVs in the Hotel Industry

Outlook for Ultra HD TVs in the Hotel Industry

Ultra high-definition 4K TV is the fastest-growing segment of the television industry, according to Richard M. Lewis, vice president, hospitality technology and research, LG Electronics USA. With at least 3,840 pixels wide and 2,160 pixels from side to side, these ...

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Accor Deploys New Digital Solution for Guest Check-In

Accor Deploys New Digital Solution for Guest Check-In

Accor has announced the implementation of a digital service that will reinvent the guest welcome in its hotels worldwide. The new technology offers customers a personalized welcome that is less devoted to administrative formalities. In turn, it makes the hotelier ...

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Best Western Introduces Google Wallet Integration

Best Western Introduces Google Wallet Integration

PHOENIX—Best Western International is streamlining the hotel booking process by working with Google to allow guests to pay for their stay using Google Wallet. The brand will integrate Google Wallet within the Android version of its Best Western To Go ...

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