5 Things To Know About That In-Room Hotel iPad

We’ve been chronicling the sightings of iPads in hotel rooms, pretty much since Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad back in 2010. (And remember how we thought the name iPad would never catch on?)

Fast forward three years and iPads in hotel rooms are almost ubiquitious these days. Well, in luxury and full-service hotels anyways. And the hotel iPads go far beyond just letting you browse the web. Most hotels have their own iPad apps which allow guests to order up room service, call for their car from valet, ring for housekeeping and more.

Yet if you’ve not had the pleasure of fooling around with one of these things, or if you’re just curious about iPads in hotel rooms, here are 5 Things You Should Know About The In-Room iPad. Read More

Published in: http://www.hotelchatter.com

About hospitalitytechnology

Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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