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Refilling to reduce the global plastic binge
Crude oil prices and the environment
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Will Smart Health & Safety products ride Covid-19’s coattails?
Will Smart Health & Safety products ride Covid-19’s coattails?
Awareness and adoption of Sustainable Smart Technology
Technology security and privacy concerns have become critical to consumers
Technology security and privacy concerns have become critical to consu...

Hotel check-ins made easier with digital keys

Ever thought of unlocking your hotel room door using your mobile device?

Starwood Hotels & Resorts in the US is trying to make this possible. It aims to send digital keys to their guests’ mobile devices via an application using Bluetooth technology; doing away with the conventional check-in plastic swipe cards. The guests can then check in directly and unlock their hotel rooms easily with just a simple tap. This would in turn eliminate the process of stopping at the registration desk for check-ins. The hotel chain is planning to implement this application in all of its hotels by the year 2015.

How will this digitalization impact the hospitality industry?

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