Sleep Science at the Forefront at The Benjamin Royal Sonesta
Adam and Larry Mogelonsky | May 10, 2023
By Adam Mogelonsky, Larry Mogelonsky “We believe in the importance of sleep. If a guest doesn’t get a good night’s rest they are less inclined to return.” That profound statement came courtesy of Simon Chapman, Complex General Manager for The Benjamin Royal Sonesta, who oversees the hotel’s Rest & Renew Sleep Program in collaboration with Dr. Rebecca Robbins, a medicine professor specializing in sleep science and author of “Sleep for Success” (2011). We sought out Chapman for an interview because we deem sleep amenities to be a great tool to attract new guests and to support higher rates. While this is nevertheless tru...
The Clifton Adopts GuestCast by HIS to Address Growing Guest Demands for Modern and Personalized In-Room Entertainment
Hotel Internet Services, Inc. | November 29, 2022
Boutique hotel deploys GuestCast to ensure that guests can effortlessly and safely access personal streaming subscriptions on guestroom televisions. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — November 29, 2022 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has been credited with boosting guest satisfaction rates at The Clifton in Charlottesville, Virginia, with the adoption of its GuestCast streaming platform. A historic 20-room inn embodying the charm of its local surroundings, The Clifton with GuestCast can now also provide its guests with a modern and instantly personalized gue...
Reasons to Make Books a Guestroom Feature
Larry and Adam Mogelonsky | March 30, 2022
By Larry and Adam Mogelonsky Your kneejerk reaction might be, “Why would anyone come to a hotel to read a book?” You wouldn’t be wrong. Books aren’t the main draw – nor will they ever likely be unless you theme the entire place like a library. Instead, think of books as a spice to flavor a dish; they’re one more item in the room to elevate the visual appeal and to ensure your guests are never bored. Coming out of the pandemic, adding books would be a timely addition. Many people became quite introspective during the lockdowns and general malaise of being restricted from pre-pandemic forms of social interaction. ...
INTEREL Names Scott Watts to Head Expanded Americas Presence
INTEREL | March 4, 2021
LAS VEGAS – March 4, 2021 -- INTEREL, the global leader in providing award-winning hospitality guest-room automation solutions, is pleased to announce that Scott Watts has joined the company as the Senior Vice President, Americas. In this role, Watts will provide the company’s overall direction for INTEREL’s continued growth and expansion in the Americas market with a focus on increasing market share in multiple vertical markets including hospitality, senior living, and MDUs. Watts joins INTEREL after serving as President of the Americas for GuestTek Interactive Entertainment, and previously served in other leadership positions for G...
Verdant to Showcase Simple, Smart and Intuitive Guestroom Thermostats at HX: The Hotel Experience Powered by AAHOA
Verdant | November 5, 2019
[Montreal, Quebec — November 5, 2019] — Hoteliers looking for ways to slash their hotels’ energy bills should visit Verdant next week at HX: The Hotel Experience Powered by AAHOA. Verdant ’s simple, smart and intuitive guestroom thermostats combine smart occupancy sensors with patented cloud software features to set-back temperature while guests are away and reduce energy consumption when rooms are unoccupied. Verdant solutions – including its new ZX energy-management thermostat and its popular, field-proven VX solution – will be on display in Booth 1315 November 10 -11 at the Javits Center in New York. “Verdant solutions ...
Hotel Internet Services Unveils New Research Report on Trends in Guestroom Entertainment and Voice Control Technology
Hotel Internet Services, Inc. | October 31, 2018
Newly released white paper guides hoteliers on best practices for implementing revenue-enhancing guestroom amenities, based on today's guest preferences for online content streaming and instant access to hotel information Clearwater, Florida — October 31, 2018 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has announced the release of a comprehensive new white paper examining how mainstream technology, such as online streaming and voice-activated assistants, are having a profound effect on guest behavior and their evolving hotel stay expectations. Le...
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