IBM Watson: Pioneering a New Era of Computing | March 9, 2016
MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot "Connie" - the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer to inform guests on local tourist attractions, dining recommendations and hotel features and amenities. Connie, named for Hilton's founder Conrad Hilton, marks the first time IBM has developed a Watson-enabled robot for the hospitality market. Connie will work side-by-side with Hilton's Team Members to assist with visitor requests, personalize the guest experience and empower tra...
The Leading Hotels of the World Taps WayBlazer and IBM Watson to Launch Trip Discovery Tool on LHW.com
WayBlazer | March 2, 2016
The Leading Hotels of the World and WayBlazer Launch Watson-Powered Travel Tool for More Personal and Intuitive Trip Planning NEW YORK CITY -- March 2, 2016 – The Leading Hotels of the World, a collection of uncommon luxury hotels, and WayBlazer, the world's first cognitive travel platform, today announced the public beta launch of a sophisticated discovery tool on the Leading Hotels' website that enables people to use natural dialogue while researching travel online. Just in time for summer vacation planning, the new tool helps travelers by providing tailored recommendations based on specific needs. The Leading Hotels of the Worl...
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