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    Hilton will let you control TV, lights, temp in your room from smartphone

    May 2, 2018

    Skift It’s still light years away before hotels offer voice-controlled guest rooms, but Hilton Worldwide has taken a step toward that happy future by adding a feature to its mobile app that lets your smartphone act like a remote control for key room functions. At select properties, users of the Hilton Honors app can control [...]

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    EPA resources for managing and reducing waste

    Scott E. Rupp The Environmental Protection Agency offers a guide to reducing waste for commercial building facility managers. For those in the profession, the guide might be old news, but for rookies and veterans alike it serves as a good educational tool for those who manage office buildings, schools, stores, hotels, restaurants, and other commercial [...]

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    Researchers show that hotel locks are vulnerable to hacker spoofing

    Hotel Management Finnish security researcher company F-Secure has found design flaws that allow hackers to open hotel room doors without leaving any record on older model Vingcard’s Vision locks. By getting hold of a used hotel keycard, an attacker could create a master key to unlock any room in the building without leaving a trace, [...]

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    How hotels are using artificial intelligence to improve your stay

    April 9, 2018

    Condé Nast Traveler Many of us now use small doses of AI in everyday life (like Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa, and everything smart home), but hotels are putting this once-sci-fi technology to more widespread use. From concierge robots to personalized rooms to lively chatbots, your next holiday may include help from some artificially intellectualized friends.  

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    Smartphone key entry coming to Disney World hotels

    Travel Weekly MagicBands have functioned as a room key at Disney World hotels for the past five years, and soon guests will get another digital key option — their smartphone. To use their digital key, guests must opt in and activate the feature on their check-in day through a brief set-up process in the My [...]

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