It took them a while to get in on the mobile app game but Ritz-Carlton Hotels has finally launched their iPhone and Android mobile app today and it goes way beyond booking a hotel room. The app actually personalizes information for a guest the moment they arrive at a Ritz-Carlton hotel. GPS technology can recognize when the guest has stepped into a Ritz-Carlton, signaling the app to start pulling in destination and landmark tips from Ritz-Carlton concierges from Foursquare The app also relies heavily on QR codes which are placed throughout individual hotels and give off a variety of information and even activities.
We've long expressed our dismay at hotel iPhone apps since they never seem to do much aside from letting you a book a room on your phone, as opposed to your computer or calling the hotel in person. But things have been looking up la... Read Post
This story goes into the ‘crazy f#@king s#@t that happens when you are a wasted traveler’ category. A naked man tossed chair from 16th floor balcony of W Hotel Fort Lauderdale is a news item that caught my eye this morning from NBC ... Read Post