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Hotel Chain Introduce Voice-Activated Rooms

Hotel Chain Introduce Voice-Activated Rooms

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., unveil the results of “Project: Jetson”, an innovation that delivers a voice-activated hotel room.  The Jetsons were America’s favorite cartoon family from the distant future (though not so distant anymore as it took place in 2062). The line between science fiction and reality only blurs with time: finding Earth-like planets,

Tax Breaks for Luxury Hotels

Tax Breaks for Luxury Hotels

Corporate giants, Walt Disney Co. and their affiliates of Hong Kong-based Wincome Group will be receiving giant tax breaks for building hotels in Anaheim.  Three hotel projects are expected to open between 2019 and 2021, combining for a total of 1,910 rooms. The Anaheim City Council agreed in the early hours of July 13, 2016, that

Hotel Guests & Pokémon GO

Hotel Guests & Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm, but how will this affect hotels and hotel guests? Over the past months, Pokémon GO has been catching the attention and time of nearly every smartphone user. This app had, in its beginnings, more daily users than Twitter and Instagram! The game is a location-based augmented reality

Projects on Which Lobbyists Are Spending the Most Money

Projects on Which Lobbyists Are Spending the Most Money

From the Palladium Towers to soccer stadiums, these are the projects that are weighing down the pockets of lobbyists.  Lobbyists have enjoyed yet another year as a new report from the Los Angeles Ethics Commission shows that more than 400 lobbyists and lobbying firms registered with the city have brought in more than $13.5 million–and

Marriott’s First-Ever Triple-Brand Hotel Begins Contstruction

Marriott's First-Ever Triple-Brand Hotel Begins Contstruction

Marriott has begun construction on its first-ever triple-brand hotel which will contain three of its brands all inside one building.  The concept underscores Marriott’s commitment to innovate in ways that benefit both consumers and the development of the community–according to the company, that is. The landmark building will be built in the SoBro neighborhood in

The Rise of Pet-Friendly Hotels

The Rise of Pet-Friendly Hotels

You may think it’s a bit strange (because it is), but a hotel in Vienna arranges for dogs to go to the opera without their owners. Park Hyatt Vienna now allows check-in with their cats or dogs and aims to be as pet-friendly as possible. If a guest wants a night out in the Austrian

Monarch Beach Resort Reveals Its $40 Million Renovation

Monarch Beach Resort Reveals Its $40 Million Renovation

The Monarch Beach Resort at last unveils its $40 million renovation after a yearlong construction process. A comprehensive, yearlong renovation has finally been revealed at the Monarch Beach Resort. Following the recently refreshed 400 guestrooms, the redesign features a new Miraval Life in Balance Group; a transformed culinary program and five new dining concepts; an

Santa Ana Approves More Incentives for Luxury Hotels

Santa Ana Approves More Incentives for Luxury Hotels

Santa Ana is setting out the welcome mat for luxury hotels in their city. At long last, after seven months of considering an incentive program for four- and five-star hotel developers to build in Santa Ana, City Council members have taken a step forward. That incentive program was approved and adopted unanimously. It came with

Think Realty Global Conference

Think Realty is happy to provide a series of networking and educational opportunities for Commercial Real Estate investors at our San Francisco Conference. When: August 11-12, 2016 Where: Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel 55 Cyril Magnin St. San Francisco, CA 94102 Join Think Realty’s Global Conference in San Francisco to opt-in to

Big Data & Analytics Are Changing Hotels & the Hospitality Industry

Big Data & Analytics Are Changing Hotels & Hospitality Industry

Hotels and the hospitality industry are subject to data and analytics like never before, shaking their entire foundation. The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travelers each and every day. And each one of those clients is checking in with their own expectations. Meeting those expectations is key for this industry if they