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22 March 2013 0 Comments

Westin Harbour Castle Amps Up Revenue Potential with ElevenBC for Mac

Integrating food and beverage services with their guest computing solution from Eleven allows Westin Harbour Castle to add value and generate revenue. The Westin Harbour Castle couples world-class service with high-end guest computers from Eleven, to deliver a perfect balance of service standards and adapting to evolving technologies. With over 70,000 square feet of event space […]

20 February 2013 5 Comments

Non-Guest Revenue from Existing Meeting Space

The work environment has changed. While we used to work in offices, many more of us are working with much more mobility and social connection. Taking advantage of this shift within your existing conference and meeting space could certainly yield some additional revenue for your hotel from both guests and non-guests. A recent New York […]

12 May 2012 0 Comments

Hotels Test Offering Meeting Rooms that can Serve as Offices

There has been a lot of talk these days about the future of the traditional hotel business center.  Some argue for doing away with them altogether and instead offering Internet stations in the lobby for casual users, while others think there is a continued need for a place to do work on desktop computers. We […]

29 November 2011 0 Comments

Trends in Boutique Hotels Every Hotelier Should Know

Mr. Chow and the W Hotel in Miami’s South Beach

HotelNewsNow columnist Maria-Pia Intini recently published an excellent article titled, Boutique Evolved: 5 KeyTrends in which she takes a closer look at the evolution of Boutique hotels from the 1980s to today, and how they continue to separate themselves from the large chains.  From the discussion around the strategic partnership between the highly acclaimed Mr. […]

18 November 2011 12 Comments

Goodbye Old Business Center. Hello Technology Lounge!

Link@Sheraton does business centers the right way!

Historically, hotel business centers were windowless closets on the third floor for those guests who needed to work on presentations or print documents. One of today’s biggest trends in guest computing is bringing the business center out of the closet, front and center into the lobby or other common area. Sheraton pioneered this several years […]