Technology in Hotels – Interview Klaus Hofmann

Technology plays an increasing role in everyday life. Thus, to which extent  does the requirements of hotels change? Hotels are not entirely excluded, on the contrary,  the technological change affects hotels in various fields. Even if the extraordinary location and pristine nature of  the Seewinkel is  our USP we have to ensure that for example, […]

More from HITEC 2011

Now Hitec 2011 is over. What comes to mind – after a mind-numbing 20 hour trip back home? Hitec is really big – 4700+ attendees. As I said the other day, Hitec should be everywhere. Educational sessions are predominantly good. Especially the closing session with Scott Klososky is worth mentioning – a real added value […]

Hitec should be everywhere

First two days of HITEC 2011 in Austin already gone and there is just one word to describe it: amazing! This is truly the single most important gathering of hospitality IT professionals on this planet. Great educational sessions (just to mention one: “Real world guest room technology” with Mike Blake from Hyatt, really smart guy), […]

Hotel Video on Demand is dead – isn’t it?

No it isn’t. On the contrary, “on demand” is more popular than ever. Wanna check e-mails, surf the net, listen to music? Take your smartphone. O.k. that’s not video, but no big difference here. Videos are either stored on iPhones, iPads, Notebooks etc. waiting to be consumed “on demand” or streamed (speak Netflix and Co.). […]