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Hotel's 'Dot.com Detox package' claims to tackle harmful effects of modern tech

Hotel's 'Dot.com Detox package' claims to tackle harmful effects of modern tech

By 6 February 2015

You've probably heard of high-tech hotels with robots and all sorts of machinery and software designed to help you live in the lap of space-age luxury for a night or two, but there's another type of hotel for those wanting the exact opposite. Myhotels... >>

Netflix is coming to your hotel room soon, first stop Marriott

Netflix is coming to your hotel room soon, first stop Marriott

By 20 January 2015

Having a TV in your hotel room is all well and good but it's fair to say there's rarely anything on worth watching, until now. Netflix is moving into hotels so you'll actually be able to enjoy your television with all its streaming media. Initially Netflix... >>

Keys are dying at last in favour of mobiles, Starwood hotels lead the way

Keys are dying at last in favour of mobiles, Starwood hotels lead the way

By 3 November 2014

Mobile phone owners can now use their devices as room keys at some Starwood hotels. A tap of the phone on the door lock and it will let you in, no more losing of key cards or locking them in your room then. As the eager eyed among you may have spotted... >>

High-tech hotels: Five hotels from across the world that lure you with fancy amenities

High-tech hotels: Five hotels from across the world that lure you with fancy amenities

By 30 September 2014

Technology lovers in dire need of a holiday are in luck when it comes to hotel choices. Thanks to the increasing demand of gadgets and all-things electronic in today's age, even the places you book for an overnight stay can come chock-full of fancy amenities.... >>

Hub by Premier Inn offers app control for your hotel room, opening 2014

Hub by Premier Inn offers app control for your hotel room, opening 2014

By 2 July 2013

Whitbread has launched a new concept in hotel rooms, known as Hub by Premier Inn. Although it's being termed a concept, Whitbread has committed to opening its first Hub by Premier Inn in London in summer 2014. The idea is to offer a compact hotel room... >>

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

By 15 October 2012

Hotel rooms throughout the world could soon be fitted with LG’s Pro:Centric Smart Hotel TVs, providing guests with access to apps, a customisable user interface and the ability to stream content from compatible devices.  The LG LT760H series, and later... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

By 25 July 2012

Forty rooms at the Holiday Inn in Stratford, next to the London 2012 Olympic arena, have been made compatible with a new app available exclusively to Samsung Galaxy S III users. Once downloaded, the app will enable guests to control their room’s TV,... >>

Blink Booking mobile app delivers best possible deals on last-minute hotel bookings

Blink Booking mobile app delivers best possible deals on last-minute hotel bookings

By 18 July 2012

Need a room for the night but nothing booked? You want to download Blink Booking, an app that offers same-day hotel bookings from your mobile. The app can be downloaded to any iOS device or Android smartphone (an optimised Android tablet version is coming)... >>

Hotels.com App now available on Windows Phone 7

Hotels.com App now available on Windows Phone 7

By 4 April 2012

Attention all jetsetters, business people, philanderers and any other hotel frequenters. Hotels.com mobile app is now available on Windows Phone 7 devices. The app - which will you give you one night's free stay for every 10 nights you book through it... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Hotels.com HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Hotels.com HD review (iPad)

By 24 February 2012

It's Friday. Wo-hoo! Maybe you've got a mental weekend lined-up with your buddies where you plan to intoxicate your body with a plethora of mind-bending chemicals (we mean more than two shandy halfs, of course). Or perhaps you're planning a quiet one,... >>