Technologies have advanced in ways originally only thought possible in the movies. The Matrix and Avatar completely blew our minds with the ability to live in a world without being in that world. Today, that is reality. Well, virtual reality. In its basic form, virtual reality (VR) is an experience that takes place within simulated … Read more Virtual Reality: Enhancing the Experience
It’s no secret, almost everyone uses the internet at some point every day. In fact, internet usage among the hotel guest demographic of 18-64 year-olds averaged 94 percent. Of this group, most are either constantly accessing the internet or at least doing so on a daily basis, according to Statista.com Just what is driving this … Read more Why Hoteliers Should Focus on Internet Services More than Ever
A great experience for guests is about creating a high level of convenience and making travelers feel right at home. As a result, more operators are equipping their rooms with voice-controlled virtual assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa. Sensing the growing marketplace for such an amenity, Amazon earlier this year released its Alexa for Hospitality product. Accordingly, … Read more Will Virtual Assistants Boost Hotel Guest Experience?
Some days it may seem like it’s the millennials’ world and we’re all just living in it. Well, there are reasons for that. Since 2016 millennials have been the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data conducted by the Pew Research Center. Also, they are projected … Read more Millennials Bring a New Edge to In-Room Entertainment
The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore. However, these services still account for a small portion of the overall market, as only 5 percent (4.9 million) of U.S. … Read more TechCrunch: Streaming Services Up 58%
For some it’s hard to comprehend how drastically the ways we consume music, TV and movies has changed. Baby boomers and even some Gen X’ers can recall a time when most homes had only one television set. And viewing options were limited to what was on at that moment on the three major networks. Eventually … Read more Streaming: How Did Hotel TV Get Here? And Where Is It Going?
Hotel Guests Can Stream Via the New SHOWTIME App for Free During Their Stays, Without a Login or Password Today, World Cinema, the leading innovator of in-room entertainment technologies, announced a sales partnership with SHOWTIME for distribution sales of the SHOWTIME Hotel App, included with the WorldVue Platform. Through the app, hotels are now able to provide free access to … Read more World Cinema Announces Sales Partnership for the New SHOWTIME Hotel App