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Hotel Industry Gets Fee-Happy With Nightly Charges for Non-Smoking Rooms

There has been a lot of talk recently about various forms of hate-selling and upselling in the airline and car-rental industries and now, as …

Hospitality

Build or Buy Your Hotel Online Check-in Solution? - Part 2: A checklist for self-service solutions

Self-service solutions are quickly becoming a standard amenity in the global hotel market, as mobile-savvy travelers increasingly demand solutions …

IndoorAtlas offers navigation inside buildings, so you can always find the mall bathroom

IndoorAtlas has begun to deliver its service that lets you navigate inside enclosed buildings such as shopping malls.<p>The Palo Alto, California-based company, which was founded in Finland, launched a private beta test in San Francisco for its “indoor positioning system,” or IPS, which lets you …

San Francisco

This Technology Monitors Our Cellphones To Calculate Wait Times At Airports

There are plenty of things that I don’t like One of them is waiting. For just about anything. I’m not alone. The airport is one of those places where hours upon hours can disappear…just while waiting.<p>A company called BLIP Systems wants to let us know where we stand, while we stand, at the airport …