Technology is pushing every sector into the future, and the hospitality industry is no different. More than ever, guests want the power to increase their own comfort in the palm of their hands. This is why mobile tech and apps are the primary trends in hotel tech for 2019.
Here are some of the things that guests can already do with a mobile device, and if your hotel isn’t offering these features, you are starting to fall behind.
- Use mobile device as a room key
- Order room service
- Play music from the room’s sound system
- Lighting control
- Book a spa appointment
- Schedule a wake-up call
- Schedule a shuttle
- Add room extras in advance
- Make hotel restaurant reservations
- Wireless charging
- Adjust the thermostat
So much of the hotel experience is now automated that some guests expect to be able to enjoy their stay without having to interact with anyone. How can your hotel get ahead of the curve or catch up quickly if you find that you have started to fall behind?
In-Room Technology for the Modern Hotel – CIRQ+
CIRQ+ allows your hotel guests to set the alarm, control the lights, adjust the thermostat, and control a Bluetooth speaker from a convenient mobile app. They can also charge wirelessly or through one of the device’s ports for wired charging. This is one of the hotel industry’s most modern innovations and putting one in every room of your hotel is a great way to show your establishment is surging onward into the future.