Zairge creates buzz at DreamIt NYC Demo Day

August 6th finally came...DreamIt NY Demo Day, presenting the startup class of 2014. With over 200 investors and executives at BB King Blues Club & Grill, the floor was crowded with heated conversations. The event kicked off with breakfast and networking, followed by 7 minute presentations from the startups…

Hotels Need Real Time Analytics

Times are changing and demands of guests are increasing, therefore, hoteliers have no choice but to focus on the bigger picture. They must think about what their next move will be, as Auguste Comte put it, “Know yourself to improve yourself.” In his article, Vikram Singh discusses the importance of…

Check In: The James New York

A word to describe the James New York? Awesome. Located in the heart of Soho, the James may be the most clean-cut hotel in the area. The room designs of the James is completely different from our last featured hotel, Aloft Harlem. The James features some of the most chicly…

Should Hotels Charge for Wifi or Offer it for Free?

Hotel guests expect more than just a bed from hotels. Studies show that 78% of guests bring laptops on trips and 55% carry tablets throughout their travels. Who can survive without technology these days? It’s no surprise that 64% of hotels currently offer free wi-fi to guests. However, it…

The Age of Cool in Hotels

Marriott International Inc. is an established company that any traveller has heard of. Since 1927, there has been a variety of hotels ranging from independent inns to luxury resorts, Marriott is no doubt reknown in the hotel field. With multiple big chains, such as the Hilton and Marriott, it’s…

Last Minute Hotel Accommodations

Not everyone plans thoroughly before traveling. Chances are people walk into a hotel, hoping for some luck with getting a room for the night. Imagine if the hotel was fully prepared for these "walk-in" moments. Last minute accommodations are sudden and do not need much attention in terms of marketing…