Product Innovation News
It’s been nearly 40 years since name-brand shampoos were first introduced as in-room amenities at hotels and roughly a decade since hotels began carrying more specialized and high-end bath and body brands.* Today, Conrad Hotels & Resorts revealed the latest evolution of hotel bath amenities, and yet another way to customize your luxury hotel experience, by offering a selection of three distinct bath amenities – Aromatherapy Associates, Shanghai Tang and Tara Smith Vegan Hair Care – to all guests staying at its 20 properties around the globe.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, today launched Hilton Design Studio (HDS), a new cutting-edge online tool that transforms the way in which owners, developers and design firms implement the brand's forward-thinking design narrative.
Recognizing the opportunity for partnership and the need to focus more on its core hotel businesses, Hilton Worldwide created the Innovation Collaborative, working with top global technology companies. Hilton Worldwide CIO Robert Webb says that under the program, Hilton’s IT partners have implemented systems development best practices, leveraged extensive R&D efforts and delivered next-generation technology solutions.
Let’s circle back later. Is that plan fully baked? This team has great synergy! Hilton Garden Inn today launched BizWords, a new interactive iPhone/iPad app, to help business travelers decode and navigate the business speak that has become so common in the workplace. The free app will also serve as a professional social network and a practical tool for on-the-go business travelers.
Hilton Worldwide today announced that it is adopting Microsoft Corp.'s collaboration and productivity tools as part of the company's Innovation Collaborative initiative. Under the terms of this new agreement, Hilton Worldwide will deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Office Communications Server, Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7 to its employees and business partners at more than 3,600 properties around the world.
Hilton Worldwide announced today that guests will have the ability to print wirelessly from Blackberry smart phones at 1,300 hotels worldwide within the company’s portfolio of brands. Today, HP launched ePrint, an innovative mobile printing application that enables users to print directly from their BlackBerry to any printer in the PrinterOn® network of public printers, called PrintSpots®. Thirty percent of the PrintSpots are located at hotels within Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio, allowing guests around the world to print documents from their BlackBerry smart phones directly to a printer at their hotel.
Hilton Worldwide and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a global collaboration agreement to enhance the hospitality company’s technology infrastructure and to facilitate the development and delivery of next-generation technology solutions.