The New York-based company promises “tech-forward accommodations,” including a mobile app for check-ins and messaging with customer service.
Mr. Keith Barr is not that concerned on the Chinese hotel giants' international play.
Marriott has been building this loyal base for decades and trying to leverage the differentiator in short term rental services.
The India OTA market is becoming consolidated with very few players dominating. This helps investors to scale.
This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the second half of 2019.
But that does not mean development can continue completely unmonitored.
F&B experience should reflect the core and style of the property. For hotel guests it should also be a memorable experience, adding to their overall stay.
Hoteliers today need to find the right balance of technology and hospitality to cater to what their guests want.
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