Here's a brief rundown of 10 somewhat new technologies and why they matter to hotel owners. 1. Keyless Entry: Gone are the days of losing a keycard and being locked out of a room. In modern hotels, a guest's smartphone will soon replace the cards that we currently use to unlock hotel doors. In fact, some major hotel groups are using this technology already. Starwood Hotels provide keyless entry to guests through its SPG app. More and more hotels are expected to switch to app-based entry systems soon. 2. Mirror Televisions: Imagine watching TV in the bathroom mirror during your stay. This is already a reality at several luxury hotels across the globe, where guests can watch high-definition TV in mirrors, usually while enjoying a bathroom, sauna, or swimming pool. 3. Texting Concierge: At many hotels, guest can now communicate their needs to the staff through a smartphone. Imgine asking for more towels or a late check-out without getting out of bed. That's what this technology will soon allow all hotel guests to do. Get the full story at Hospitality.Net