It’s a revolution that those in the airline industry or anyone who has flown in an aeroplane in the past couple of years will immediately recognise. It wasn’t too long ago that flyers were experiencing lengthy check-in queues, with staff manually entering their passport details. Thanks to new technologies, many travellers now have the option of selecting their seats and registering their information prior to arriving at the airport. With a boarding pass already printed or one that can be scanned from a mobile phone, they can now walk straight to the plane. The only face-to-face interaction comes during the unavoidable security scan. This is one area where new technology in hotels is developing rapidly. While many systems are still being trialled or are in their infancy, soon the vast majority of hotel guests will be able to carry out all elements of the check-in process online and walk straight to their room. Get the full story at Travolution