The connection and integration between different technologies and devices has been hotly anticipated by most industries, and it provides huge opportunities for hotels. For a guest, walking into a ‘smart’ room where they can immediately sync and exchange data with every electronic device from their phone is the new height of convenience and efficiency. This is what the Internet of Things (IoT) offers, with experts predicting around 30 billion objects making up the network by 2020. Already, IoT products like LED lighting, automated curtains, temperature control, virtual concierge, smart TVs, and more are changing the way guests navigate their hotel stay. Even though traditional hands-on hospitality is still valuable, the ability of technology integration to speed-up and simplify certain processes means some of the best guest service is now hands-off. Get the full story at SiteMinder