After traveling all day, the last thing you want to do is wait in a long line to check into your hotel. And when you finally get to the front desk, it seems like the hotelier has to type a million keystrokes into the computer before finally handing you your room key. Starwood Hotels, a hotel chain with over 1,200 properties worldwide, is eliminating this process and other points of frustration with mobile and wearable technologies. “The vision around mobile is that it will be the remote control for our guests on property. Period,” says Starwood CIO, Martha Poulter. “We now have more folks visiting our website through mobile. So we are at that tipping point and it’s a trend we see around the world.” Get the full story at