Chief problems occur when the robot cannot recognize operation commands, when guests must repeat their request, and when the robot isnt actually programmed for a particular operation. Asked what services they expect from a hotel robot, guests cited food distribution, delivering goods, handling check-in and checkout, and providing travel information and consumption recommendations.
In January, hotels in the Asia/Pacific region reported occupancy fell 1.3% to 65.9%, and a 0.6% ADR increase to $102.53 wasn't enough to overcome a 0.7% RevPAR decrease to $67.52.
B2B travel conference organiser EyeforTravel has released a new report that explores the Chinese outbound travel market, with particular focus on Chinas largest distribution platform, Ctrip.
Hanoi grew ADR by 10.1% and saw RevPAR increase 14% during the first two months of 2019, according to STR.