Neowin News Feed for: Hotels Neowin News Feed for: Hotels en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google begins work to help you choose sustainable travel options <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is going to provide more sustainability information about hotels to help customers find the best places to stay at. It&#039;s also working on a way to calculate air travel emissions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 22 Sep 2021 17:46:01 +0000 Google introduces new features to make travelling easier <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Changes to Google&#039;s travel website include helpful recommendations for hotels, things-to-do, forecasting of prices for flight routes and subsequent refunding for tickets in case of bad predictions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:14:01 +0000 Microsoft outlines how hotels are using its solutions to transform employee experience <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As HITEC commences, Microsoft has explained how its 365 suite of services is being employed by the hospitality industry to transform the firstline worker experience, along with other enhancements. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:58:02 +0000 Google refreshes Hotels search on desktop, making it easier to use <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has spruced up its hotels search in order to make booking holidays a bit easier. The firm said users now have more control over searches making it easier to filter out the best hotels. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 31 Oct 2018 18:04:01 +0000 Amazon introduces Alexa for Hospitality for “engaging guest experiences” <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has announced Alexa for Hospitality which will allow hotel visitors to use an Echo Dot to better engage with the venue. In future, hotel-goers will be able to temporarily link their accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:56:01 +0000 Trump Hotels reports a data breach affecting 14 properties <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A data breach that was encountered by service provider Sabre has affected 14 properties owned by Trump International Hotels Management LLC, including locations in Las Vegas and Chicago. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Esapa) Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:48:01 +0000 20 high-end hotels like Marriott, Westin and Starwood had malware on their payment systems <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Patrons of these hotels would do well to keep a close eye on their bank accounts and credit cards, because the malware has likely stolen sensitive data including payment details and security codes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:40:01 +0000 Bing makes finding a hotel easier <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Improving upon its search engine, Bing now makes catering, comparing hotels and making reservations extremely easy for users. The service is quite efficient and works well in supported regions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:32:01 +0000 Microsoft and Google fight against hotels blocking personal WiFi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The two tech giants are just some of the big names fighting against an initiative by hotel companies, which are lobbying the FCC to be allowed to block their guests&#039; personal WiFi hotspots. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:04:01 +0000 Amazon Travel hotel booking service could arrive January 2015 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon is rumored to expand into a new market, that of hotel bookings and travel. And the rumored service, called simply Amazon Travel, may arrive as early as January 1st of next year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:38:56 +0000