“What time does the pool close?” “May I have a cheeseburger please?” These are the types of questions guests at hotels with the Echos from Alexa for Hospitality can ask.
I almost spent the night in jail in Hahira, Georgia. Our car had broken down and the sheriff offered to let us bed down behind bars. Another road mishap involved a 14-hour trek through snow-covered roads in an unheated van.
“It’s an experience versus a hall of dead guys,” said one comedian about the new National Comedy Center that opened in Jamestown, New York, Lucille Ball’s hometown.
I’m not sure if this is welcome news or falls somewhere on the so-creepy scale. Airports are experimenting with using biometric technology to test facial recognition for some international flights. Rather than showing a passport, passengers have their photos taken prior to boarding, which are matched to photos of them already on file.
You have a bit of time to save the $9.5 million needed to stay at Aurora Station, the world’s first luxury space hotel, and to choose the other five people for your 12-day journey. Bookings are available for 2022.