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Travel in the Machine Age: Robots Join the Frontline Workforce

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The new HOSPI robot from Panasonic will serve drinks to hotel guests.
Family room at Hotel Henn-na in Japan has human touches and robot maids.
Since HAL and his offspring, C-3PO and R2-D2, first entered popular culture, humans have grown accustomed to the notion of benevolent robots being trained to serve them. And while some high-end novelty shops have been selling household robots as a fun toy, most travelers had few practical examples of their utility.
That's rapidly changing as the travel and tourism industry embraces robots, experiments in AI, and robots' capacity for machine learning...
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Hotels.com Concierge will change the way of travel

Hotels.com Concierge will change the way of travel

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Ordering a pizza, booking a ride, finding local activities, and reserving a table at a top restaurant are now all possible in just the touch of a button through the new Hotels.com Concierge, powered by the Button Marketplace. The Hotels.com Concierge is available through the award-winning Hotels.com smartphone app, giving travelers a one-stop-shop for all their local travel needs.
Hotels.com Concierge is like having a local expert in the palm of your hand, offering fast access to services such as transportation through Uber; on-demand food delivery through delivery.com; restaurant...
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