Technology is becoming an increasingly prominent feature in boosting guest hospitality at hotels. Of course, technology does not replace human hospitality, but can be used instead to supplement it. Technology can enhance human reception and interaction by providing a level of immediacy, efficiency, and convenience for hotel guests.

Here are a couple of examples as to how hotels are using technology to boost their hospitality and ability to cater efficiently to guest’s needs.

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By using mobile apps you are giving guests around-the-clock and low energy options to fulfill all of their basic needs with just…

Let’s face it: we all age. We come into this world with smooth skin, fit bodies and stamina galore, but, as time passes, our bodies change. And although our bodies might become weak, our spirits can remain strong-willed. And many senior citizens today are very passionate about a variety of issues, topics and hobbies.

One of the most common hobbies favored by senior citizens is travel. What’s not to like about travel? You can visit strange, new and exotic places, meet new and interesting people and just enjoy the wonders this world has to offer. Whether you’re staying within your home country or traveling abroad, there’s always something new and exciting to see.

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If you’ve been following my blogs, you’ll know that I’m a major advocate for positive mental health and raising mental health awareness. Obviously, I believe in advocating for positive mental health at all times, however, in light of certain events, I believe it’s very important to bring this matter to the forefront of discussion even more. Dealing with mental health problems can be a very difficult and painful battle, one that can end in tragedy. That is why it is so important to try to work out your mental health issues as best as you can. …

Anyone who knows me is well aware of the fact that I take mental health very seriously. It’s an important topic that has been discussed quite a bit in the public forum as of late. Unfortunately, the circumstances for this recent trend in discourse is less than stellar. For those who are unaware, the world has lost two very special personalities to mental health issues: world-renowned fashion designer Kate Spade and beloved celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain both committed suicide within a few days of eachother.

Because of their celebrity status and influence in their respective industries, their deaths became front-page…

There appears to be a negative stigma around becoming a senior citizen. Many people are afraid of getting older and society has created and propagated the perception that senior citizens start to become a useless and unattractive demographic. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Senior citizens are a vibrant and happy group of people. Especially when they are within an environment that is accepting and inclusive. Much like any other person, senior citizens can suffer a variety of health issues, mental and physical alike. …

In today’s world, anxiety is a major issue that faces millions of Americans. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), roughly 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety. That translates to about 18 percent of the country’s population. Even with that high number, there are still a variety of social stigmas around anxiety that cause those with it to fear the social repercussions. Those with anxiety fear that they will be cast out or not taken seriously by their friends, and even ostracized from their workplace.

There are a bevy of different types of anxiety disorders…

Epilepsy is a disorder but it is also a term that has been used very frequently. Although many have heard of it and believe they have a solid grasp of its definition, they may be surprised to learn its intricacies. As someone who suffers from epilepsy, I take this very seriously. There is no “cure” for epilepsy yet, however, there are a variety of ways that those with epilepsy can manage the disorder. Before I start writing further about Epilepsy on this site, I will provide a brief overview of it describing what it is and its effects.

With that…

When dealing with mental health, it’s crucial that everyone has access to the necessary support to overcome their obstacles. In order to properly handle mental health issues, one sometimes needs more than the support of family and friends; sometimes, actual institutions and facilities are required to provide medication and other, more professional kinds of service and treatment. It seems as though Canada has opened a new facility for those dealing with mental health issues.

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Epilepsy is a common and complicated neurological disorder. It affects millions throughout the country and over 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with it each year. It’s a very personal and serious matter for me seeing as how I have suffered from it my entire life. I believe it is important to create a welcoming and understanding environment for those with epilepsy so that we may better ourselves and our quality of life. I want to offer the resources necessary for those with epilepsy to overcome this affliction. In my opinion, the first step of that long journey is to simply understand…

Frank R Harrison

Frank R. Harrison is an executive who aims to create a better quality of life for those without access to affordable healthcare. http://frankrharrison.org

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