Not Every Hotel Television Solution Is Made Equal: Keep These Differences in Mind

Television is still very relevant in the Hospitality industry for a simple reason: You need video services to make your guests feel comfortable. Even if that content isn’t delivered over traditional cable wires, guests still enjoy television programming—even as over-the-top (OTT) disruptors like Netflix have shaken up the industry.

That said, not every hotel television solution is alike.

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How Healthcare Property Television Services Have Improved

As the manager of a senior living property or skilled nursing facility, you’re focused on doing everything you can to ensure your residents are comfortable in your community. One of the more streamlined ways to accomplish that is to offer your residents television services that mimic the experiences they’ve grown accustomed to in recent years.

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All About Using On-Demand Content and Casting

The rise of the Internet and the proliferation of high-speed networks have transformed the way people watch television and movies—and, by extension, have changed the way they consume content at hotels and other Hospitality properties. Thanks to the emergence of over-the-top (OTT) content and on demand streaming solutions, people can watch shows and movies at their own convenience, instead of relying on hardware technology such as a VCR or DVR.

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What Are Managed Services and How Are They Valuable for Your Property?

As the manager of a property in the Hospitality or Healthcare industry, you’re focused on delivering great experiences to every person who passes through your doors. One of the best ways you can do that is by investing in up-to-date data, video, and voice solutions that give guests access to things they’ve grown accustomed to in recent years—such as Wi-Fi and over-the-top content.

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How to Upgrade Your Resident and Guest Technologies over Time Without Breaking Your Budget

Guests at Hospitality properties and residents at Senior Living communities increasingly expect up-to-date technology experiences. In an increasingly digitally connected world, people rely on their devices to carry out everyday tasks.

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[Infographic] Technology Trends of 50+ Adults

Technology usage is growing among older adults, and will certainly have a big impact on senior living operations and its residents this year and beyond. The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought us voice recognition solutions, safety sensors, and smart home technology for security cameras and thermostats. These applications can provide users with more freedom and a higher quality of life, making the senior living environment better for both residents and operators. Additionally, older adults are continuing to adopt more devices like smartphones and smart speakers.

Many healthcare IT leaders are looking ahead to increasing numbers of Baby Boomers retiring and seeking to prepare to match their expectations for a connected technology experience. 

Based off recent research completed by AARP, we've put together this comprehensive infographic on growing technology trends for adults 50+.

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How to Ensure Your Senior Living Wi-Fi Network Is Secure

The addition of Wi-Fi services to senior living properties is quickly becoming more of a standard amenity and less of a diamond-in-the-rough offering. Many Healthcare properties offer Wi-Fi to their residents, either to drive competitive advantage or as an opportunity to upsell them on additional services.

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Do the Math: Senior Living Wi-Fi is Worth the Investment

Technology has disrupted many industries over the last decade. Amazon, eBay, and many other online retailers have experienced tremendous growth in the use of e-commerce, leading to the reduction of traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Uber and Lyft have dominated market share over the traditional taxi cab industry. Airbnb and VRBO are changing how vacations and reservations are booked, and streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have uprooted the video rental industry.

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Why are Hospitality TV Services Critical to Guest Satisfaction?

In the age of rapid Internet searches and online reviews, guest satisfaction plays an increasingly important role in the success of any Hospitality business.

That’s because there’s a 91 percent chance customers won’t do business with a company again after a bad experience. Making matters worse, guests who have bad experiences are much more likely to share details about those experiences with their family, friends, and colleagues, or publicly on social media. In an age where 84 percent of people trust online reviews as much as they trust recommendations from their peers, these factors can have tremendous implications on hotels.

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One-Stop Shop | Allbridge + Arlo Hotels

Arlo NoMad, a trendy but comfortable boutique hotel in the Flatiron area of Manhattan, prides itself on the unique experience it provides to guests. Partway through construction of the Arlo NoMad and its sister hotel, Arlo SoHo, Allbridge was brought in to assist at a critical juncture in the business - to fix and complete work that a previous partner had begun and abandoned. Allbridge not only installed its high-speed Internet and hosted voice solutions, but assisted Arlo NoMad in completing the low-voltage design and cabling for the hotel.

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