Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Hotel group launches booking facility through Facebook

The Langham Hospitality Group has announced that it will be the first hotel chain to allow reservations to be made directly via Facebook.The group will operate a special fan page which will have special offers and to see real time availability and instantly book the room of their choice.

The move is part of an overall strategy by Langham Hospitality Group to utilise social networks and advances in technology.

It is not the first time that the group has been at the forefront of hotel technology. In 2009, the group launched a voice-enabled iPhone application and in Langham Place, Hong Kong, iPhone 4s are available for guests and iPads are used throughout the hotel by staff.

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