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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Forward thinking

Do it before someone else does.

Global CIO Quick Take: Cisco TelePresence Shaping Next-Gen Hotels -- TelePresence:

" ...however, the real point is that Starwood has taken a huge leap in recognizing that the mission of its business hotels is to facilitate and enhance the flow of business, and not necessarily to limit that scope to having physical bodies inside its properties. This is a terrific bit of courageous and innovative thinking from Starwood, which clearly acknowledged that if new technologies and evolving customer preferences are going to have an impact on its revenue, better to go the cannibal route than have some outsider jump in and sweep up the new business while Starwood is left in the past."

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