How many times have you lost your hotel room key, or realized as you’re rummaging through your bag/purse outside in the hallway that it’s sitting INSIDE your room? And you have to love it when your credit and debit cards demagnetize your room key and you have to trudge all the way back to the front desk to get it fixed.
Those are complaints of the past, courtesy of a new concept unveiled at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) in late June. Get ready for your smartphone to transform into a hotel room key! Read more about it over on the Travel Kit blog at NBC News. Is this something you’d use, especially if you travel frequently for business? Or is it more of a novelty for tech-savvy leisure travelers?