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Hands Free Voice-Enabled Calling in Hotels Available on Volara-Powered Amazon Alexa Devices

Scottsdale, Arizona -- Volara, the voice hub for the hospitality industry, today announces the launch of live hands free voice-enabled calling available on all Volara-powered Amazon Alexa devices.Volara launched this solution at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona where guests can now call any phone just by speaking the phone number:"Alexa, call 646-582-6938"Or be instantly connected to hotel staff just by saying:"Alexa, call the concierge.

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Brands Reveal Findings from Business Traveler Survey

CHICAGO -- Today the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands released findings from a Business Traveler Survey, which was conducted online by The Harris Poll and consisted of more than 1,300 adults across the United States, China and India who have traveled for business in the last 12 months (international business travelers), to gain a greater understanding of how business travel can deliver both personal and professional growth on the road.

A Luxury Hotel Chain Is Making It Hip To Ditch Single Use Plastic

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Ian Schrager's boutique luxury hotel chain EDITION Hotels, which is co-owned by Marriot, is trying to cut down on the most environmentally damaging of those resources: single-use plastic. In honor of Earth Day on April 22, they've pledged to eliminate single-use plastic from all their hotels by this time next year--and to serve as a leader in the hospitality industry for a plastic free moment-turned-movement.