Toolkit — Hospitality tech

Toolkit — Hospitality tech

Since dining and lodging are two of society’s oldest types of businesses, the industry can be hesitant to embrace new technology. In reality, the seemingly straightforward concepts of preparing a meal or offering a room  could benefit immensely from technological advancements that can help operators increase their efficiency in the face of shrinking profit margins and workforce struggles.  

This regularly updated toolkit features resources for hospitality operators who want to learn more about the opportunities available to them in the tech world. Here you can find general articles about exciting new technology and helpful guides for navigating existing ones. 

Hotels stand to benefit greatly from technological advancements. In the last 20 years, the industry has been transformed by online booking sites but beyond that, hoteliers are coming up with their own unique innovations to improve operations. Learn about some of them here.  

Restaurateurs have been an unlikely leader in many areas of tech. Leading the way are concepts like scheduling kiosks, online ordering apps and even robotic waitstaff. Check back here for more additions to this collection highlighting the exciting progress restaurants across the nation are making in the technology world.


Our resources  

The association’s Advisory Network is full of experts who can help you better understand and innovate in the tech space. Additionally, the Washington Hospitality Association employs some tech of their own by ensuring that we communicate to you using the latest methods like webinars and podcasts. Learn about the ways you can get your information virtually  and see some of the great programs our partners offer to help businesses that want to innovate.  

Learn more about the Washington Hospitality Association Advisory Network  

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