WiFi art though? That is the question every traveller asks upon check in. What is the WiFi code? Smart hoteliers, like Next Hotel in Brisbane, are removing barriers and making WiFi free for everyone; guests and visitors alike. Others are still locked into legacy contracts that force them to charge for upgraded speed and download amounts. So where do things stand with this eternally contentious issue?
McLaren Technologies Director of Technology Marc Jonkers is bang on when he says that ubiquitous high-speed Internet access is fast becoming a requirement in hospitality. “Like a comfortable bed and a hot shower, guests are expecting reliable, fast, unlimited internet, preferably for free,” said Jonkers.