Tracking temperature during transport

10 February 2021

In Thailand, mobile operator AIS has developed a mobile IoT-based solution for monitoring the temperature of perishable goods during transportation. Fresh food, frozen food, medicine and some other goods need to be kept at a constant temperature during distribution to ensure they don’t decay and that they reach end-customers in a pristine condition.

Connected “cold chain” solutions can be used to monitor the temperature of a cold storage container during transit and maintain the quality of goods, reducing the number of claims from customers that goods have decayed or been damaged during transportation. These solutions can be configured to send a notification to the supplier if the temperature rises beyond a specific threshold.

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Mango guests get suite Wi-Fi upgrade

09 February 2021

IntelliStay Hotels Pvt Ltd. (IHPL) in association with Sterling F&B and Hospitality (SFBH) expanded their hotel portfolio by launching the upper mid-scale hotel brand Mango Suites SELECT in Navi Mumbai, India. “Mango Suites SELECT is an ‘upper mid-scale’ ‘long stay’ brand of IHPL.

The launch of this property marks a significant milestone since it’s the first Mango Suites SELECT. Here, the guests can expect the luxury and comfort of a 4-star hotel while also offering a fresh new option for long stays,” said Prashanth Aroor, CEO, IHPL.

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Hot zones in Maldives

09 February 2021

The island nation of the Maldives is one of the most popular countries for a vacation and a favourite for honeymooners.

While Wi-Fi or hotspot services are becoming more popular and prevailing at tourist attractions and crowded locations all over the world, Dhiraagu, one of the leading telecommunications companies in Maldives decided to launch a project to deploy a number of hot zones for the tourist areas and popular locations around the islands, including beaches, parks, piers and ferry routes.

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Sentosa embraces new technology for the tourists

09 February 2021

The resort island of Sentosa in Singapore has embraced technology as an important tool for enhancing guest experiences amid an increasingly competitive tourism landscape. One such initiative is the implementation of an extensive Wi-Fi network on the island to provide guests with better connectivity and greater convenience.

In a world where connectivity on the go has become so pervasive and changed the way travellers plan, book and enjoy their leisure, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), which manages the island, has introduced free Wi-Fi services on Sentosa via Wireless@SG. The Wireless@SG programme is an initiative of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) that seeks to provide free, easy and secure connectivity to Wi-Fi services in the public space, in collaboration with venue owners and service providers.

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