If you grew up in the 1970s or 1980s, Atari was located somewhere near the center of your universe. The brand kicked off the home video game revolution with the Atari 2600, and also created some of the best and most memorable arcade games.
OMG, I so hope this happens! Apparently, Disney is thinking about making a Star Wars inspired resort that would be set on a starship. How awesome would it be to sleep inside a giant starship? The resort would let fans not only sleep and live in a starship for a few days, word is you would get to participate in your own 2-day story set in the Star Wars universe.
According to WDWNT, third party (presumably working with Disney) is surveying guests on their interest in staying in such a resort, and the images here are the concept art for the hotel.
Are you are a Mario fan? Well, if you happen to be traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, you can stay in a Super Mario themed room through Airbnb. Hopefully your Princess won’t be in another castle.
The bedroom and bathroom are completely covered in Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Donkey Kong, and the other characters from Nintendo’s popular franchise.
Hilton Worldwide and IBM have teamed up to put a robot concierge into the Hilton McLean hotel in Virginia. The little ‘bot is called Connie and is the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the world. Connie gets its knowledge from IBM’s powerful Watson computer and WayBlazer to help tourists and guests.
The robot interacts with guests and responds to their questions in a friendly and informative manner via Watson’s APIs.
I’m not much for big cities, but my wife wants to go visit New York City badly. I assume one day we will have to go. If you are ready for your NYC vacation right now, you might want to choose this small Airbnb room complete with Netflix theme.
After you Netflix and chill, you won’t want to fall asleep too early in this $400 a night West Village pad.
Every day, I search high and low for the latest gadgets, games, gizmos and generally cool stuff. My job is a lot of fun, but I’m also on the road a lot. Being away from home for extended periods, the best thing I can hope for is a place to stay that feels like home, and won’t break the bank.
We all know that Japan is crazy about robots. They have robots to care for the elderly, robots that sell them stuff, robots, robots, robots. All marching along toward the apocalypse where they will be the only beings walking the Earth.
LEGO fans rejoice! The world’s largest LEGOLAND park, in Winter Haven, Florida, now boasts the largest LEGO hotel on earth.
The brand new, brightly colored hotel, which opened on May 15, sits at the entrance to the park and offers people who stay there early admission.
Going on a trip can be expensive not only because you need money for travel and food, but because so many people expect tips. A hotel in California is rolling out a new robot butler that will bring things to your room and the only tip the robot butler wants is tweets.
Now is your chance to live like the caped crusader on your next vacation. This Batman themed hotel room in Taiwan will let you relax and feel like Batman/Bruce Wayne. It is the ultimate getaway for Bat-fans.
There is no better way to get a nerd’s money than to decorate a hotel with their favorite toys. Do this and they’ll line up and drop their money in your account as if their mint, on-card action figures depended on it.
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to start using tech as an alternative to traditional plastic hotel key cards. The hotel will allow guests to unlock their door to the room they are staying in with a smartphone.
You may heard of Switzerland’s Giger Bar. They were put together by H.R. Giger, the artist best known for the incredible, but creepy designs for Ridley Scott’s Alien flicks. The bars mimic the style of those movies, but with alcohol.
I guess that if you’re not afraid of water, then underwater hotels can make for some fabulous sights. This new one will provide you with an amazing stay, thanks to being submerged more than 13 feet below the surface of the ocean.
Companies are inclined to give freebies and complimentary services to people who have a huge following on social networks. As a marketing move, it makes perfect sense. The odds of these people tweeting and talking about the event is high, and the more people they get to share it with, the better, right?
Free Spirit Spheres is unlike your typical hotel. Instead of housing rooms in buildings, they’re offering guests accommodations in spherical treehouses. They look pretty basic on the outside, but don’t let its exteriors fool you because the rooms are quite pleasant on the inside.