A “smart” mirror in use at a Sheraton hotel. Smart mirrors in the rooms will enable guests to check stock, read news headlines and check the weather on touch screen mirrors. Photo: SCMP Handout

How ‘smart’ speakers and facilities could change China’s hotel industry for good

After forming a joint venture with Marriott International in August, Alibaba’s voice-activated smart speakers are going to be installed in 100,000 hotel rooms, and that could just be for starters

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A “smart” mirror in use at a Sheraton hotel. Smart mirrors in the rooms will enable guests to check stock, read news headlines and check the weather on touch screen mirrors. Photo: SCMP Handout
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