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Wynn Las Vegas Adding Amazon Echo To All Rooms

  • Skift, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:58 AM

Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, as well as the highest paid hotel CEO of 2015, is making a huge bet that guests will want to control their hotel rooms with the help of the Amazon Echo, an artificial intelligence-powered smart speaker. Wynn and Amazon together announced that soon, all 4,748 hotel rooms at the Wynn Las Vegas will be equipped with the Amazon Echo, with installations beginning to take place this month in the resort’s suites. The hotel expects to have all rooms outfitted with the technology by summer 2017. While other hotels, such as Marriott’s Aloft properties, have piloted voice-activated rooms previously, Wynn Las Vegas is the first to really double down on the technology — and commit to having the technology available in every room.

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