The next time you check into a hotel during a business trip, don't be surprised if reception hands you a laptop along with your room key. Hotels that cater to business travellers are installing new network infrastructures and developing new guest programs - such as offering loaner laptops - to make their properties more business -user-friendly. The renovations range from wiring for high-speed Internet access to providing full computer, Internet and LAN facilities.
Stories by Amy Helen Johnson
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