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Hotel Trades Landlines For iPhones – A Transition That Could Be Easier Than You’d Expect

Hotel Trades Landlines For iPhones – A Transition That Could Be Easier Than You’d Expect

Vancouver hotel ditches traditional phones for iPhones – a process that may be easier than you’d think.

The Opus hotel in Vancouver made a somewhat shocking announcement last week. The hotel was ripping the landline phones out of its rooms and replacing them with iPhones. While that seems extravagant, it’s actually a rather brilliant plan.

The hotel, which already offers guests an iPad that can act as a concierge service, points out that offering guests, particularly international guests, an iPhone adds a lot of value. In addition to the value for customers, Apple’s free iOS management tools could make implementing such a program simple and relatively inexpensive – beyond the cost of the iPhones themselves anyway.

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