Yotel lands in Times Square

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    http://www.calgaryherald.com/sports/Yotel+lands+Times+Square/4910111/story.html


    Imagine air travel without the hassle of security checks, long lineups or transit stops. Replace the undersized seats with organic mattresses, monsoon showers and a Techno Wall that you can plug your iPod into and you're at Yotel, a hotel concept inspired by luxury airline travel and Japanese capsule hotels.
    Yotel is the latest buzz in New York City in Times Square, making it the first Yotel location outside an airport terminal. The stylish rooms are called cabins, the concierge desk mission control, and check in and check out happens at the automated airport style counter. The most popular attraction of Yotel is Yobot, a robotic arm that stores luggage in bar-coded storage bins. Passersby and guests can't stop marvelling at this technological innovation which is the first luggage robot in a hotel.


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