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On demand: putting the TV at the centre of your hotel room 02 June 2018 by

Hoteliers are trying hard to offer their guests the same quality entertainment experience they enjoy at home. From content casting to temperature controls, Elly Earls finds out what that entails

But although we're fast becoming a nation of binge-viewers, we don't necessarily want to watch our own content when we're on the road. At least not all of us, all the time. Nor do we want to watch it from our tablet or iPhone when there's a perfectly good TV in the room.

But in a growing number of hotels, we're no longer forced to make that choice. 'Connected' hotel rooms, which have the TV at their heart, allow guests to stream their own content on the big screen and watch the latest movies, series and sport on demand. Some TVs also feature apps to book spa treatments and order room service, while others are linked to in-room iPads or mobile apps that can control settings including lights, temperature, window blinds and alarm themes.

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