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LANGHAM PLACE HOTEL

DIALED IN: The Langham Place's new phone

Road warriors bemoaning impersonal hotel accommodation will get some relief the next time they check into Hong Kong's Langham Place Hotel, hongkong.langhamplacehotels.com. The 665-room property is already known for high-tech conveniences like streaming video on guest-room phones and hotel-wide wireless Internet access. Now the hotel has introduced customization features to its phones, allowing them to be programmed for each guest.

Many hotels will note a returning guest's favorite pillow or drink, but, with your permission, Langham Place will also collect your most frequently dialed numbers and load them onto the touchscreen phone in your room, so...

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