Mandarin Oriental Appoints Humanoid Robot “Pepper” as Colleague
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas announced the appointment of Pepper, the humanoid robot, as hotel Technical Ambassador. The newest team member will primarily be based in the Sky Lobby located on the 23rd floor, greeting guests, and complementing hotel services through engaging and playful entertainment.
Humanoid Robot “Pepper” is a team member
More than a lobby fixture, Pepper is completely integrated into the hotel team, and acts as a colleague. Endearing and surprising, with large expressive eyes and lifelike movements and gestures, the four-foot (1.2-metre) tall humanoid robot can discern a guest’s gender, approximate age and mood. Interacting in natural and intuitive ways, Pepper provides personalized communication by detecting facial, body and voice cues.
The humanoid robot can provide answers to property-specific questions, give directions, tell stories, dance and even pose for a selfie. Pepper adds a whole new layer of exceptional and friendly service to the hotel’s triple five star status. In a city dominated by the latest and greatest, Pepper is the newest attraction and enhancement in the Entertainment Capital of the World.
Committed to exceeding guests’ expectations through exceptional levels of hospitality, while maintaining its position as an innovative leader in the hotel industry, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas consistently seeks new opportunities to enhance the guest experience. Pepper exemplifies this pledge, combining innovation with welcoming, personalized service.
About Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is one of only 11 triple Forbes Five-Star hotels worldwide recognized for its world class luxury service in the Hotel, The Spa and Twist by Pierre Gagnaire restaurant. This sanctuary of modern elegance is a non-gaming and non-smoking resort situated at the heart of Las Vegas Strip, with all that this vibrant city has to offer located just steps away. Mandarin Oriental’s contemporary and luxurious rooms and spacious suites offer guests the perfect city retreat. The hotel is Gold LEED Certified and offers exhilarating Las Vegas views, exquisite gourmet cuisine and the award winning, legendary hospitality of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, making it a one of a kind experience in a truly unique city.
About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 31 hotels and eight residences in 21 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
SOURCE: Mandarin Oriental ; “Pepper” images: ©Leinani Shak Photography
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