Airplane seats are smaller than they used to be, and most flights don't offer meals anymore. Luggage fees. TSA lines. Ugh.
Still, not all of the changes to the travel industry have been negative. From Airbnb to Travelocity, technology has overhauled our road trips and revamped our vacations. Until recently, though, our lodgings lagged in sophistication, offering little more than free Wi-Fi and TV checkouts. And understandably so—it's costly to integrate new tech into older hotels.
Thankfully, a handful of new spots are taking advantage of Twitter, gadgets, and even full-fledged robots (yesss!) to make your hotel experience cutting-edge.