Mobile tipping comes to hotels: Will housekeepers really benefit?

No cash on hand to leave as a tip for a housekeeper during your next hotel stay? No problem.

One major hotel company rolled out a mobile tipping platform this month to keep things cashless, and there are signs more could be in the works.

However, there are some doubts in the industry as to how much housekeepers will make off the more tech-savvy offering compared to just leaving a few dollars on the bureau on your way out of the room.

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Wyndham’s new mobile tipping offering for participating U.S. and Canadian hotels means