Businessman insists hotel, with no human workers, is not a gimmick and will cut operating costs.
A team of experts in the UK are in the process of developing the world’s first “robotic kitchen”, which can be installed in homes.
The scientists have designed a machine that cooks by emulating human motions and has access to an unlimited library of programmed recipes.
The system will go on the market in 2018, priced at $75,000, but the designers of the unit suggest that could come down substantially if the idea catches on.
Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazley reports from London.