Roomlinx, Inc., a provider of in-room media and entertainment solutions along with wired networking solutions and Wireless Fidelity networking solutions (Wi-Fi), recently announced that it has signed a deal with Hyatt Regency New Orleans to provide its Interactive TV (iTV), Free-to-Guest TV programming, and High-Speed Internet Services for its hotel guests. The installation will include 1,240 iTV systems, HSIA services, and HD free-to-guest television programming for all of the hotel’s 1,193 rooms, exhibit hall, and meeting rooms.
With the award winning Roomlinx Interactive TV platform, Hyatt Regency New Orleans guests will be able to access, through the HDTV, Internet apps such as Netflix, Google Apps, Pandora, YouTube, Hulu, and Facebook; room service, unrestricted Internet, Email and Email attachments, International and U.S. television programming available on demand, documents, spreadsheets, and presentation management, printing, dinner reservations and restaurant reviews, and local directions and attraction, which will be able to be forwarded to their smart phones.
The Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be the city’s premier convention and meeting hotel upon its planned opening on October 19, 2011. Having increased their meeting and exhibition space by double, the 32-story hotel will provide for the most meeting space of any hotel in the city, along with the unique ability to self contain group events of various sizes. This will include two 25,000 square foot ballrooms, 21 executive level meeting rooms, seven permanent boardrooms, 64 versatile banquet and meeting rooms, and more than 80,000 square feet of exhibition space, which will be highlighted by a new 50,000-square-foot exhibit hall.
Roomlinx will also be integrating their proprietary convention center App, which will enable companied to expand their reach beyond their exhibit booth and into each of their hotel rooms.
“At Hyatt, we have been extremely impressed with Roomlinx’s ability to develop smart applications and deliver an interactive TV platform that allows our hotels to generate strong revenues beyond Video on Demand, while improving the guest experience,” said Tom Smith, vice president, rooms, and North America operations, for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. “They have been terrific to work with both on the Andaz 5th Avenue hotel and now Hyatt New Orleans.”
“We are excited to provide this cutting edge technology solution,” said Michael Smith, general manager, Hyatt Regency New Orleans. “This is a great example of the latest and greatest in technology that we will offer our guests.”
“We are honored to be working with Hyatt Regency New Orleans during this exciting time,” said Mike Wasik, CEO of Roomlinx. “This is a premium hotel and we look forward to showcasing our convention center App and our ability to drive revenues beyond traditional Video on Demand.”
For more information on the Company, visit their website at: www.roomlinx.com
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