Wayport to Provide High-Speed Net at The Houstonian Hotel

13th Feb 2003

Wayport, the world`s largest provider of Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless and wired high-speed Internet access in more than 525 hotels and 10 airports, today announced it will provide Wi-Fi wireless and wired Internet access at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, a four-star, four-diamond property in the heart of Houston, Texas.

Picture:The Houstonian Spa

The agreement between Wayport and The Houstonian further solidifies Wayport`s reputation of serving the world`s finest hotels.
“We chose Wayport because they are clearly the leader in the industry,” said Philip Fell, director of information services for The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. “Wayport provides not only superior technology and customer care, but also dedicated sales support that promises to increase business for our hotel”.

Guests of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa will be able to stay connected and productive by using Wayport`s high-speed wired Internet access in guestrooms and meeting rooms, as well as connecting via Wi-Fi wireless in common areas, such as the lobby of the property. Installation is scheduled to be complete by the end of February.

“The Houstonian is a prestigious hotel whose discriminating guests will value the addition of Wayport`s high-speed Internet services,” said Steve Fulford, vice president of strategic business development for Wayport. “Wayport`s full-service solution gives The Houstonian the technology amenity its guests require plus the support services that will benefit users, as well as the hotel itself”.


Following a recent multi-million dollar renovation, the 125,000 sq- ft Houstonian Club is now rated among the top-ten health clubs and fitness centres in the United States. The world-class Houstonian spa continues this standard and combines European traditions with current trends and techniques to provide beauty, health and wellbeing services.

Wayport Inc. provides high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless and wired Internet access in more than 525 major hotels, including brands such as Four Seasons, Loews, Wyndham, Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, Doubletree and Embassy Suites, and Wi-Fi wireless Internet access in five major airports: Dallas-Fort Worth, Seattle-Tacoma, San Jose, Austin-Bergstrom and Oakland. At airports, travellers also can take advantage of Wayport`s 15 Laptop Lane airport business centres, which feature private offices with high-speed Internet access and other business services, as well as mobile devices and accessories for sale.



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