Wayport Brings Wi-Fi to Hotels Operated by Heartland Hospitality

16th Jan 2004

Wayport has announced that it will provide Wi-Fi service in guestrooms, meeting rooms and common areas of seven Nebraska hotels operated by Heartland Hospitality.
The agreement includes the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center (Kearney,
Nebraska) - Heartland Hospitality’s flagship property, offering one of the
state’s largest and best-known convention complexes - as well as four
Holiday Inn Express and two Hampton Inn properties, equaling more than 650
guestrooms and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting space.

Specifically, the seven properties included in the agreement are:

* Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center - Kearney, Neb.

* Holiday Inn Express - Kearney, Neb.

* Holiday Inn Express - Norfolk, Neb.

* Holiday Inn Express - Fremont, Neb.

* Holiday Inn Express - Columbus, Neb.

* Hampton Inn - Kearney, Neb.

* Hampton Inn - Norfolk, Neb. (opening soon)

“Heartland Hospitality proudly welcomes Wayport’s Wi-Fi service into the guestrooms, meeting rooms and common areas of our hotels,” said Paul Younes, President of Heartland Hospitality. “Wayport’s Wi-Fi access will help us give our guests, especially business travelers, even more of the value and convenience they expect from our hotels.”

Guests will be able to connect to Wayport’s Wi-Fi wireless service using
their own Wi-Fi-enabled notebook computer or handheld device in
guestrooms, meeting rooms (where available) and common areas - such as
lobbies, lounges and restaurants, for example - of all seven properties.


“Wayport’s Wi-Fi wireless access in all areas of Heartland Hospitality’s
hotels will be an attractive and convenient amenity for both business and
leisure travelers at these properties,” said Steve Fulford, vice president
of strategic business development for Wayport. “In addition, our
comprehensive Wi-Fi solution including sales support, customer care,
network monitoring and marketing will allow Heartland Hospitality to stay
a step ahead of the competition.”


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