announced that Hilton International Co. chose DataValet as the in-room high-speed solution for its North American properties, offering guests a standardized business communication tool.
Hilton International Co.
properties across Canada have been installed with the Bell-branded DataValet solution through TravelNet Technologies` strategic alliance with Bell Canada. Reinforcing TravelNet`s commitment of further developing the U.S. market, DataValet will also be featured in several Hilton International Company`s properties in the United States, including the prestigious Drake Hotel in Chicago and Marquette in Minneapolis.
“We selected the DataValet solution because it provided Hilton with a comprehensive communications platform,” said Stuart Broster, president of Hilton Canada. “We are committed to offering Hilton guests convenience and value-added services. TravelNet Technologies goes beyond supplying high-speed Internet connectivity and demonstrates a commitment to the future with video-on-demand and in-room billing opportunities.”
The DataValet service enables hotel guests to access the Internet directly from the comfort of their room using a laptop computer. With no laptop changes required, DataValet is the easy-to-use Internet solution for Hilton guests. Guests simply plug in their laptop computer, open their Internet browser, and are able to surf the Net, print and fax.
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