Shangri-La Provides Guests With Enhanced Internet Access

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has selected Singapore-based Pte Ltd to provide its hotels with state-of-the-art technology that gives guests high speed internet access both through the in-room TV screen and their laptop/notebook computer. is the only company in Asia capable of providing guests with this choice.

Comments Giovanni Angelini, Shangri-La’s Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, “This decision underscores the group’s commitment to leverage state-of-the-art technology to maintain high standards of guest service. The Internet is an indispensable business tool and has become an integral communication vehicle for all travelers; the service makes it easier for guests to keep in touch with family and business colleagues from any one of our 37 destinations throughout Asia.”

The service will be implemented throughout the group in stages with a completion date targeted for mid 2001. Shangri-La currently manages 37 hotels and resorts in 10 Asian countries representing a rooms inventory of over 19,000.