Roomlinx, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RMLX), the innovative supplier of hospitality in-room Interactive TV products, today announced that it has entered into a contract to provide Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Airport West - Camp Creek in Atlanta, GA with a comprehensive new interactive in-room entertainment system. The Roomlinx system was sold by IBM through its new “Hotel-in-a-Box” program.
Earlier this year, IBM chose the Roomlinx system as the in-room entertainment component of its “Hotel-in-a-Box” solution, which offers a comprehensive suite of technologies to hotel managers. Roomlinx was selected for its breadth of innovative features, scalability and extensive customization capabilities. Roomlinx is also the approved supplier of Interactive TV for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), parent company of Holiday Inn.
“We appreciate that travelers have a lot of choices today, so our goal is to provide our guests, both business and leisure travelers, with top quality service and unique amenities that will exceed their expectations,” said Sam Patel, co-owner of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Atlanta Airport West - Camp Creek property. “We look forward to working with Roomlinx to offer our guests the latest in HDTV in-room entertainment systems. It will be a great way to differentiate our property by giving guests an in-room experience they won’t get somewhere else.”
“Being part of ‘Hotel-in-a-Box,’ and working with an industry leader like IBM, is exciting because it creates opportunities for us to help hotels like Holiday Inn Express and Suites take advantage of cutting edge technology to enrich their guests’ travel experience in new ways,” said Michael Wasik, Roomlinx CEO. “Limited and select service hotels account for roughly 2 million hotel rooms in the US and we expect to see strong growth within this underserved segment.”
With Roomlinx Interactive TV, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites guests will have in-room access to HD Hollywood and specialty movies, high speed internet, traditional free-to-guest television, business tools, world radio and TV, information about the hotel facilities as well as local restaurants, services, attractions, maps and more. Roomlinx Interactive TV can also help the Holiday Inn Express and Suites realize new incremental revenue streams from in-room advertising and develop brand loyalty through superior customer services.
Roomlinx will showcase its innovative system as part of the of the “Hotel-in-a-Box” exhibit area, in Booth 463, at the IHG Conference and Expo at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC November 11 - 13, 2009.