PALM HARBOR, FLA. - Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, is now a qualified vendor for Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world's largest lodging franchisors. HIS will provide Choice properties with the latest guestroom entertainment and technology, including its industry-leading BeyondTV and BeyondTV GuestCast platforms.
Serving as a comprehensive in-room entertainment and guest service platform, BeyondTV offers guests staying at a Choice property the ability to access an array of entertainment options such as free-to-guest services and the ability to instantly cast personalized content from their own devices. Further helping to maximize in-room satisfaction is the ability for guests to use BeyondTV to effortlessly locate hotel information or make amenity requests via TV screens. When integrated with Amazon's Alexa, guests can also interact by using simple voice commands, which can seamlessly control in-room amenities like TVs, thermostats and lighting.
In addition to BeyondTV, Choice properties will have the option of implementing BeyondTV GuestCast, an affordable and advanced standalone casting platform that fully caters to today's guest preferences for personalized streaming content. Compatible with more than 1,000 mobile-based apps, the solution is designed to provide hoteliers with a seamless implementation and management process, while ensuring ease-of-use for guests and providing complete protection over their privacy and personal data. With BeyondTV GuestCast, hotel guests are able to instantly cast their own content hassle-free from personal computers, iOS or Android-based devices.
"Being named a qualified vendor by Choice Hotels is a true honor for HIS and we are thrilled to serve them as a leading provider of guestroom entertainment and service innovation," says Gary Patrick, CEO at Hotel Internet Services. "With guest preferences and expectations continuously evolving to an ever higher standard, we stand ready to provide each Choice Hotels franchisee with the technology that they need to always ensure full guest satisfaction while boosting opportunities to enhance property reputations and revenue."