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Guest-Tek Launches GO Internet Solution for Small Hotels; Company Targets Underserved Market Segment

 
Dallas, TX – June 22, 2004 -  Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., (“Guest-Tek” or “the Company”) (TSX:GTK), a world-class provider of broadband technology solutions for the hospitality industry, today reported it has launched an innovative and uniquely-packaged, wireless high-speed Internet solution.  The solution, named GO, caters to the growing demand for high-speed Internet access in smaller hotels.  

GO provides a simple, turnkey solution with many of the features found in Guest-Tek’s premiere GlobalSuite™ solution. The GO package is a completely integrated solution, which includes Guest-Tek’s proven plug-and-play server combined with directional WiFi antennae technology, prepackaged and ready to work, right out of the box.  GO can be installed in less than 60 minutes by just about anyone.  No special technical knowledge is required.

“We developed a totally new solution from the ground up in response to a well defined market need,“ said Paul Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of Guest-Tek. “To stay competitive, this sector wants a simple turnkey solution to provide to their guests, and GO delivers just that.  Because it is wireless, the GO package is quick and easy to install.  In fact, GO was designed so hoteliers can install it themselves”.

In-Stat MDR analyst Amy Cravens comments, “We have definitely observed a strong interest in HSIA, down-market. While upscale hotels were typically the early adopters, HSIA is now seen as a required amenity across all hospitality segments.” 

Adds Sullivan, “As the largest, yet most underserved segment of the market, hotels operating with 100 rooms or less represent a significant opportunity for Guest-Tek. With the introduction of GO, we are delivering on our promise to profitably expand our customer base.“

About Guest-Tek
Based in Calgary, Alberta, Guest-Tek is a world-class provider of broadband technology solutions for the hospitality industry. Guest-Tek’s GlobalSuite™ high-speed Internet solution enables hotels to offer their guests the convenience of wired and/or wireless broadband Internet access from guest rooms, meeting rooms and public areas. As a certified supplier with more major hotel chains than any competitor, Guest-Tek has installed its solution in more than 650 properties worldwide, including over 35 hotel brands and 40 independent boutique hotels. Guest-Tek's Common Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol GTK .   

The above disclosure contains certain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond Guest-Tek’s control, including: the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, increased competition, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, fluctuations in foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and market valuations of companies with respect to the announced transactions and the final valuations thereof, and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities. Guest-Tek’s actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceed, that Guest-Tek will derive therefrom.

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Guest-Tek
Paul Sullivan
CEO
Guest-Tek
403-714-1348
paul.sullivan@guest-tek.com
www.guest-tek.com

 
 

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