Leading Digital Services Provider
Tapped To Provide Wide Range of In-Room Content
December 6, 2005 - When it comes to guest satisfaction, even championship-caliber golf resorts can’t rest on their laurels. Clients may welcome challenges on the course, but they expect easy going once they’re off the links and in their rooms.
For guests desiring entertainment beyond the free-to-guest lineup, all three Pinehurst Resort accommodations venues offer a rich mix of on-demand movies, music, videogames, on-demand TV programming and special interest videos. Most of these choices are enhanced with LodgeNet’s PowerPlaySM media playback controls, allowing viewers to pace their entertainment experience by skipping forward or back, pausing, or saving their place to return to later.
“We have seen a lift in incremental revenues by offering more on-demand options,” Brewton says. ”But the real benefit is keeping our guests happy with state-of-the-art programming and convenience. The expanded choices and convenient controls do a lot to support our reputation as a premier destination for golfers as well as their spouses and children.”
Channels Drive Marketing Opportunities; Guest Services Add Personal Touch
In addition to the free and on-demand entertainment, SIGNETURE TV provides Pinehurst with dedicated channels to support its branding and marketing programs. These include:
About Pinehurst Resort
Built in 1895, Pinehurst Resort is one of more than 150 clubs and resorts worldwide owned and operated by Dallas-based ClubCorp. Pinehurst boasts eight championship golf courses, including the world-renowned Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 2005 U.S. Open Championship. The readers of Travel + Leisure Golf ranked Pinehurst Resort as the “Best U.S. Golf Resort” in the magazine’s 2005 World's Best Golf Resorts reader survey.
LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation (www.lodgenet.com) is the world’s largest provider of interactive television and broadband solutions to hotels, including resort and casino hotels, throughout the United States and Canada as well as select international markets. These services include on-demand movies, music and music videos, on-demand videogames, Internet on television, and television on-demand programming, as well as high-speed Internet access, all designed to serve the needs of the lodging industry and the traveling public. LodgeNet provides service to more than one million interactive guest pay rooms and serves more than 6,000 hotel properties worldwide. LodgeNet estimates that approximately 275 million travelers annually have access to LodgeNet’s interactive television systems. LodgeNet is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET.
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