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Flyte Systems Installs Airline Flight Information
Displays at Berger Hotels

Updated airline departure-arrival screens keep guests and revenue on property

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CHICAGO, September 6, 2007 –   Flyte Systems, the leading provider of airport flight information displays and digital signage content for the hospitality and convention center industries and related businesses, announced it will install its FlyteBoard real-time airline arrival and departure information display screens at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey.  The Berger Organization operates the Robert Treat Hotel and the Ramada Inn Jersey City.  FlyteBoard is one of four solutions in the Flyte Systems product suite that provide the traveling public with critical flight information. 

Airline flight status information for ’glance-and-go’ guest viewing

FlyteBoard will enable groups of guests at the Robert Treat Hotel to view real-time flight information for Newark International Airport on high-definition, large screen display monitors similar to those at the airport   Flyte Systems uses the hotel’s high-speed Internet connection to provide accurate, instant, airport-centric updates of the flight information – not just FAA scheduled flight information that does not include delays caused by Air Traffic Control, aircraft maintenance or crew availability – to give  guests ’glance-and-go’ viewing of their travel plans.  Guests may easily scan departure times flight numbers and status, and gate locations 24 hours a day .

Flyte Systems airline information a profit center for hotels

“Nearly all our guests rely on the FlyteTouch lobby kiosks we currently have at our hotels to verify airline information before they leave for the airport,” said Miles Berger, president of The Berger Organization.  “When guests learn their flight is delayed, they usually remain on property and relax in our restaurant until their plane is ready.  If they see their flight is cancelled, they frequently extend their stay with us.  Flyte Systems’ airline information service is a profit center for our hotels.” 

Both the Robert Treat Hotel and the Ramada Inn Jersey City currently use two other solutions in the Flyte Systems product suite: the FlyteChannel in-room flight information service viewed on guest TVs; and the FlyteTouch system, which allows guests to search flight data on lobby touch screens. 

Flyte Systems enables hotels, conference centers and related businesses to choose from a suite of products that serve the traveling public:  FlyteTouch, FlytePass, FlyteChannel and FlyteBoard. 

  • FlyteTouch enables individual guests to search flight information via touch screens that display real-time flight arrivals and departures for one or more airports. 
  • FlytePass uses the FlyteTouch technology and adds free, secure, boarding pass printing, packaged in an attractive all-wood kiosk.
  • FlyteChannel allows guests to view live airport arrival/departure screens via their in-room TV.
  • FlyteBoard is a wall or floor-stand mounted, high definition, flat panel screen for lobbies, restaurants, bars and other public areas, displaying flight information for one or more airports.
All FlyteSystems products can be configured to display information from one or multiple airports. 

About Flyte Systems

The Flyte Systems Division of Industrial Television Services (ITS), based in Chicago, Illinois, is the leading provider of airport flight information displays for the hospitality and convention center industries and related businesses.  It delivers accurate, instant, airport-centric updates of flight information – not FAA-regulated scheduled departure times that may omit last minute changes.  Properties are able to differentiate their products and boost customer loyalty and repeat business with ’glance-and-go’ content critical to a traveler’s day. 

Flyte Systems’ product suite builds upon ITS’ 47-year history as the leading provider of live flight information to airports, airlines, government agencies, port authorities and other travel based businesses.  Flyte Systems was formed in 2007 to offer new Web-based travel technology and product lines.  Customers include Marriott, Days Inn, Hilton, DoubleTree, Hotel Sofitel, and Crown Plaza hotels, independent properties and municipal aiports. 

About Robert Treat Hotel

A Newark landmark for nearly 100 years, the Robert Treat Hotel has been a favorite throughout its history. It played host to five presidents, numerous governors and many foreign dignitaries. The hotel’s staff takes pride in anticipating the needs of its guests, and meeting them with genuine willingness and hospitality. Whether it's cocktails on the Starlight Roof, or dinner and dancing in the Crystal Ballroom, the Robert Treat Hotel's understated elegance, coupled with exceptional service, will make your event successful and memorable.

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Contact:

Flyte Systems
Debbie Kalish, Account Executive
3515 Martens Street
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Phone: (877) 463-5983
Email: Debbie.Kalish@flytesystems.com  
www.flytesystems.com 

Robert Treat Hotel
50 Park Place.
Newark, New Jersey  07102   
Phone: (973) 622 -1000
http://www.rthotel.com  

Media Contact:
Julie Keyser-Squires, APR
Softscribe Inc.
julie@softscribeinc.com
(404)256-5512
http://www.softscribeinc.com 

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