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The New York Helmsley, a Starwood Hotel, Provides Real-time
Flight Information for Hotel Guests




New York, NY - July 27, 2011
— TTI Technologies, the hospitality industry’s leading provider of ID / Driver’s License / Passport Scanners, Business Centers, Concierge Services and other hotel solutions, was selected by The New York Helmsley to implement the microFIDS Flight Information Display System.
 
Through a partnership with ARINC Incorporated, TTI Technologies is now making the microFIDS system available to the hospitality industry as a turnkey solution, enabling hoteliers to provide convenient in-hotel flight information to guests without additional IT or maintenance burdens.
 
The microFIDS system provides up-to-the-minute flight information in display formats that can easily be placed in hotel business centers and other common areas.  For a customer service-centric brand such as The Helmsley Park Lane New York Hotel, microFIDS offers guests not only convenience, but the comfort of waiting out any flight delays, or spending additional nights in the luxury of the hotel rather than at the airport.
 
“The microFIDS system and the other solutions we rely on TTI Technologies to provide, offer our guests the ability to make informed decisions, access business services and enjoy a higher level of guest satisfaction while they visit our property, said Maurizio Bonivento, General Manager at The New York Helmsley Hotel,. “We cater to luxury travelers, and having this information at the hotel will let them relax and stay with us rather than waiting for a delayed flight at LaGuardia, JFK or Newark.”
 
The microFIDS displays are available in a variety of sizes and in sleek, professional looking design—a priority for luxury hotels such as The New York Helmsley Hotel. The displays can also be branded for the individual hotel, and configured to display promotions for in-hotel services or third-party advertising.
 
“We continue to develop and partner when it makes sense to deliver new and innovative technology for our clients.  We are excited about the microFIDS solution and thrilled that The New York Helmsley Hotel will be using this technology,” said Steve Blidner, President at TTI Technologies. “microFIDS rounds out our business center and scanning solutions,, making for an incredibly flexible system that can be deployed in a variety of ways—from a full-service boarding pass scanning kiosk in the hotel business center, to a discreet iPad at the front desk. We believe this solution has something to offer a wide range of lodging providers.”
 
About The New York Helmsley Hotel
The New York Helmsley Hotel, a Starwood Hotel, A new addition to the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio, The New York Helmsley combines the atmosphere of a boutique hotel with the attentiveness of a world class hotel. Featuring 773 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, our Manhattan luxury hotel offers the ultimate in accommodations and amenities. Guests at our hotel can enjoy a convenient location just a few blocks from Grand Central Terminal, one of the city's main hubs.
 
About ARINC Incorporated, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group
ARINC provides communications, engineering and integration solutions for commercial, defense and government customers worldwide. Headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland with regional headquarters in London and Singapore, ARINC is ISO 9001:2008 certified. For more information, visit the web site at www.arinc.com.
 
About TTI Technologies International
TTI has been delivering innovative solutions since 1991 serving hotels, resorts, hostels, airports and retailers. TTI’s technology includes ID Scanners, Self-Service Business Centers and Concierge Kiosks, Luggage Storage Solutions, ATMs, and more. With an international headquarters in New York City and satellite offices in Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Ft. Lauderdale, and Mumbai, TTI is well equipped to anticipate and deliver exceptional service. For more information, visit www.ttitel.com.  

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For more information, contact:

Steve Blidner, President
TTI Technologies International
Tel: 646.218.2700 x 201
steve@ttitel.com


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