News for the Hospitality Executive
Sydney, Australia—The Star, a new $870 million casino in Sydney, Australia, now provides guests with easy plug‐and‐play technology for the devices they carry through guestLINK™ —a connectivity panel that allows users to plug in their laptop, iPad®, iPod®, Android™, Xoom™, personal gaming station, camcorder or digital camera, and enjoy their personal entertainment from the comfort of the hotel room.
With more than 80‐percent of vacationing adults travelling with some sort of electronic, The Star now accommodates every traveler’s needs by keeping guests connected to their business and personal world. Each of The Star’s 171 skyline view, luxurious rooms include a guestLINK connectivity panel.
“The Star touts daily touches and service as an attraction to staying at their property, and guestLINK™ is an essential element that makes the guests stay that much more comforting,” said J. Glynn Gross, CEO of Communication Integrators, Inc. and the manufacturer of guestLINK™. “Technology is a key component to enhancing guest experience and properties like The Star that embrace technology understand that.
According to a recent ADWEEK/Harris poll, more than 80% of vacationing adults travelled with some sort of electronic device this past summer. 50% of travelers brought their laptops, 45% travelled with their smartphone and 35% travelled with some sort of MP3 player. Other research also reveals that 37% of hotel guests who use guestLINK™ will spend more time using their personal electronics during their stay, creating an opportunity for hotels to generate additional revenue by promoting room service and other on‐site hotel amenities.
For more information or to inquire how to include guestLINK™ in a hotel remodel or new construction project, visit www.guestlink‐cii.com.
About Communications Integrators, Inc.
Since 1988, Communications Integrators, Inc. (Cii) has pioneered electrical solutions, leading the market in modular power, voice and data systems designed to keep the workplace dynamic and ready for change, as well as connectivity panels created to revolutionize the hospitality industry by enriching the in-room experience for hotel guests, hospital guests, and those who use multiple technology devices.
In its evolution of connectivity technology products, Cii strives for excellence and integrity in the services performed and the products produced. Products like stationLINK, utilizes a unique plug and play modular feature to provide the infrastructure companies need to power any office environment whenever and wherever required, at the lowest cost. Extending the versatility and plug-in-play technology, slotLINK allows casinos to reconfigure an entire floor of gaming machines with minimal disruption and lowest cost of ownership. guestLINK™ is a first-of-its-kind single HDMI connectivity panel that enables users to easily connect all of their personal electronic devices to an HD flat-panel TV, enhancing in-room experiences and improving bottom line. For more information, please visit www.ciinet.com.
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