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Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel Provides Guests with
Airline Flight Information To Speed Their Travels
Real-time airline departure-arrival screens set The Westin Boston Waterfront apart
|.October 2007 – With its sparkling
new facilities, skyline views, waterfront locale and direct access to the
recently opened Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, it is no wonder
The Westin Boston Waterfront bills itself as being at the center of this
booming, New England business city. But it takes more than “location,
location, location” to reap the lion’s share of Boston’s 12 million annual
visitors, especially in a market blanketed by more than 15,000 rooms.
For hotels in Boston, the weather at Logan International and other airports nationwide often plays a role in guest travel plans. General Manager David Connor was seeking travel-related technology innovations that would help his guests be better informed so they could plan their airport departure arrangements with greater confidence. The threat of severe winter weather, he says, spurred his search for a property-based airline information service. “It’s very important in winter to know what’s going on outside,” said Connor. “Our business is mostly convention and business people who are locked up inside all day and when they get out of their meetings to head to the airport, the last thing they need is to waste precious time sitting in a crowded terminal waiting for a flight that is weather delayed.” That is why Connor chose to install the FlyteBoard airline information display system in the lobby of The Westin Boston Waterfront.
Providing Vital, Real-Time Flight Information
FlyteBoard, developed by Chicago-based Flyte Systems, is a wall-mounted high-definition, flat panel screen designed for use in hotel lobbies, conference centers, restaurants, bars and other public areas, that displays airline flight information for one, or more, airports. What sets it apart from other PC-based systems is its ability to post accurate real-time airline flight arrival and departure information, not FAA-regulated scheduled departure times that do not list delays caused by:
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