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Doubletree and Hilton Hotels at Seattle Airport Install FlyteBoard Airline
Information Screens to Serve Business Travelers
FlyteBoards aid road-warrior guests with real-time airline information at two giant properties
|CHICAGO, February 12, 2008 –
Flyte Systems, the leading provider
of airport flight information
displays and digital signage content for the hospitality,
signage, convention centers and related businesses, announced it successfully
installed its FlyteBoard real-time airline information display screens
at the Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport and the Hilton Seattle Airport
Hotel and Conference Center. The properties share common ownership
and comprise over 1,200 rooms. FlyteBoard is one of four Flyte Systems
service solutions that provide the traveling public with reliable flight
“We serve thousands of guests at our two large
airport hotels and understand that air travel today is work,” said Anne
Santistevan, director of business development at the Doubletree and Hilton
Seattle Airport properties. “We implement innovative service technologies
like FlyteBoard to help the large number of guests who visit our properties
gain control of their traveling lives again. The FlyteBoard displays
are clearly valued by our guests. It was an easy decision to install
the systems.” With their huge number of rooms and more than 80,000
square feet of combined meeting space, the Doubletree and Hilton Seattle
Airport hotels cater almost exclusively to business travelers and conference
guests that arrive by air.
FlyteBoard, developed by Flyte Systems, is a wall, floor or ceiling mounted high-definition, flat panel screen that the properties installed in their lobbies to provide guests with ‘glance and go’ convenience for confident travel planning. What sets FlyteSystems apart from other PC-based applications is the 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:
For tips on how to generate revenue by providing guests with Flyte Systems airline information, please log on to the Flyte Systems website.
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. Customers include Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Digital Minds, Inc., Marriott, Days Inn, Hilton, Doubletree, Hotel Sofitel, and Crown Plaza hotels, independent properties and municipal airports.
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Hotel
The Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center Hotel is rated as one of Hilton’s Top Performing Hotels for delivering outstanding customer service and located directly across from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport in Washington. The property is just a mile west of the I-5 corridor, and downtown Seattle is only minutes away providing an easy drive to Federal Way, Bellevue, Tacoma, and the South Center Shopping Mall.
Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport
The Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, located next to SeaTac International Airport, is just a mile west of the I-5 corridor, 15 minutes from Downtown Seattle and an easy drive to Federal Way or Tukwila, Washington. The property is an expansive, full-service Doubletree hotel that offers a resort-like setting with a full slate of amenities that include complimentary 24-hour shuttle service; heated outdoor pool and whirlpool; new Fitness by Precor® exercise equipment; concierge services; and wireless high-speed Internet in public areas with high-speed Internet available in the guestrooms.
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport
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