30 June 2005
Over the next 3 months, the connectivity offering available at the Hilton Hotels which had partnered with Swisscom Eurospot before signing the agreement will be extended to include:
- High-speed Internet access in 11'000 guestrooms
- Customized meeting and conference services; with solutions ranging from single-user high-speed Internet access to fully comprehensive solutions providing access for several thousands of conference attendees
- Self-service workstations with high-speed connectivity and printing facilities for business travelers without laptops
Angela German, Vice President Information Technology Europe & Africa at Hilton International says: "Guest satisfaction deriving from the key benefits of the Swisscom Eurospot offering, which are security, reliability and flexibility, has convinced us that Swisscom Eurospot is the ideal IT partner for all our properties across Europe". "Based on this positive experience", Angela German continues, "we are really pleased to extend our partnership to become pan-European and to also cover Eastern Europe and Africa".
Fred Gastaldo, CEO of Swisscom Eurospot adds: "This agreement with Hilton is reinforces our leadership within the hospitality industry substantially. We are committed to helping the Hilton Group having a state of the art technology offering for business travelers who are now demanding high-speed Internet access when they are away from their offices.
Geneva, June 30, 2005