Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Contracts with BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player for Installation in 3,000 Guest Rooms
First-ever hotel with video streaming capabilities for its guests, Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has partnered with Hotel Internet Services for the installation of its BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player, allowing guests to experience the Internet, live TV, video-on-demand, personal media sharing, Internet radio and social media via their guest room TV.
Las Vegas, NV February 18, 2015
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino contracted Hotel Internet Services for the installation of the state-of-the-art Ruckus 802.11ac Wi-Fi system and the BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player in its 3000 rooms of this historic location. BeyondTV enables wireless streaming from any device - iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and smart phones or laptops to the TV in the room. Users can view their own videos, movies and photos or listen to their own music on BeyondTV. Guests can also view their own subscribed content like Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, etc. directly on the in-room entertainment center. Tying right into the hotel property management system, BTV delivers all hotel amenities right to guests including housekeeping, in-room dining, spa, valet, transportation, express check-out and other concierge services. These systems were up and running in 1,000 Signature Rooms in time for the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show.
HIS President Gary Patrick helped put BeyondTV into perspective:
"The BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player is a revolutionary product that enables hotel guests to have the same entertainment experience that they can have at home. It answers the overwhelming guest request to be able to view and listen to their own and subscribed content from Netflix to Pandora to personal photos and videos. We have created a very secure way for guests to watch and listen to their own personal content while traveling."
"At Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino we are always looking to be on the cutting edge for all that we offer our guests," said David Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts. "We are proud to be the first-ever hotel to provide our guests with the revolutionary BeyondTV in-room entertainment system."
The HIS deployment included 60" LED televisions; the latest Ruckus 802.11ac Access Points; BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Players; iConnect (allows guests to stream their own content to the room TV and the newly created BeyondTV App, enabling guests to access Westgate amenities, make reservations in hotel restaurants, order in-room dining and access local attractions (available on iTunes and Google Play).
About Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world's largest race and sports SuperBook. The Westgate Las Vegas provides a range of culinary adventures with eight restaurants including the delicious home-style cooking of Sid's Cafę, named after owner David Siegel's father. The property features entertainment in the main theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners and production shows in Shimmer Cabaret such as Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show and Sexxy, Las Vegas' newest topless revue show. Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation that will encompass every square inch of the property including 300 timeshare units, the addition of the International Bar, a tribute to the original name of the property, 1,200 newly remodeled signature rooms and more. For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to http://www.westgatevegas.com.
About BeyondTV & Hotel Internet Services
BeyondTV is a product of Hotel Internet Services, a leading provider of secure wired and wireless Internet services, Video-on-demand, IPTV streaming media, unattended business centers, 24├Ś7 Support services and meeting & convention services for casinos, hotels, resorts, timeshares, and other venues.
Hotel Internet Services has successfully deployed hundreds of small to large-scale facility-wide Wireless and TV solutions across the U.S. and currently manages and maintains hundreds of properties with nearly 200,000 guestrooms. The BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player is a new BeyondTv product offering. It represents a revolutionary breakthrough in the in-room entertainment category, marrying guest devices with the guest-room TV. BeyondTV provides the convenience of using one's own devices, subscriptions, memberships, etc. while accessing the facility's amenities and services all through the hotel's TV. http://www.BeyondTV.com