Flyte Systems Installs FlyteBoard and FlytePass at Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport for Guest Travel Convenience

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Real-Time Airport Flight Information and Boarding Pass Printing Enhance Guest Satisfaction

Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport

Flyte Systems’ real-time airline information is a valued service by guests because it allows them to make better travel decisions based on accurate SFO flight information.”

Flyte Systems, the leading provider of airport travel information displays and digital signage content for the hospitality industry, digital signage, convention centers and related businesses, announced the Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport installed its FlyteBoard and FlytePass travel service solutions.

FlyteBoard is a high-definition, flat panel screen for lobbies, restaurants, bars and other public areas that displays flight information for one or more airports along with weather updates and local traffic information. FlytePass combines an attractive touch screen flight information kiosk with secure boarding pass printing.

Real-time flight information is an essential service for travelers
“The FlyteBoard and FlytePass systems are essential guest service additions for travelers at our busy airport property,” said Ahmed Mahrous, general manager of the Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport (SFO). “We cater to guests who travel by air, various airline crews, and distressed airline passengers. Flyte Systems’ real-time airline information is a service valued by guests because it allows them to make better travel decisions based on accurate SFO flight information.”

Flyte Systems is the only full service flight information display solution that provides real-time airline flight information. The Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport is a 388-room property 10 minutes south of San Francisco International Airport.

“Guests rely on our property’s boarding pass printing to simplify their travel plans,” said Mahrous. The property’s front office team also monitors the FlyteBoard in the lobby for flight delays and cancellations to better estimate the number of distressed passengers to expect. “When our team knows how many distressed guests are coming, it enables them to set the most efficient staffing levels at the desk and in housekeeping,” Mahrous said.

Real-time Flight Information
What sets Flyte Systems apart from 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 air traffic control, aircraft maintenance, crew availability and weather.

Flyte Systems offers a suite of products that serve the traveling public: FlyteBoard, FlytePass, FlyteChannel and FlyteTouch.

  •     FlyteBoard is a wall, floor or ceiling mounted high-definition, flat panel screen for lobbies, restaurants, bars and other public areas, displaying flight information for one or more airports.
  •     FlytePass combines FlyteTouch with free, secure boarding pass printing and can be provided stand alone or neatly packaged in an optional all wood kiosk or integrated metal kiosk, to match your décor.
  •     FlyteChannel permits guests to view live airport flight information conveniently and comfortably from their in-room television.
  •     FlyteTouch enables individual guests to search flight information using an interactive touch screen that displays real-time flight arrivals and departures for one or more airports.

Many hotel properties also use Flyte Systems’ applications to increase revenue with innovative marketing approaches for distressed travelers. For tips on how to generate revenue by providing guests with Flyte Systems airline information, please log on to the Flyte Systems website at http://www.flytesystems.com.

About Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport
The Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California overlooks the scenic San Francisco Bay and is just two miles south of San Francisco International Airport (SFO), offering location, value and service. The property also provides 24-hour airport shuttle service with drops passengers at the BART light rail line station at the International Terminal of SFO for an easy and inexpensive way to travel to downtown San Francisco. The hotel also offers complimentary transportation service to downtown Burlingame, a newly remodeled fitness center, and bayside jogging and walking trail.

About Flyte Systems
The Flyte Systems Division of Industrial Television Services (ITS), based in Chicago, Illinois, is the leading provider of subscription-based environmentally responsible airport flight information displays for the hospitality, convention center and digital signage 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’ 50-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. In addition to using Energy Star-compliant digital displays, Flyte products help significantly reduce energy consumption by eliminating unnecessary trips to the airport. Customers include Marriott, Hyatt, Westin, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Hilton, Doubletree, Hotel Sofitel, Adam’s Mark, Renaissance and Crowne Plaza hotels, independent properties, convention centers and transportation centers.

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