NxTV was selected for Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago because they are the largest and most experienced provider of IP guest entertainment systems to the hospitality industry worldwide
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2007
NxTV, Inc., the first and largest provider of Internet Protocol Video on Demand (IPVOD), IPTV and interactive digital IP-based in-room entertainment and technology solutions in the hospitality industry, today announced it was selected to supply a wide range of in-room entertainment services featuring high-definition IPVOD, for the new Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago. The property is scheduled to open in December 2007.
"NxTV was selected for Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago because they are the largest and most experienced provider of IP guest entertainment systems to the hospitality industry worldwide," said Jerry Chang, Director of IT for Trump International Hotels Management. "Delivery of entertainment via a converged IP network is the future of guestroom technology and our research has shown that NxTV provides the clearest picture and widest range of content," Chang added. NxTV is providing digital high definition IP VOD services for all 339 hotel rooms in the mixed-use development that includes hotel suites and residences.
Russell P. Reeder, President and COO of NxTV, said, "Guests who stay at any Trump luxury hotel property expect the very best, and NxTV's extensive suite of ultra-crisp HD IPVOD entertainment and other personalized video services consistently exceed expectations." NxTV stores its content on the hospitality industry's highest capacity digital entertainment servers and delivers VOD movies to guest rooms via a hotel's converged IP network to best serve guest needs while maximizing revenue-building opportunities for its clients. NxTV's lineup features more than 250 movies on demand, the largest selection in the industry, including recent Hollywood blockbusters, episodes of popular television shows, family content and smaller box-office independent films.
The 92-story Trump International Hotel & Tower, designed and engineered by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, has a building area of 2.6 million gross square feet and is located on the site of the former Chicago Sun-Times building. The new $740 million complex features 486 ultra-luxury residential condominiums, from studios to three-bedrooms, as well as up-to-five-bedroom penthouses. In addition, the Trump International Hotel features 339 luxury hotel one- and two-bedroom suites.
About NxTV, Inc.:
NxTV, Inc., based in Los Angeles, California, was recently named to the prestigious Inc. magazine list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in America. The company is the first and largest IP VOD provider in the global hospitality industry, delivering to its customers IP-based, 100% digital in-room entertainment solutions that allow hotel owners to take full advantage of new technology today and in the future, and offer guests the ultimate on-screen entertainment experience. NxTV's system runs over the hotel's existing converged IP network, which enables the property to communicate with a wide variety of in-room technologies without the cost and effort of installing and maintaining separate networks for each hotel application. The NxTV system delivers a full suite of digital IP-based in-room entertainment services including High Definition Video on Demand (HD VOD) and IPTV Free-to-Guest content, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, and a customized guest interface.
Clients include the world's most prestigious hotel brands, including Four Seasons, Peninsula, Raffles, W Hotels, St. Regis, MGM Grand, Le Meridien, Marriott and Hyatt. NxTV, Inc. has offices and customers in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
About Trump International Hotels Management:
Trump International Hotels Management is committed to delivering the highest level of service, style and exclusivity in major markets around the globe. Soaring above Columbus Circle is the brand's premiere property, Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, named to Travel + Leisure's 2007 T+L 500 and a fixture on Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List. Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago will open its doors in December, while Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas will open in Spring 2008, followed by Trump International Hotel SoHo in 2009. Additional properties are under development in several North American markets, including Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana and Ontario, Canada, and in strategic markets around the world, including Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic and Dubai. For more information, please call (888) 448-7867 or visit http://www.trumpintl.com.
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