LodgeNet Gaming Market Initiative Driving Room Base Growth
More than 15,000 Gaming Rooms Contracted for EnvisionTM iTV Platform and Apps
Cross-Platform Capabilities Expanding Company's Reach Beyond Traditional Gaming Locales
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of interactive media and connectivity services to hospitality and healthcare businesses and the consumers they serve, today said that the company is making significant inroads into the gaming market thanks to the capabilities of its EnvisionTM interactive TV (iTV) platform and a comprehensive mobile app being offered by the company's Mobile division.
LodgeNet's strategic initiative to extend Envision into the gaming market has yielded new-installation and upgrade contracts representing over 15,000 rooms. These include six gaming properties that are currently being installed: the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino (1,623 rooms) in Reno, NV; the Colorado Belle Resort (1,164 rooms) and Edgewater Casino Resort (1,053 rooms), both in Laughlin, NV; Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY (605 rooms); the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles in Westlake, LA (493 rooms); and the Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, NY (413 rooms).
"Owners and operators in the gaming space are catching the vision of how the Envision platform and apps can improve their bottom line and enhance the total destination experience – especially when integrated with our LodgeNet Mobile App," said Rich Battista, President & CEO for LodgeNet. "Whether it's promoting on-site events, extracting more revenue from their guest rooms or helping guests enjoy all the events and amenities the property has to offer, gaming operators can use Envision to cross the boundaries of space and time in delivering the information and services their guests want, when they want it – through whatever screen they are watching at the time."
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation is the leading provider of interactive media and connectivity services to hospitality and healthcare businesses and the consumers they serve. Recently named by Advertising Age as one of the Leading 100 US Media Companies, LodgeNet Interactive serves approximately 1.6 million hotel rooms worldwide in addition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company's services include: Interactive Television, Broadband and Advertising Media Solutions along with nationwide technical and professional support services. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation owns and operates businesses under the industry leading brands: LodgeNet, The Hotel Networks and LodgeNet Healthcare. LodgeNet Interactive is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET. For more information, please visit www.lodgenet.com.
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