LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 SONIFI® Solutions, Inc. has partnered with the grande dame of San Francisco Boutique hotels to launch SoniCast – powered by Chromecast – in their property. Kimpton's Sir Francis Drake Hotel brings the familiarity of home to the hotel entertainment experience by enabling guests to cast content from 1000+ apps in the comfort of their hotel room. Whether binge watching TV series, catching up on latest movies, or playing games, SoniCast delivers a seamless experience to the in room TV.
Since SoniCast was installed in mid-January, guests have been enjoying the breadth of choice offered by this exciting new experience, casting from over 78 different apps to date, multiple times throughout their stay.
"We have been searching for a truly seamless way for our guests to wirelessly display mobile content on their TV," said Donald O'Grady, VP Technology at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. "We are excited to offer this feature to further enhance the Kimpton guest experience."
"SONIFI is delighted to have Sir Francis Drake as one of our first installations of the game changing SoniCast," said Ahmad Ouri, SONIFI's Chief Executive Officer. "SONIFI is committed to our hospitality clients by delivering simple and familiar experiences that exceed their guests' expectations."
To learn more about SoniCast and how to implement this innovative solution in your hotel, please visit www.sonifi.com or check out our instructional video: http://www.sonifi.com/sonicast_demo.php. Join the conversation by visiting SONIFI®'s Twitter account, @SONIFISolutions.
About SONIFI® Solutions, INC.
SONIFI® Solutions, the leader in innovative guest engagement solutions for the hospitality and healthcare industries serves 500 million travelers in over 1.2 million hotel rooms annually. The company's core services include: guest internet access, mobility, interactive television, OTT Casting and free-to-guest solutions along with unparalleled nationwide technical support and professional services. For more information, please visit www.sonifi.com.
Chromecast is a trademark of Google Inc.
ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.
Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine "Best Place to Work" seven times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world's largest boutique hotel business. For more information, visit www.KimptonHotels.com.
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