Radisson SAS takes wireless to the next stage

24 Nov 2003

2003-11-24

Brussels, 24 November 2003…. Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, the first class hotel brand of Rezidor SAS Hospitality announces to further develop wireless access in all its hotels. Full wireless access in all rooms, meeting rooms and public areas should be available in all Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts by the end of 2004.

Today, almost 100 Radisson SAS Hotels have implemented high-speed wireless access in all public areas or are in the final stages of providing this service. Full wireless coverage is currently available in fourteen Radisson SAS Hotels, covering a total of 3,782 rooms with another twelve hotels to follow before this year-end.

Finn Schulz, Vice President Information Technology Rezidor SAS comments: “In order to keep up with IT developments in the market and to assure we keep on offering our guests an up-to-date service we have partnered with NetPoint to ensure a smooth implementation of full wireless access in all rooms and public areas of all our hotels by the end of 2004.”

Wireless technology is rapidly igniting an exciting new mobile era, which is re-shaping the way people stay in touch at work, at home and away from home. "Intel encourages initiatives such as this," said Herbert Weber, Marketing Director Intel EMEA. Hotspots, wireless capability and wireless enabled laptops like those equipped with Intel® Centrino(tm) mobile technology as well as fully wireless buildings are designed to
offer users greater flexibility and usability that can help them to increase productivity.