Hotel Internet Services Launches BeyondTV MyRemote to Provide Guests With Ultimate in In-room Convenience and Contactless Service Control

 

Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has unveiled the latest in guestroom entertainment and contactless convenience with the launch of BeyondTV MyRemote. Designed to be instantly accessible by a wide range of personal devices without the need to download software, MyRemote is simultaneously able to cater to growing demands for instant, personalized service while ensuring that new guest expectations for contactless and social distancing compatible amenities can be fully met. 

 

Compatible with all smart devices, MyRemote can be made available via QR code or manual registration and does not even require a Wi-Fi connection in order to function. Replacing the prior need to handle physical in-room items such as TV remotes that may pose a germ exposure risk, MyRemote offers safer and hassle-free access to a wide range of traditional guestroom functionalities and services, including:

 

  • Total television control such as powering on or off, changing channels and adjusting volume.

  • Complete access to browsing TV guides.

  • Ability to enter login details for apps such as streaming services using smart device keyboards.

  • Effortless switching between apps on guestroom television.

  • Ability to control more than one guestroom TV if present.

  • Options to change television language and color themes to suit personal preferences.

 

With security and privacy remaining a top priority for the industry in maintaining guest trust, MyRemote utilizes a secure HTTPS interface to prevent any risk of data theft. Additionally, BeyondTV automatically logs guests out and clears accounts and personal usage information upon check-out.

 

With BeyondTV, hoteliers are further able to create customized welcome videos that automatically begin to play once a guest enters the room. These can include providing guests with details over how their room has been sanitized or information on available hotel services that can assist with providing a more enjoyable stay.

 

For further details on the features and benefits of BeyondTV MyRemote, please click here.

Tripadvisor Launches Menu Connect for Restaurants to Manage Their Online Presence

 

Tripadvisor ®, the world's largest travel platform, today launched Menu Connect, an online listings management solution that enables restaurants to easily publish, update and manage their menu and business information across an expansive network of sites. Menu Connect utilizes SinglePlatform's industry-leading technology that was acquired by Tripadvisor in December 2019.

Once a restaurant sets up Menu Connect, they also gain access to unique insights such as the total volume of menu views across all websites where their menu is featured, including a breakdown of new and returning customers in the past 30 days. 

There are currently over 27,000 restaurants using this solution. To start utilizing Menu Connect, restaurateurs need only confirm their listing details and upload their menu to Tripadvisor. Then, they can choose either a monthly or annual payment plan. Interested restaurants can visit here to get started: https://www.tripadvisor.com/ForRestaurants/ta_menuconnect.

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