LodgeNet Installs Envision IP Platform At Pechanga Resort & Casino
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Sept. 19, 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, announced today it has completed the installation of an IP-based Envision TM interactive TV (iTV) solution at the 517-room Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA.
From the moment guests check in to one of the spacious guest rooms and turn on the TV, a highly responsive and engaging HD experience awaits them. Whether enjoying a still-in-theater Hollywood movie, checking the weather or getting up to speed about on-property events, guests can use an easy-to-use interface to find what they want and enhance their experience. The Envision platform also features an Interactive Program Guide that helps guests quickly find their favorite free TV entertainment as well as five HD channels carrying information and promotional content specific to the resort."With the countless amenities that Pechanga Resort & Casino has to offer in the way of gaming, dining, golf, spa and entertainment, we see the guest room TV as a very valuable tool for connecting with hotel guests about the many activities at Pechanga," said Grant Channing, Vice President of Hotel Operations for Pechanga Resort & Casino. "We are extremely happy with how the Envision system has performed. With the help of the Pechanga Technology Solutions Group and the LodgeNet design and installation team, this extensive installation was first-class and caused little to no guest interruption." "We are very excited to add Pechanga Resort & Casino to our growing family of Envision clients," said Rich Battista, President & CEO for LodgeNet. "This truly unique destination is an ideal property for showcasing how Envision IP can deliver premium entertainment in the guest room while helping guests enjoy all the other events and amenities the property has to offer." The Pechanga installation – which integrates Enseo set-top box technology and supports a total of 650 TVs – is the latest achievement in LodgeNet's strategic initiative to expand its presence in the gaming market. LodgeNet currently has Envision installed in nearly 9,000 gaming guest rooms in the U.S., including The Venetian ® Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, which is the company's largest single Envision installation. About LodgeNet 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. About Pechanga Casino & Resort Designed in a style reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright, the architecture of Pechanga Resort & Casino reflects a casual elegance embracing nature and infused with Native American art and culture. Earning the AAA Four Diamond rating award annually since opening in 2002, Pechanga's status as a recipient of that coveted award evidenced throughout in amenities and service. Pechanga hotel guests will find Four Diamond comfort and amenities in each of its 517 spacious guest rooms and suites, including 24-hour room service. Hotel guests have complimentary use of the fully equipped health club, seasonal pool and sundeck with private cabanas, and a knowledgeable concierge service. Massage therapy is available by appointment at the spa located on the third floor adjacent to the pool and health club. About Pechanga Technology Solutions Group (PTSG) Pechanga Technology Solutions Group (PTSG), an economic development of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, provides innovative network and low-voltage solutions and specializes in turn-key systems, design and integration projects. With a diverse, highly-skilled and experienced team of IT professionals, PTSG is capable of working on multiple platforms in various environments to deliver the best solutions for its customers. For more information please visit www.PTSG.com. LodgeNet, the LodgeNet logo, and Envision are trademarks or registered trademarks of LodgeNet Interactive Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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