Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference
November 14–15, 2017
Otrum 19 June 2017
Mr. Stein Surlien, CEO of Otrum, comments "Otrum is going from strength to strength, gaining momentum across all geographical areas and building stronger relationships with major hotel chains. Formalising the partnership agreement with Mikenopa will change the game for our largest customers such as Rezidor and Marriott, and the synergy of working together will open up for new possibilities in the market."Mr. Milan Hanus, Business Development Director at Mikenopa, states "Joining forces with Otrum enables Mikenopa to offer a one-stop-shop concept to hotels. At the same time as choosing Mikenopa's guest Internet solutions, the client can also choose to take Otrum IPTV and signage. Bringing IPTV and signage into our portfolio allows us to offer unrivalled service levels, all supported via our 24/7 HelpLine."Otrum Enterprise and Otrum Digital Signage are the products at the core of this agreement. Otrum Enterprise is the in-room segment leader in functionality, stability and ease of use, all of this over existing infrastructure such as coax, Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Otrum Digital Signage provides powerful communication throughout an entire property, with a superior wayfinding service, meeting overview screens and digital door signs.About OtrumOtrum is the market leading hosted solutions partner to the hospitality industry, with software operating across multiple platforms including TVs, signage and smart devices. Otrum operates with a network of strategic partners throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. For more information, visit www.otrum.com.About MikenopaMikenopa is an international company operating in the hospitality market in Europe, Russian Federation & CIS, Turkey and Asia Pacific territory. The company provides state-of-the-art IT & Guest Internet access solutions and related high quality services to hotels and business centres. For more information, visit www.mikenopa.com.
Otrum 29 March 2017
"Otrum and Philips have a long history of cooperation, and we are thrilled to announce that our partnership now encompasses digital signage. At the upcoming HITEC Amsterdam conference, Otrum Digital Signage will be presented together with our Philips D-Line range - truly showcasing the power of embedded Android OS." states Franck Racape, EMEA Commercial Director, Philips Professional Display Solutions.Mr. Nigel Bateson, SVP Products at Otrum, comments "Otrum has been approached by a number of major clients who have expressed a wish to use Otrum Digital Signage software together with Philips professional displays. The benefit of an in-house R&D team meant that we could react swiftly to these demands. The digital signage software team were able to integrate the Philips Android screens with a short development cycle. We anticipate a significant market growth with the inclusion of Philips Android professional displays in our portfolio" About Philips Professional Display SolutionsPhilips Professional Display Solutions is operated by TP Vision and MMD, subsidiaries of TPV established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Philips. TP Vision and MMD exclusively market and sell Philips commercial displays and Philips monitors worldwide. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV's manufacturing expertise in displays, TP Vision and MMD use a fast and focused approach to bringing innovative products to market. TP Vision and MMD operate with their Global headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.philips.co.uk/p-m-pr/professionaldisplays
Otrum 22 March 2017
As part of a massive development programme, the Oslofjord Convention Center will add 1600 rooms to their hotel and cottage accommodation. In line with this development, Oslofjord Convention Center have chosen to install Otrum Enterprise interactive TV software throughout all guest accommodation.Mr. Reidar Vardal, IT Manager at Oslofjord Operations, comments "We are undergoing a major expansion and it was important to choose a supplier that could meet our needs now and in the future. Otrum's focus on guest communication proved to be the right fit for us - with a potential of 9,000 guests at any time, it is vital to be able to broadcast messages to all guests and also to communicate online with specific guest groups."Mr. Stein Surlien, CEO of Otrum states, "We are very proud to have won this deal with Oslofjord Convention Center. Over time, Oslofjord Convention Center will expand their use of Otrum solutions to include provision of live broadcasts to mobile devices, allowing delegates to tune into conferences. As Oslofjord Convention Center develops into 'mini-village' Otrum software will also be used to streamline online booking of restaurants and activities."About OtrumOtrum is the market leading hosted solutions partner to the hospitality industry, with software operating across multiple platforms including TVs, signage and smart devices. Otrum operates with a network of strategic partners throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. For more information, visit www.otrum.com.About Oslofjord Convention CenterOslofjord Convention Center is characterized by its multifunctional and flexible solutions. The facilities and technical systems create nearly boundless possibilities for presentations, entertainment and catering. Of the centers total area of 24,000 m2, 10,500 m2 are dedicated to the conference area itself. A state-of-the-art conference hall provides 6,800-seat capacity, flexible staging, lighting, a world-class sound system and excellent image quality displayed on three immense screens. www.oslofjord.com.
Otrum 13 February 2017
Restel Oy (Finland) has sealed a partnership agreement with Otrum for the provision of interactive TV solutions. This agreement encompasses all 43 hotels within Restel, including both domestic and International brands such as Cumulus City & Resort, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo.Mr. Stein Surlien, CEO of Otrum, comments "Restel is a future-thinking company, putting guests needs and demands at the forefront of decision-making. Otrum Enterprise is a first-class software platform, with unrivalled system stability and innovative guest facing applications."Anni Kallioniemi, Commercial Director of Restel adds, "Here at Restel we have complete confidence in Otrum, they have delivered on promises in the past and we have a very good relationship. Our guests will be very happy to see the new TV services, and we look forward to rolling out the latest Otrum software in Finland."Mr. Nigel Bateson, Senior Vice President Products at Otrum, states, "From a technology standpoint, Restel's solution upgrade will offer exciting new functionality for both staff and guests. Using the latest SmartTV services, Otrum will enable new revenue generation opportunities, whilst giving guests access to new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) applications to enhance their in-room stay."About RestelRestel Oy is the leading hospitality and restaurant operator in Finland. The group operates approx. 240 restaurants and 43 hotels. The turnover in 2015 was 382,6MEUR. The company employs more than 5000 horeca professionals. The hotels are Cumulus City & Resort -hotels, Hotelli Seurahuone Helsinki, International Holiday Inn -hotels, Crowne Plaza Helsinki and Hotel Indigo Helsinki-Boulevard. The restaurants are e.g. BURGER KING(r)-, Rax Buffet-, HelmiSimpukka-, Grillsson-, Huviretki-, Martina-, O'Learys-, Wanha Mestari-, Hemingway's -restaurants and Tapahtumaravintolat. For more information, visit www.restel.fi
Otrum 1 February 2017
Speeron and Otrum are delighted to announce that Nordic Choice Hotels have chosen to implement Otrum's interactive software to hotels across the Nordic region. Speeron have secured this frame agreement just weeks after being appointed as an Otrum Platinum Partner. Nordic Choice Hotels have chosen Otrum Enterprise to be their in-room communication portal, with the first 27 hotels expected to be installed within the first half of 2017.Mr. Stein Surlien, CEO of Otrum, states "Otrum are very pleased with the strategic partnership with Speeron. With a flying start with regards to the Nordic Choice Hotels agreement, Speeron look set to dominate their markets and increase the installed base of both Otrum Enterprise and Otrum Digital Signage."Mr. Mats Melander, CEO of Speeron, comments, "Becoming an Otrum Partner and signing a frame agreement with Nordic Choice Hotels, made the end of 2016 very exciting for Speeron. We have met Otrum in the market place for many years, and it made sense for us to become Partners with Otrum as they continue to move to a partner model. The deal with Nordic Choice Hotels is tremendous, and we look forward to more news in the coming months."Mr. Stein Surlien of Otrum continues "By signing a frame agreement for Otrum software, Nordic Choice Hotels have confirmed our belief that Otrum solutions are best matched to the needs of modern guests. Throughout our discussions, the focus was on providing a richer in-room experience for guests and improved back office tools for staff. Speeron will be a first-class supplier for Nordic Choice Hotels and, together with Otrum, will ensure that they have the very best technology in place for their guests."Otrum Enterprise is the in-room segment leader in functionality, stability and ease of use, all of this over existing infrastructure such as coax, Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Otrum Digital Signage provides powerful communication throughout an entire property, with a superior wayfinding service, meeting overview screens and digital door signs.Speeron is the leading integration partner for the Nordic hospitality industry, providing a suite of IT solutions. Otrum and Speeron will work together to leverage the benefits of online communication between the in-room TV, Property Management System (PMS) and door locking systems - as provided today by Speeron's Piccolo Integration Platform.About SpeeronSpeeron is a Swedish IT company, providing IT solutions primarily to the hotel industry; such as interactive, TV-systems; IP head end integration platform Piccolo, which is integrated in hotel systems. increasing guest flow, e.g. through automatic check-in/check-out. Speeron was founded in 2007 and has 16 employees with subsidiaries in Norway and Colombia. Clients include Thon Hotels, Marriott, Best Western, Sweden Hotels, Choice Hotels and First Hotels. www.speeron.com.