Bell the first Canadian company to offer hotels coast-to-coast high definition television service
Dec 23, 2009
Marriott Hotels bringing in-room HD Bell TV service to eight hotels nationally
"Bell is proud to offer hotels a unique solution that solves the challenges they face in delivering HD television directly to their guests across
Bell's innovative solution delivers in-room satellite-powered HD television from a centralized control room, doing away with the need for individual receivers in each room. The result is both an improved guest experience and simplified hotel operations, providing video on demand compatibility, more attractive room aesthetics and eliminating the risk of theft of in-room HD receivers.
Bell has installed its HD solution in six Marriott hotel locations in
"We're thrilled to be partnering with Bell to offer our guests HD television in Marriott hotels across
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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,100 lodging properties in 66 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA and had approximately 146,000 employees at 2008 year-end. It is recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the 100 best global brands, by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2008, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly
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