The guest printing service has already been deployed in more than 65 of the 171 open Hilton Garden Inn locations nationwide, making the Hilton Garden Inn brand the first hotel chain to provide the complimentary remote printing service in its hotels. The remote printing service enhances the complimentary(a) high-speed Internet service currently available in guestrooms. All Hilton Garden Inn properties will offer the remote printing service by March 2004.
The PrinterOn remote printing service makes it possible for Hilton Garden Inn guests to print from a notebook computer or personal data assistant (PDA) either wired or wireless, to a printer in the hotel's business center without special cables, drivers or technical support. To use the hotel guest printing service, guests simply connect to the Internet and use their Web browser to visit the hotel's branded printing Web site.
"We continue to differentiate the Hilton Garden Inn brand by providing the business amenities our guests require to remain productive out of the office," said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president -- brand management, Hilton Garden Inn. "Our brand wide complimentary high-speed Internet access was the first step in providing business travelers with what they need most when traveling, and now with our initiative to add complimentary guestroom printing, we have achieved another industry first."
According to Steve Spicer, CEO and president of PrinterOn, "We are excited to have a market leading hotel chain rolling out our guest printing services across North America. With more business travelers relying on hotel Internet services for out of office productivity, online printing completes the corporate office experience business travelers are demanding."
For a list of Hilton Garden Inn locations currently offering the complimentary remote printing service, visit www.printeron.net/solutions/hgi.html.
About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the upscale mid-priced brand that was recognized with the distinguished "Highest Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-Price Hotel Chains with Full Food Service" award in the J.D. Power and Associates 2002 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study(SM), and in April 2003, Entrepreneur Magazine named Hilton Garden Inn the Best Mid-Priced Hotel in its 10th Annual Business Travel Awards.
The Hilton Garden Inn brand is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation, recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,100 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world's best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton(R), Conrad(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand Vacations Company(R) and Homewood Suites by Hilton(R).
For more information on Hilton Garden Inn hotels or to make reservations, visit www.hiltongardeninn.com or call 1-800-HILTONS in the U.S. and Canada.
PrinterOn specializes in mobile printing services. PrinterOn's Hotel Guest Printing Service provides a customized Web-based printing service for in-room remote driverless printing. The company's software only solution supports all types of printers: ink, laser, and multi-function. PrinterOn also offers mobile printing services for Wi-Fi hotspot printing and wireless PDA viewing, faxing and printing. PrinterOn is based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and has been delivering award-winning document handling solutions for 20 years. For more information on PrinterOn, visit http://www.printeron.net.
(a) All Hilton Garden Inn hotels will offer complimentary high-speed Internet access in all guestrooms by year-end 2003.