MOXY Milan selects Otrum & Fourteen IP for it’s smart technology solutions and guest WiFi
OSLO, Norway — Friday 13th of June 2014 —Today Otrum announced that it has been selected to provide its smart technology solutions and the guest WiFi network in co-operation with its partner Fourteen IP, to the new MOXY Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy, opening 1 September 2014. Each room will have a 42″ Smart TV by LG, powered by Otrum Enterprise Smart integrated with Apple TV for AirPlay guest connectivity, Bluetooth sound bar, as well as a dedicated in-room WiFi hotspot. MOXY Hotels is a fresh and innovative lifestyle hotel brand by Marriott International, projected to reach 150 hotels within the next ten years.
Otrum’s smart technology solutions are designed to meet the unique needs of the rapidly emerging millennial traveller, with peerless guest connectivity options and device independent, guest-facing systems. Guests staying at the MOXY Milan will be able to enjoy a truly unique and ground-breaking technology experience. From the dedicated WiFi hotspot in each room, Bluetooth soundbar and brilliant 42” Smart TV, to the Apple AirPlay and MiraCast screen and content sharing, easily accessed through Otrum Enterprise Smart. MOXY Hotels is one of the newest and most exciting brands within the Marriott International global portfolio.Following extensive research on the rapidly emerging millennial traveller and a response to their unique needs, each hotel will be designed with the latest technology so guests can connect amidst inviting social spaces.
Ramesh Jackson, Vice President and Global Brand Manager, Moxy Hotels: “Today’s global traveller is looking for a stylish travel experience with modern technology at an affordable price. The economy sector is the fastest growing segment in Europe, and we see tremendous opportunity to deliver a product that truly exceeds expectation. With the planned opening of the MOXY Milan Malpensa this year, we are hopeful that with the help of our partners, like Otrum, we can redefine economy travel for the next generation traveller.”
Dana Skaustein, Major Accounts Director at Otrum comments: “Our co-operation with Nordic Hospitality on the MOXY solution concept has been a very constructive and exciting process, and handled very professionally by the client.”
“We are proud to be a part of the introduction of the fresh and exciting MOXY Hotels brand to the market, as the technology partner for MOXY Milan.” says Frode Haugen, President & CEO at Otrum. “This reaffirms our strategic commitment to the device independent Otrum Enterprise platform and great guest WiFi, as the BYOD trend has become a fact of life – particularly for millennials. Together with Fourteen IP, we’ll be making sure that both the guest WiFi and guest- facing technology solutions will set the stage for a remarkable guest experience.”
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA with more than 3,800 properties in 74 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
Nordic Hospitality AS is a Norwegian hotel management and development company operating Marriott hotels in Scandinavia under franchise agreement. The company’s pipeline currently includes hotels in Poland, Finland and The Netherlands. In August 2012, a new central office in Amsterdam was established to support development and operations for the new MOXY HOTELS. For more information visit www.nhospitality.no or www.shmanagement.com
Fourteen IP specialises in the design, deployment and support of converged network solutions and management of 3rd party vendors whose applications and services run on networks. Fourteen IP is the only company able to offer Occupancy Based Pricing solutions to hotels for HP wired and wireless networking solutions, along with telephony solutions from Mitel and Broadsoft. With over 20 years’ experience and deployments across the EMEA, Fourteen IP has the understanding and capability to manage, implement and support solutions that help hotels deliver improved service and increase operational efficiency whilst reducing costs.