Scandinavian Hospitality Group selects NEC Philips as communication partner for Marriott Hotel properties in Sweden
Date: Fri, 12/04/2009 - 16:09
Scandinavian Hospitality Group (SHG), the master franchiser for Marriott International in Scandinavia, announced that is has selected NEC Philips Unified Solutions (NEC Philips) as its strategic hospitality communications solutions partner.
The first two SHG hotels will open in early 2010. The Renaissance Malmo Hotel has more than 120 rooms and the Courtyard Marriott Stockholm will have more than 275 rooms; both hotels will be equipped with robust, state of the art communications solutions from NEC Philips.
“The solution, which was presented to us by NEC Philips, is capable of delivering the highest level of service to our guests. It also assures cost-efficient operations due to the advanced functionality it provides to hotel staff and sophisticated integration with other hotel management systems. Next to the ease of use and transparent PMS interface, one of the main differentiators of the NEC Philips hospitality communications solution is the strength and flexibility of its DECT business mobility offering,” said Wenche Barlien, IT director, SHG.
Rune Firing, CFO of SHG adds, “Not only have the breadth and solidity of the NEC Philips solution impressed us, NEC Philips’ expert knowledge and understanding of hotel operations and its specific demands ensures us that we are being provided the solution best suited to our needs.”
Erik Abele, Managing Director of NEC Philips Sweden concludes, “We are extremely honoured to be chosen by SHG, a highly professional hotel organisation, in combination with Marriott, a leading international group and brand, to partner with them in the field of hotel telephony. Not only are we looking forward to successful installations at the Renaissance Malmo Hotel and the Courtyard Marriott Stockholm Hotel, we are working closely with SHG and Marriott on other projects planned for the near future in Scandinavia.