Innovation and Service Abound: Our Best Buy Business Partnership

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To meet the demands of today’s discerning travelers, hoteliers must provide an in-room entertainment experience that at least equals – and hopefully surpasses – the experience guests can have in their own homes. Therefore, with the Best Buy Business-WCI partnership, meeting that goal is more achievable than ever. When hoteliers partner with Best Buy Business … Read more

Customer Success: Concord Hospitality Gains Consistent In-Room Entertainment

When Concord Hospitality wanted to upgrade its in-room entertainment, they discovered WCI and its WorldView® platform was the only solution that could deliver the long-term consistency and future-proof technology that would enhance their guest experience. WCI offered Concord the best technology possible as well as the custom-tailored contracts to build a long-term business partnership. Read … Read more

Customer Success: WCI Delivers Reliability to Sunridge Hotel Group

With a growing portfolio Sunridge Hotel Group needed a reliable, future-proof in-room entertainment system. Likewise, it had to meet the ever-changing needs of guests and feature a favorable pricing structure. Above all, it had to be easy to troubleshoot. After spending much money, time and resources working with cable providers for inconsistent in-room entertainment, Sunridge … Read more

Will Virtual Assistants Boost Hotel Guest Experience?

A great experience for guests is about creating a high level of convenience and making travelers feel right at home. As a result, more operators are equipping their rooms with voice-controlled virtual assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa. Sensing the growing marketplace for such an amenity, Amazon earlier this year released its Alexa for Hospitality product. Accordingly, … Read more

Customer Success: JW Marriott Houston Future Proofs with WCI

Nicholas McDermott, Director of Operations at JW Marriott Houston, wanted to establish a future-proof, in-room entertainment experience. It had to have the top-of-the-line features and functionality today that would also accommodate the innovations in guest entertainment of tomorrow. His solution? The STB-5500 Ultra HD Set Top Box with WorldVue®, only from World Cinema. Check out … Read more

What the Experience Convention Taught Me

“As the Director of Sales for a technology company, I am strongly attracted to and aware of all things tech-related. But my experience at The Experience really got my geek side going. Beyond great insights from some of the leading hoteliers of our industry, the innovations around customer engagement, building guest satisfaction, it was leveraging … Read more

Customer Success Schulte Hospitality Group Wins with WCI

You can have the nicest hotel in the market. You can have eye-popping design and all of the onsite amenities demanded by today’s increasingly sophisticated travelers. But if a hotel TV service isn’t top notch, guests aren’t going to walk away happy. It won’t matter how beautiful the saltwater pool or how cutting edge the … Read more

Casting: What the future holds

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Everywhere we go these days, it seems a smartphone app is somehow there to help out. TV isn’t dead, it is being reinvented.  Phone-to-TV casting and online streaming services are changing the game on how we choose to consume televised entertainment. With the emergence of smart TVs, smartphone apps and a generational preference for digital … Read more

TechCrunch: Streaming Services Up 58%

The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore. However, these services still account for a small portion of the overall market, as only 5 percent (4.9 million) of U.S. … Read more