Swisscom Offers Hospitality

Le Mirador Kempinski in Le Mont-Pèlerin near Montreux is the first Swiss destination to benefit from Swisscom's hospitality solutions

June 30, 2009

2 Min Read

BERN -- Swisscom is bringing its globally recognised hotel services to Switzerland. The offering includes the design and management of digital hotel networks, a high-quality IPTV solution and broadband Internet services for hoteliers and their guests. Le Mirador Kempinski in Le Mont-Pèlerin near Montreux is the first Swiss destination to benefit from Swisscom's tailored hospitality solutions.

Resort Le Mirador Kempinski, which is to reopen on 1 July, is positioning itself as 'one of a kind' among the region's 5-star hotels. Over the past ten months, the hotel has been upgraded with a modern CAT-5 data network: All suites are now equipped with extra large LCD screens to deliver Swisscom's interactive live-TV and video-on-demand solution in full-HD quality. 'Our value proposition is to be one step ahead of the client's needs and expectations, which is of course also true of our guest room technology', says Eric Favre, General Manager of Le Mirador Kempinski. 'We have selected Swisscom because they offer us an integrated solution with impressive functionality for both Internet access and IPTV.'

Swisscom offers a convergent set of solutions for the hotel's guest room, meeting room, public area and back-office. All solutions include design, operation and support and can be adapted to the hotel's specific service requirements. In the case! of Hotel Le Mirador Kempinski, for instance, the TV user interface has been completely customised to reflect the hotel's brand and to allow the promotion of its own guest services. In addition to the wired infrastructure, a wireless overlay has been installed, making it more convenient for guests to connect to the Internet. Swisscom manages all solutions remotely and supports guests through its dedicated helpline in 8 languages.

'I am very pleased to enter the Swiss market by working with a resort as distinguished as Le Mirador Kempinski', comments Leo Brand, CEO of Swisscom's Hospitality Services division. 'We can propose solutions that combine the latest IP technology with considerable expertise in the international hospitality sector. This makes us unique as a technology partner for hoteliers.'

Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM)

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