Best Western Plus Cotton Tree Inn- Sandy Adopts BeyondTV GuestCast by Hotel Internet Services to Cater to Guest Demands for Access to Streamed Content

Michal Christine Escobar
Senior Editor, Hotels

Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions, has successfully enhanced the guestroom entertainment abilities of Best Western Cotton Tree Inn- Sandy with the implementation of BeyondTV GuestCast™.  Located just 20 miles south of Salt Lake City, the Utah-based property's recent renovations to ensure high satisfaction rates are now bolstered by the ability for guests to instantly convert guestroom televisions into their own highly personalized entertainment portals using the latest in secure content casting technology.

With increasing numbers of guests asking staff if content casting was an available guestroom feature, hotel leadership recognized that adopting such technology was vital to remaining competitive and staying ahead of market trends. Management was therefore tasked with identifying a solution capable of seamlessly operating in a hospitality environment to provide each guest with a user-friendly, safe and always enjoyable experience. The hotel readily identified HIS as a leading expert in IoT technology for the industry and opted to implement its advanced BeyondTV GuestCast solution. Engineered specifically for hotel environments, BeyondTV GuestCast is compatible with virtually any guestroom television and Wi-Fi network used by hoteliers, eliminating any risk of hardware replacement or complex integrations.

Designed to ensure that guests can effortlessly begin casting without requiring any hotel staff assistance, BeyondTV GuestCast can be used with personal computers, iOS or Android-based devices. Via its compatibility with thousands of mobile apps, BeyondTV GuestCast ensures that guests can access virtually any content of preference including Netflix, Amazon Prime, ESPN, Disney+, HBO Go and much more.

"There's simply no question that today's guests want in-room entertainment to at least match the flexibility and selection that they are used to when at home, and we knew that HIS could deliver precisely what guests expect at an affordable price," said Kristen Fortie, General Manager at Best Western Plus Cotton Tree Inn- Sandy. "After a fast and easy installation, the reaction by our guests has been extremely positive and they are thrilled that they have a straightforward and safe means of continuing to access all of the movies, shows and sporting events that they love."    

As a direct device to guestroom television casting solution, BeyondTV GuestCast sidesteps the need for guests to enter in sensitive login details which may otherwise be at risk of theft. With its device isolation capabilities, BeyondTV GuestCast also protects guest privacy by preventing the inadvertent casting of content to televisions located in other guestrooms.

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