Acentic Named an Approved Technology Supplier to Marriott in Europe

By Acentic, PRNE
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

COLOGNE, Germany, June 22, 2011 -

- Agreement reinforces Acentic’s
combination of technology and support as a trusted international

Acentic, a leading supplier of broadband systems and digital
interactive TV (iTV) for the hotel industry, announced today that
the company has been named an approved supplier of hotel in-room
technology to the MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: MAR) brands
across Europe.

With its flexible Panorama platform for delivering in-room
digital broadcast, on-demand and Hotel TV services, Acentic brings
a bespoke solution to the Marriott brands in the upscale market, as
well as the mid scale market. Acentic already provides services to
16,000 Marriott rooms across Europe. This agreement reinforces the
partnership and enables Acentic to build upon its position within
one of the fastest growing hotel brands.

Acentic provides Marriott with access to technology for the
current need for high definition (HD), as well as a platform that
is easily upgradeable for the future. Whether over legacy networks
or IP, Marriott can offer a consistent guest experience across
Europe with a high level of service. Furthermore, through the use
of Acentic’s upgradable platform, Marriott properties will benefit
from the latest applications throughout the contract’s

“Marriott is dedicated to providing a world class in-room
experience, and Acentic has always delivered the high levels of
product and service quality expected by Marriott and their guests.
As we continue our long and durable relationship, we have a
significant opportunity to extend our roll out and grow with
Marriott in Central and Eastern Europe,” said Richard Robinson, CEO
of Acentic.

Acentic was the first technology provider to install guest
connectivity panels for Marriott, and now offers a HD experience
with a range of services which recognise the importance of the
Marriott guest. The two companies will continue joint work on
developing the future in-room experience, bringing guest
satisfaction and return on investment to Marriott and building

About Acentic Group

Acentic is an international provider of high-speed Internet
access solutions and digital TV services to hotels. Acentic’s
digital content, technology, support and services deliver
information and communication, as well as entertainment and revenue
generation tools, via the hotel television, providing a unique
communications system that meets the evolving lifestyles of guests.
Acentic’s broadband and digital TV services are in many of the
world’s leading hotel chains, including Accor, Dorint, Hilton,
Hyatt, InterContinental Hotels Group, Maritim, Marriott, Movenpick
and Starwood in more than 30 countries in Europe, Middle East and
Africa. For more information, visit href="">

Acentic Media Contacts:
Smaro Makaronidou

ink Communications for Acentic
Jennifer Hicks / EMEA

Alex Crabb / North America


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