Montcalm luxury hotels launch a smartphone service

first_imgThe Montcalm London Marble Arch has become the first of the Montcalm Hotels to launch ‘Handy’, a smartphone service to bolster their guest offering and promise to connect the disconnected.Guests of The Montcalm London Marble Arch will be able to use Handy devices entirely free of charge, for the entire duration of their stay in the UK capital, enabling them to make local and international calls to destinations including USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and India and access 3G data to use the Internet.In addition, Handy’s tailored service offers over 200 points-of-interest that includes: travel recommendations updated throughout the day, interactive maps, websites and a one-touch reservation option which will include access to all restaurants and major attractions.To protect the guests’ privacy, all personal information and browsing history will be completelycleared from the Handy smartphones when the guest is checked out of the hotel.Due to a high number of overseas business and leisure travellers increasingly struggling with their handheld devices when travelling to the UK, Montcalm has introduced the complimentary Handy smartphone service at The Montcalm London Marble Arch and soon to follow at other Montcalm hotels in the collection.Ramesh Arora, Managing Director of Montcalm Hotels said, “In the digital era, complete mobile connectivity should be a given, so we’re delighted to be the first hotel group in the UK to offer this service with the Handy smartphone. It demonstrates our commitment to putting the customer first by offering them the very best value during their stay, because it means our international guests can stay connected to their world, with our compliments.”last_img read more

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