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June, 2017

MCOMS at HITEC 2017, Toronto, Canada

MCOMS at HITEC 2017, Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada, June 13, 2017

MCOM Media Communications a leading IPTV and Guest Facing Solution Provider to the Hospitality Industry, would like to invite you to HITEC 2017 in Toronto from June 26th to 29th.

Come visit our booth #2023 to experience the latest in IPTV, VOD, Mobile, Digital Signage and Cloud Solutions for your Hotels

This year we will showcase the new HOTstream TV UXs cutting edge design and possibilities. Check out HOTstream View, HOTstream Mosaic  and HOTstream Flex or ask us to design a custom solution for your property. MCOMS will also be sharing all the latest features like: new OMS management tool, live demo of our multiple integrations with hotel systems, as well as our offerings in Screen and Content Sharing and OTT technology.

MCOMS will be available for private appointments so please be sure to reach out as soon as possible so we can ensure you the time you need to experience our HOTstream Solution.

To book a demo please click here. You will also be automatically entered into our iPad drawing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We all look forward to seeing you in our booth.

Please visit our website, www.mcoms.com to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

 

May, 2017

Betsy South Beach Hotel in Miami selects MCOMS HOTstream Cloud TV & VOD

Betsy South Beach Hotel in Miami selects MCOMS HOTstream Cloud TV & VOD

Miami, FL, May 26, 2017 

MCOM Media Communications is proud to announce the selection of MCOMS HOTstream Cloud suite by the newly renovated Betsy South Beach hotel (http://www.thebetsyhotel.com/) in Miami. MCOMS installed its cloud based solution, where everything runs on Amazon WS, eliminating the need to acquire and maintain on-premise expensive hardware.

The legendary Betsy South Beach is a distinguished landmark hotel providing an elegant, personalized boutique experience in the heart of South Beach. The Betsy’s relaxed tropical interiors and 130 welcoming, beach side retreats create an aura that is passionately low-key. With exquisite amenities, incredible ocean views, world-class cuisine, and a unique commitment to the arts, the Betsy is within walking distance to shopping, culture and nightlife.

The hotel is connected to MCOMS Cloud TV and VOD service on Amazon WS. MCOMS completed a mixed Smart TV and Smart STB installation as per the hotels’ requirements. Through HOTstream Cloud guests experience the latest IPTV and VOD technology and enjoy a vast variety of Free-to-Guest channels and Hollywood video on demand movies. In addition, guests access all interactive hotel services through their in-room TVs, including guest services, reservations and bookings.

“We were looking for a turn-key solution that will anticipate our guests’ needs and expectations. MCOMS has delivered a complete Cloud TV solution that elevated the hotel experience we offer. We would also like to highlight the seamless cooperation we had with MCOMS team that installed the system and the excellent support services we are receiving” said Jeff Lehman, Managing Director at The Betsy South Beach.

About The Betsy
The Betsy –South Beach is a refined, beach-side haven located in the heart of South Beach, committed to timeless luxury and service, while offering incredible ocean views, exquisite amenities, world-class cuisine, and a unique commitment to the arts. Included as one of only three Florida hotels on the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Award, the Betsy is considered one of the world’s best hotels.
The Betsy -South Beach is a distinguished landmark hotel providing an elegant,personalized boutique experience in the heart of South Beach. The Betsy’s relaxed tropical interiors and 130 welcoming, beach side retreats create an aura that is passionately low-key. With exquisite amenities, incredible ocean views, world-class cuisine, and a unique commitment to the arts, the Betsy is within walking distance to shopping, culture and nightlife.

May, 2017

The MCOMS HOTstream solution selected by Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach

 

The MCOMS HOTstream solution selected by Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach

Miami, May 2, 2017  

The exclusive Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach (http://www.acqualinaresort.com/), has installed MCOMS leading guest communications platform in all of its 98 guest rooms and suites, replacing the existing IPTV solution. MCOMS through HOTstream 6.0 will deliver the latest technology solutions to ensure an unrivaled guest experience and best-of-class services.

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is a luxury seaside haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, featuring 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residences with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Acqualina is a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award and the AAA Five Diamond Award.

MCOMS has already completed the installation of HOTstream 6.0 IPTV and VOD solutions to provide a wide range of HD entertainment content and TV channels, as well as information and hotel services. Guests can have access to services such as room service, wake-up call, view bill, express check-out, news and weather. In addition through integrations with 3rd party hotel systems like PAR Springer Miller’s PMS. MCOMS new guest facing solution, HOTstream 6.0 comes with OMS, an all-encompassing suite of responsive web-based tools for managing content, monitoring usage and system health and configuring system components that will simplify and facilitate the hotel staff in the everyday management of the system.

Ms. Deborah Yager Fleming, CEO & Partner at Acqualina Resort notes “We are very pleased to have partner with MCOMS for this project. We are positive that the HOTstream solution will bring numerous benefits for our guests by creating a digital communication channel which will further enhance the quality of our services and our brand.”

MCOMS HOTstream 6.0 is a sophisticated technology solution, designed to serve high profile properties like the Acqualina Resort and Spa on the beach and help them create an unforgettable experience that will exceed their guests’ expectations.” said Costas Sakellariou, CEO MCOMS.

 

About Acqualina Resort & Spa, a 5 Star Diamond Miami Resort
Acqualina Resort & Spa in Miami Beach is a place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residencies with breathtaking views of Atlantic Ocean. Step into a world of luxury with unprecedented accommodations and service, world-class dining destinations, including Il Mulino New York, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious meeting rooms, and an innovative marine biology-based children’s program. A variety of lavish interior and exterior venues provide an ideal background for opulent weddings and memorable events on the lush property grounds boasting 400 feet of stunning Atlantic coastline. Acqualina Spa by ESPA, the first ESPA-branded spa in the United States, provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two- story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation set in a class of its own offering eleven treatment rooms and an extravagant private spa suite for two, along with the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace complete with a spa pool, heated jet pool, and Roman waterfall – all set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Acqualina Resort in Miami Beach is a recipient of the coveted 2017 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award and the AAA Five Diamond Award.

April, 2017

MCOMS Cloud TV brings together hotel guests and local artists in Brooklyn

MCOMS Cloud TV technology brings together hotel guests and local artists in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York, April 9, 2017

The iconic Wythe Hotel on the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn, NY selected MCOMS HOTstream luxury hospitality suite to provide a cloud based TV solution for its guests.

The Wythe hotel has chosen to install the HOTstream Cloud TV solution, where everything runs on Amazon WS and is delivered to in-room TVs over the Internet, eliminating the need to acquire and maintain on-premise expensive hardware. Through HOTstream Cloud the hotel has the full suite of MCOMS HOTstream up and running instantly, including Free-to-Guest TV, PMS integration, Video-on-demand and OTT services.
In parallel the guests have access to Interactive TV services, including hotel services such as view bill, reservations, express check out and hotel messages, hotel facilities information, news, weather reports, travel guides, and access to OTT content from Hulu, Crackle and YouTube on guestroom TVs.

Located in the heart of Brooklyn, the Wythe Hotel is an 8-story hotel on the Williamsburg waterfront. Built in 1901, a former cooperage has been meticulously converted into the 70-room hotel with a restaurant and rooftop bar by restaurateur Andrew Tarlow. As an anchor to Brooklyn’s most dynamic neighborhood, the Wythe often collaborates with local artists and artisans on the programming.

Among the many unique features that were designed and especially customized for the Wythe hotel, there is a Free-to-Guest cloud VOD service with content from ART21, to bring together the local art community and the Wythe’s guests. Art21 is a celebrated global leader in presenting thought-provoking and sophisticated content about contemporary art, and the go-to place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time.

Peter Lawrence, the owner of Wythe Hotel noted; “Getting the right technology in hotel rooms is a fast moving target to hit. That technology must be simple to use, have depth and breadth of potential uses, interface seamlessly with existing systems, AND strengthen the guest’s enjoyment and understanding of the hotel’s version of hospitality. MCOMS brought flexibility, patience and determination to this project and I am very pleased with the result.”

 

About The Wythe
Located in the heart of Brooklyn, the Wythe Hotel is an 8-story hotel on the Williamsburg waterfront. Built in 1901, a former cooperage has been meticulously converted into the 70-room hotel with a restaurant and rooftop bar by restaurateur Andrew Tarlow. As an anchor to Brooklyn’s most dynamic neighborhood, the Wythe often collaborates with local artists and artisans on the programming. wythehotel.com

About Art21
A nonprofit organization, Art21’s mission is to inspire a more creative world through the works and words of contemporary artists. Art21 provides unparalleled access to the artist’s voice to diverse audiences around the world, using the power of digital media to introduce millions of people to contemporary art and artists. For nearly two decades, Art21 has changed the paradigm for teaching and learning about the creative process.

March, 2017

MCOMS at HITEC Amsterdam

MCOMS at HITEC Amsterdam

Amsterdam, March 21, 2017  

MCOMS, a leading Guest Facing Technology Provider invites you to HITEC Amsterdam in RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre on 29th-30th March.

MCOM Media Communications (MCOMS) will participate in the first HITEC Conference ever organized in Europe and you are most welcome to visit our stand Nr.80 and experience all newly released MCOMS guest facing hospitality services for IPTV, OTT, VOD, Mobile, and Digital Signage.
This year we are highlighting our latest (a) ScreenSharing/Content Sharing services (b) OTT services (c) MCOMS Cloud-based solution and the many integrations with rapid response systems, door locks, GRMS and more. Also we will be launching our new logo.
Hoteliers that will attend visit MCOMS stand will have the opportunity to experience a full demo of MCOMS HOTstream hospitality suite and meet with MCOMS regional directors that will travel for HITEC from our regional offices in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

Feel free to visit our website, www.mcoms.com, for more details on our solutions.

We all look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam next week.

February, 2017

MCOMS announces new office in Singapore

MCOMS announces new office in Singapore

Singapore, February 22, 2017  

MCOM Media Communications, one of the leading IT solution providers for the hospitality industry, strengthens its sales efforts in the Asia-Pacific area with a new office in Singapore.

After a successful presence in Europe, Middle East, Africa and The Americas, the company is ready to scale its operations and continue its business development. The office, ideally located in Singapore, will accommodate the area’s high-end hospitality technology needs and will enhance the company’s relations with the local hospitality industry.

“The decision to expand our presence into Asia-Pacific was a logical step in our business growth strategy,” said Costas Sakellariou, CEO. “We are looking forward to introducing our products and know-how across Asia and Oceania.”

 

December, 2016

MCOM HOTstream at COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach

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MCOM HOTstream at COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach

Miami, FL, December 16, 2016

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach (http://www.comohotels.com/metropolitanmiamibeach) has selected MCOM’s HOTstream 4 solution to offer a unique guest experience, and promote their brand and services.

An Art Deco luxury design hotel, COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is a 74-room Miami hotel in the heart of the Miami Beach historic district, overlooking America’s most iconic beach. COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach delivers the perfect blend of rest and revelry, urban modernity and period charm by way of light-filled rooms, a COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, and leading edge interiors by the Italian designer, Paola Navone.

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach guests can now enjoy the latest IPTV and VOD technology offered by HOTstream 4 solution including a vast variety of video on demand movies and channels. In parallel, guests can access all interactive hotel services and information, make reservations, view bill, order room service and many more. MCOM has also designed a HOTstream Mobile application which guests can use in their personal smart phones or tablets before, during and after their stay to benefit from all the features and services available.

Costas Sakellariou,  CEO of MCOM, says, “We are very excited to be installing HOTstream in the COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach Hotel. We are positive that our solution will enable the hotel to maximize guest satisfaction and offer a truly unforgettable experience even to the most demanding traveler.”

About COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach 
An Art Deco luxury design hotel, COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is a 74-room Miami hotel in the heart of the Miami Beach historic district,overlooking America’s most iconic beach. COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach delivers the perfect blend of rest and revelry, urban modernity and period charm by way of light-filled rooms, a COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, and leading edge interiors by the Italian designer, Paola Navone.

October, 2016

MCOM integrates HOTstream with KNOWCROSS’ KNOW Service

MCOM Media Communications integrates HOTstream with KNOWCROSS’ KNOW Service

Dubai, October 10, 2016,

MCOM Media Communications is announcing today its collaboration with KNOWCROSS, the global leader in technology intelligence for the hospitality operations industry, to allow seamless integration between its HOTstream platform and KNOW Service.

This integration between MCOM and KNOW Service allows the submission of popular guest requests like requests for extra pillow, coffee, toiletries etc., through the HOTstream platform without having to call the reception, thus facilitating the process and improving the hotel’s response time. Requests can be submitted directly from the in-room TV’s or any guest mobile device, helping the hotel to personalize the process and increase guest satisfaction.

The enhanced service made its debut at Dubai’s Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, which is already reporting success. Automating the handling of guest requests through the in-room TVs, has led to increased staff productivity, improved response times and an increase in the quality service standards allowing for a better guest experience.

Costas Sakellariou, CEO of MCOM says: “Having to work with some of the best hotels around the world, we are constantly looking for ways that will permit us to enhance our product suite and allow for more efficiency. MCOM has already developed more than fifty integrations with different systems to ensure that all hotel needs and requests are attended the best way possible. Working with KNOWCROSS was something we were really looking forward to, since their product is one of the best in the hospitality market.”

“Integrating with HOTstream is a great opportunity to increase the already immense value provided by the KNOWCROSS suite of products,” explains KNOWCROSS CEO and Founder, Nikhil Nath. “As one of the most established brands in the hotel industry, we are always looking for innovative ways to help hoteliers bolster service, increase customer satisfaction and therefore extend brand loyalty. This integration helps accomplish that mission.”

ABOUT KNOWCROSS
Founded in 2002, KNOWCROSS is the global leader in technologyintelligence for the hospitality operations industry. KNOWCROSS has over 300+customers across 40+ countries and offers a suite of software services thatenhance efficiency and guest service with a direct impact on the bottom-line.Customers include Hilton, Hyatt, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, KempinskiHotels, Radisson Hotels, Holiday Inn, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, SIXTYHotels, Commune Hotels & Resorts,TajHotels Resorts& Palaces, Oberoi Hotels, and among others.

The Knowcross suite includes five software applications – KNOW Housekeeping, KNOW Service, KNOW Glitch,KNOW Mobile and KNOW Inspection. These applications are multi-lingual, available onthe cloud, can be interfaced to most PMS systems and are available eitherstand-alone or bundled. For more information, visit: www.knowcross.com.

September, 2016

MCOM HOTstream at Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel

The MCOM HOTstream solution at the iconic Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel

Dubai, September 16, 2016

The new Palazzo Versace Dubai hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection and one of Dubai’s most high-end hotels, has chosen MCOM HOTstream hospitality solution to provide guests with best-of-class in-room technology.

The new hotel is located in the centre of Dubai, in the heart of the new Culture Village on a prime waterfront plot, offering picturesque views of the Dubai Creek. Artistic director Donatella Versace has exclusively designed the interiors and furniture for each of the 215 rooms & suites, bringing the world of Versace to life. Palazzo Versace Dubai is also home to 169 residences, ranging from one to six bedrooms, each decorated and furnished in true Versace style.

MCOM designed a custom UI (user interface) for the HOTstream IPTV and Interactive TV solutions, installed in all 215 rooms & suites and 169 residences, that showcases the hotel’s unique brand, while creating an unforgettable experience for its exclusive clientele. In addition, MCOM has been deploying an integration with Interel’s GRMS to allow guests and hotel staff to control and monitor the room environment from their own devices.

“We spent many hours across all technology to ensure we would provide a cross generation, guest friendly experience” said Sandra Tikal General Manager of Palazzo Versace Dubai. “Since our requirements went beyond the typical IPTV offerings for hotels, Enshaa decided to work with MCOM that holds many years of experience with upscale properties and the technical know-how to create a premium hospitality suite like HOTstream.”

About Palazzo Versace Dubai:

Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace, Palazzo Versace Dubai is a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle traces of Arabian architecture. Featuring a striking entrance, high ceilings, landscaped gardens, and a range of well-crafted Italian furnishings, the hotel is truly symbolic of the Versace lifestyle.

Set in the heart of the Culture Village Palazzo Versace Dubai is conveniently located along the shores of the historic Dubai Creek. A walk through the 5-star hotel’s public spaces reveals several exclusive designs and fabrics from the House of  Versace, while the lagoon pools and reflection ponds complement the serenity of the lush gardens that surround the hotel – a true luxury retreat for leisure travelers.

September, 2016

MCOM presents HOTstream 6.0 at The Hotel Show

MCOM Media Communications presents HOTstream 6.0 at The Hotel Show, Dubai

Dubai, September 12 2016.
MCOM Media Communications (www.mcoms.com) has released HOTstream 6.0, a new guest facing solution with next-generation customizable user interfaces available for any screen.

HOTstream 6.0 was designed to respond to the fast growing expectations and needs of the modern traveler allowing the hotelier to offer quality and revolutionary services. The new hospitality platform comes with industry’s most wanted features in IPTV, screen casting, OTT apps, Mobile FTG TV and VOD and is open to 3rd party integrations.

Among the key new features of HOTstream 6.0. new UX technology, is that it enables dynamically generated user interfaces that mix menu options with products and promos that are consistent for any screen size or orientation and a screen casting or mirroring service that allows guests to stream and watch content from their devices on the TV. HOTstream 6.0 new features also include RCU on the mobile, shared TV and mobile favorites, EPG and movie guides, Mobile TV and OTT services, as well as a web-based OMS tool kit.

MCOM will present HOTstream 6.0 for the first time in the EMEA area, at The Hotel Show in Dubai, from 17-19 September.

For more information on HOTstream 6.0 please visit our website www.mcoms.com

June, 2016

MCOM HOTstream selected by the luxury Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel in Dubai

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MCOM HOTstream selected by the luxury Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel in Dubai

Dubai, June 16 2016, 

The luxury Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel, member of the prestigious Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts group has partnered with MCOM to enhance their guest experience with HOTstream premium hospitality technology solution.

Inspired by the imperial palaces of the Ottoman era, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a five-star luxury hotel that does absolutely everything in superb style. From its exclusive location on the west crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah to the truly spectacular lobby entrance, every detail inspires awe and delight.  The resort is made up of 379 elegant guest rooms, with 26 lavish suites and 38 Royal Residences offering stunning ocean views.

MCOM Media Communications was asked to replace the previous IP system and install a new TV guest entertainment system and FTG services in all 405 rooms and villas. The HOTstream IPTV solution offers an unrivalled range of FTG HD TV channels, including many innovative new features like IPTV provisioning for the public areas to show channels in top quality, a brand new IPTV headend as well as live TV channel viewing on the guest mobile devices using adaptive stream technologies.

The HOTstream IPTV and OTT solutions are paired with a hotel branded mobile application, with powerful customization capabilities, a valuable promotional and communication tool for the hotel, enabling it to promote its brand and services directly to guests through their own mobile devices.

“We were looking for a product that was stable, easy to implement and would add value to our guest experience, above all a partner that shared our passion for service and excellence. MCOM seemed like the obvious choice.” said Mr. Neil Menezes Vice President Infrastructure and Operations, Jumeirah Group.

Mr. Costas Sakellariou, CEO at MCOM, notes “We are delighted to have worked with Jumeirah Group for this project. Our goal was to help shape a unique customer experience through the use of new technology. MCOM has managed to design and deliver a 100% customized and hotel branded solution that meets the exclusive needs of a high profile hotel like Jumeirah Zabeel Saray”.

 

About Jumeirah Zabeel Saray:

Inspired by the imperial palaces of the Ottoman era, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a five-star luxury hotel that does absolutely everything in superb style. From its exclusive location on the west crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah to the truly spectacular lobby entrance, every detail inspires awe and delight.

The resort is made up of 379 elegant guest rooms, with 26 lavish suites and 38 Royal Residences offering stunning ocean views. Lose yourself in the outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Discover a whole new way of dining at the magnificent Music Hall. And explore a world of treatments at the palatial Talise Ottoman Spa, home to 42 treatment rooms, eight hydrotherapy rooms, steam rooms, saunas, snow rooms and three Turkish hammams. However you spend your time here, every moment is a pleasure.

 

 About Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts:

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The company was founded in 1997 with the aim to become a hospitality industry leader through establishing a world class portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts. Building on this success, in 2004 Jumeirah Group became a member of Dubai Holding – a collection of leading Dubai-based businesses and projects – in line with a new phase of growth and development for the Group.

June, 2016

MCOM at HITEC 2016, New Orleans

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MCOM at HITEC 2016, New Orleans

New Orleans, June 10, 2016

MCOM Media Communications a leading IPTV and Guest Facing Solution Provider to the Hospitality Industry, would like to invite you to HITEC 2016 in New Orleans.

Come visit our booth #1651 to experience the latest in IPTV, VOD, Mobile, and Digital Signage Solutions for your Hotels.  See for yourself why MCOM has become one of the leaders in the Industry worldwide!

This year we have redesigned the MCOM booth to accommodate more meetings and to showcase our new revolutionary HOTstream 6.0 platform and its cutting edge design and possibilities. MCOM will also be sharing all the latest features like: new OMS management tool, live demo of our multiple integrations with hotel systems, as well as our offerings in Screen Sharing and OTT technology.

MCOM will be available for private appointments so please be sure to reach out as soon as possible so we can ensure you the time you need to experience our HOTstream Solution.

Just for stopping by our booth you will get an opportunity to win one of our giveaways.

MCOM Director, Product Management, Eleftherios Simotas will also be giving a presentation on Next Generation Guest Facing Technologies: an overview of the emerging technologies on Wednesday, Thursday, June 23, at 12:00 PM as part of the HITEC Tech Talks in Booth #151.

Please visit our website, www.mcoms.com to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

We all look forward to seeing you in New Orleans.

MCOM joins forces with Honeywell

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MCOM Media Communications joins forces with Honeywell

New York, May 24, 2016
MCOM Media Communications, one of the leading technology companies in hospitality, is working with Honeywell, a leader in building automation with energy-saving solutions, to enable the hotel guests to access Honeywell’s INNCOM Room Controls on the HOTstream TV and Mobile Guest Entertainment solutions.

MCOM has integrated with INNCOM to ensure that guests will have access to all key features during their stay. As a result, both guests and hoteliers benefit from controlling in-room temperature, lighting, do-not-disturb indications, drape positioning, fan speed and many more features. HOTstream integrates seamlessly with the INNCOM network to maximize efficiency and meet the needs of all property types, delivering a memorable guest experience.

“MCOM is working with Honeywell to create an innovative solution that will meet the needs of the modern traveller with state-of-the-art technology. I am confident that our alliance with MCOM will further reinforce our leadership in guestroom control systems for the hospitality industry.” said Tom Woodruff, General Manager for Honeywell.

Mr. Costas Sakellariou, CEO at MCOM said: “Working together with Honeywell has let us further enhance HOTstream hospitality suite, allowing us to deliver premium hospitality services and increase satisfaction for the guests”.

May, 2016

The luxury Rosewood Jeddah hotel selects HOTstream solution

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The luxury Rosewood Jeddah hotel selects HOTstream solution

Jeddah, May 11 2016

The luxury Rosewood Jeddah hotel (http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/jeddah), member of the Rosewood Hotels and Resorts group has selected MCOM’s HOTstream solution (http://mcoms.com/hotstream/) to provide state-of-the-art in-room technology in all its 127 rooms and suites.

Rosewood Jeddah is situated in the heart of Jeddah’s Corniche in the fashionable northern corner of the city within easy reach of key business, diplomatic and designer shopping districts. The hotel itself is a distinctive modern building situated along the shores of the Red Sea with memorable views from the hotel’s guestrooms and luxury facilities, making it a popular destination for a Saudi Arabia vacation.
MCOM Media Communications respecting the existing TV infrastructure of the Rosewood Jeddah, chose to install the HOTstream Set top box solution that would provide a distinguished guest experience, without the need to turn to costly alternatives.

Rosewood Jeddah has also selected the HOTstream Interactive solution to provide comprehensive yet innovative Interactive guest services to all, including access to hotel services such as view bill,reservations, express check out and hotel messages. Guests will also benefit from a range of valuable features, such as hotel facilities information,news, weather reports and travel guides.

In addition through HOTstream IPTV, guests can enjoy a premium TV experience, with an impressive channel list as well as many other features like genre and language categorization of channels, multilingual support, parental control and more.

Hans-Peter Leitzke, Managing Director of Rosewood Jeddah said: “We are pleased to have partnership with MCOM to satisfy the modern traveler’s needs for personalized service and high end technology. HOTstream solution has helped us ensure our guest’s satisfaction and premier service offering.”

 

 About Rosewood Jeddah:

Rosewood Jeddah is a flawless combination of the latest technology, spectacular design and unprecedented sophistication. Designed for both the business and leisure travelers, this luxury Jeddah hotel offers elegance and unparalleled personal service. One of the finest hotels in Jeddah and Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Jeddah was the first hotel in Jeddah to offer 24-hour butler service for all rooms. The hotel’s 127 rooms and suites are thoughtfully furnished and many offer stunning views of the Red Sea.

April, 2016

MCOM Media Communications integrates HOTstream with Delphi

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MCOM Media Communications integrates HOTstream with Delphi

New York, April 27 2016

MCOM Media Communications (www.mcoms.com) in collaboration with Newmarket (www.newmarketinc.com) released a new interface with the latest REST based events API of Delphi Sales & Catering system. The integration allows HOTstream system to receive data on events managed by Delphi and display relevant information on HOTstream displays seamlessly.

HOTstream is the most powerful way to publish information and promote services in a highly targeted way, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. High Definition displays are placed in key hotel public areas: reception and lobby, conference halls, restaurants or recreation facilities.
By using high quality videos, images, presentations, live feeds or any other content, you engage your guests and visitors and promote your services with targeted multimedia messages at the proper place and time.

The interconnection of the two systems allows HOTstream to have up-to-date information on events, and room scheduling information, advertisements and information so as to further enhance the guest experience, avoiding duplicate data entry and automatically updating information even with last minute changes. Puerto Rico’s Condado Vanderbilt luxury hotel property is one of the first sites already deploying this integration.

MCOM has already developed more than fifty integrations with different systems to ensure that all hotel needs and requests are attended the best way possible.

April, 2016

MCOM at EHMA event, in Nicosia, Cyprus

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MCOM at EHMA event, in Nicosia, Cyprus

Limassol, April 2 2016

MCOM has participated in the 43rd EHMA Annual General Meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, from 7 to 10 April 2016. Visitors had the opportunity to see all available new features.

EHMA  is a non-profit association of Hotel Managers operating first class and luxury hotels across Europe. Their mission is to make EHMA the number one platform for collective intelligence, education, networking and professional development among European hotel managers of 4- and 5-star properties.

Hoteliers experienced the latest in screen sharing and OTT technology from their own mobile devices as well as a live demo of the premium HOTstream solutions, Free-to-Guest, VOD, Smart TV, Mobile and Signage as well as  our latest hospitality solution HOTstream Cloud.

March, 2016

MCOM HOTstream goes to IHTF 2016

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MCOM HOTstream goes to IHTF 2016

Düsseldorf, March 31 2016

MCOM Media Communications, will participate once more to the annual International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF) 2016, the leading event for the hotel technology industry.

Hoteliers that will attend the event will get the opportunity to experience the latest in screen sharing and OTT technology from their own mobile devices as well as a live demo of the premium HOTstream solutions, Free-to-Guest, VOD, Smart TV, Mobile and Signage.

In addition, the MCOM team will present our latest solution, HOTstream Cloud.

Please visit our website  to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

 

We all look forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf.

March, 2016

MCOM at the HTNG North American Conference

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MCOM at the HTNG North American Conference

Amelia Island, March 1 2016

 MCOM Media Communications will participate in the forthcoming HTNG North American Conference hosted in Amelia Island, Fl, from March 1st to 3rd.

Hoteliers that will attend the event will get the opportunity to experience the latest in screen sharing and OTT technology from their own mobile devices as well as a live demo of the premium HOTstream solutions, Free-to-Guest, VOD, Smart TV, Mobile and Signage.

In addition, the MCOM team will present our latest solution, HOTstream Cloud, one of the fifteen solutions being considered for this year’s HTNG TechOvation Award.

Please visit our website, www.mcoms.com to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

We all look forward to seeing you in Amelia Island.

February, 2016

MCOM exhibiting at the ISE event 2016

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MCOM exhibiting at the ISE event 2016

Amsterdam, February 7 2016

MCOM Media Communications will participate at ISE 2016, the world’s largest AV system integration and unified communications event. You are invited to visit us at the Samsung booth at the Amtrium AM100, in Amsterdam RAI, on February 11th and 12th, where we will showcase all the latest features of the HOTstream Smart TV solution.

Visitors will have the chance to see MCOM’s HOTstream Smart TV hospitality suite, designed for Samsung’s H Browser, a complete solution for hoteliers. Available features include custom UI design, VOD, IPTV, concierge services, hotel information, reservations, mobile apps, digital signage and multiple integrations with hotel systems (PMS, POS, Spa, Request Mgnt and many more). The HOTstream Smart TV solution is also available on the cloud.

September, 2015

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha selected HOTstream

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Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha selected MCOM HOTstream TV, OTT and mobile application

Doha, September 21 2015

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha selected the full range of MCOM HOTstream hospitality services to provide guests with a premium in-room and mobile entertainment experience. The exclusive 5 star Marsa Malaz Kempinski is offering a wide range of hotel services, information and content through any screen available at the hotel, creating a unique and personalized experience for every guest.

 

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha is located at The Pearl-Qatar, the recognizable man-made island off the coast of Doha. The Marsa Malaz Kempinski showcases the finest European architecture, blended with traditional Arabian elements in all of its 281 luxurious rooms – including 69 suites, two Presidential suites and two Royal suites. Each accommodation provides the latest technology, along with service from your private butler catering to your every need, 24 hours a day.

HOTstream Smart TV solution makes full use of the newly acquired Hotel Smart LED TVs allowing the hotel to deliver cost-effective and technology leading in-room entertainment and TV channel viewing. In parallel, with the latest IPTV technology offered by MCOM HOTstream, guests can enjoy live a wide range of FTG channels in HD quality in room TVs as well as on their mobile devices anywhere in the hotel.

Driven by the luxury profile of the hotel, MCOM designed a tailor-made HOTstream Mobile app, which guests can use in their personal smartphones or tablets before, during and after their stay to benefit from all the features and services available. Large screens in the lobby area and conference rooms offer hotel and area information and unlimited number of hotel branded promotions through the dedicated area on any guest device or in-room TV.

As Mr. Wissam Suleiman, General Manager, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, explains “We have worked closely with MCOM Media Communications to offer an advanced-technology solution to our guests and meet their exclusive needs. Making the most out of the features offered on the MCOM HOTstream solution will allow us to further enhance the guest experience and establish stronger communication with our guests.”

About Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha
The newly opened Marsa Malaz Kempinski showcases the finest European architecture, blended with traditional Arabien elements in all of it 281 luxurious rooms – including 69 suites, two Presidential suites and two Royal suites. Each accommodation provides the latest technology, along with service from your private butler catering to your every need, 24 hours a day.
Marsa Malaz Kempinski is located at The Pearl-Qatar, the recognizable man-made island off the coast of Doha. The hotel is just a step away from numerous entertainment and dining options at Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale districts of The Pearl, and a 10-minute drive from the central business district of West Bay. The new Hamad International Airport is 29km/30 mins away.

September, 2015

MCOM HOTstream at the Hotel Show 2015, Dubai

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MCOM HOTstream at the Hotel Show 2015, Dubai

Dubai, September 16 2015

MCOM Media Communications, a leading IPTV and In Room Technology Provider, invites you to The Hotel Show 2015 in Dubai, UAE.

Come visit our booth 8D321 to experience the latest in IPTV, OTT, VOD, Mobile, and Digital Signage Solutions for your Hotels.You will get the chance to see the latest in Screen Sharing and OTT technology from your own devices and experience what your guests are demanding during their travels.Witness how simple and easy it is to use MCOM HOTstream services and request a live demo.

At the Hotel Show MCOM will present live for the first time its latest state-of-the-art solution, the HOTstream Cloud which is based on Microsoft Azure.

MCOM will be available for private appointments as needed. Please be sure to reach out as soon as possible so we can ensure you the time you need to experience our Latest HOTstream Solution. You can schedule your appointment by going to our link provided here, to ensure that we have blocked off your time.

Please visit our website, www.mcoms.com to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

We all look forward to seeing you in Dubai next week.

July, 2015

MCOM at HTNG Asia-Pacific Conference in Bali, Indonesia

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MCOM at HTNG Asia-Pacific Conference in Bali, Indonesia

Dubai, July 14 2015
MCOM Media Communications will participate in the forthcoming HTNG Asia Pacific Conference hosted in Bali, from July 21st to 23rd. Hoteliers that will attend the event will get the opportunity to experience the latest screen sharing and OTT technology from their own mobile devices and interact with the services guests are expecting during their stay.

This year we will present the full portfolio of HOTstream services, highlighting:

Wireless content sharing between guest mobile devices and in-room TVs for iOS and Android devices. HOTstream allows guests to bring their own devices (BYOD) or to use room-based mobile devices equipped with HOTstream Mobile application to easily share their own content with in-room TV.

Live TV and Video on Demand for mobile devices. Through HOTstream’s unique technology, guests can watch live TV channels or Video on Demand on their own mobile device anywhere in the hotel.

HOTstream Mobile. Our application for room-based tablets and guest-owned smart mobile devices (BYOD), both for iOS and Android. With HOTstream mobile, you enjoy all the unique benefits of a central system for consistent user experience on all devices, instant access to hotel interactive services, advertisement management and more.

HOTstream Smart TV. Our solution to provide interactive services using the latest Smart Hotel TVs that eliminated the need for set top boxes and excessive cabling. HOTstream Smart is compatible with all Hotel Smart TVs as it is based on HTML5 technology.

We all look forward to seeing you in Bali, on July 21.

June, 2015

MCOM releases HOTstream Cloud on Microsoft Azure

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MCOM releases HOTstream Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Austin, June 29 2015
MCOM Media Communications (www.mcoms.com), a pioneer in TV and Mobile hospitality solutions, released HOTstream Cloud on Microsoft Azure (azure.microsoft.com). HOTstream Cloud is the cloud based counterpart of MCOM HOTstream hospitality solution that delivers digital content, connectivity, and commerce services to hotel guests and travelers on multiple devices via ONE centralized platform!

In HOTstream Cloud everything runs on the cloud and is delivered to the guest screens over the internet. All that a hotel needs is HOTstream Cloud service and internet connection as our pioneer approach eliminates the need to acquire and maintain on-premise servers, racks, ups power feeds and other headend hardware. Through HOTstream Cloud each hotel can have the full suite of MCOM HOTstream up and running instantly including Free-to-Guest TV, Hotel interactive services, PMS integration, Video-on-demand and mobile apps.

Similarly to MCOM HOTstream, HOTstream Cloud is provided along with our web-based administration solution, HOTstream OMS, to allow hotelier to monitor and manage the service using a web browser from the comfort of any desktop, tablet or smartphone.

Costas Sakellariou, MCOM Media Communications CEO said that “after an extensive research we decided to provide our HOTstream Cloud hospitality solution through Azure. Thanks to the great support from the Azure team, we realized quite early that Azure is flexible and open and at the same time everywhere in the world giving us the ability to support any hotel”.

Greg Jones, Managing Director, Worldwide Hospitality and Travel at Microsoft said, “It is our pleasure to welcome MCOM into the Azure family. HOTstream Cloud is a great cloud-based hospitality solution, which combined with Azure, gives a new perspective to the guest-facing technologies”.

June, 2015

MCOM at HITEC 2015, Austin, TX

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MCOM at HITEC 2015, Austin, TX

Austin, June 4 2015

MCOM Media Communications, a leading IPTV and In Room Technology Provider to the Hospitality Industry, would like to invite you to HITEC 2015 in Austin Texas.

Come visit our booth #542 to experience the latest in IPTV, VOD, Mobile, and Digital Signage Solutions for your Hotels.  See for yourself why MCOM has become one of the leaders in the Industry worldwide!

You will get to see the latest in Screen Sharing and OTT technology from your own devices and experience what your guests are demanding during their travels, see how simple and easy it is to use.  MCOM will make themselves available for private appointments as needed.  Please be sure to reach out as soon as possible so we can ensure you the time you need to experience our HOTstream Solution.

Please visit our website to see all of our products and get any additional information you may need.

We all look forward to seeing you in Austin next week!!!  Remember visit Booth 542 to see the latest technology for your guests and a chance to win some great giveaways!!!

 

May, 2015

Royal Rose Hotel selects MCOM HOTstream solutions

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Royal Rose Hotel in Abu Dhabi selects MCOM HOTstream solutions

Dubai , May 29 2015
The 5-star Royal Rose Hotel in Abu Dhabi (www.royalrosehotel.com), member of the City Seasons Hotel Group (www.cityseasonshotels.com), selected MCOM HOTstream Interactive TV, IPTV and High Speed Internet Access solutions to provide their extensive portfolio of hotel services through the hotel’s in-room TVs.

Royal Rose Hotel equipped their rooms with the latest Hotel Smart LED TV technology providing crystal clear viewing experience for their guests to fully enjoy the HD quality of the available IPTV channels. By using Hotel Smart TVs and HOTstream unique Smart TV technology, Royal Rose managed as well to eliminate the need for set-top boxes and the issue to find appropriate places to hide them out of guests’ sight.

HOTstream Interactive TV user interface is designed to reveal Royal Rose Hotel branding and style, creating a very friendly user interface for all guests. All hotel services, hotel directory, view bill and communication with hotel’s personnel are easily accessible through the HD HOTstream HTML5 interface.

Mr. Senthil Kumar, City Seasons Group IT Manager notes that “Royal Rose is the first 5-star property of our portfolio so we selected carefully all systems and services planning to fulfill our current and expected needs. HOTstream is up to our 5-star standards being a very smooth to operate solution.”

 

About Royal Rose Hotel
The Royal Rose Hotel, owned by Bin Ham Group and managed by City Seasons Hotel Group, is the first 5- star hotel in the group’s portfolio of presently five hotels in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Muscat. Built in a style resembling the splendor and grandeur of French 17th Century Palais, Royal Rose is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi‘s business area ‘Al Markaziyah’ on Abu Dhabi’s Zayed 1st. The luxurious hotel features 355 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, including 112 Boutique Suites, 20 Luxury Suites and one Royal Suite. Elegance and comfort are key elements of the hotel’s elaborate and arty interiors. Refined service and luxury amenities add to the perfect touch for lasting impression.

May, 2015

Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre and Residence selected HOTstream

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Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre and Residence selected HOTstream

Dubai, May 12 2015

Accor’s Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre and Residence located at the heart of Dubai selected MCOM HOTstream hospitality Smart TV and IPTV solution.

Under the scope of the renovation and upgrade project Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre selected MCOM HOTstream solution (www.hotstream.eu) to provide a new experience for in-room entertainment and TV channel viewing. HOTstream Smart TV solution makes full use of the newly acquired Hotel Smart LED TVs allowing the hotel to offer up to HD TV quality without needing to install set-top boxes inside the guest rooms and residencies. In parallel, Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre fully upgrades the TV signal quality by substituting the existing analog distribution with the latest IPTV technology offered by MCOM HOTstream.

Additionally, HOTstream TV user interface will have a dedicated menu presenting Deira City Centre Mall which complements the unique advertisement area that HOTstream reserves on every TV screen for advertising and promoting continuously the Mall’s and hotel’s special offers directly to the guests.

More importantly, both the hotel and the residencies are served by only one HOTstream system which is designed to allow Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre to provide a totally different portfolio of guest services to residencies compared to the services offered towards the hotel guests.

As Mr. Ahmed Al Kiki, Director of engineering explains ” We were looking for a known solution to upgrade guest in-room TV experience which at the same time will respect the different profile of the guests selecting our residencies, compared to our hotel guests. HOTstream is well aligned with this “2-in1″ guideline providing us in parallel a technology framework which we can use to provide much more hotel services in the future”.

 

About Hotel Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre
Whether you are visiting Dubai for business or as a family getaway, you’ll revel in the tranquil atmosphere of the Pullman Dubai City Centre. The hotel, connected to Deira City Centre mall and easily accessed by Metro and taxi, is only a few minutes’ drive from Dubai’s International airport and overlooks the Dubai Creek and the Golf & Yacht Club.

May, 2015

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai selected HOTstream Smart TV solution

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Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai selected HOTstream Smart TV solution

Dubai, May 25 2015

The luxury Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai selected MCOM HOTstream Smart TV hospitality solution to upgrade the in-room TV experience.

The luxury Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai selected MCOM HOTstream Smart TV hospitality solution to upgrade the in-room TV experience, offering in parallel for the first time in hospitality HD quality live TV channels for guest and hotel owned tablets and smartphones.

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates changed the complete Interactive TV and IPTV infrastructure selecting MCOM HOTstream as their new platform. Under the scope of this project MCOM provided the HOTstream IPTV headend solution for 3D/HD channel quality. Inside the hotel rooms, HOTstream HD user interface is installed on the newly acquired Hotel Smart LED TVs allowing the hotel to provide crystal clear image quality and up to 3D viewing experience for all guests. In parallel, MCOM HOTstream is already interfaced with the hotel’s PMS and Guest Service Platform allowing guests to place orders, requests and make reservations for the many hotel facilities and services. With respect to the Mall of the Emirates, HOTstream user interface has a dedicated section with detailed information for all stores and an area specially reserved to host the continuously updated promotions and advertisements.

With a long history of innovative services for their guests, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates became the first hotel providing HD quality live TV channels to the guest tablets and smartphones. By fully utilizing MCOM HOTstream’s experience in OTT adaptive streaming technologies, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates allows guests to watch live TV channels anywhere inside the hotel area on their preferred device supporting both iOS and Android based devices. As Mr. Prasanna Rupasinghe, Director of IT and AV explains “After a long and careful evaluation of technologies and value for every $ spent, we selected MCOM HOTstream for their technology that allows us to deliver a complete end-to-end platform for guest interaction and content delivery, offering convenience and control to our guests up to the level of watching their favorite live TV channel anywhere.”

About Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates:
Priding itself on offering guests innovative experiences, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has some of the most unique and stylish room products in the region. Fifteen stunning Ski Chalets marry sand and snow, offering views of the Arabian Gulf on one side and ski slopes on the other. The über-sleek Executive Tower Suites and the luxurious Presidential Suite are an exercise in modern elegance and provide an exclusive haven for discerning guests. Each of the hotel’s 393 deluxe rooms and suites is equipped with a large plasma flat-screen TV with access to 80 international satellite channels, as well as a DVD and multi-media player. In addition, all rooms have a fully furnished dining area as well as stylish and well-appointed marble bathrooms.

About Kempinski:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 73 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2014.
www.kempinski.com/ • www.globalhotelalliance.com

April, 2015

MCOM ‘s HOTstream at IHTF 2015

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MCOM ‘s HOTstream at IHTF 2015

Barcelona, April 20 2015

MCOM Media Communications, will participate once more to the annual International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF) 2015, the leading event for the hotel technology industry.

IHTF is a mutually effective forum for senior executives of leading international hotel groups to do business with influential supplier companies and also benefit from presentations on the latest strategic thinking, business model evaluation and technological advances such as In-room Entertainment, Digital Signage, CRM, PMS and RMS.

MCOM’s executives had the opportunity to meet with senior representatives from some of the world’s leading companies in the hospitality sector and discuss the latest technology developments. MCOM’s team also participated in the workshops and problem solving sessions of the Forum, on the very latest in management systems, evaluating the current needs of the hospitality sector.

During IHTF, MCOM presented for the first time in the European market the recently developed new features and solutions like Wireless content sharing between guest mobile devices and in-room TVs for iOS and Android devices,  HOTstream Mobile, our application for room-based tablets and guest-owned smart mobile devices (BYOD), both for iOS and Android, HOTstream Smart TV, our solution to provide interactive services using the latest Smart Hotel TVs and HOTstream OMS, the only content management application a hotel needs.

April, 2015

MCOM at HTNG Middle East Conference in Dubai

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MCOM at HTNG Middle East Conference in Dubai

Dubai, 14 April 2015

MCOM will be participating for one more year in the Middle East Conference of Hotel Technology Next Generation that will take place in Dubai from May 11 to 13.

Hoteliers that will attend the event, will have the opportunity to experience the HOTstream hospitality suite in the exhibit area.  This year, we will be presenting many new services, innovative features and unique solutions, including:

Wireless content sharing between guest mobile devices and in-room TVs for iOS and Android devices. HOTstream allows guests to bring their own devices (BYOD) or to use room-based mobile devices equipped with HOTstream Mobile application to easily share their own content with in-room TV.

HOTstream Mobile. Our application for room-based tablets and guest-owned smart mobile devices (BYOD), both for iOS and Android. With HOTstream mobile, you enjoy all the unique benefits of a central system for consistent user experience on all devices, instant access to hotel interactive services, advertisement management and more.

HOTstream Smart TV. Our solution to provide interactive services using the latest Smart Hotel TVs that eliminated the need for set top boxes and excessive cabling. HOTstream Smart is compatible with all Hotel Smart TVs as it is based on HTML5 technology.

HOTstream OMS. It is the only content management application a hotel needs to promote guest services and gather feedback and reservations in a uniform way that is independent of the screen or device each guest uses, supporting guest mobile devices, smartphones, tablets, Smart Hotel TVs, room-based tablets and public area digital signage monitors. HOTstream OMS is tightly integrated with the main hotel systems (PMS, POS, Spa, Dining, Sales and Catering, in-room controls and more) and allows the hotel staff to centrally manage guest services.

October, 2014

HOTstream Smart TV at Kensington Close Hotel in London

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HOTstream Smart TV at Kensington Close Hotel in London

London, October 24 2014

Kensington Close Hotel in London, an elegant property situated in one of the most sought after areas in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, selected MCOM HOTstream Smart TV, VOD and IPTV solutions.

Kensington Close Hotel guests already enjoy the latest IPTV and VOD technology offered by MCOM HOTstream  and a vast variety of video on demand movies covering an equally vast variety of genres. In parallel, guests can access all interactive hotel services through their in-room Smart Hotel TVs, enhancing the great experience of staying at the Kensington Close Hotel.

A challenge for the installation team was to perform the upgrade without affecting the day-to-day operation of the hotel as Kensington Close hotel experience high occupancy rates throughout the year. With the great help and support we received from all hotel departments involved the team installed HOTsteam Smart TV solution without getting noticed by the guests.

As Mr. Phil Gregg, COO of Cola Holdings Ltd, notes “Following the successful installation and collaboration we had in The Westbury Hotel, we’ve selected HOTstream once more for the largest property in our portfolio. MCOM’s team managed once more to make a smooth transition from our previous system to HOTstream while the hotel was fully booked without any disturbance for our guests”.

 

About Kensington Close Hotel

Kensington Close Hotel in London blends chic and efficiency in perfect harmony. History has it that this building was commissioned reputedly as a small property on land co-owned by Sir Isaac Newton almost 300 years ago; the Hotel itself was built in 1960, having been originally opened as a Residential Club in 1937.

The high point of Kensington Close Hotel, London is its much famed Lounge Bar which is ornate and yet intimate. This hotel and Spa in Kensington is especially

September, 2014

MCOM HOTstream sets a new record in 2014

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MCOM HOTstream sets a new record in 2014

Dubai, September 19 2014

MCOM Media Communications proudly announces a record number of new HOTstream projects in Europe, Middle East, Africa and North America just before the end of 2014.

In Alphabetical order, MCOM’s HOTstream solution was selected by City Seasons Burjuman – Dubai , Ghaya Grand Hotel – Dubai, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates – Dubai, Kensington Close – London, Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel, Pullman Deira City Center – Dubai, Rayan Hotel – Sharjah, Rosewood Corniche – Jeddah, Royal Rose by City Seasons – Abu Dhabi, Russian Seasons – Sochi, Serena Nairobi Hotel – Kenya, Soho House Chicago, Soho Beach House – Miami, Soho House New York  and Swissotel Kamelia – Sochi.

In parallel, HOTstream is installed in a number of VVIP villas and yachts in Middle East while our digital signage solution was the solution of preference for one of the largest oil refineries in Middle East.

The full range of HOTstream solutions, including the latest Mobile application for iOS and Android devices, our content sharing technology and our latest Interactive TV, Smart TV, IPTV, VOD and Digital Signage applications will be available for live demos during the forthcoming HTNG Middle East Conference, Dubai from September 23rd to 25th and at The Hotel Show from September 28th to 30th in Hall 8, Stand No D220 in Dubai World Trade Center.

As Mr. Sakellariou, CEO of MCOM Media Communications noted “We are very excited to see in 2014 MCOM HOTstream being selected by major international and regional hotel brands in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Our excitement is even bigger as we also experience fast growth in North America from our recently established regional office”.