MCOMS and Swisscom unite to provide powerful guest experiences at Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel
Lucerne, Switzerland, June 30 2020,
MCOMS, a leading guest-facing solution provider for the hospitality industry is proud to announce that has partnered once again with Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecom provider and IT company, to provide Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel with powerful in-room and mobile guest experience.
The five-star-hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is situated right on the shores of Lake Lucerne and has been managed by the Hauser family, for more than 150 years. The festival hotel boasts 101 spacious rooms and suites, outstanding service, three speciality restaurants, a wellness area and stunning banquet rooms.
Mr. Clemens Hunziker, General Manager at, Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel notes ” We were interested in a solution to further extend our brand and amenities while delivering a secure and unforgetable digital experience for our guests. We trusted Swisscom and MCOMS to design a unique solution specifically tailored to our version hospitality, and we are more than pleased with the results.”
The partnership between MCOMS and Swisscom allowed the Hotel to offer guests a wide portfolio of interactive guest services including welcome message, view bill, HD TV channels, appr. 100 HD movies and more interactive services to all in-room TVs, enhanced with HOTstream Cast, the unique solution that allows guests to enjoy their own content from their favourite apps (e.g. Netflix, Youtube, Amazon Prime,Spotify etc) directly to the in-room TVs.
Thanks to the Swisscom Networks expertise and the Integration of Wireless and Wired Network the HOTstream hospitality platform was implemented in Hybrid mode and all interactivity and apps are working over the WiFi.
To complement the hotel’s luxury experience, the hotel added HOTstream’s Mobile app for iOS and Android devices that allows access to hotel offers, services and facilities, maps of the area with Points of Interests and TV channels. In addition to enhance contactless experiences for the guests, the app includes a remote control feature allowing each guest to control their in-room TV with their own tablet or smartphone, and the option to select the channel on the device and watch it on the screen.
“The combination of HOTstream’s robust platform and Swisscom’ s technical expertise, allowed us to offer a truly elevated in-room and mobile guest experience at the property. We’re thrilled to provide Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel with the ability to meet guest expectations with even more options through our partnership with MCOMS.” notes Mr.Luca Bonalumi, Manager Hospitality Services at Swisscom.
Mr. Pantelis Kasimatis,Sales Manager for MCOMS in Europe adds”This project’s success is due to the excellent cooperation between the Hotel’s, MCOMS and Swisscom’ s technical teams. We worked closely to ensure the result would meet the standards of the Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel’s high profile.”
About Schweizerhof Luzern Hotel
Opened in 1845, the five-star Hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne is located directly on the shores of Lake Lucerne and just a stone’s throw from the city centre of Lucerne. It has been run by its hosts,the Hauser family, for more than 150 years. The festival hotel has 101 spacious rooms and suites, excellent service, three speciality restaurants, a wellness area and breathtaking banquet rooms. Each of the award-winning rooms is dedicated to a former guest and thus tells its own story. Spend a night here, continue to write the Schweizerhof history and feel like the great thinkers, artists, politicians, sportsmen, musicians or crowned heads from the past or present who have enriched the historic rooms with their visits. In addition to the hotel’s excellent location and the sweeping view of Lake Lucerne and the breathtaking mountain panorama, guests can expect a first-class programme of events. The Hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne accommodates exquisite concerts by renowned promoters and even appears itself as the organizer of well-known events: Blue Balls Festival, Lucerne Blues Festival, Zaubersee Festival, The Retro Festival, World Band Festival and Schweizerhof Unplugged are just a few of these famous names.
Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecom provider and one of its foremost IT companies,headquartered close to Bern. Outside Switzerland, Swisscom offers broadband internet in Italy with Fastweb.Swisscom offers mobile communications, fixed networks, internet and digital TV to corporate and residential customers. The company is also one of Switzerland’s largest providers of IT services.