Airwave gets mobile to improve hotel service for UK TV

Editor | 13-12-2012

Travel connectivity specialist Fingi has today appointed Airwave Europe as exclusive UK distributor of their mobile hotel TV and entertainment services.

The platform is designed to enable guests to operate room controls, access guest services and communicate with hotel staff using their smartphones, including access to the room’s TV guide. Airwave will now be the UK and EU supplier of the system which replaces the existing room key to facilitate access using NFC technology, as well as allowing guests to control in-room lighting, air-conditioning.

Commenting on the appointment, Tim Worrall, Managing Director at Airwave said: “Fingi is part of the new generation of game-changing mobile applications, which will have a revolutionary impact on the hospitality sector. The Fingi app enables hotels to capitalise by placing the power of room control, information and communication at guests’ fingertips.”

“Airwave’s leadership in hospitality technology in the UK and EU makes them the perfect partner for Fingi’s revolutionary hospitality technology, “added Carl Rubin, Vice President, Business Development and Distribution at Fingi. “Whether provided as a standalone system or combined with Airwaves other technologies, Airwave will bring the Fingi mobile platform to hotels looking for the latest guest-facing technology.”