Hyatt Partners With Staycast For In-Room Streaming


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Hotels are always looking for ways to better guest’s stays. Hyatt is not the first to look at adding in-room streaming options to their hotel rooms. A couple years ago, Marriott was looking at Netflix, New Marriott Amenity Coming Soon? Hyatt has announced today that they have chosen to partner with  SONIFI Solutions, patent-pending STAYCAST™ solution, powered by Google Chromecast, which has been integrated into their milt app. With this new amenity you can access secure streaming of your “favorite apps, such as Netflix®, Hulu®, YouTube® and 1,000+ others, to the in-room television through a Chromecast device.”

Hyatt Partners With Staycast For In-Room Streaming

Per the Hyatt Newsroom, CHICAGO (April 11, 2017) – Hyatt has selected SONIFI Solutions, Inc. as its preferred provider for delivering a personalized in-room streaming solution to hotel guests. SONIFI’s patent-pending STAYCAST™ solution, powered by Google Chromecast, has been seamlessly integrated with the World of Hyatt mobile app.

With this first-of-its-kind integration, participating Hyatt hotels now offer guests simple, seamless and secure streaming of their favorite apps, such as Netflix®, Hulu®, YouTube® and 1,000+ others, to the in-room television through a Chromecast device. This technology is already available at 14 Hyatt hotels, including Hyatt Regency New Orleans and Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, with more to follow.

Hyatt Partners With Staycast For In-Room Streaming

Photo courtesy www.sonifi.com/staycast/

STAYCAST (previously SoniCast) fully integrates with the World of Hyatt mobile app, so guests can connect and stream at participating locations with the tap of a button. Benefits include:

  • An at-home experience where guests enjoy their favorite streaming services on the in-room TV screen
  • No need to enter a code or personal credentials on the TV
  • Ability for guests to stream photos, videos, or even presentations for upcoming meetings
  • A world of choice, with entertainment available in virtually any language
  • A secure system that automatically logs guests out at check out

About SONIFI® Solutions Inc.

SONIFI® Solutions Inc., the leader in innovative guest engagement solutions for the hospitality and healthcare industries, serves 500 million travelers in over 1.2 million hotel rooms annually. The company’s core services include guest Internet access, mobility, interactive television, streaming and free-to-guest solutions along with unparalleled nationwide technical support and professional services. For more information, please visit www.sonifi.com.

Bottom Line

This is a new benefit is added value to Hyatt properties. One of the best benefits of Sonifi sounds to me that it “automatically disconnects guests at checkout.” I have forgotten to sign out of my Netflix account on occasion at hotel rooms and I have also traveled with my Apple Tv or Amazon Firestick before. So, I like this benefit. How about you?

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Comments

  1. I travel with my Apple TV to accomplish this but almost always requires a phone call to the properties outside internet support company….Will this get rid of that step?
    Thanks

  2. Yes, this will remove any need for a support call. The STAYCAST experience is extremely guest friendly and secure. – SONIFI Strategic Account Manager

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