Hotel 1000 Announces Significant Technology Upgrade

Downtown Seattle’s leader in hospitality technology installs new digital media capabilities

SEATTLE (November 2012) – Hotel 1000, downtown Seattle’s premier luxury hotel and world leader in hospitality technology, announces a significant technology upgrade for its guests just five years after its grand opening in 2006. Hotel 1000 worked with AVI-SPL, nationwide leader in innovative audio visual communications, to install digital media capabilities and upgrade its multi-million dollar technology infrastructure. The upgrades feature full high-definition support, allowing guests to connect a high-definition computer, video or mobile device in any meeting room.

“Our goal at Hotel 1000 is to provide a seamless state-of-the-art experience to our guests, business travelers and meeting groups,” said Denny Fitzpatrick, General Manager, Hotel 1000. “We are proud to announce this significant upgrade just five years after our grand opening, establishing our commitment to stay at the forefront of hospitality technology, connectivity and IT functionality.”

Hotel 1000’s ever-growing technology features and amenities utilize a fully converged network to support a host of forward-thinking IT functions and initiatives. This upgrade addressed the following technology features:

  • High-definition computer, video and mobile device connectivity in meeting rooms
  • State-of-the-art video and audio processing technologies in meeting rooms
  • High-definition Blu-ray players, wireless microphones, and additional audio-visual inputs in each banquet room, including iPod and iPad connections
  • New high-definition projectors in The Golf Club
  • Video conferencing capabilities in any of the 4th Floor meeting rooms
  • Ability to broadcast content from one room to another

About Hotel 1000

Hotel 1000, open in downtown Seattle since June 26, 2006, features 120 luxury guest rooms, BOKA KITCHEN + BAR, Spaahh and The Golf Club.  At Hotel 1000, genuine, caring, personalized service enabled by leading-edge technology and intimate yet spectacular accommodations redefines the luxury experience.  Hotel 1000 offers unexpected pleasures, distinctive amenities, anticipative service and a customized experience tailored to any occasion.  Located at 1000 First Ave. at the corner of Madison Street, Hotel 1000 is steps away from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered between Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively and historic Pioneer Square. For more information, please visit www.hotel1000seattle.com.      

Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and the Personal Luxury Collection℠.  The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark’s international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.

Media Contacts:

Kirsten Andresen

Regional Director of Public Relations

206-427-5482 direct

moc.ihb-asunull@neserdnak

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