Hyatt has selected Sonifi Solutions 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, with more to follow.
“This industry-leading collaboration is one more way World of Hyatt builds experiences with an understanding of what’s most important to our community of travelers,” said Debbie Goetz, SVP, corporate marketing for Hyatt. “Today’s traveler often has one or more streaming subscriptions, and now they can view their favorite content on the big screen when they’re on the road, too.”
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.
“The World of Hyatt mobile app provides guests with a one-stop-shop of services to personalize their travel experience, whether it’s using your phone to book the best room type for you to requesting a forgotten toothbrush or now enjoying your favorite entertainment on the guestroom TV,” said Jeff Bzdawka, SVP, global hotel technology, Hyatt.