TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWER CHICAGO OFFERS INNOVATIVE NEWSPAPER DELIVERY WITH NEWSPAPERDIRECT’S PRESSREADER
The eco-friendly option gives guests access to a global library of magazines and newspapers
Chicago, IL (October 22, 2013) – Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago invites guest to take advantage of NewspaperDirect, the world leader in multi-channel newspaper and magazine content distribution, with the recently launched PressReader HotZone in the renowned downtown Chicago hotel. This partnership allows the five-star, five-diamond property to provide guests with access to thousands of media titles from around the world on their personal digital device whenever they stay at the hotel.
The hotel is offering PressReader as a value-add, eco-friendly amenity for hotel guests. Guests simply connect to the hotel’s Wi-Fi network with their tablet, smartphone or eReader devices and launch the PressReader mobile app to download and read their selected digital magazine or newspaper from a collection of more than 2,000 titles.
“Trump Hotel Chicago is committed to leading the way when it comes to providing innovative solutions to our guests and visitors,” said T. Colm O’Callaghan, vice president and managing director at the Trump Hotel Chicago. “Our guests come from all over the world, and we felt offering them access to PressReader’s extensive library was a natural extension of our high-caliber services and amenities.”
In addition to overnight hotel guests, Trump Chicago is offering PressReader to visitors attending corporate meetings and events at the hotel. With current issues of newspapers and magazine always available from over 100 countries, business travelers have the ability to conveniently keep up-to-date with the latest global or hometown news.
PressReader has already proven to be popular with guests in its initial weeks of availability. There has been a very positive response from guests who enjoy downloading and reading full-content publications – along with added features such as translation and on-demand audio.
“Trump Hotel Chicago is a recognized leader in the hotel and hospitality industry, and we are pleased to have PressReader associated with such a strong brand,” said Igor Smirnoff, vice president of digital for NewspaperDirect. “We feel their guests will really appreciate and benefit from the amount and selection of content we provide, which also delivers on the reading preferences of guests who are more mobile and digitally engaged. We believe our partnership with Trump Hotel Chicago is a great avenue for demonstrating that.”
NewspaperDirect’s flagship products, PressReader and PressDisplay.com, deliver the most authentic newspaper and magazine reading experiences on PC, Mac, smartphones, tablets and eReaders, running iOS, Android, Android for Amazon, Windows 8 and BlackBerry 10 operating systems. NewspaperDirect’s advanced technologies provide users with a revolutionary reading and engagement experience.
Currently, PressReader is in more than 15,000 libraries, hotels, cruise ships, businesses, restaurants and airline lounges around the world.
To make a reservation, please call (312) 588-8000, (877) 479-TRUMP or visit www.trumphotels.com/chicago/.
About NewspaperDirect Inc.
NewspaperDirect delivers the world’s newspapers and magazines to millions of readers the way they want to receive them – in print, online, or on their mobile device, tablet or e-Reader. Recognized as the world leader in multi-channel content distribution and monetization, NewspaperDirect is the chosen partner of more than 3,000 publishers from 100 countries.
The company’s flagship application, PressReader, delivers the most authentic newspaper and magazine reading experience on PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones, and e-Readers – wherever readers live, travel, work, study, or play.
About Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago
Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, located in the heart of the city at 401 N. Wabash Avenue, welcomed its first hotel guests in January 2008. The hotel, comprising floors 14-27 of a 92-story residential tower developed by the Trump Organization, features 339 luxuriously appointed guestrooms including one-, two- and three-bedroom suites; Sixteen, the Michelin-rated restaurant featuring the progressive American cuisine of Executive Chef Thomas Lents; The Spa at Trump® with 53 specially appointed spa guest rooms; the Trump Health Club; Rebar, a chic cocktail lounge; The Terrace at Trump and more. Designed by the noted architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with interiors by McGinley Design, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is a stunning addition to Chicago’s distinguished skyline. The hotel and restaurant were each awarded five stars by the esteemed Forbes Travel Guide in 2013. The property has also been recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 5 hotels for business travelers in the "World's Best Awards" 2012 and named one of the “World’s Best Hotels” for 2013. For room and event reservations at Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, call (312) 588-8000, (877) 458-TRUMP (7867). Click here to follow the hotel on Twitter. Click here to find the property on Facebook.
About TRUMP HOTELS™
Launched in October 2007, Trump Hotels is a family enterprise with an unparalleled history of providing extraordinary customer experiences around the world. Our hallmarks include unique and inspired design at iconic hotels in renowned locations globally, complemented by fully focused and authentic personal service. Founded and led by internationally renowned developer Donald J. Trump and his children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric, the prestigious portfolio includes Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, Trump International Hotel™ Las Vegas, Trump® International Hotel Waikiki, Trump SoHo® New York, Trump® International Hotel & Tower Panama, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto®, Trump National Doral® Miami, and Trump International Golf Links & Hotel™, Ireland. With a growth strategy to deliver exceptional hotel and resort offerings in key gateway cities and travel destinations around the world, TRUMP HOTELS™ expands to Vancouver, Washington, D.C. and Rio in 2016, and to Asia for the first time with projects in Lido and Bali, Indonesia. Reservations can be made at www.TRUMPHOTELS.com or by calling (855) TRUMP-00 (878-6700). TRUMP HOTELS is headquartered at Trump Tower, 725 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Connect with TRUMP HOTELS on its social media pages.
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