A Real Chicago Tradition: Now in High Definition at The Drake Hotel

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March 29, 2012

CHICAGO - The historic Drake Hotel completes installation of high definition television and video systems.

Following the installation of 32 and 42 inch LCD flat screen televisions in all 535 guest rooms, The Drake Hotel takes further measures to provide the greatest picture quality and channel selection. Guests can now view over 55 channels in HD provided by RCN, as well as a variety of premium movie channels including Showtime and HBO. Guests will also have a vast array of pay per view options to choose from.

The hotel has partnered with Lodgenet Interactive to bring guests the next generation of services through Envision, the industry's first cloud-based interactive television experience. Television applications now connect guests to the things that are important to them when traveling, such as checking weather and current flight information. In addition, this service provides an In-Room Dining app, which will allow guests to place orders for immediate delivery or in advance. Other conveniences include an interactive guest room directory, city guides, hotel happening guide, and OnDemand for movies and recorded television series. Significant investments have been made to keep The Drake Hotel relevant. Upgrades to its television and video systems are just the latest technological advancements this legendary hotel has made. The Drake will forever remain a classic. Just now, the Real Chicago tradition is in High Definition.

Margaret Heneghan
The Drake Hotel
+1 312 932 4327

About The Drake Hotel
Since 1920, The Drake has remained committed to its distinguished service and historic traditions. Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, The Drake Hotel offers 535 guest rooms and five on-site dining facilities. For more information about The Drake and its history, visit www.thedrakehotel.com.

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