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Christie Visual Solutions for the Hospitality Industry Take Center Stage at Hotel and Resort Summit Southeast Asia

Winner of numerous industry awards since launching in November 2009, Christie MicroTiles have been continually improved:

Christie® is demonstrating a range of exciting visual technologies for the hospitality industry at the 2nd Annual Hotel and Resort Development and Summit Southeast Asia, taking place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro, July 1-2.

The event, which attracts over 200 property developers, hotel operators, and hospitality experts, designers, contractors and consultants from Southeast Asia, highlights the latest technologies for industry decision-makers. Visitors to the Christie booth can check out two towers comprising the award-winning Christie® MicroTiles® arranged in an eye-catching 1-by-5 array that showcases creative ideas for efficient way-finding signage.

Also on display is the versatile Christie Brio Enterprise collaborative solution that enables users to present and collaborate in the same meeting room or with team members around the world – wirelessly, effortlessly and in real-time. Perfect for meetings and conferences at hospitality venues, Christie Brio Enterprise provides reliable and secure networking between meeting groups.

Hotel and property owners looking to create a superior customer experience with projection technology can rely on the Christie GS Series 1DLP® laser phosphor projectors, which are also showcased at the event. The GS Series offers 20,000 hours of low-cost operation, wireless connectivity, and quiet operation, making it ideal for hospitality venues where performance and reliability are paramount.

“Strong growth in the Southeast Asian tourism sector has resulted in brisk business for hospitality venues in the region and many of them are seeking ways to attract and retain customers through the use of visual technologies,” said Lin Yu, vice president, Christie Asia Pacific. “We are therefore pleased to participate in this event with a showcase of our advanced visual and collaborative solutions ideal for hospitality. They are designed to make hospitality venues stand out from the competition and create a lasting impression that keeps visitors coming back for more. With Christie, hospitality owners can expect a high-performance digital signage display solution that will enhance guests’ stay and help maximize sales.”

Besides the visuals at the booth, Christie is also the Gold Sponsor and Tea Break Sponsor of this highly anticipated event, which will be attended by Indonesian tourism minister Arief Yahya. In addition, Christie will deliver a presentation titled How Media Technologies Can Build Both Brands and Guests in Hospitality during the Summit on July 1. Presented by Ken Wheatley, director of sales, Christie Asia Pacific, it focuses on how the deployment of high-performance media systems, display and projection systems can inspire and help hospitality owners create strong emotional connections with consumers and their brand, thereby increasing guest stays and revenue.

Numerous hospitality venues around the world use Christie technology to boost their brand image, delight their guests with shared visual experiences, and stay ahead of the curve. These include the Grand Hyatt Singapore, WH Ming Hotel in Shanghai and Silverton Casino Hotel in the United States, all of which have installed a range of Christie solutions including the Christie Roadster J Series projectors, Christie Spyder X20, Christie Brio Enterprise and Christie Velvet LED.

About Christie®

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan. Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit http://www.christiedigital.com.

Christie® is a trademark of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., registered in the United States of America and certain other countries.

DLP® is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments.


Discover Southeast Asia’s First And Only Universal Studios In Stunning Singapore

When you walk in to find the world famous Universal Globe spinning amidst a flurry of water fountains, you instinctively know you have entered a land of make-believe of truly cinematic proportions. Having opened its doors to the public in 2010, Singapores Universal Studios Theme Park is only the first such instalment in Southeast Asia while being the second in all of Asia.
Dominating the landscape of Resort World Sentosa, the massive 49-acre Universal Studios enclave encompasses nearly 24 attractions with almost 18 originally created attractions only available in Singapores version of the global brand. Home to the worlds largest collection of DreamWorks animation theme park attractions and the worlds highest duelling rollercoaster ride, the Singapore Universal Studios is divided into a total of seven zones of pure unadulterated amusement.
The Hollywood Zone is of course one of its most popular venues with its iconic Hollywood Boulevard style Walk Of Fame and flagship shops. The 1500-seater Pantages Hollywood Theatre hosts musicals by the Universal Monsters and other headlining performers while photo ops with screen legends like Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin are also available. Theme park collectables are all the rage at the Universal Studios Store in addition to other souvenir stores such as Silver Screen Collectibles, Star Characters, The Brown Derby and Superstar Candies. Adrenaline junkies on the other hand can head down to Sci-Fi City which features the globes tallest duelling rollercoaster ride Battlestar Galactica which has two incarnations named Battlestar Galactica: CYLON and Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN. Other attractions include the Accelerator while a movie inspired Transformers Ride is also set to open in 2011.
Far Far Away is the favorite haunt of all Shrek enthusiasts as this sprawling replica of the setting of the Shrek trilogies also encompasses the Far Far Away castle. Other hotspots in this zone include Shreks Swamp House, Hook’s Knight Club and Romeo Drive while the Shrek 4-D adventure film and the interactive Donkey Live show are also must-see attractions. A mini-rollercoaster ride named Enchanted Airways takes guests on board Donkeys love interest Dragon in this area where photo ops with Princess Fiona, Puss in Boots, Shrek and Donkey are also up for grabs.
Madagascar fans on the other hand must venture down to the Studios Madagascar movie theme park zone where visitors can engage with their favorite characters King Julian, Melman, Gloria, and Alex or ride King Juliens Beach Party-Go-Round carousel. All Jurassic Park and WaterWorld fanatics should not forget to stop over at the Lost World theme zone which features many of Universal Studios most iconic rides and shows. Highlights include the Waterworld stunt extravaganza and the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure in addition to rides such as the Canopy Flyer, Dino-Soarin’ trip on a pterodactyl and the Amber Rock Climb.
Ancient Egypt is a multi-sensory treat for all amateur Egyptologists and fans of the Mummy movie franchise as Pharaohs’ tombs, pyramids and obelisks dot the landscape which has been built to represent the Golden Age of Egyptian discovery of the 1930s. The New York zone with its replica of the New York Public Library and other world famous landmarks of the Big Apple is also worth exploration while 30 restaurants and 20 singular retail stores are also located throughout the theme park for added convenience.
Those on the lookout for an award-winning hotel in Singapore need not look any further than the elegant M Hotel Singapore near Orchard Road. Having secured the title as the best deluxe hotel for the years 2009 2011 by Hospitality Asia, this stylish rest is one of the finest luxury hotels Singapore has to offer.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.

Discover Southeast Asia’s First and Only Universal Studios in Stunning Singapore

When you walk in to find the world famous Universal Globe spinning amidst a flurry of water fountains, you instinctively know you have entered a land of make-believe of truly cinematic proportions. Having opened its doors to the public in 2010, Singapore’s Universal Studios Theme Park is only the first such instalment in Southeast Asia while being the second in all of Asia.

Dominating the landscape of Resort World Sentosa, the massive 49-acre Universal Studios enclave encompasses nearly 24 attractions with almost 18 originally created attractions only available in Singapore’s version of the global brand. Home to the world’s largest collection of DreamWorks animation theme park attractions and the world’s highest duelling rollercoaster ride, the Singapore Universal Studios is divided into a total of seven zones of pure unadulterated amusement.

The Hollywood Zone is of course one of its most popular venues with its iconic Hollywood Boulevard style Walk Of Fame and flagship shops. The 1500-seater Pantages Hollywood Theatre hosts musicals by the Universal Monsters and other headlining performers while photo ops with screen legends like Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin are also available. Theme park collectables are all the rage at the Universal Studios Store in addition to other souvenir stores such as Silver Screen Collectibles, Star Characters, The Brown Derby and Superstar Candies. Adrenaline junkies on the other hand can head down to Sci-Fi City which features the globe’s tallest duelling rollercoaster ride Battlestar Galactica which has two incarnations named Battlestar Galactica: CYLON and  Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN. Other attractions include the Accelerator while a movie inspired Transformers Ride is also set to open in 2011.

Far Far Away is the favorite haunt of all Shrek enthusiasts as this sprawling replica of the setting of the Shrek trilogies also encompasses the Far Far Away castle. Other hotspots in this zone include Shrek’s Swamp House, Hook’s Knight Club and Romeo Drive while the Shrek 4-D adventure film and the interactive Donkey Live show are also must-see attractions. A mini-rollercoaster ride named Enchanted Airways takes guests on board Donkey’s love interest Dragon in this area where photo ops with Princess Fiona, Puss in Boots, Shrek and Donkey are also up for grabs.

Madagascar fans on the other hand must venture down to the Studio’s Madagascar movie theme park zone where visitors can engage with their favorite characters King Julian, Melman, Gloria, and Alex or ride King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round carousel. All Jurassic Park and WaterWorld fanatics should not forget to stop over at the Lost World theme zone which features many of Universal Studios’ most iconic rides and shows. Highlights include the Waterworld stunt extravaganza and the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure in addition to rides such as the Canopy Flyer, Dino-Soarin’ trip on a pterodactyl  and the Amber Rock Climb.

Ancient Egypt is a multi-sensory treat for all amateur Egyptologists and fans of the Mummy movie franchise as Pharaohs’ tombs, pyramids and obelisks dot the landscape which has been built to represent the Golden Age of Egyptian discovery of the 1930′s. The New York zone with its replica of the New York Public Library and other world famous landmarks of the Big Apple is also worth exploration while 30 restaurants and 20 singular retail stores are also located throughout the theme park for added convenience.

 

Those on the lookout for an award-winning hotel in Singapore need not look any further than the elegant M Hotel Singapore near Orchard Road. Having secured the title as the best deluxe hotel for the years 2009 – 2011 by Hospitality Asia, this stylish rest is one of the finest luxury hotels Singaporehas to offer.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.