DIRECTV Residential Experience for Hotels (DRE)
Now you can give your Hotel Guests a FREE-to-Guest (FTG) Television entertainment experience that they will remember & come back for –
The DIRECTV™ experience they love at home is now available for your hotel rooms.
DIRECTV Residential Experience for Hotels
High Definition Hotel Television Systems
DIRECTV announced the launch of their new Residential Experience for Hotels at the HITEC conference on June 20, 2011.
DIRECTV, the world’s largest pay-TV provider, is changing the way hotel guests experience their favorite movies, shows and news programs, all while removing the invisible germs usually found on TV remotes.
DIRECTV’s innovative new Residential Experience for Hotels will transport the living room experience into the hotel room with more than 100 HD channels, an enhanced interactive program guide, the full residential programming lineup, and the first anti-microbial remote designed by DIRECTV specifically for the lodging and hospitality industry.
The new DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) Hotel TV System gives your guests:
- The full DIRECTV programming lineup and ease-of-use they have at home
- 100+ HD Channels including HBO, ESPN and more …
– up to 10 times more of the HD channels your guests want to see
- A new, simplified remote that features an anti-microbial, germ-resistant cover
- A Co-branded, Interactive programming guide
The new DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) Hotel TV System gives your Hotel:
- No upfront DIRECTV equipment costs
- No Pro:Idiom encryption enabled or MPEG-4 HD hotel TVs necessary
- FREE Replacement Remotes & Receivers
- Compact, easily hidden set-top boxes (1.12″ H x 8.66″ L x 5.75″ D)
- Remote Access to & full Control of in-room receivers from Management Server
- Guest Messaging – Personalized or group messages
- PMS Integration with most systems
- FREE NFL Sunday Ticket for your Bar or Restaurant for this season
“Our guests tell us that they want a TV experience similar to or better than what they have at home,” said Josh Weiss, vice president, brand and guest technology, Hilton Worldwide.
“As we couple the DIRECTV Residential Experience, which includes more than 100 HD channels and a user-friendly programming guide, with HDTVs now deployed across our portfolio, we continue to build an in-room experience that delights our guests.”
Now Available – DVR’s for your hotel!
DIRECTV has announced that Phase Two of their revolutionary Residential Experience for Hotels (DIRECTV DRE) which will be rolled out on April 30, 2012 includes HD DVRs (digital video recorders) for hotels.
Pause, Rewind and Record Live TV Shows from more than 100 HD Channels!
Your hotel guests will be able to have an entertainment experience in your hotel that is even more like the DIRECTV experience they have at home.
Insert up to 50 pages of interactive hotel content in the programming guide
In addition to DVR functionality, the DIRECTV Residential Experience for Hotels will now also support local content insertion. Customize the in-room television experience of your hotels guests with up to 50 of your own content channels seamlessly integrated into the DIRECTV channel guide; an enhanced HD programming guide – the same one guests see at home – that is faster, smarter, easier-to-use and can also be co-branded with your hotel.