InterContinental Bucharest is the first five-star international hotel in Romania to adopt the revolutionary mobile travel solution “handy”, an innovative free- to- use smartphone for hotel guests during their stay, inside or outside the hotel.
InterContinental Bucharest partnered with Tink Labs Limited, the first hospitality technology company in the world to offer its guests the most cutting-edge mobile and digital solution for hospitality industry.
Guests who stay at InterContinental Bucharest will enjoy the use of “handy” at no cost. Visitors will be able to stay connected with free local and international calls, free internet access, speed dialling to hotel services, as well as access to local emergency services and essential travel information. Travelers can also explore customized city guides, to discover new experiences anytime, anywhere.
“Our aim is to improve the guests’ connectivity, satisfaction and to offer a tool to easy discover the essential attractions and entertainment options in Bucharest. I hope it will be welcomed by meeting planners as an instant communication tool with their delegates no matter if they are in the hotel or outside, as well as by those guests visiting our city for leisure, to better know where to eat, what to visit and to experience during their stay. Last but not least, handy will enable us to create tailor made offers to our guests and receive reviews.” said Lior Bebera, General Manager of InterContinental Bucharest.
“handy” is already available across 70 cities and 450,000 rooms, and has provided complimentary connectivity and services to over 18 million global travellers to date.
“We know that connectivity is more important than ever for an enriched travel experience in today’s digital age,” said Terence Kwok, Founder and CEO of Tink Labs. “handy will connect InterContinental Bucharest travellers so they can enjoy Bucharest as a premier travel destination, revealing local gems on the go and sharing their experiences, while freeing their minds from the hassle of finding connectivity and information they need” added the CEO of Tink Labs.
With an occupancy estimated to 80%, InterContinental Bucharest expects to offer this innovative option to almost 75.000 guests.