Four Winds Interactive installs Digital Signage in Sheraton Addis Ababa

First African Implementation of Four Winds Interactive Digital Signage at Sheraton Addis Ababa, a 5 star Resort and Conference Center in the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Four Winds Interactive, a leader in digital signage solutions, is excited to announce the installation and launch of a digital signage network at the Sheraton Addis. Built on a hill overlooking the city of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, the Sheraton Addis is a 5-star hotepart of the exclusive “Luxury Collection” brand under Starwood Hotels & Resorts. The hotel provides the largest and most prestigious banquet and conference facilities in Ethiopia. It has a first class spa, outdoor swimming pool, a great selection of on-property restaurants and one of the trendiest night clubs in Addis.

In conjunction with OraTech Consulting, a local reseller, Four Winds Interactive installed the digital signage network on 5 signs throughout the property. Two of the displays are located in the lobby, one near the ballroom, one in the foyer leading to the conference rooms, and one near a poprestaurant. Encased in a detached enclosure designed to match the décor of the conference area, each screen displays the conference center’s event list, integrated with the hotel’s Opera event management system, and multiple ads for resort amenities. Omar Carrera, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Sheraton Addis said that the solution offers a “great way to do internal marketing to the guest in a clear professional way which is easy to update

Clyde Craig, from Four Winds Interactive, traveled 19 hours each way to manage the install and training at the Sheraton Addis. He praised the knowledge and proficiency of their IT department and had the pleasure of enjoying the local flavor at a genuine Ethiopian restaurant.

About Four Winds Interactive

Located in Denver, CO, Four Winds Interactive offers a full-service Interactive Digital Signage (iDS) software platform that turns LCD and Plasma displays into a flexible, reliable, easy to use digital signage network. With the iDS software platform, users get an easy to use digital signage system that demonstrates the flexibility to customize content and features to an individual client’s needs. iDS leverages familiar Microsoft programs and integrates with multiple live data types, giving the system a truly unique competitive advantage. From single sign implementations to enterprise-wide solutions, the software offers the scalability to expand at any time and still utilize only one content manager interface. Offering a comprehensive feature set including a drag and drop user interface, multi-user security, broadcontent support, and interactivity, the iDS software package is a universal solution for any user’s digital signage needs.

About the Sheraton Addis Ababa

Situated in a central location on a hilltop overlooking the city, Sheraton Addis represents African elegance. Our hotel stands opposite the National Palace and is only seven kilometers from Bole International Airport. Renowned for impeccable service and luxurious surroundings, we are the first African hotel to join The Luxury Collection. With over 1,500 square meters of meeting space, our hotel provides the largest and most prestigious banquet and conference facilities in Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s African elegance extends beyond the hotel lobby and into our well-appointed guest rooms. Fine linens, deluxe bath amenities, and 24-hour room service complement all of our 293 deluxe guest rooms & suites. Travelers experience timeless African elegance with mahogany-colored furnishings and attention to details at the Sheraton Addis.

About OraTech Consulting

OraTech Consulting Ethiopia is an extension of OraTech Consulting in the U.S. a company that has been providing software implementation, upgrade, support and training since 1998. OraTech Consulting provides a complete portfolio of services tailored to its clients’ business and IT needs for today while catering for the future. Using our core areas of expertise in consulting, deployment, training, software development and support, we enable our clients to maximize their competitive advantage. We have now added network infrastructure setup and hardware sales to our portfolio allowing us to provide turn key solutions to our clients. The number of successful implementations that we have performed and the post implementation support that we continue to provide at various client sites over the past several years have helped us develop a good reputation in this highly competitive marketplace. Our implementation and post implementation support practice serves clients in four countries.

For more information contact:
Erin Doherty, Marketing Manager – Four Winds Interactive
edoherty[at]fourwindsinteractive.com Tel: (720) 259-5060

Source: Four Winds Interactive