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Best Hospitality TVs for 2024

Best Hospitality TVs for 2024

Looking for the best hospitality TVs for 2024? If you are considering a new television purchase for your hotel, hospital, or other hospitality business, there are many considerations to make. Some of the main factors to consider include budget, size of the screen and technology such as HD, 4K, and smart TV sets. TWS Transworld's team of hospitality technology experts put together a list of the Top Hospitality TVs available on the market in 2024. This year's list is comprised of a collection of...

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What Is Pro:Idiom & How Does It Work?

What Is Pro:Idiom & How Does It Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxOTc80ZI8w What is Pro:Idiom & What Does Pro:Idiom Mean for Your Hotel? Below is a synopsis of the text for the Pro:Idiom technology clip above. It covers the basics of the details involved with the encryption technology. It also covers how the technology provides the best possible entertainment services for your hotel guests. What is Pro:Idiom? Pro:Idiom™ is an encryption technology developed by LG for use in the hospitality industry. It is used for the...

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5 Fundamental Questions (and Answers) Regarding Hotel TV Systems

5 Fundamental Questions (and Answers) Regarding Hotel TV Systems

1) How does a hotel TV system work? Hotel TV systems, sometimes also referred to as Hotel TV, are the in-suite television content present in hotel rooms. They are also in other hotel environments and in the hospitality industry for in-room entertainment. They are the foundation for delivering direct entertainment to guests with hospitality TVs. These types of TV systems are also used in hospitals, assisted living, senior care and nursing homes. These services may be free for the guest or paid,...

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Samsung vs. LG: Which Hospitality TV Is Best for You?

Samsung vs. LG: Which Hospitality TV Is Best for You?

Before we cover the difference between Samsung vs LG TVs, let's dive into the importance of televisions in hospitality. Televisions play a vital role in the modern hospitality experience. They are primarily for entertaining guests when they wind down after the day. However, not only do televisions allow your guests to entertain themselves during their stay, but they also act as a crucial display space for critical advertisements and valuable information. Ideally, hospitality televisions should...

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Edge Lit and Direct Lit LED TVs – What’s the Difference?

Edge Lit and Direct Lit LED TVs – What’s the Difference?

Ove the last several years industry standards for flat-screen televisions transitioned away from LCD (Liquid-Crystal-Display) due to several factors. For example, the contrast of the presentation of colors was off with LCD screens, and they made certain shades of blacks appear grey. LCD screen TVs also have slower response times than other types of televisions. Not only were LCD screens slower to respond, but they also increased electricity bills in the long run. Fun fact, according to...

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7 Essential PTAC features to reduce noise complaints

7 Essential PTAC features to reduce noise complaints

It goes without saying that a good night’s sleep is essential. This is especially true when it comes to guests staying at your hotel or hospitality establishment. You can help ensure your guests sleep more soundly by tackling one of the biggest obstacles standing in the way of dreamland – noisy PTAC / AC units. Leading the pack in complaints, loud sounds from packaged terminal room air conditioners (PTACs) can greatly detract from a guest’s overall experience. How can you make sure that your...

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Discover the Key Features of the Hotpoint PTAC

Discover the Key Features of the Hotpoint PTAC

Hotpoint started in 1903, and gets its name after the heating element convergence in the tip of its electric iron. The design they invented is for users to easily navigate buttonholes, ruffles, and pleats. Soon after its inception, the company merged with General Electric in 1918 to become the Hotpoint brand of appliances. Over the past century, Hotpoint led the appliance industry with a series of new inventions and innovations for consumers to enjoy. Today, Hotpoint leads the industry, as it...

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Smart TVs: What Are They & How Do They Work?

Smart TVs: What Are They & How Do They Work?

Smart TVs have been popular with consumers for several years, but more and more businesses and organizations are starting to adopt this technology. Compared to how often you would see a Smart TV 10 years ago, these appliances have exploded in popularity. However, if you’re still not quite sure what makes a TV “smart,” we can help clear up the confusion. Keep reading to learn all about smart TVs, including what they are and how they work. What are smart TVs? Smart TVs form a category of...

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Hospitality PTACs & ACs Buyer’s Guide

Hospitality PTACs & ACs Buyer’s Guide

Providing optimal comfort to your hotel guests is paramount in the hotel / hospitality industry. It’s synonymous with the purpose of the entire industry. In fact, the word hospitality means “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, and / or strangers.” Part of that ‘friendly and generous reception’ is making sure guests can make themselves feel at home and accommodated with the temperature in the room. Climate control and air conditioning in hotel rooms are...

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The Ultimate Hospitality TV Guide: Features, Benefits, and Brands

The Ultimate Hospitality TV Guide: Features, Benefits, and Brands

Hospitality TVs play a critical role in hotels, resorts, and other accommodation facilities. More than just devices for watching content, they allow properties to customize the guest experience, operate efficiently, and provide services that meet visitor expectations. This guide will explore what makes hospitality TVs unique, their key benefits, top brands to consider, the latest trends to follow, and frequently asked questions when outfitting your rooms. Hospitality TVs differ from regular...

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What’s the Ideal Temperature for a Hospital?

What’s the Ideal Temperature for a Hospital?

Hospitals may see their share of chaos, but they’re also places that rely on control. Every aspect of a hospital keeps patients and healthcare personnel in mind. That means clean sheets and scrubs, sterilized tools and surfaces, and healthy food. One thing that most people don’t think of is the temperature. The temperature is actually very important and goes beyond simply providing a constant level of comfort. So what’s the ideal temperature for a hospital? It should generally stand at around...

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The Benefits of Outdoor Televisions for Your Hotel

The Benefits of Outdoor Televisions for Your Hotel

You want to offer every convenience and comfort to your guests. Have you considered installing television sets in your outdoor recreation, restaurant, and similar areas? Outdoor TVs bring more appeal to your hotel, providing a more positive guest experience on several levels. Here are some of the benefits of outdoor televisions for your hotel. Consider them for your guest’s enjoyment and your bottom line. And yes, waterproof TV sets that can take whatever nature dishes out are available....

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