Umstead, R. Thomas
February 2007
Multichannel News;2/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p26
The article reports on the transition of using high definition televisions (HDTV) in the hotel industry in the U.S. It is accounted that The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California was the first hotel who decided to outfit their 569 of their hotel rooms with 42-inches LG Electronics plasma-screen televisions. The in-room television system was provided by LodgeNet Entertainment which cater 10 pay-per-view movies in high definition.


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