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Report on Conference Facilities, ICT And Equipment for a Hotel.

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´╗┐The Seatown Hotel Report on Conference Facilities, ICT And Equipment To: Rick and Sandeep From: Tiarnan Fox Date: 20-07-10 Terms of reference This report has been written at the request of Rick and Sandeep to describe the conference facilities and equipment recommended for The Seatown Hotel?s new conference centre. Report on Conference Facilities, ICT and Equipment Introduction This report will describe the conference facilities and equipment, including IT, that is currently available in hotel conference centres across the UK, based on recent research. This report will only concentrate on conference facilities, ICT and equipment and not on items of furniture and catering. Suggestions and recommendations will be provided as to what conference facilities and equipment The Seatown Hotel should provide. Recommendations will be justified, based on current internet research. Findings Recent research has indicated that the most commonly used facilities and equipment provided by hotel conference centres across the UK are: 1. LCD projector 2. Overhead Projector 3. Video projector 4. Whiteboard 5. Wireless connection 6. Wi-Fi 7. Modem points 8. Air-conditioning 9. Video conferencing 1. Projection stands 2. Remote control for projectors 3. Screens 4. Video equipment: VHS, DVD, teleconferencing Microphones 5. ...read more.

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A hotel what has wireless connection is the Glasgow Marriott Hotel. Modem Points A wireless modem is a type of modem which connects to a wireless network instead of to the telephone system. The Seatown Hotel could use modems to stop too many wires leading to the telephone. An advantage of a modem is that it is not that expensive. A disadvantage of a modem is that there is limited availability. A hotel that has modem points in its conference centre is The Crowne Plaza London-Shoreditch hotel. Air-Conditioning Air conditioning is the cooling and dehumidification of indoor air for thermal comfort. The Seatown Hotel could use air-conditioning in their conference centre on hot days. They could turn on the air-conditioning when the room is too hot to make people more comfortable. An advantage of air-conditioning is that it has good air distribution. A disadvantage of air-conditioning is that it can be noisy. A hotel that uses air-conditioning is The Lowry Hotel. Video Conferencing A video conference is a set of interactive telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. The Seatown Hotel could use video conferencing so that customers using the conference centre could interact with businesses across the country. ...read more.

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If The Seatown Hotel wants to be as profitable and successful as other hotels they need to provide a well equipped conference centre with top of the range facilities and equipment to better meet their clients’ needs. Recommendations I recommend that The Seatown Hotel should invest in the following facilities and equipment to provide an excellent, hi-tech conference centre for its clients: 1. Overhead projector 2. LCD projector 3. A whiteboard 4. Video projector 5. Wireless connection 6. Air-conditioning 7. Loudspeakers 8. DVD player The Seatown Hotel can purchase the recommended conference facilities and equipment from the following online suppliers: Supplier Product Web Address Price (£) Projector central Mitsubishi XD600U projector www.projectorcentral.com £1,000 Wedgwood AV Ltd 3M M2660 flatbed overhead projector http://www.overheadprojectors.co.uk/overhead_projectors.htm £600 Office Furniture Bi-Office Contract Whiteboard http://www.officefurnitureonline.co.uk/shop/bi-office-contract- whiteboards-free-starter-kit-.html £30 Projector point Sony VPL EX7 Video Projector http://www.projectorpoint.co.uk/projectors/Sony_VPL-EX7.html £500 Talk Talk Talk Talk Wireless connection www.talktalk.co.uk £6.99 a month Global Sources DH-JL007 DVD Player http://yudafu.manufacturer.globalsources.com/si/6008825714861/ pdtl/DVD-player/1025624888/DVD-Player.htm £90 Made in China GS Conference Loudspeakers (GS-601) http://www.made-in-china.com/showroom/kevinwu0750/product-detailrqVJoXedfLci/China-GS-Conference-Loudspeakers-GS-601-.html £500 Retrevos A7T10W2A Through-Wall Air Conditioner http://www.retrevo.com/s/Fedders-A7T10W2A-Air-Conditioners-review-manual/id/13174ci054/t/1-2/ £277.72 I hope this information helps you make your decision regarding what facilities and equipment to invest in for The Seatown Hotel’s conference centre. Candidate No: 7143 Centre No: 71655 ...read more.

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