Waldorf Hilton Hotel's handy phones. Photo: Breaking Travel News

A hotel in the United Kingdom is improving the experiences of guests by introducing smartphone technology in the form of the Handy Phone, to improve the visitor experience. 

According to Breaking Travel News, The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London  has placed in its 298 rooms complimentary cellphones to ensure 24-hour connectivity and convenience, as well as providing free international calls to selected countries, including the United States. Calls made to places within the UK are unlimited. 

The cellphones are also enabled with unlimited internet access with 3G data. The Handy Phone has software installed on it that ensures that it provides social media networking, destination specific content, exclusive hotel offers and promotions as well as city guides that will give guests options of which bars, restaurants and shops as well as places they can visit. 

Guy Hilton, general manager, The Waldorf Hilton said Handy Phones are the ideal companion for the modern traveller. “At the Waldorf Hilton, we are always looking at ways of going beyond providing the best service possible for our guests. Now they can reserve a trip, book theatre tickets and discover more of the city from the comfort of their room or while they are out and about outside of the hotel.''

“Without doubt it helps us to enhance the guest experience.

The phone comes equipped with fully adjustable language selection and can be used outside of the hotel. 

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