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INTEREL Appoints Helmut Frank as SVP Europe

DUBAI, U.A.E. July 18, 2017 - INTEREL, the world’s fastest-growing manufacturer of integrated room technologies in the hospitality industry, has announced the appointment of Helmut Frank as the company’s SVP Europe, who is responsible for cementing INTEREL’s position in Europe as a global leader in hospitality technology.

Frank has worked with some of Europe’s leading building technology companies for the past 20 years, including Gira, with whom he served as the group’s Director of Hospitality in Europe for the past six years.

Florian Gallini, Group CEO of INTEREL, said: “INTEREL is firmly established in Europe, with demand for our intelligent hospitality technology products and services continuing to grow from strength-to-strength. The appointment of Helmut comes at an opportune time for INTEREL as we grow the support we offer our clients who are focused on enhancing their guests’ experiences.”

Continually recognised for innovation and technology leadership in hospitality, INTEREL takes a global view and is seeking to deliver greener and more sustainable operations worldwide, by building on the efforts of hoteliers in each of its regions, who are focused on reducing energy consumption and costs, while improving guest experiences.

“As an industry veteran, I have spent much of my career in building technology looking for ways to integrate and leverage complementary systems and solutions. INTEREL offers the best hospitality solution in the market and I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to INTEREL’s global growth, while expanding the group’s position as a global leader in Europe.” commented Frank.

About INTEREL

“Providing innovative technology and design leadership in integrated room solutions.” Based in Dubai with R&D and manufacturing facilities in Italy, INTEREL is the fastest- growing manufacturer of integrated room technologies and energy conservation systems in the luxury, upper-scale and cruise line hospitality industry – with a footprint across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. With its vast experience in the hospitality industry, INTEREL is an approved supplier with more than 15 of the world’s leading hospitality and leisure organizations. The company’s online room management system offers highly innovative and intelligent solutions for the modern hotelier. Through a combination of cutting-edge technology and uniquely simplified design, the system allows hotel operators to optimize their energy monitoring and consumption, and to deliver a greater guest experience. INTEREL’s room technology features a wide variety of Italian-designed wall-mounted and tabletop guest panels that allow for a high level of customization to suit individual hotel and brand standards. In addition, the room management system seamlessly integrates with third-party RFID door locks, is enabled with TCP/IP communication at room level, and features cross-platform mobility solutions with interfaces to all leading mobility hospitality providers. The company’s latest innovation, the ‘connectBsmart’ Bluetooth beacon network, was voted the most innovative technology in the hospitality industry at the Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) 2015 TechOvation Awards. It enables brands and hoteliers, when deploying the INTEREL guest room management solution, to seamlessly install and efficiently manage a future-proof, smart Bluetooth beacon infrastructure throughout the property, which provides a turnkey platform for their mobile hospitality service strategies and guest experience visions.

Contact:
Anne Bleeker
anne@in2consulting.com
+97144558499

Helmut Frank
hf@interelme.com
+49 160 3645 649

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