Today, business people wish had 25 hour per day. Because they have exciting schedules, they travel around the world; meet with people, etc, 24 hour day is not enough for them. Therefore, they hope that the place they go will be equipped with services that make them comfortable and relaxed. This is where the hotel business centers come into play.
A top class luxury hotel is expected to have a state of the art business center to empower its customers with all the facilities that they need to make their business process a smooth and memorable one. Almost all the luxury hotels have good business centers that have all the technological facilities, where best business services are offered. They generally include a 24-hour multilingual concierge service, airline reservations, Internet access in guest accommodations, and complimentary newspapers and direct-dial multi-line telephones with voice mail, speaker and data port. Their facilities also include:
- 24-hour business services including fax delivery, photocopying, etc.
- Audiovisual equipment
- Cellular telephones
- Computers available
- International newspaper, periodicals
- Secretarial services
- Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access in meeting rooms, and many more. Anyone using an Ethernet-equipped personal computer can use high-speed Internet access.
As an example, the Four Seasons hotels have made a reputation of offering one of the most advanced business centers for its guests. The business center at many Four Seasons hotels and resorts ensures secretarial and translation services and business support - from computers, printers and scanners to high-speed Internet access, photocopying and faxing facilities - are readily available.
You can download e-mails and connect to the Internet at up to 50 times the standard modem speed right from your Four Seasons meeting room. Whether a single PC or a boardroom full, this wired or wireless connection also allows you to:
- Send and receive e-mail at high speed
- Accelerate data transfer - uploads or downloads
- Connect with your company's Intranet or Extranet
- Deliver product demonstrations, training or presentations via Internet
- Offer high-tech services such as on-line registration.
So, wherever you go, you don't have the worry of your business lagging behind you, as you are always ahead of time, completely taken care of, when you stay in these luxury star hotels.