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‘Handy’ Smartphone Keeps Business Travellers Connected at Anantara Siam Bangkok

April 8, 2017 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel understands the needs of business travellers looking to stay connected abroad. That’s why it offers all guests a complimentary in-room smartphone aptly named, ”handy”. Pre-loaded with helpful applications, it keeps guests linked to their new environment as well as with family and friends back home. Set in every guest room at Anantara Siam Bangkok, handy offers guests a personal phone number, unlimited free local and international calls to 10 countries, unlimited free mobile internet on 4G network, WiFi-hotspot tethering, comprehensive hotel access and information including dining and spa activities and downloads from Google Play store, while event organisers regale in the ease of communicating with clients through the handy’s tailored push notifications.

Anantara Siam Hotel is located in the heart of Bangkok and offers discerning business travellers, incentive groups and global meetings the perfect downtown escape in the centre of the world’s most visited city.* The hotel is set as an oasis across four acres of verdant gardens, and is the only authentic Thai hotel located in city centre. Modern amenities like handy complement the traditional hand-painted silk ceiling murals, ornately and auspiciously trimmed in gold. Expedited service is equally on offer, with expedited check-in available at Kasara Executive Lounge. And through handy, guests have their own personal phone number while staying at the hotel without necessity of purchasing a sim card.

Perfect for business travellers and groups, those looking to stay in touch with friends and family back home enjoy handys unlimited international calls to 10 countries: Australia; China; Hong Kong; India; Japan; Singapore; South Korea; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America. The hotel can amend these countries at any time to better suit the needs of incoming clientele or at the request of a large group. Even more useful, event organisers can deliver message notifications about itinerary updates, exclusive hotel offers or private messages to their participants staying within the hotel. Anantara Siam is the only hotel in Bangkok to offer such a service complimentary.

handy provides a state-of-the-art travel companion that takes the business traveller experience to a whole new level, with direct dial features that can be used whilst on the move around the city, as well as at the hotel. Guests can look up hotel information and have instant access to the hotel concierge, allowing for special requests and reservations to be made on the go, perhaps to book an Anantara Spa appointment or order in-room dining for when they return.

When meetings are finished, and there’s time to get out and explore Bangkok, handys selection of pre-installed travel apps, including currency conversion, maps, GPS, news and translation services, enhanced by the option of installing additional apps are crucial to maximising downtime. An informative digital city guide includes recommendations and promotions for restaurants, shops and tourist attractions, with Anantara Siam boasting prime locations enabling guests to take full advantage of this feature and make the most of their time in the Thai capital. Returning to the hotel after exploring the city is made easy using the handy taxi card feature, which details the hotels’ addresses written in Thai with a location map included for easy reference.

Providing total peace of mind, guests of Anantara Bangkok Siam Hotel can rest assured that at check-out the browsing history of their handy, any additional apps that have been installed and all personal information will be automatically removed when the device is reset.

Much more than just a smartphone, the device is preloaded with destination specific features to offer a superior guest experience and interactive travel solutions for leisure and business travellers. Handy keeps guests connected, informed and entertained 24 hours a day, both onsite at the hotels and when they are on the move.

Special business rates start from THB 6,800** (approximately USD 200) per night in a newly renovated Premier Room. For individual business travellers, the Executive Stay Package offers myriad inclusions and access to Kasara Executive Lounge. Click here to book now.

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