Sheraton Hotels to Showcase Windows 7 Before Official Launch

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Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is working closely with Microsoft to showcase Windows 7, the software companys new operating system scheduled for official public launch on 22 October 2009.

Sheraton has partnered HP to feature Windows 7 on HPs next-generation, touch-enabled Business TouchSmart PCs at select Sheraton properties.

The new state-of-the art offerings are part of a $6 billion worldwide effort to revitalize the iconic Sheraton brand, including an investment of $2.3 billion in new hotels, $1.5 billion in renovations and $400 million in signature brand initiatives throughout North America.

Windows 7 will be available at more than 50 hotels in North America before its official public launch, including Sheraton New York, Sheraton Seattle, Sheraton Boston, Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Sheraton Toronto, Sheraton Vancouver and the Sheraton Phoenix.

At several hotels, the exclusive offering will be enhanced with new 22-inch HP Business TouchSmart computers powerful, touch-enabled PCs that enable guests to simply tap on the screen to open documents, navigate the Internet and browse photos.

Sheratons alliance with Microsoft and HP to deploy Windows 7 on HP Business TouchSmart computers prior to its public launch further solidifies our brand as the choice for travelers who want to stay connected using the latest in cutting edge technology, said Hoyt Harper, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Management for Sheraton Hotel & Resorts. Sheraton recognizes the premium value our guests place on having access to the smartest, most current technology during their stay at our properties. Through our multi-billion revitalization effort, weve made a long-term investment in the Link@Sheraton and are proud to offer Windows 7 as a unique way to heighten the guest experience and ensure our customers stay connected.

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