Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Offers PressReader to Guests
Thursday March 27th, 2014 - 10:09AM AD
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HONG KONG—Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, based here, has partnered with PressReader, a digital newspaper and magazine service, to offer guests an eco-friendly way to read the news via their personal smartphone, tablet or eReader device.
Guests and restaurant patrons of Shangri-La and Kerry Hotels and Resorts can now get unlimited, complimentary access to more than 2,500 local, regional and international publications from 100 countries in 60 languages with PressReader.
To access the service, guests connect to the hotel WiFi and go to PressReader.com or download the free PressReader app for Apple, Android, BlackBerry or Windows. Guests can then choose the desired country, language and publication from PressReader. The service will be available in all WiFi accessible areas in Shangri-La and Kerry hotels and resorts as well as in WiFi enabled hotel cars. In addition to PressReader's digital service, Shangri-La will also offer print editions of select newspapers upon request.
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