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Sunday, July 21, 2013

First in Asia Pacific, The Mira Hong Kong Brings Free Data and International Connectivity Service to Hotel Guests with handy Smartphone Solution

Open, inviting, intimate, connected – The Mira Hong Kong, repeatedly recognized by the industry as a pioneering tech-friendly hotel, is the first in Asia Pacific to provide guests with handy, a complimentary mobile solution, to all guests. This unique service includes unlimited international and local calls, an informative city guide, as well as 3G data and Wi-Fi tethering capabilities.
Always striving to provide personalized services to modern travelers, The Mira Hong Kong will have integrated the innovative handy smartphones in all 492 rooms by 1 August 2013. It is a significant step forward from the existing “My Mobile” solution that was offered in all guest rooms when the hotel first opened in 2009.
Each handy phone is available for guests as soon as they enter their room, giving them instant access to free unlimited local and international phone calls (currently to 25 - and soon to be expanded - popular destinations including but not limited to US, Canada, China, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Singapore, Japan and South Korea) and free, high-speed data connectivity. The unlimited 3G internet connectivity also allows for easy Wi-Fi tethering to other mobile devices such as laptops and tablets.

Enhanced functions of handy for The Mira Hong Kong include simple room-to-room dialing, and access to a personalized “My Mira” concierge services; simultaneous incoming phone calls on both the handy device and regular in-room phones to ensure no important calls are missed; useful pre-loaded apps including news services, a currency converter, MTR maps, as well as host of social media applications and the ability to download freely from the Google Play store.