LodgeNet Inks CSM Deal

1/27/2005 4:35 AM Eastern

LodgeNet Entertainment Corp. is now the exclusive provider of interactive-TV services for all CSM Lodging-owned and managed hotels under terms of a deal announced Thursday.

LodgeNet will install its “sigNETure TV” marketing and entertainment system and services including on-demand movies, music, TV programming and special-interest videos -- all enhanced with LodgeNet's media-playback controls for skip, pause and save functionality -- as well as Nintendo of America Inc. “GameCube” video games and Internet-enabled services offering e-mail access and e-mailed receipts for guests checking out of CSM rooms.

The vendor will also provide free-to-guest programming to most properties in the CSM portfolio

CSM owns and operates 34 hotels nationwide under franchise agreements with Marriott International Inc., Hilton Hospitality Inc. and Carlson Cos. Inc.

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