updated 6/17/2011 7:16:32 AM ET 2011-06-17T11:16:32

DENVER, June 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Roomlinx, Inc. (OTC:RMLX), the innovative developer of hotel interactive TV applications, announced today it has signed an agreement with Hyatt Regency New Orleans to provide its Interactive TV (iTV), Free-to-Guest TV programming, and High-Speed Internet Services to guests of the hotel, opening in October 2011.The installation includes 1,240 iTV systems, HD free-to guest television programming, and HSIA services covering all of the hotel's 1,193 rooms, meeting space and exhibit hall.

With Roomlinx's award winning Interactive TV platform, Hyatt Regency New Orleans guests will have access, via the HDTV, to:

  • Internet Apps including Netflix, Pandora, Google Apps, Hulu, YouTube, Facebook
  • Room Service
  • Unrestricted internet
  • International and U.S. television programming on demand
  • Email and Email attachments
  • Documents, spreadsheets and presentation management
  • Printing
  • Local Directions and attractions (forwarded right to their smart phone)
  • Dinner reservations and restaurant reviews

Upon its planned opening on October 19, 2011, Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be the city's premier meeting and convention hotel. Having doubled its meeting and exhibition space, the 32-story hotel will offer the most meeting space of any hotel in the city, as well as the unique ability to self-contain group events of all sizes. This includes two 25,000-square-foot ballrooms, 64 versatile meeting and banquet rooms, 21 executive level meeting rooms, seven permanent boardrooms, and more than 80,000 square feet of exhibition space, highlighted by a new 50,000-square-foot exhibit hall.

Roomlinx will also be integrating their proprietary convention center App, allowing visiting companies to extend their reach beyond their exhibit booth and into each hotel room.

"At Hyatt, we have been extremely impressed with Roomlinx's ability to develop smart applications and deliver an interactive TV platform that allows our hotels to generate strong revenues beyond Video on Demand, while improving the guest experience," said Tom Smith, vice president, rooms, North America operations,for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. "They have been terrific to work with both on the Andaz 5th Avenue hotel and now Hyatt New Orleans."

"We are excited to provide this cutting edge technology solution," said Michael Smith, general manager, Hyatt Regency New Orleans. "This is a great example of the latest and greatest in technology that we will offer our guests."

"We are honored to be working with Hyatt Regency New Orleans during this exciting time," said Mike Wasik, CEO of Roomlinx. "This is a premium hotel and we look forward to showcasing our convention center App and our ability to drive revenues beyond traditional Video on Demand."

About Roomlinx

Roomlinx is a leading provider of Interactive TV products and premium digital video on demand systems for hotels, resorts, and other properties, utilizing premium content and applications demanded by today's traveler. For more information about Roomlinx, visit www.roomlinx.com.

Safe Harbor Cautionary Statement

Certain statements in this news release, including statements that we "believe," "expect," "intend," "plan" or words of similar import, are forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans, new products and services and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, among other things, the following: the company's successful implementation of the new products and services, demand for the new products and services, the company's ability to successfully compete against competitors offering similar products and services, general economic and business conditions; unexpected changes in technologies and technological advances; ability to commercialize and manufacture products; results of experimental studies research and development activities; changes in, or failure to comply with, governmental regulations; and the ability to obtain adequate financing in the future. This information is qualified in its entirety by cautionary statements and risk factors disclosure contained in certain of the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings available at http://www.sec.gov, which you should carefully review. Roomlinx does not assume any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as the result of new developments or otherwise.

CONTACT: Bob Wagener, Roomlinx
         (720) 324-0192

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