HOTEL DEDICATED IN GIVING GUESTS THE LATEST

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY

Imagine the ability to provide business travelers with instant answers to questions on the stock market or to trace any express

letter or package for a guest in real time.

In continuing to offer its executive travelers with the latest in state-of-the-art

technology, Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills is offering just this through its concierge at

to guests with the recent addition of eConcierge, an electronic guide to the Internet

customized specially for the hotel industry. Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills is the first in

Los Angeles to install this high-tech system.

"Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills' guests thrive on cutting-edge technology, especially the

entertainment industry, and this is the latest addition to our guest services portfolio," says

General Manager Manfred E.W. Moennich of Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills.

The new electronic guide provides the hotel's concierges with a high-tech approach

using 81 Internet links to access important business and travel information for travelers that

are in a hurry. This latest software is a fast reliable guide, giving concierges the ability to

click online, increasing the amount of current information available to hotel guests without

increasing the need for guidebooks, maps and catalogues.

"Hotels are offering more than continental breakfasts and shoeshines -- now it's

modem lines, video games and virtual information. These extras will continue to enhance the

overall quality of the guest experience," says Moennich.

Considered a forerunner in state-of-the-art technology, the hotel provides guests with

a complete solution to their information needs. Travelers are informed of worldwide weather

forecasts to turn-by-turn route guidance and color maps.

With the new service, Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills provides quick, easily accessible

information about:

--Airlines

--Car Rentals

--Golf Courses

--Map Routing

--Movie Listings and Showtimes

--Parcel Tracking

--Restaurants - Reviews and Menus

--Sports Scores

--Theaters Reviews and Showtimes

--Weather Forecasts

In addition to the eConcierge service, all Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills' 300-room

guestrooms have a high-tech telephone system featuring a touch-sensitive screen with the

ability to control the desired light, temperature, in-room CD player VCR, TV and display

times for cities from Rome to Tokyo with instructions in six different languages.

Executive travelers will find Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills is conveniently located at

465 S. La Cienega Blvd. on Beverly Hills' famed Restaurant Row in the "heart-beat" of some

of the city's best business and leisure address and only a 20-minute car ride to Los Angeles

International Airport.

For reservations and information, call 310/247-0400 or 1-800-NIKKO US or fax a

reservation to 1/800-544-4455.

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