News - Full StoryBulk TV & Internet Continues Partnership with the Historic Carolina Inn
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet, a leading integrator of television solutions, high-speed Internet access services and voice systems to the hospitality industry headquartered out of Raleigh, NC, announces the renewal of their partnership with The Carolina Inn for free-to-guest DIRECTV services.
Built in 1924, The Carolina Inn is located on the prestigious University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. Bulk TV began its partnership with The Carolina Inn in 2009 with a goal to enhance the guestrooms with superior amenities while maintaining the historical grandeur that makes The Carolina Inn unique. Bulk TV installed a state-of-the-art, custom-engineered headend solution to upgrade the 185 guestrooms at the property to high-definition DIRECTV programming.
"Our customer care representative was great to work with, and met my expectations over and over again," said James Doubts, director of engineering for The Carolina Inn. "The biggest reasons that The Carolina Inn wants to continue the relationship with Bulk TV is their customer service and reliable equipment, which we have experienced over the years."
Bulk TV provides complete guest entertainment solutions including hospitality Samsung TVs, RF and IPTV content delivery systems, customizable user interface options and over-the-top streaming applications. Each custom solution receives quality assurance throughout every step of the process from the expert design of the system and seamless installation, to delivery of the service and round-the-clock support.
"The Carolina Inn is known for its historical, southern charm with modern features and amenities," said Ben Sturgess, vice president of sales for Bulk TV. "When we began our partnership in 2009, the property was in need of a reliable television provider to complement the upgrades that were being made in the guestrooms. We are proud to continue to offer our services to one of the most well-known hotels in the Triangle area of North Carolina."
Bulk TV has been named as DIRECTV Lodging & Institutions Provider of the Year the past nine years based on new customer acquisition and retention. As a leading provider to thousands of properties across the country, Bulk TV works with all major brands including Hilton®, Hyatt® Hotels, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG®), Best Western, Choice Hotels and Vantage Hospitality Group/Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC), among others.
About Bulk TV & Internet Bulk TV & Internet is the leading provider of DIRECTV solutions designed to meet the unique needs of the hospitality industry. Bulk TV provides services to more than 450,000 rooms nationwide including free-to-guest television programming and digital satellite TV systems, IPTV platforms, and over-the-top content delivery solutions. Each customized solution receives thorough quality assurance throughout every step of the process, which includes engineering, project management, professional installation, a comprehensive service warranty and 24/7 technical support. Additionally, Bulk TV & Internet offers brand compliant, enterprise-grade network solutions and Mitel voice systems. For more information, please visit www.bulktv.com.
About The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel Originally built in 1924 by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill alumnus John Sprunt Hill and designed by award-wining architect Arthur C. Nash, The Carolina Inn depicts pure elegance and historical charm with 185 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including seven luxury suites. The signature restaurant, Crossroads Chapel Hill, led by Executive Chef Brandon Sharp, a fellow Chapel Hill alumnus, offers guests a contemporary dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Boasting nearly 30,983 square feet of indoor/outdoor flexible meeting and event spaces, including two outdoor gardens with succulent greenery, The Carolina Inn is an ideal destination for weddings, conferences, alumni gatherings, Tar Heel tailgates and more. Originally modeled after George Washington's home in Mt. Vernon, the iconic hotel has earned the AAA Four Diamond Award since 1997 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Carolina Inn is the only property set on UNC's campus and is only 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). For more information about The Carolina Inn, visit www.CarolinaInn.com and stay in touch with Twitter: @CarolinaInn, Instagram: @TheCarolinaInn, Facebook: CarolinaInn.