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Langham Hotels International Launches First Voice-Enabled Hotel iPhone App
App enables guests to view vital location information in every city where there is a Langham Hotel

PASADENA, Calif.
– February 17, 2010 – Langham Hotels International has launched Langham Touch – the world’s first hotel iPhone application that offers voice-enabled travel phrases, ensuring the guest will never get lost in a city where there’s a Langham property. The voice-enabled phrases, which include directions to each hotel from virtually anywhere in their respective cities, and simple phrases are part of a suite of services that can be accessed at the touch of a screen – allowing users to see and hear the phrases in the city’s local language.

Langham Touch is an all-in-one app that enables the guest to search and view all vital location information without going online which will save on roaming charges. The app includes a mini-city guide and offers insider tips and recommendations for cultural outings, attractions, restaurants and bars. The iPhone app also includes hotlines for room reservations via convenient toll-free lines, essential information for each hotel, as well as the ability to order room service, ask for a wake-up call or make restaurant reservations.

Bob van den Oord, Vice President of Sales & Marketing said, “With Langham Touch, guests will find another innovative way to manage their stay with us from pre-arrival to departure. From the voice-enabled dialogue and city guides through to wake up calls and checking 1865 points, we’ve created an app that’s easy to use, and relevant to today’s business traveler.”

Langham Touch is compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch. Download it at langhamhotels.com/apple or find it in the Apple app store.

For more information about The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, please call (626) 568-6414. The hotel is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106.


About The Langham Huntington

Capturing the grace and elegance of a bygone era, The Langham Huntington is a landmark hotel located at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, just nine miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Pasadena. A renowned Pasadena hotel since 1907, the property features 380 guestrooms including 38 suites, eight cottages, Michelin Star dining and an award-winning spa.

The group is pursuing an aggressive portfolio growth strategy using its distinctive brands and affiliate – The Langham, Langham Place and Eaton. Currently 15 hotels, including affiliates, are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
Langham Hotels International is a wholly-owned company of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.

Reservations for Langham hotels can be made at langhamhotels.com or eatonhotels.com.


About Langham Hotels International & Its Affiliates


Langham has a legendary hotel heritage dating back to 1865 when The Langham in London originally opened as Europe’s first Grand Hotel. For over 140 years, this flagship hotel has been at the forefront of sophisticated and gracious hospitality. Today, all Langham Hotels worldwide inherit the same philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses creating a truly unique hotel experience.

The group is pursuing an aggressive portfolio growth strategy using its distinctive brands and affiliate – The Langham, Langham Place and Eaton. Currently 15 hotels, including affiliates, are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
Langham Hotels International is a wholly-owned company of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.

Reservations for Langham hotels can be made at langhamhotels.com or eatonhotels.com.