• Steigenberger uses Media Box of Media Carrier: the hotel provides its guests on a daily basis with e-Paper downloads of newspapers and magazines from around the world via their WiFi

Davos, 26.01.2012. Participants of the World Economic Forum, which will meet on Sunday this week in Davos, Switzerland, enjoy the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère a very special service: They download international newspapers and magazines of their choice for free on their iPhones, iPads, computers and mobile phones.

In the Media Box, a virtual library, the guests of the Belvédère choose from an extensive selection of current magazines and newspapers and download them by one click on their laptops, tablets or smartphones. Media Carrier provides a web based solution that displays e-Paper without any previous installation and registration on all devices.

Thus, international guests can use the WiFi to download, read and store “their” newspapers and magazines on their web enabled devices.

Guests who do not have their own equipment available receive a rental device at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère.”We do everything to make our international guests’ stay at the World Economic Forum in Davos as comfortable as possible,” says Conrad Meier, Director of the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère, “With the Steigenberger library the hotel offers its guests a great variety of international titles shortly after the release date.

“The benefits of reading a newspaper as e-Paper are obvious,” says Frank Ecker, managing director of Media Carrier. “The hotel offers a very large selection and even has international titles shortly after the release date in its virtual library.

The Media Carrier GmbH supplies hotels and airlines with digital copies of international newspapers and magazines. The company composes an individual selection by the customer’s choices from comprehensive selection of notable titles, and uses its own technical solutions for the distribution. The company is a subsidiary of the trunk group which includes the press distribution Trunk, one of the five biggest press distributors in Germany and the News-Log AG, which supplies airlines in Europe and the U.S., airports and Catering-enterprises with print media.