SONIFI™ Solutions Becomes Newest Partner of Cornell Center for Hospitality Research

Jun 17, 2014

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SONIFI™ Solutions Becomes Newest Partner of Cornell Center for Hospitality Research
Ithaca, NY, June 17, 2014 - SONIFI Solutions, a major provider of interactive content and connectivity solutions for the hospitality industry, has become the newest partner of the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research. Janis Nakano Spivack, senior vice president of product and customer marketing, will join the CHR Advisory Board, and will have a seat at all roundtables produced by the School of Hotel Administration.

"SONIFI Solutions is a great example of a firm that has remained fresh and cutting edge through continuous research," said Michael Sturman, associate dean for faculty development at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and academic director of the CHR. "Just as the CHR conducts research aimed at assisting the hospitality industry, SONIFI is constantly seeking knowledge-based applications for the industry."

"We are pleased to participate in CHR, with its research-based agenda," said Spivack. "We are committed to driving innovation through research and hope to assist in expanding that agenda and sharing our resources to continue to improve, inspire, and propel the hospitality industry to the next level."

About SONIFI Solutions
SONIFI Solutions is the leading end-to-end interactive content and connectivity solutions provider for the hospitality and healthcare industries. SONIFI serves nearly 1.4 million hotel rooms worldwide in addition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company's core services include: Interactive Television, Mobility, Connectivity, and Advertising Media Solutions along with unparalleled nationwide technical and professional support services. SONIFI Solutions owns and operates businesses under the industry leading brands SONIFI Solutions, The Hotel Networks and SONIFI Healthcare, Inc. For more information, please visit
About The Center for Hospitality Research
A unit of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) sponsors research designed to improve practices in the hospitality industry. Under the lead of the center's corporate affiliates, experienced scholars work closely with business executives to discover new insights into strategic, managerial and operating practices. To learn more about the center and its projects, visit

Center Senior Partners: Accenture, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, SAS, STR, and Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Center Partners: Access Point Financial, Cvent, Inc., Davis & Gilbert LLP, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, Denihan Hospitality Group, Duetto, Forbes Travel Guide, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Fox Rothschild LLP, Hilton Worldwide, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Intel Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jumeirah Group, Marriott International, Inc., McDonald's USA,, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Proskauer, RateGain, ReviewPro, Revinate, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, Sathguru Management Consultants (P) Ltd., SONIFI Solutions, Inc., Talent Plus, Inc., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., TripAdvisor, Wipro EcoEnergy, and Wyndham Hotel Group

Center Friends: Cleverdis • DK Shifflet & Associates • EyeforTravel • Hospitality Technology Magazine • Hsyndicate • iPerceptions • J.D. Power and Associates • PKF Hospitality Research • Questex Hospitality Group