NewspaperDirect signs Chain-Wide agreement with MaMaison Hotels & Apartments

October 18, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Vancouver, BC — October 18, 2006: At the 2006 HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow in Vancouver, NewspaperDirect ( announced it has signed a chain-wide agreement with MaMaison Hotels & Apartments, a prominent chain of luxury hotels in Central Europe, and has installed the NewspaperDirect Print-on-Demand newspaper printing solution in their 10 properties.

“We are thrilled with the NewspaperDirect solution because it enables us to provide our valued guests with their choice of newspaper from home,” says Mr. Daniel Penet, Director of Sales & Marketing, MaMaison Hotels & Apartments (a brand of ORCO Property Group), “Our guests see this service as a key differentiator in the level of service we provide, and is one of the reasons they return to visit with us.”

NewspaperDirect is a brand standard at InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Jumeirah, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and now, MaMaison Hotels and Apartments.

“We are pleased to partner with this prestigious hotel chain to provide our service,” says Alexander Kroogman, CEO of NewspaperDirect. “With our easy-to-use and well-supported solution, they will be able to continue to provide the best customer and guest service in their market.”

Hundreds of the world’s leading newspapers are available for on-demand printing through the NewspaperDirect solution at MaMaison locations. They include the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Wall Steet Journal Europe, Yomiuri Shimbun, The Sydney Morning Herald, China Daily, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, and The Globe and Mail.

NewspaperDirect will be demonstrating its Print-on-Demand Solution at Booth 319 at the HFTP Annual Convention and Tradeshow in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from October 18-19, 2006.

About NewspaperDirect:
Founded in 1999, NewspaperDirect, Inc. ( based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, is the world leader in digital delivery and local printing of same-day newspapers from around the world. With hundreds of newspaper and magazine titles, and a global network of over 800 print locations in more than 85 countries, NewspaperDirect delivers to hotels, libraries, cruise ships, corporate offices, retail outlets, home subscribers and Web browsers everywhere. ( from NewspaperDirect leverages the company's extensive content base and leading edge technology to enable online, instant access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world on their computer or smart mobile device.

NewspaperDirect is a Microsoft Premium Partner that develops content applications for Tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs.


For more information contact:
Gayle Moss
Director of Marketing, NewspaperDirect
Phone +1 (604) 278-4604 ext 325