World's best hotels for wi-fi announced

Nordic Choice has topped the list of the world's best hotel groups for wi-fi, according to website Hotel WiFi Test's report.

Hotels were ranked on quality and availability of wi-fi
Hotels were ranked on quality and availability of wi-fi

The report ranked the hotels on two characteristics: the quality of the wi-fi and whether the in-room wi-fi was free.

The report showed Nordic Choice, which has around 170 hotels in Scandinavia and the Baltics, to be the number-one chain in the global rankings, with 85% of its hotels offering adequate wi-fi and 100% of its hotels offering free wi-fi.

Radisson Blu came second in the rankings with a wi-fi quality score of 69% and free wi-fi at 95% of its hotels. Renaissance came third, having fewer hotels that offer free wi-fi, Mercure placed fourth, and the Ibis and Ibis Styles chain rounded out the top five.

The top-ten hotel chains ranked by wi-fi quality were:

  1. Nordic Choice
  2. Radisson Blu
  3. Renaissance
  4. Mercure
  5. Ibis and Ibis Styles
  6. Scandic Hotels
  7. InterContinental
  8. Econo Lodge
  9. Four Points
  10. Marriott Hotels & Resorts

More:

UK businesses waste £370m a year on wi-fi charges

US hotels and conference centres warned against blocking wi-fi

Marriott hotels to stop blocking wi-fi devices

• For more breaking news and in-depth features, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
How to recruit new 'wildcard' speakers

How to recruit new 'wildcard' speakers

Education, training and speaker coaches are key to unearthing new talent, according to an expert panel at the C&IT Corporate Forum.

La Torre Golf & Spa Resort opens in Murcia

La Torre Golf & Spa Resort opens in Murcia

New 133-room DoubleTree hotel features lake-front views, a ballroom for 700 delegates and four restaurants.

Read the full State of the Industry: Corporate Report

Read the full State of the Industry: Corporate Report

C&IT subscribers can read our report for corporate event planners, including stats, trends and industry insights.

Agency boss reveals blueprint for rapid business growth

Agency boss reveals blueprint for rapid business growth

MD of WONDER London explains how his company has quickly grown from two to 40 people in six years, working with clients like Google.

In pictures: Performing Artistes' New Year Speaker Drinks

In pictures: Performing Artistes' New Year Speaker Drinks

The annual event with drinks and entertainment was held at the Institute of Directors and hosted by comedian Andy Parsons.

6 new international congress centres

6 new international congress centres

As demand for large-scale international events continues to grow, we take a look at conference venues opening from 2019.

In pictures: Corporate Forum 2019

In pictures: Corporate Forum 2019

This year's forum featured inspirational talks, panel discussions and a gala dinner in the ballroom at The Langham hotel.

How to increase delegate engagement

How to increase delegate engagement

A panel of experts at the C&IT Corporate Forum discussed how to attract delegates and keep them happy.

'Riskiest' places to travel revealed by medical insurer

'Riskiest' places to travel revealed by medical insurer

From typhoid and malaria to 'Delhi Belly', new research reveals where travellers could catch the most threatening travel bugs.

Live Union hires senior account manager

Live Union hires senior account manager

Leonor Nem├ęsio Nobre joins from Kia Motors, where she worked on a range of corporate events.

LATEST JOBS