SOURCE: Tivus, Inc.

Tivus, Inc.

October 06, 2010 09:57 ET

Tivus Names Doug Marriott to Professional Advisory Board

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - October 6, 2010) -  Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU), a provider of turnkey media entertainment technology to the hotel and hospitality industry, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Doug Marriott to its newly formed Professional Advisory Board.

"We are obviously pleased that such a distinguished member of the Marriott family has agreed to contribute his depth of experience, industry knowledge, and strategic networks to Tivus," commented Shiva Prakash, Tivus' president and chief executive officer.

"I have had the pleasure of getting to know and work with Doug over the past year as we have built Tivus' opportunity to its current state. Far from serving as just a figurehead, Doug has been a near daily source of support and advice to our efforts and his appointment to our new advisory board is recognition of his valuable service both in the past, and in going forward," Prakash concluded.

Doug Marriott commented, "Working with Shiva over the past year to help cultivate his dream of net-positive-revenue-to-the-hotel HD IPTV service has been a truly rewarding endeavor. The tourism, hotel, and hospitality industries have certainly faced challenges over the past ten years, and I am proud to be a part of bringing this 'game-changing' business model to the hotel industry."

Having been involved in Real Estate most of his life, Doug Marriott, cousin to J. W. Marriott, Chairman/CEO of Marriott International and Richard Marriott, Chairman of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., founded Marriott Development, LC in 1968. He is also the founder of Marriott Hope Foundation, where he serves on its Board of Directors and is very hands on with all of the projects undertaken. Doug believes that everyone should have improved opportunities in life and is determined to spread the word of Hope for Children through Education and Development.

Tivus' new Professional Advisory Board will provide management with vital strategic, operational, and industry advice to advance the Company's IPTV business strategy within the hotel and hospitality industry. Future Professional Advisory Board members will be selected for their experience and success in the areas of technology, tourism, casinos, hotel & hospitality, and corporate management.

About Tivus, Inc.
Tivus, Inc. is a technology entertainment services company that provides internet-based TV and Cable programming, interactive game content, and goods & services to the hotel/hospitality industry. Using onsite hardware and software, including flat-screen HD televisions, Tivus' unique IPTV hotel entertainment system is a complete, multifaceted entertainment platform that, for the first time in the industry, generates previously untapped income to the hotel through ad revenue sharing. For more information, please visit

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