Contactless Dining: Exploring the Intersection of Hospitality and Technology

Modern Restaurant Management · 8 Jul

One year ago we walked into a Cambridge, Massachusetts restaurant for the first day of field research. Our palms were sweaty from the excitement and

Southwest Goes Live in Travelport's Galileo
Southwest Goes Live in Travelport's Galileo

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Jul

Southwest Airlines now is fully live in Travelport's Galileo global distribution system, completing the carrier's Travelport integration, the GDS pro

What hotels can learn from the tech industry about marketing

eHotelier.com · 6 Jul

With hospitality facing an existential crisis due to such an industry-changing external shock, hoteliers could do worse than look to startups for les

Lilin launches touch-free temperature, mask monitoring system

Hotel Management · 6 Jul

Manufacturing firm Lilin has introduced a new touch-free monitoring system that can measure the body temperature of individuals and detect whether or

Ferryhopper nets EUR2.6 million in Series A funding

PhocusWire · 6 Jul

Ferryhopper, the ferry booking service, has gained significant ground in the past year helping it bring in fresh funding.

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Virtual Event Platform Comparison: The Best for 2020
Virtual Event Platform Comparison: The Best for 2020

EventManagerBlog.com · 6 Jul

Finding the best virtual event platform is the most common problem event planners have today. We looked at the 94 best virtual event platforms in 202

Third-Party Delivery Market Continues Consolidation: Uber to Buy Postmates
Third-Party Delivery Market Continues Consolidation: Uber to Buy Postmates

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Jul

Uber says it intends to keep the consumer-facing Postmates app running separately, supported by a more efficient, combined merchant and delivery netw

VPR Verified Automated Infrared Body Temperature Screening Device Now Available
VPR Verified Automated Infrared Body Temperature Screening Device Now Available

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Jul

The Verified Personnel Recognition system has advanced facial recognition that can automatically log all employees, their temperatures and if they ar

NYC Restaurant Owners Create Platform to Partner with Hospitality Tech
NYC Restaurant Owners Create Platform to Partner with Hospitality Tech

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Jul

Branded Strategic Hospitality capitalizes on the opportunities to invest and partner with early and growth-stage hospitality technology companies.

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian to Collaborate in Developing Enhanced Health/Safety Standards
Royal Caribbean, Norwegian to Collaborate in Developing Enhanced Health/Safety Standards

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Jul

Companies have created a "Healthy Sail Panel" comprised of top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime op

Rebuilding Consumer Confidence in Hospitality Will Be a Long-Term Process
Rebuilding Consumer Confidence in Hospitality Will Be a Long-Term Process

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Jul

Using audit technology to show safety measures are being taken will make customers feel more comfortable during these uncertain times.

More than Half of All Americans Say They're Not Comfortable Returning to Restaurants, Hotels
More than Half of All Americans Say They're Not Comfortable Returning to Restaurants, Hotels

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 2 Jul

Nationwide YouGov and SafetyCulture survey clarifies how businesses can build consumer and employee trust and confidence.

LG Business Solutions launches transparent digital screen

Hotel Management · 1 Jul

LG Business Solutions USA has launched a new transparent OLED display with touch-screen technology for digital signage that blends in with its enviro

Your Guide to Technology for Virtual Events
Your Guide to Technology for Virtual Events

skift.com - Travel Services · 1 Jul

Covid-19 has changed the event tech landscape forever. Until 2020, a trend of event tech mergers and acquisitions saw the rise of monolithic, one-sto

Using Hotel Technology to Manage Post COVID-19 SOPs

Hospitality Tech Matters - A Blog by Alice · 1 Jul

For a hotelier, there is nothing quite like the sound of the clink of glasses from the bar, housekeeping teams moving down hallways, the laundry runn

Why European Travel Tech Startups Need to Keep On Building Through the Fallout

skift.com - Digital · 30 Jun

Startups should take note of venture capital firm Lakestar's vision of what makes a travel company successful if they want to emerge stronger in the

New partnership brings contactless food ordering to hotels

Hotel Management · 30 Jun

Hospitality tech company Criton has partnered with restaurant tech firm Hungrrr to add a safe, contactless food ordering system to its hotel guest ap

Direct Travel Debuts Deem-Powered App
Direct Travel Debuts Deem-Powered App

Business Travel News (BTN) · 30 Jun

Direct Travel has launched a new travel booking and management mobile app powered by Deem, the travel management company announced. Dubbed Direct Go,

Luxe Inks Reseller Deal for Zeno, ZS Associates First to Implement
Luxe Inks Reseller Deal for Zeno, ZS Associates First to Implement

Business Travel News (BTN) · 30 Jun

Luxe Travel Management has signed on as a reseller of Serko's Zeno booking and expense management tool in North America, with consulting and professi

OKKAMI is the best solution to help Hotels open following Covid-19

OKKAMI and how we are improving the hospitality industry · 30 Jun

The OKKAMI Covid-19 defense package provides hotels and guests with contactless engagement, while still ensuring the brand's high level of hospitalit

Event Technology As We Know It Is Over: Here's What's Next
Event Technology As We Know It Is Over: Here's What's Next

EventManagerBlog.com · 30 Jun

Eventtech never kept its promise to change events forever. Now that events are only happening online, we are witnessing a seismic market shake-up. Wh

Amazon acquires autonomous vehicle tech provider Zoox

PhocusWire · 30 Jun

The company is six years old and has created zero-emission, purpose-built vehicles for autonomous ride-hailing.

Swiss Deluxe Hotels launch new booking platform with best price guarantee with PrivateDeal

eHotelier.com · 29 Jun

In cooperation with the start-up PrivateDeal, the 40 Swiss Deluxe Hotels launch a joint booking platform. The innovative system offers a new way to b

Contactless tech: Building blocks for a new world of hospitality

Hotel Management · 25 Jun

The world before us is quickly changing and through it all, technology is helping us stay connected in our personal and professional lives while also

Event Tech Firm Aventri Will Deploy New Funding to Drive Innovations in Virtual Events
Event Tech Firm Aventri Will Deploy New Funding to Drive Innovations in Virtual Events

skift.com - Travel Services · 24 Jun

Aventri closes a successful round of strategic fundraising to expand its virtual and hybrid event offering, proving that even event tech giants are n