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News / Online
My Method... How the Setai hotel used tech to transform the guest arrival experience
By David Mezuman - Duve | June 9, 2021
Working with Duve, The Setai, Sea of Galilee, is using digital communication solutions to streamline the check-in process for guests. Read More
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News / Online
Q&A: OYO on how it wants to emerge from the COVID crisis
By Mitra Sorrells | June 8, 2021
Abhinav Sinha, COO of India-based OYO, discusses what the company has learned through the pandemic, new tech products it has launched and its plans for future growth. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 67 - Richard Valtr of Mews
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 67 - Richard Valtr of Mews
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
Richard Valtr was back in his home country of the Czech Republic and helping with a family project to renovate and build a hotel, when the concept of Mews was formed. Read More
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News / Technology
Can technology help hospitality labor shortages?
By Linda Fox | May 18, 2021
Hotels are dealing with huge staff shortages because of the pandemic, technologies are emerging to help and some say it's a short-term issue. Read More
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News / Technology
MyDigitalOffice acquires Broadvine to boost hotel performance platform
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2021
MyDigitalOffice says the addition of Broadvine's budgeting and forecasting technology rounds out its platform. Read More
FPG acquires rival TSA Solutions to expand hotel tech and revenue optimization tools
News / Technology
FPG acquires rival TSA Solutions to expand hotel tech and revenue optimization tools
By Kevin May | April 28, 2021
The deal is being touted as a means for FPG to bolster its portfolio of services in hospitality, previously including hotel software, front desk services and revenue optimization. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: WePlan brings tech to travel team planning
Interview / Technology
STARTUP STAGE: WePlan brings tech to travel team planning
By Jill Menze | March 23, 2021
The Germany-based startup was founded by Franziska Burmester and Lana Jansen following successful careers in aviation consulting. Read More
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
News / Technology
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
Opinion / Technology
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | February 16, 2021
There is a clear deficit of proper hospitality industry education in digital technology and the latest technology innovations, trends and best practices. Read More
The COVID travel rebound is coming - is your business prepared?
Opinion / Technology
The COVID travel rebound is coming - is your business prepared?
By Jackie Velez - Xero | February 9, 2021
Travel brands should consider these key steps in order to successfully capture the COVID travel rebound. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: The Hospitality Gig aims to provide a talent pool of flexible workers to the industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
The startup is looking to connect people looking for flexible work, job shares or fractional roles across all disciplines in hospitality with companies needing to fill those roles. Read More
What to expect from hotel tech in 2021
Opinion / Technology
What to expect from hotel tech in 2021
By Juan Carlos Abello - Nuvola | December 17, 2020
Technology will be one of the biggest tools at the hospitality industry’s disposal to enhance health and safety standards upon reopening and gaining the trust of travelers in 2021. Read More
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Trueface deploys ethical facial recognition and shows how the responsible use of computer vision is shaping the industry. Read More
VIDEO: Cloudbeds - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Cloudbeds - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Cloudbeds is building the next-generation hospitality tech platform delivering feature flexibility without feature bloat.  Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Sebiya
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Sebiya
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Sebiya is an all-in-one guest experience system designed to empower vacation rental companies with the technology needed to provide full-service, digital travel experiences for their guests. Read More