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wi-Q deployed in Dubai World Trade Centre

We are pleased to announce that wi-Q has been deployed in Trader’s House in the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Dubai World Trade Centre hosts more than 500 events every year across international trade fairs, mega consumer shows and prestigious conventions, and welcomes more than three million visitors from 160 global markets every year. Trader’s…
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Taming the Christmas Crowds with Technology

Taming the Christmas Crowds with Technology Christmas festivities are in full swing and it won’t come as a surprise to learn that people will be spending a lot more time and money eating and drinking. In fact, a typical household in the UK spends over £500 more in the month of December, with an extra…
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Luckin Coffee’s Digital-First Strategy to Beat Starbucks

Luckin Coffee's Digital-First Strategy to Beat Starbucks A new coffee shop chain in China is capitalising on the consumer demand for hyper-convenient service and is even stepping on the toes of global giants, Starbucks. What’s its USP? Paperless, digital menus and strategic, en-route locations. Luckin Coffee, which launched in November 2017, opened 500 coffee shops…
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Eating with Your Eyes: Augmented Reality for F&B

Eating with Your Eyes? Augmented Reality for F&B F&B outlets around the world are increasingly looking to technology to improve or differentiate their dining experience. One technology which appears to have picked up some popularity in this space, is AR, or augmented reality. Unlike virtual reality (VR), which requires transporting the user to an entirely…
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How to supercharge your in-venue upsells

Upselling is a key profit driver in the world of hospitality. The word itself can evoke thoughts of pushy pop-up adverts or salespeople trying to sell you something that you never wanted in the first place. In addition, the practice itself, particularly within the hospitality industry, has not changed in decades. The success of an upsell…
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Star Cinemas joins the mobile ordering revolution

wi-Q Technologies launch app-free mobile ordering in U.A.E-based, Star Cinemas wi-Q Technologies, have announced that its app-free mobile ordering and experience platform, wi-Q, is now live in U.A.E-based, Star Cinemas. Star Cinema customers at Star Bawadi Cinema, can now order and pay for drinks, sweets and popcorns on their own mobile device without having to…
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Mobile ordering for golf clubs

Attracting younger golfers and boosting revenue with mobile ordering for golf clubs Golf, which is believed to have originated in 15th century Scotland, is now one of the world’s most prominent recreational activities and is estimated by Forbes as a nearly, $70 billion industry. In recent years this popularity could be attributed to new golfers,…
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Dog-Friendly Dining Experiences by Pet-Fi

Image Credits: Taken by A. Four for Pet-Fi at Cliveden House Paws for Thought with Dog-friendly Dining Experiences Sharing and reporting on the best dog-friendly venues worldwide, Pet-Fi has been developed by a select group of animal-loving experts, offering its community exceptional experiences for you and your four-legged-friend, from travel and design, to care and…
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wi-Q adds support for cryptocurrency payments

wi-Q Technologies has announced that its web-based digital engagement platform, wi-Q, will now support payments via global bitcoin payment service provider, BitPay. wi-Q is the web-based integrated mobile ordering solution developed for F&B outlets. In addition to cash, debit or credit card, PayPal and charge to room, venues with wi-Q can now allow their customers…
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wi-Q to attend Seamless Middle East 2018

Seamless Middle East, organised by Terrapinn Events, will take place from 15th to 16th April 2018 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Seamless Middle East is three conferences in one, with three separate agendas covering the sectors of Payments, E-Commerce, and Retail. The conferences have line-ups of experts…
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wi‐Q partners with Aircharge

wi-Q are delighted to announce our partnership with fellow British technology company, Aircharge, aimed at boosting digital guest engagement through wireless charging. Together, we are exploring using wireless chargers in hospitality venues – and hotels in particular – as access points or triggers for seamless access to device‐based ordering. The dual solution will allow hospitality…
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