Category Archives: Hospitality

Hilton Barcelona sees boost with wi-Q digital ordering

Hilton Purobeach Barcelona sees boost with wi-Q digital ordering Data reveals Purobeach Barcelona’s cloud-based digital ordering technology, powered by wi-Q, is a favourable addition to the #puroexperience. Poised on top of the 4-star Hilton Diagonal Mar Hotel, beach club Purobeach Barcelona has proved that the future of service is a combination of customer-centric technology and a…
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Expedia study reveals 3 tech priorities of chain hotels

Expedia study reveals top 3 tech adoption priorities of chain hotels According to a new survey of more than 1,200 hoteliers by Expedia Group, there is a significant gap in technology investment strategies across different hotelier segments, with chain hotels 77% more likely than small independent properties to prioritise technology. But what drives their decision-making…
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3 hospitality trends that won’t break the 2020 budget

3 hospitality trends that won’t break the 2020 budget (...and may save or make your venue money) With less than 100 days till 2020, let’s take a step back and a look at some of the most cost-effective or revenue-generating 2019 trends that you can implement in your hotel or restaurant. 1) Sustainability Beat the…
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New integration with leading QSR software PixelPoint

New integration with leading QSR software, PixelPoint by PAR wi-Q are pleased to announce a new integration with PixelPoint, point-of-sale software by PAR. PAR is a leading global provider of cloud-based point of sale and service solutions to restaurant chains and food retailers. Building on over 40 years of experience, PAR is recognised as the largest…
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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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wi-Q integrates with Amadeus PMS

wi-Q are delighted to confirm that its vendor partner listing is now live on the Amadeus Hospitality Partner Marketplace. Amadeus operate in over 190 different countries and are the preferred technology provider and partner of the world’s leading companies. These include British Airways, Qantas, Finnair, Iberia, AMEX, Siemens, IBM, and Lufthansa. Part of its extensive…
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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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Waldorf Astoria Dubai launches wi-Q

Guests at the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel can browse, order and pay for poolside food and drinks via a web-based menu on their own device - without downloading an app. The menu, which can be displayed in a variety of languages, even allows guests to charge items to their rooms. Situated on…
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7 reasons why your restaurant doesn’t need a mobile app

The hospitality technology revolution is coming, and whilst some may argue the mobile app is having a second resurgence, the following statistics suggest otherwise. Here are 7 reasons why your restaurant doesn't need a custom mobile app. 1. In 2016, there were 928,505 apps submitted to Apple’s App Store. In 2017, that number dropped to just…
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Registration opens for Hotelympia 2018

On March 5th 2018, at the ExCeL, London, the UK’s leading hospitality event, Hotelympia, opens its doors for a four-day extravaganza – with a fresh new identity. Hotelympia 2018, will bring four exciting shows together, all under one roof. ‘The Professional Kitchen Show’, ‘The Foodservice Show, incorporating Café Commerce’, ‘Hospitality Tech Show’, and ‘Interiors and…
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What is web-based mobile ordering?

What is web-based mobile ordering? Web-based mobile ordering allows your customers to browse, order and pay for your products or services, without having to download a dedicated native mobile ordering app. The technology gives your customers access to your mobile ordering menu – typically in less than 10 seconds – via the internet browser on…
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wi-Q adds support for Apple Pay as a payment option

wi-Q Technologies is proud to announce that payments via Apple Pay are now supported on wi-Q. Hospitality venues around the world can now offer their customers or guests the option to pay for products and services via Apple Pay. Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. Customers making purchases…
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